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For Time and All Eternities by Mette Ivie Harrison
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I read this because... polygamy. I can't help it, it's like a secret obsession. And as a mystery, it's just ok, mostly because I don't think the genre is really the place to work out all your feelings about organized religion, esp. a complex one like ...more
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Curiosity by Joan Thomas
Curiosity
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I had a few quibbles with this - it is slow and the two main characters don't meet until about 100 pages in. Also, for me, Mary Anning is so much more interesting than anyone else in the novel.

But I loved the topic - fossils! and the place - Lyme Reg
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Human Acts by Han Kang
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I thought [Human Acts] was truly superb in every way, including the translation which never made me feel like I was reading a translation. Human Acts is about a boy who was killed in the 1980 student uprising in S. Korea. The novel is told in chapter ...more
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The Summer Before the War: A Novel
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The Patriots by Sana  Krasikov
The Patriots
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I am reviewing this for BookPage and I don't usually say anything before the reviews are published but I can honestly say this is the best novel I've read all year. Superb.

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The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble
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The Bishop’s Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison
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I have a thing about Mormons. I'm not proud but because of it, I will read and enjoy a book like this. As a mystery, it's pretty meh and the writing is ok - it could have used a good editor because there is a lot of repetition. But I really liked the ...more
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