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Emma Who Saved My Life by Wilton Barnhardt
" This book took me a while to get into. I started it several months ago, put it down, and didn't miss it. But I finally picked it back up and finished it. And really? Not much to write about. It's one of these books that doesn't really go anywhere... " Read more of this review »
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Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen
" I have always been intrigued by Poe, his tortured genius, his dark character, the fact that while he was the toast of the town he was always broke and died destitute. Just never seemed fair.

So this book recounts a big time in his life, The raven h... " Read more of this review »
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Enduring Love
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