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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
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Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery
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The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The Kitchen House
by Kathleen Grissom
read in August, 2014
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certainly a page turner, interesting exploration of the dynamics of family, slavery, indentured servitude, class, and mental health in the setting of antebellum Virginia.
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Long Division by Kiese Laymon
Long Division
by Kiese Laymon (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I have to read this book again before I can make any sort of sound judgement on it. It's experimental fiction, and while not a "hard" book, it was difficult for me to follow as its characters jump through time- 1964, 1985, 2013. Time travel meets rur...more
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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
read in July, 2014
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Tamar by Mal Peet
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I seem to be on a ww2 novel kick this summer. really enjoyed this, but disappointed when I figure out the major plot twist in the first quarter of the book. Still, it kept me interested and was well-written.
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Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead
by Sara Gran (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
The Invisible Bridge
by Julie Orringer (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Amazing.
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Stranger to the Truth by Lisa C Hickman
Stranger to the Truth
by Lisa C Hickman
read in July, 2014
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Oh my goodness. Indeed, this book was impossible to put down because I kept wondering when I might see a well-turned phrase, or when we might see some insight into Noura or this crime, or hell, even into her mother. Instead, you get the worst sort of...more
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