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Saving the Hero by Sabrina Sumsion
Saving the Hero (Saving the Hero, #1)
by Sabrina Sumsion (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I really don't go for stories about the traditional demonic vampire, so I was intrigued by the idea of vampirism caused by a parasite, which Sabrina carried off wonderfully. It was a very well paced story with unexpected twists in the plot. I read it ...more
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Dr Nina And The Panther by Shirley P. Wheeler
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This was a fabulous book! The message of perseverance and the importance of true education is wrapped in a text that is engrossing. I laughed and I cried and I am inspired to be less idle, more honest, and more kind. The world was surely made a bette ...more
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The Three Daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck
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The Three Daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck
"The story felt very realistic and enabled me to understand why first generation overseas Chinese wanted to return to China, despite the terrible state of things. It was both personal and broad, touching on larger themes, such as whether one type o..." Read more of this review »
The Three Daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck
"Many of Pearl Buck's stories happen in Imperial China (Peony, Imperial Woman, The Good Earth) while others happen in revolutionary China (Sons, A House Divided, Pavilion of Women), but this book is set in an era where Chairman Mao already rules Ch..." Read more of this review »
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I Am Livia by Phyllis T. Smith
I Am Livia
by Phyllis T. Smith (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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This was a good historical fiction told from a perspective often overlooked. I feel like I was educated as I was entertained. It really made me want to learn more about this time period.
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Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck
Pavilion of Women
by Pearl S. Buck
read in May, 2014
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I really like the writing style of Pearl S. Buck and this book did not disappoint. I think most women can identify with the feeling of wanting to be free to be their own person at some point in their lives. I loved the message of finding true happine ...more
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Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
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I really enjoyed this historical fiction - but really barely fiction... I knew it was not 100% accurate and true, but it was very enlightening and I felt it was a great perspective to have an intimate look at not only the Lincolns but other people an ...more
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Last Train to Istanbul by Ayşe Kulin
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There was just enough horrible in this book to make the good beautiful. The author really makes you think. The story is captivating and hopeful as well as informative. There are some minor translation problems but if you're old enough to be reading t ...more
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“People should think twice before making rude remarks," said Mrs. Lambchop. "And then not make them at all.”
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“Fair is whatever God wants to do.”
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