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The Birth House by Ami McKay
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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
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Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
Yellow Star
by Jennifer Roy
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The story itself is very interesting however, I really had a problem with the way in which it was written.
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Exit to Eden by Anne Rice
Exit to Eden
by Anne Rice
read in September, 2014
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Exit to Eden was largely disappointing. I really hated the main characters and wished the focus was more on The Club and less on the weird romance that developed between Lisa and Elliot. The Club itself was interesting and it would have been nice to...more
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The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
The Winter Sea (Slains, #1)
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read in August, 2014
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I had a hard time getting through this, it just bored me. Perhaps it is because I have read a few of Kearsley's books and they have now become predictable or perhaps it was the way in which the story was presented. I usually really enjoy historical f...more
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