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Claude & Camille: A Novel of Monet
3.84
it was ok
What a waste of a perfectly fantastic topic! It was too, too 21st. century with the detailed sexual events, overly angst-ridden uncertainties, and the ...more
not set
Mar 19, 2012
 
Cartwheel
3.24
it was ok
I received this book from Random House as an ARC.
I do recognize the brilliance and skill of the author as being worth five stars, but I cannot applau
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Sep 03, 2013
 
Seventeenth Summer
3.10
it was amazing
Whenver there is a fallish type of day in August, as today is, I am reminded of this book that I first experienced when I was entering eighth grade; i ...more
not set
Aug 12, 2011
 
The Sandcastle
3.76
liked it
This is really more worthy of a 3 1/2 star rating, in my opinion.
In the very simple lives of ordinary people, with mundane English village lifestyles
...more
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Jul 11, 2009
 
The Underground Railroad
4.03
really liked it
Oh, my. What did I just read. I finished the book not even ten minutes ago, and I am flooded with thoughts and emotions. First of all, I grew up on th ...more
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May 09, 2017
 
Summer in a Garden: Calvin, a Study of Character
3.71
really liked it
This is written in two sections: one was a study of the author's garden broken down into weekly development in 1870, and the other was a tribute in me ...more
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Jul 01, 2016
 
A Spacious Vision
5.00
it was amazing
I have had this book for a long time and went back to it after another re-reading Hardy's Return of the Native. Of course, with any reading of Hardy y ...more
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Jan 15, 2016
 
Wessex Tales
3.88
it was amazing
Sometimes I tire of reading a short story anthology because you get into a story, and then it ends, and then you have to meet a new set of characters, ...more
not set
Nov 01, 2010
 
The Nightingale
4.55
liked it
I think the writer has great skills, but I felt this was too contrived, especially in the beginning chapters. I do love reading topics like this and i ...more
not set
Apr 03, 2017
 
Truth Like the Sun
3.34
it was ok
I received this advance copy free through Goodreads, and I plodded through it, but it might be the fault of my reading style rather than the author's ...more
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Nov 22, 2012
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