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Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Eligible (The Austen Project #4)
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read in May, 2016
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this was a delightful read - smart, sharp and just ever so ridiculous at moments, this was exactly the book i needed right now, and i am glad it entertained me so much. sittenfeld has done a terrific job reimagining pride and prejudice in the 21st ce ...more
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Nightfall by Richard B. Wright
Nightfall
by Richard B. Wright
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so... i think i made a mistake in reading this book the way i did. i should have gone back and re-read October. nightfall has excerpts from that earlier novel, and revisits characters - showing us what's transpired since. and while i remember loving ...more
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The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
The Glorious Heresies
by Lisa McInerney (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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2 -stars, really.

when you read the description for this book, almost immediately the word 'messy' appears. yup. this is a messy book - these characters are so broken and their lives so chaotic. and while i was reading, i truly felt the mess spilling
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The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester
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So... 3 -stars, if we could.

Part coming-of-age story, part psychological family drama, there is a dark and twisty mystery at the heart of Rochester's debut novel. For the most part, I quite enjoyed this evocative read, and I was particularly taken wi
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We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge
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2 -stars, i think. for now.

the freeman family - parents, laurel and charles, and daughters, charlotte (14) and callie (9) - accept an offer to live at a research institute, integrating a young male chimpanzee (charlie) into their family with the goa
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Rush Oh! by Shirley Barrett
Rush Oh!
by Shirley Barrett
read in May, 2016
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2 -stars, if we could.

So... interesting piece of Australia's whaling history is shared through a fictionalized version of the Davidson family in this debut novel from Shirley Barrett. I had no idea about the Killer Whales of Eden (Twofold Bay)!! And
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