Virginia M. Brabender




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Virginia M. Brabender

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Born
in Pittsburgh, The United States
Member Since
December 2008


Average rating: 4.17 · 6 ratings · 1 review · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
"For all of those fellow Hogwart lovers out there, this is a welcome reunion. Time spent with old friends. But , do not expect this to be a new Harry Potter novel. It is not. It is a script written by Jack Thorne BASED on the characters of J.K. Row..." Read more of this review »
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This Must Be the Place by Maggie O'Farrell
"I love a book that makes me want to shush the world and make it go away.(My family doesn't always agree with me.) This novel does switch through various time periods and that usually annoys me somewhat but it works here.You must read the entire bo..." Read more of this review »
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O'Farrell
" This must be the book...for me to read next! "
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The O'Briens by Peter Behrens
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A negative tone oppressively pervades this book. However, for me, the more significant problem was that many of the important developments of the book concern the second generation O’Briens. However, Behr does not lay the groundwork for our caring ab ...more
Scherzo by Jim     Williams
"I read two very different yet intriguing reviews of this book and decided to crack this 18th century Venetian whodunit. Unfortunately, it wasn't for me. Although I learned some new vocabulary ,which is always a treat, I found the reading to be tor..." Read more of this review »
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Scherzo by Jim     Williams
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3.5--Initially captivated by the notion of a mystery set in 18th century Venice—a perfect venue for a murky watered mystery—I took a chance on this BookBub offer. Unlike the many reviewers who report gradually losing interest, I progressed from indif ...more
Scherzo by Jim     Williams
"As is often the case these days, my decision to read this book was based on its Kindle price (cheap at the time), the Amazon rating and reader reviews. It is very unusually written and I didn't quite know what to make of it at first. I carried on..." Read more of this review »
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
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John le Carré
“A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.”
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“Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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“I'm glad you like adverbs — I adore them; they are the only qualifications I really much respect.”
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“Ghosts don't haunt us. That's not how it works. They're present among us because we won't let go of them.”
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