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Personal (Jack Reacher, #19)
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The 19th book in the Jack Reacher series was a less than riveting experience for me.

Reacher, an ex-US military policeman, is a drifter who likes being homeless. He is supposed to be unreachable but every time the government needs him, they seem to be...more
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The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell
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I think I was the wrong reader for this book.

'One Plus One' follows the romance novel formula, but with way too much true life drama thrown in. I felt as if I were reading a ‘realistic’ Mills & Boon. Their lives depressed me.

The book is about Jes...more
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The House We Grew Up In
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I love Lisa Jewell’s books. I know that I will never be disappointed when I read one of her novels, and that’s a rare, comforting feeling.

The Birds seem to be the happiest family on earth, until one of the children commits suicide on an Easter weeken...more
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“Grief reconfigures time, its length, its texture, its function: one day means no more than the next, so why have they been picked out and given separate names?”
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“I have never had parents who set good examples, parents whose expectations were worth living up to, but she did. I can see them within her, the courage and the beauty they pressed into her like a handprint.”
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