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Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Blue Asylum
by Kathy Hepinstall
read in January, 2015
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Blue Asylum tells the story of Iris Dunleavy a plantation owner's wife who is sent to Sanibel Asylum a kind of retreat for the insane in the years of the Civil War. It might be considered on the same level as some of the twelve step program 'retreats ...more
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The Baby Thief by Barbara Bisantz Raymond
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The Baby Thief is basically a report type book that tells the story of Georgia Tann who is considered to be the mother of adoption in the United States. This woman was one of the most brutal and evil women I have ever read about; she would literally ...more
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The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory
The King's Curse (The Cousins' War, #6)
by Philippa Gregory (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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The King's Curse a novel by historical fiction writer Philippa Gregory takes you into the world of Margaret Pole who is the cousin of Elizabeth of York who was forced to marry the Father of Henry the 8th the infamous King of England who had the bad h ...more
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Though the Heavens Fall by Mikhail P. Kulakov Sr.
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Though the Heavens Fall takes you into the life of Mikhail Kulakov who was a Christian in Russia when religions were still being persecuted and their believers were being sent to prison camps. The book focuses on the time period of the late 1940's t ...more
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The Golden Lynx by C.P. Lesley
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The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau
The Chalice (Joanna Stafford, #2)
by Nancy Bilyeau (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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In the novel the Chalice, which is the second book in a series with leading character Joanna Stafford; the young novice who has been ripped out of her life as a young novice waiting to take vows and thrust once again into the world of England's polit ...more
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The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau
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The Crown by author Nancy Bilyeau literally took my breath away as a piece of literary brilliance. I am not huge on historical fiction books that also fit into the genre of thrillers and or mysteries; I usually prefer historical fiction novels that a ...more
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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Elizabeth rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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In her follow up to Divergent, with Insurgent Roth once again takes readers into the faction controlled world of Tris and Tobias who are fighting just to stay alive and to prevent the leader of the faction in control of the pursuit of knowledge (Jean ...more
The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak
" Thanks! And I actually am reading that book now along with 2 others I am really enjoying it so far. "
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