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The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3)
by Deborah Harkness (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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VOL 2 - The Magic Presence by Godfré Ray King
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Unveiled Mysteries by Guy Ballard
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Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.Studs Terkel
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In Consequence by Trudy Brasure
In Consequence: A Retelling of North and South
by Trudy Brasure (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I read this book because I had the pleasure of reading Trudy Brasure's first novel, A Heart for Milton. I still love the author's first book more than this one because I liked the ending in that one better.

In Consequence is a very good book on its o...more
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The Turkish Lover by Esmeralda Santiago
The Turkish Lover: A Memoir
by Esmeralda Santiago (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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This book is well written, but frustrating at times to read because Esmeralda put up with her lover's abuse for so long. I could not believe she spent 7 years on this man. I do believe that he truly loved her, but he was selfish and controlling.
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The Tutor's Daughter by Julie Klassen
The Tutor's Daughter
by Julie Klassen (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I gave this book only two stars because it was too long. The story was a good one, but it dragged on, and I kept checking to see how many pages I had left until I got to the end. There are books that are longer than this one that keep my interest and...more
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