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The Just City
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A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear
A Dangerous Place (Maisie Dobbs, #11)
by Jacqueline Winspear (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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The latest in the Maisie Dobbs series. I held this one in reserve for a while as a treat. And it is. Winspear is not only a great writer, she is inventive and in Maisie Dobbs has a compelling main character. The series seems to be taking a completely ...more
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The Just City by Jo Walton
The Just City (Thessaly, #1)
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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There is a basis for the hype. Well crafted plot. And really good writing.
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
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This novel, which won the Pen/Faulkner award and was short listed for the Mann Booker is great. The story revolves around Rosemary (Rosie) and her sister Fern. But Fern is not an ordinary sister since she is a chimpanzee. The two girls are raised as ...more
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Chinatown Beat by Henry Chang
Chinatown Beat
by Henry Chang
read in August, 2015
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First book of a new series. Unfortunately only 4 in total.
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A Legacy by Sybille Bedford
A Legacy
by Sybille Bedford
read in July, 2015
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Recently re-released, A Legacy, is a very good novel. A view in a long gone world.
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The Burning Plain by Michael Nava
The Burning Plain
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When the Doves Disappeared by Sofi Oksanen
When the Doves Disappeared
by Sofi Oksanen (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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I enjoyed this one. The plot is complex, and Estonia as a setting, new. But the story is well crafted.
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China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
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