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The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie
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Short stories often leave me feeling unsatisfied. That wasn't the case with this collection. I also enjoyed a glimpse into another world I'm unfamiliar with. I want to read more of Sherman Alexie.
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Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr
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A romp through the winter of 1970 as the pivotal American influences on the changing landscape of cooking in the US cross paths in France. I've read some of MFK Fisher's memoirs of her time in France (Map of Another Town, A Considerable Town, Long Ag ...more
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Eat the City by Robin Shulman
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The Suitors by Cécile David-Weill
The Suitors
by Cécile David-Weill
read in March, 2014
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Very disappointing. I expected a comedy of manners, but failed to see the comedy,, and found the manners conniving and manipulative. Even the glimpse into summer visiting among a wealthy set seemed was not enchanting.
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Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
by Carol Rifka Brunt (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2013
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What a wonderful narrator! A teenaged girl mourns the loss of her beloved uncle to AIDS. Continuing to look after her in death, she and the uncle's partner (who was a secret to his niece) become friends and support each other as they adjust to life a ...more
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In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell
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I had very mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, the writing was lyrical and hard to stop reading. On the other hand, I have no idea what the book was about. It was some kind of fairy tale or fable but way over my head.
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The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood
The Obituary Writer
by Ann Hood
read in August, 2013
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The story of two women, one in post.1906 San Francisco earthquake and at the dawn of Camelot (1961), are interwoven as both women deal with issues of lost love. I enjoyed the glimpse into two eras I didn't live in.
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The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch
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This memoir about a couple who opens a bookstore in an unlikely small town in Virginia was entertaining, yet it wasn't a book I'm rushing to recommend to other reading friends.
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