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Jo Anne B rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Thrill Me by Susan Mallery
Thrill Me (Fool's Gold)
by Susan Mallery (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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I can always count on Fool's Gold books to be winners! I really liked the story between Maya and Del. They had been each other's first love and had an intense relationship that didn't end well. Now they are both back in Fool's Gold having to work tog ...more
Full Fathom Five by Max Gladstone
"5 Stars

Full Fathom Five demonstrates how incredible an adult oriented fantasy can be. Max Gladstone is on top of his game. Each of the books in The Craftwork Sequence is an improvement on the last, with book one being a near a masterpiece. Gladsto..." Read more of this review »
Jo Anne B rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Finding Me by Kathryn Cushman
Finding Me
by Kathryn Cushman
read in July, 2015
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This was a heartfelt story but a bit hard to believe. I rated it higher than the plot allows only because I really liked the characters. Kelli was a sweetheart and so were Beth and Alison. My favorite was Kenmore. They were all so accepting, loving, ...more
Jo Anne B rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Better Off Without Him by Dee Ernst
Better Off Without Him
by Dee Ernst (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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This was a fun, fast summer read but many parts of this were just too unbelievable. Of course everyone is conveniently rich and beautiful and Mona is even a writer. This gives her plenty of resources to deal with her husband leaving her for a younger ...more
Jo Anne B rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Glimpse of the Dream by L.A. Fiore
A Glimpse of the Dream
by L.A. Fiore (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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"When there's a will..."

Young love. What a precarious thing. But can it last the test of time? I think we all dream of a love so strong as that shared by Kane and Teagan. They were perfect for each other from the beginning. They were there for each o
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Jo Anne B rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Border by Robert McCammon
The Border
by Robert McCammon
read in July, 2015
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4.5 Stars

I am a huge Robert McCammon fan and this is the first book I've read from him in a while. Just reading the first several pages made me remember why I love McCammon's writing. There is something magical about it, you are rooting for his chara
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The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand
The Rumor: A Novel
by Elin Hilderbrand (Goodreads Author)
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Jo Anne B rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand
The Rumor: A Novel
by Elin Hilderbrand (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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The PERFECT summer beach read! It isn't summer until Elin Hilderbrand's Nantucket beach read isn't out yet. There is always something exciting happening there in the summer time. I look forward to them every year. This is everything you want in a qui ...more
Jo Anne B rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Sound of Glass by Karen   White
The Sound of Glass
by Karen White
read in July, 2015
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This was a predictable story with some flaws that were outweighed by how heartwarming it was. I didn't believe for a second that Merritt would leave Maine to go live in a house left to her dead husband by his grandmother. After reading the story and ...more
Jo Anne B and 7 other people liked Christopher's review of Modern Romance:
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
"What I expect when I pick up a book written by a comedian is basically an extended standup set molded into a memoir-ish structure. The last thing I expect is a legit sociological study of romance in the modern age contrasted with romance in previo..." Read more of this review »
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“Often it was the most unlikely people who found within themselves a spark of something greater. It was probably always there, but most people are never tested, and they go through their whole lives without ever knowing that when things are at their worst, they are at their best.”
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