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The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
" Phenomenal review, but leaves me sort of conflicted. More likely than not, however, this will be in my ever growing TBR pile. "
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Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
"2 stars!


First, I really have to thank my good friend Geri for buddy reading this with me or I would’ve taken a screwdriver to my eye long before I finished this book. I honestly have nothing positive to say about this book so I’m going to put al..." Read more of this review »
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The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
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Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
"This book was such a joy to read - especially coming right after reading the depressing "Behind the beautiful forevers".
It's December, 1999, and Lincoln O'Neill is working in IT for a newspaper preparing for Y2K. Part of his job is also to monitor..." Read more of this review »
A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas
"It's the last night of my post-Christmas vacation before heading home tomorrow and back into the reality of daily work and life. So as a treat, I pulled out this beloved book and reread it. Dylan Thomas, this poem/book is a treasure that I'm looki..." Read more of this review »
A Pint of Murder by Charlotte MacLeod
"Angela Treadway, an elderly widow in a small Canadian town, is poisoned by botulism in some canned green beans that she ate and Janet Wadman is instantly suspicious because Mrs. Treadway was known in the community for being fanatically careful wit..." Read more of this review »
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The Vow by Jessica Martinez
The Vow
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This is the first novel in a while that I can say I liked. Did I love it? No. It was somewhat predictable. Mo loses his immigration status when his father loses his job and loses his work visa. The prospect of losing her best friend is too much for A ...more
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