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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
"I couldn't put this down. I enjoyed the story, how well it was written, and the strong characters. I have read several historical fiction books about slavery, and this is by far, the best. Kidd writes in a style that is flowing, interesting, and t..." Read more of this review »
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Carol Moore rated a book 3 of 5 stars
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
by Lydia Netzer (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky *** ½ Lydia Netzer
Original, unique, quirky, bold, strange, meandering, random, odd, private, weird, bumbling, disconnected, rambling, satisfying, trying, soaring, funny, mad, sensual, knowing.
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer
"I'll start with a bit of honesty-- I preferred Lydia Netzer's first novel, Shine Shine Shine, to her second, How To Tell Toldeo From the Night Sky. I am a huge fan of Shine Shine Shine, and Toledo just seemed a bit messier, wackier, and not quite..." Read more of this review »
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer
"While the premise was good, I wasn't crazy about how Netzer had it play out. The whole idea of Irene and George just magically immediately falling in love the minute they see each other prevented her from actually interrogating whether it is possi..." Read more of this review »
Carol Moore rated a book 5 of 5 stars
After Her by Joyce Maynard
After Her
by Joyce Maynard (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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After Her ***** Joyce Maynard read in 2014
The story is told by Rachel, who lives in Marin County just outside San Francisco, with her younger sister, Patty, and their mother. Rachel and Patty are on their own most of the time because their mother suf
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Carol Moore rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Insane City by Dave Barry
Insane City
by Dave Barry
read in January, 2014
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Insane City*** ¾ Dave Barry read in 2014

Every single event in the book is improbable and outrageous.
This book is supposed to be ridiculous, and it is, in a good way. Only Dave Barry could have written it. A string of wacky, improbable events derail
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Carol Moore rated a book 5 of 5 stars
How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman
How Doctors Think
by Jerome Groopman
read in January, 2014
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How Doctors Think ***** Jerome Groopman
a diagnosis is influenced by various factors:
recent information, e.g. malpractice lawsuit, a unique case, etc.
high volume of patients
the medical instruments don’t produce conclusive information (variable interp
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Carol Moore rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
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The Museum of Extraordinary Things ***** Alice Hoffman
Hoffman captures the essence of 1911 New York from the working person’s point of view. Coralie lie is the only child of a former French magician who now runs The Museum of Extraordinary Things on
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Carol Moore rated a book 2 of 5 stars
How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets by Garth Stein
How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets
by Garth Stein (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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How Evan Broke His Head ** Garth Stein
This book started out just fine. Then it turned into a melodrama.

Evan’s internal dialog reminds me TV Dexter. Dexter never knows for sure what he wants, so he has a lot of internal dialog that “goes this way &
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