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Julia rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle
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This is the compelling story of a small group of European and American tourists cruising along the Nile in the late 1800's. They are kidnapped by a brutal group of Islamic terrorists, who insist they convert or die. Written by the author of the Sherl...more
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Robert Falconer, Volume 1 by George MacDonald
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“Robert Falconer", originally published in 1868, follows the life of a boy brought up by his religiously austere, but loving grandmother. It was refreshing to read of the deep spiritual ponderings of this boy, and how his often difficult life affecte...more
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The Frozen Pirate by William Clark Russell
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The ultimate shipwreck victim! Nothing like being totally alone near the South Pole after your ship is sunk by an iceberg, then managing to find a land mass that, oops, is just another HUGE iceberg. You find a dead-frozen pirate, and then find his sh...more
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Julia rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Abandoned by W. Clark Russell
Abandoned
by W. Clark Russell
read in July, 2014
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This is the first W. Clark Russell novel I've read, and I'm ready to read more! I'm sure this story is slow moving to some, but I enjoy the leisurely pace, as I listen to most of my books as audiobooks, and therefore can keep my hands busy with laund...more
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Persuasion by Jane Austen
Persuasion
by Jane Austen
read in March, 2014
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Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen
read in March, 2014
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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey
by Jane Austen
read in March, 2014
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There's an awful lot going on in this story of a naive 17 year old girl who has her first taste of society while traveling with family friends.
Julia rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle
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I never tire of the variety of cases that come Sherlock Holmes's way. I enjoy that they are told from Watson's point of view, so Sherlock doesn't come across as quite so arrogant about his gift of logic, as if he was telling the story himself. This o...more
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Adventure of the Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle
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2012 Reading Challenge
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