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The House I Loved
it was ok
I LOVED Sarah's Key. Didn't everyone? It was an incredible book -- evocative, tragic and compelling. So I was hesitant to read a followup, terribly af ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 15, 2012
A House in the Sky
it was amazing
I'll admit I was determined not to like this book. I probably picked it up five times in a bookstore and left without it. It was recommended at least ...more
Feb 03, 2015
Feb 07, 2015
Life After Life
it was amazing
This is NOT an easy book to read. Because the stories intermingle and the scenes jump around in time, the reader has to stay alert just to follow the ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Dec 09, 2014
it was ok
Adultery left me cold. First, I didn't find the main character believable as a woman -- she sounded like a man's fantasy of what a woman who was willi ...more
May 26, 2015
May 28, 2015
The Moon Sisters
it was amazing
A page and a half into The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh, I said to my sister, "I feel like Columbus! I've made a discovery." OK, that might have been ...more
May 27, 2015
May 28, 2015
Someone Else's Love Story
it was amazing
Someone Else's Love Story is Joshilyn Jackson's best book to date. It's about a single mother who gets caught in a convenience store during a botched ...more
Dec 02, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
When God Was a Rabbit
liked it
What I will remember from When God Was a Rabbit are the characters. All of them. They were all deeply flawed, wonderful, real people. People I came to ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad, #4)
it was amazing
One of the job hazards of writing fiction is that you lose the ability to just read a book, as a reader rather than an editor. Little mistakes leap ou ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 15, 2012
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
it was ok
A Discovery of Witches is about Oxford Scholar Diana Bishop (descended from Bridget Bishop, famous for being executed for witchcraft in Salem). Diana ...more
Jan 08, 2013
Jan 08, 2013
really liked it
Fascinating glimpse into the world of megachurches and televangelism -- neither of which has ever had any appeal for me but which were utterly compell ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 23, 2013
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