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This Is How I'd Love You by Hazel Woods
This Is How I'd Love You
by Hazel Woods
read in September, 2014
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THIS IS HOW I’D LOVE YOU is a bittersweet love story set during World War I. Early 20th century historical fiction is a favorite of mine, and the author did an eloquent job of bringing this turbulent time to life on the pages. The complex main charac...more
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The Moment of Everything by Shelly King
The Moment of Everything
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A Haunted Love Story by Mark Spencer
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I love Arkansas, and I love ghost stories, so when I saw this book I just had to read it. (Bear in mind that this is nonfiction!) The author, Mark Spencer, and his wife Rebecca bought the infamous Allen House in Monticello, Arkansas, knowing that it...more
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Madame Picasso by Anne Girard
Madame Picasso
by Anne Girard
read in September, 2014
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MADAME PICASSO is an enthralling fictional account of the brief but passionate love affair between Pablo Picasso and his muse, Eva Gouel. I chose to read this book because I’m drawn to novels set in the early 20th century, and the author did a master...more
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The Barter by Siobhan Adcock
The Barter
by Siobhan Adcock (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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THE BARTER was a book that had my favorite elements – dual time periods and a ghostly presence – but in the end just didn’t work for me. The pacing was slow and the characters just didn’t engage me. The story is about two women, Rebecca living in the...more
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Grim Shadows by Jenn Bennett
Grim Shadows (Roaring Twenties, #2)
by Jenn Bennett (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I enjoyed the first book in this series, and the follow up was an okay read. GRIM SHADOWS started strong, but the magic kind of fizzled. The hero and heroine didn't have the best chemistry, but their quest was intriguing. It was good to catch up with...more
Diana Leigh rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Extra Sensory Deception by Allison Kingsley
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I greatly enjoy the Raven's Nest Bookstore Mystery series, about two cousins - one with psychic ability - solving murder mysteries in the tiny coastal town of Finn's Harbor, Maine. The supernatural element, Clara's visions or "Quinn Sense," is well d...more
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Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma  Healey
Elizabeth Is Missing
by Emma Healey (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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After seeing some great reviews for ELIZABETH IS MISSING, I bumped it to the top of my reading list. I'm glad I did, because it was an excellent read. The story is told from the first person point-of-view of Maud, an elderly woman with dementia. It w...more
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Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams
Murder in the Mystery Suite (Book Retreat Mysteries #1)
by Ellery Adams (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I'm always in for a treat when I read a mystery by Ellery Adams. In MURDER IN THE MYSTERY SUITE, the first book in the Book Retreat Mystery series, Ms. Adams has skillfully crafted a fantastical world for bibliophiles, as well as a puzzling cozy myst...more
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Betraying Mercy by Amber Lin
Betraying Mercy
by Amber Lin (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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BETRAYING MERCY is a dark and delicious romance set in late 18th century England. Two unlikely childhood friends, the son of an earl and the daughter of the town drunk, are reunited by a tragic event. William, the Earl of Rochford, is summoned home a...more
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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
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George Eliot
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”
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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
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2011 Reading Challenge
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