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Corinne rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Classic Starts by Chris Sasaki
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A few weeks ago my 10 year old son asked me to read him a Classic Starts book we had around the house called The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - a chapter book of stories told for younger children. Each chapter is its own mystery. There is murder in ...more
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A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
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When Dr. John Watson goes to meet a prospective new roommate, he has no idea that the quirky man he meets in a hospital lab will change his life. But that's because he doesn't know Sherlock Holmes yet. Sherlock who is brilliant and crazy obs
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The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
by Anna Godbersen
read in July, 2015
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New York City, 1899. The world of the Astors and gowns by Worth. The world of lavish parties and family connections, old wealth and new money. The sisters Elizabeth and Diana Holland have grown up in this glittering world that of course, has its dark ...more
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Making Faces by Amy Harmon
Making Faces
by Amy Harmon (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Fern is just...Fern. In her own eyes, she's homely and unlovable, but dedicated to her cousins Bailey who is confined to a wheelchair. She is also head over heels in love with Ambrose. Ambrose who is as beautiful as a god and as good a wrest
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Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd
Sarum: The Novel of England
by Edward Rutherfurd (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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I'm not actually sure how one reviews such a book as Sarum. The first thing that you must know is that it is 912 pages. That's 912 pages all written about a core group of families that live in a small river valley in the south of England. This is the ...more
Corinne rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
The Golem and the Jinni
by Helene Wecker (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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The Golem is new. New as in, she was just molded out of clay into the obedient servant she is, subject to her husband, her master. While Jewish tales of the Golem have been told for centuries, this golem is a real woman living in New York City at a t ...more
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Woman Rebel by Peter Bagge
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Margaret Sanger. I'd never heard this name, but at the library, the cover caught my attention. What I know about her now: that she was a pioneer in the birth control movement, an advocate for the poor and an outspoken champion of women's rig
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Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop
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This book is third in a series, Written in Red and A Murder of Crows should be read first :)

For blood-prophet Meg, the Courtyard at Lakeside is a safe space to learn and grow, to expand her mind after the rigid convinces of the Compound wher
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The End of Innocence by Allegra Jordan
The End of Innocence
by Allegra Jordan (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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As a place of learning, Harvard stands out like shining star. During the dark days of The Great War, however, as a place of tolerance for Germans, it fails miserably. And Wils Brandl should know. Desiring nothing more in life than to write p
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Find Me by Laura van den Berg
Find Me
by Laura van den Berg (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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The silver bubbles on your skin are the first sign. But by this point, even though you can't see it, your mind is turning to mush. You are forgetting everything to the sickness that is spreading like wildfire across the United States. Joy, who someho ...more
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