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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
“Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”
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The Misremembered Man by Christina McKenna
The Misremembered Man
by Christina McKenna (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2012
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I liked the book and certainly loved the characters of Jamie, Lydia, Paddy and Rose. Maybe it's just because I am such a Catholic that it really hurt me to see the orphanage portrayed in such a way. I hope that part isn't true and is a gross exaggera ...more
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
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The Ballad of Tom Dooley by Sharyn McCrumb
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I grew up hearing the Kingston Trio's song "The Ballad of Tom Dooley", so I was very excited to see that this book tells the story behind the song. I was a bit put off though when I heard the sordidness of the truth, but Sharyn McCrumb is able to get ...more
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Ghost Riders by Sharyn McCrumb
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The Ballad of Frankie Silver by Sharyn McCrumb
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This book juxtaposes a factual 150 year old murder case and execution with a fictional contemporary case. The author states that the book is basically about poor people as defendants and rich people as attorneys, but I think that really the book is a ...more
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The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumb
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Death. Lots of death in this book. I wasn't sure at first if I liked this book, but it drew me in and involved me in the lives and deaths of the characters. Mesmerizing.
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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith
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I love the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. This is the 13th book in the series and it is as warm and charming as the others.
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She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumb
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