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Something Amazing by M. Clarke
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The Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister
The Magician's Lie
by Greer Macallister (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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A female magician at the turn of the century is a rare thing, and the Amazing Arden has been captured by the police and is being questioned in the murder of her husband who has been found lifeless below the stage. The author tells the story via the i ...more
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A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
A Sudden Light
by Garth Stein (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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In the summer of 1990 14 year old Trevor joins his father for a trip back to the family estate. Riddle House overlooks Puget Sound in Washington State, and the goal is for father and son to join forces with Trevor's Aunt Serena and wrest the estate f ...more
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The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar
The Story Hour
by Thrity Umrigar
read in December, 2014
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Maggie and Lakshmi don't appear to have much in common, but they forge a bond of friendship through their therapeutic relationship. They must forgive themselves and forgive each other as well. The author has compassionately created men and women who ...more
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Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston
Remember Me Like This
by Bret Anthony Johnston
read in January, 2015
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A 'typical' american family is rocked when their eldest son goes missing from their small Texas town. 4 years later, he is found in a neighboring town. This well told story is of the aftermath, where the 'happy ending' to their tragedy is really just ...more
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Gray Mountain by John Grisham
Gray Mountain
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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Grisham is a dependable author. His pacing is always fast and his little guy who takes on the big guys keeps us reading because we know who is on the 'right' side of things. It;s 2008 and Samantha is furloughed from her big NYC law firm when the fina ...more
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Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo
Her Last Breath (Kate Burkholder, #5)
by Linda Castillo (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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I made the mistake of reading #6 before reading #5, but it doesn't hurt the enjoyment of reading these well paced novels involving Kate Burkholder, police chief in Painter's Mill, a small town in Ohio with a fairly large population of Amish citizens. ...more
Joni Daniels rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Jo Joe by Sally Wiener Grotta
Jo Joe
by Sally Wiener Grotta (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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A black Jewish women returns to bury her maternal grandmother in the Pocono mountains, Reliving and reflecting on her past while dealing with the present creates the story of Judith. Joe was the boy who protected her, loved her, and rejected her. The ...more
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I Must Say by Martin  Short
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What you'd expect: tales of how characters came about, career development, family of origin, the meeting, life with and death of wife Nancy. The kids kind of get glossed over as Martin Short drops the name of the SNL, Second City, SCTV, movie and Bro ...more
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Revival by Stephen King
Revival
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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The scariest thing about this book is that it is so close to real that when it gets creepy and scary, it's not at all beyond the realm of possibility and THAT'S what is so unsettling. Jamie starts out as a young boy, who lives with his family is a re ...more
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