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Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich
Curious Minds (Knight and Moon, #1)
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Thank you to Net Galley for the ARC. I don't remember that last time I sat down and read a book all the way through. Glad I had the time to today. This looks to be a promising new series. The craziness that permeates the Stephanie Plum and Lizzy and ...more
Trauma by Daniel  Palmer
" Ha! Feel the same way. I try to keep it to how I reacted to it. "
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Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
"Take the rich historical settings of Haiti and New Orleans. Toss in voodoo ceremonies, zombies, bloody slave uprisings, forbidden loves, pirates, spies, fortune-tellers, hurricanes, epidemics, and a pinch of scandal. Place all of this is Isabel Al..." Read more of this review »
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Cold Mountain
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Beautifully written. Some unexpected twists. Did I mention it was beautifully written? I can't say anything about the end. In fact, I don't really feel like I can write about it without revealing too much. I did go to the library today and borrow the ...more
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Judith Merkle Riley
“Tell me, Brother Gregory, in your opinion can a woman think as well as a man?"
"Properly speaking," he said in a learned voice, "a woman cannot think at all, or at least, think as we men know it. But the imitative ability is very greatly developed in women, so that by copying men, some may attain the appearance of thought.”
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