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Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
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Someone to Run With by David Grossman
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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
by Hannah Kent (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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This book is why I love historical fiction. Based on a real-life event, the author expertly transports us back to a time in Icelandic history when Agnes has been accused of murder and sent to live with a family while awaiting her execution. Superbly ...more
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
by Aimee Bender (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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A very clever concept with a disappointing result. Young Rose discovers she can tell a person's emotional state by the way their food tastes. The plot quickly turns negative as all the food Rose eats has been prepared by emotional wrecks and continue ...more
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The Diary of  a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield
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The first-world troubles of a charming, but impulsive provincial lady in the early 1900s London countryside are very entertaining. Told in diary format, day-to-day events are recounted with humor and telling insight. A great read that ends a little t ...more
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Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
Ivanhoe
by Walter Scott
read in March, 2015
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There is a reason this book is a classic. It has all the components that make up a wonderful story - plot twists, adventure, romance, memorable characters, and clever humor. It took me back to my childhood days of reading just for the fun of it. It's ...more
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At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon
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The pure small-town Americana drew me fully into this book. It was an uplifting reprieve to read about good, albeit quirky, people who interact, support, and care for each other in their tiny community. The humorous and compassionate way the priest m ...more
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What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
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Malcolm Gladwell writes about fascinating subjects and pulls lessons and insights from situations or events that most people would have overlooked. Self-contained chapters make this book very readable as you can pick it up and set it down at leisure. ...more
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
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What would you do in the name of science? This book explores the consequences of two well-meaning parents who choose to raise their infant daughter alongside an adopted chimpanzee baby. The author's extensive research brings a powerful voice to this ...more
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Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
by Cheryl Strayed (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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This book is less about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and more about a woefully unprepared and immature girl finding healing and solace along the trail. The writing is not the greatest but her determination to accomplish her goal is admirable.
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