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The Paying Guests
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Middlemarch
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"First two books now complete." Jun 27, 2014 05:35PM

 
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The Squickerwonkers vol 1 by Evangeline Lilly
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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
" Frog Music is absolutely remarkable, well researched and thought-out novel where the reader is transported back in time to a colourful, wild bohemian lifestyle of San Francisco in 1876; during an unforgiving heat wave and the outbreak of smallpox,... " Read more of this review »
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The Fictional Woman by Tara Moss
The Fictional Woman
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Tara Moss is probably best known as a person you hate; she seems to succeed in everything she puts her mind to. Starting her career early at 14 as a model, she always dreamed about being a writer. People don't encourage others to be writers but they...more
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Straight Man by Richard Russo
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The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard
The Ways of the World
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Daphne du Maurier
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Groucho Marx
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