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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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Cromwell brought to life. Beautifully written.
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master's Son
by Adam Johnson
read in April, 2015
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Somehow both totally improbable and utterly realistic. Couldn't put it down.
Colleen rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Can You Drink the Cup? by Henri J.M. Nouwen
Can You Drink the Cup?
by Henri J.M. Nouwen
read in April, 2015
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Simple and profound.
Colleen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
read in February, 2015
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I really enjoyed the observations on race and being an immigrant in America. It seemed to take on a bit too much though by throwing in all the workings of the love story.
Colleen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient
by Michael Ondaatje
read in February, 2015
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So many layers I think you probably need to read it twice to begin to get it. This was my first reading so it was often tedious and a bit boring, especially in the beginning.
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The Myth of a Christian Nation by Gregory A. Boyd
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Just re-read this book and would challenge all my evangelical friends to read it. It is not about the religious beliefs of the founders, but rather a theological analysis of nationhood. Very thought provoking and very necessary in today's world. A li ...more
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Someone by Alice McDermott
Someone
by Alice McDermott
read in January, 2015
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Really enjoyed it. As some reviewers have noted it's a quiet book and therefore probably not for everyone. Great writing.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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Slow at first but then hard to put down.
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Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano
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Three novellas by Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano. Really enjoyed the first two and the sense of mystery evoked. Had a much harder time with the last one.
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