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The Mummy Market
4.28
it was amazing
I read this as a 10 year old girl. Found in the Raymond, NH library. This book has stuck with me all this time. My very favorite book of childhood, po ...more
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Jun 01, 2014
 
Eternal Life
3.77
it was amazing
(UPDATE 3/1): LOOK. YOU JUST NEED TO READ THIS BOOK. I continue to be obsessed with this perfect book. I've already purchased it for three people. I o ...more
Feb 26, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
 
Little Voices
3.65
it was amazing
Me: I LOVE, I mean I'm obsessed with, financial/white-collar crimes exposes like The Big Short (really anything by Michael Lewis), Billion Dollar Whal ...more
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Aug 28, 2019
 
Finding Katarina M.
3.90
it was amazing
Magnificent. Shocking. Compelling. Vivid.

For me, Finding Katarina M “felt” like a mix of Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone (for the sheer shocking viv
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Jan 09, 2019
 
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century
4.09
it was amazing
Just go get this book and read it. I have read a lot of true crime novels and I honestly can say, this one is the most meticulously constructed and gr ...more
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Jul 12, 2019
 
Four Wings and a Prayer: Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly
3.84
it was amazing
If you're interested in a well-crafted and quick true story of Monarchs, this is the book. I had tried some longer, more scientific tomes on the topic ...more
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Jul 22, 2014
 
My Sunshine Away
3.58
it was amazing
I have a very simple calculus in rating a book. If I am actually excited for my train commute into Boston, which is otherwise a special hell, because ...more
Apr 14, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
 
We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence
3.74
it was amazing
This is one of the best true crime books I have ever read. That’s on top of American Predator, which I did not think could be topped (and is still a m ...more
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Dec 01, 2020
 
I'll Give You the Sun
4.15
it was amazing
I do not usually read YA. However, just about everyone told me that I, especially I, would love this book. I did not just love this book, I am obsesse ...more
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Dec 28, 2014
 
Jar of Hearts
4.09
it was amazing
Jeepers Creepers, took me a bit to write this because I’m just now getting off the floor from whiplash over that twist! Gurrrrrl, what did you do to m ...more
Jul 09, 2018
Jul 03, 2018
 
Migrations
4.16
it was amazing
Nothing I say here could ever express how heartbreakingly gorgeous every single page of this book is—-it is among my top five favorites of all time. I ...more
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Jan 02, 2021
 
The Girl with All the Gifts (The Girl with All the Gifts, #1)
3.95
it was amazing
I LOVE the science in this intelligent literary "zombie" book. They're not zombies, they're "hungries," but still. Brilliant character development, de ...more
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Jul 04, 2017
 
The Incarnations
3.77
it was amazing
This book. Oh this book. This book forces me to reevaluate my top 5 books of all time. Perhaps reevaluate life. Do I displace Love in the Time of Chol ...more
Sep 09, 2015
Sep 05, 2015
 
I Found You
3.96
it was amazing
This is why it is good to read books in multiple genres and not the ones you would normally gravitate to. Two things drew me to this book, the cover ( ...more
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Aug 07, 2016
 
My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress
3.47
it was amazing
That damn airport bookstore gets me every single time! As if my TBR wasn't already a mile high. I complain, but I got to say, that airport bookstore t ...more
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Aug 28, 2019
 
One Night Gone
3.58
it was amazing
The ONLY good thing about a 15 hour flight is if you get an advance reader copy of One Night Gone. Like that is literally the only shining light. I re ...more
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Apr 21, 2019
 
The Institute
4.20
it was amazing
I am not worthy.

I burned through this. And I’m sad it’s over. Super compelling, super smart, and I honest to goodness hope to Holy rolling hell they
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Sep 27, 2019
 
Rubbernecker
4.10
it was amazing
I love Patrick. Love him. I loved the ending and I realllllly loved Patrick. I didn't intend to pick up another book at the airport, but I did, just l ...more
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Sep 13, 2016
 
Every Single Secret
3.84
it was amazing
Emily Carpenter is my dream novelist. Her books give me all the atmosphere I want, creepy big old houses, twisty pasts twisted with twisty present, me ...more
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Feb 17, 2018
 
The Dovekeepers
4.05
it was amazing
It is nearly impossible for me to express how much I love The Dovekeepers. Before I even attempt to try, I have to point out that this has been a stra ...more
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Dec 04, 2015
 
Don't Make a Sound (DS Nathan Cody #3)
4.33
it was amazing
Good grief. This is one you literally do not put down. It is dark. Like dark dark. The tension unrelenting. The characters very multifaceted. Highly r ...more
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May 22, 2018
 
Gloria Buenrostro Is Not My Girlfriend
5.00
it was amazing
Hoang is an exceptional writer. This debut is going to show the world that.
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Dec 11, 2020
 
The Music Lesson
3.35
it was amazing
In order to explain why I love the beauty of this book so much, I have to explain the feeling it gives.

There is a feeling during a good vacation when
...more
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Jul 06, 2018
 
American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land
3.79
it was amazing
My goodness, the June/July releases this year have been en fuego. And what a fitting way to describe American Fire. I read this book within the span o ...more
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Jul 30, 2017
 
Until the Day I Die
3.95
it was amazing
Emily Carpenter is one of my favorite authors. Until the Day I Die may be my favorite amongst all her work, although, it's tough to rank, since I'm ob ...more
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Aug 18, 2018
 
Dear Wife
4.00
it was amazing
Kimberly Belle grabbed me by the arms, directed me to sit on down, and in her honey-southern way, politely, but sternly, told me to, “Sit right there, ...more
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Jul 12, 2019
 
What You See (Jane Ryland, #4)
3.85
it was amazing

Hank Philippi Ryan nails Boston! I'm not sure how she pulls it off, creating such page turners, one after the other after the next. She really had me
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Sep 05, 2015
 
The Monster of Florence
3.76
it was amazing
A great non-fiction that reads like a thriller about a serial killer in Florence. That might be enough said. But, the other reasons I highly recommend ...more
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Apr 04, 2017
 
Zeitoun
4.04
it was amazing
This is a really important book. Thankfully, it is on many school reading lists. The writing is accessible to most all levels, incredibly compelling, ...more
Jun 28, 2015
May 28, 2015
 
You (You, #1)
3.94
it was amazing
What the hell just happened? I have at least 30 books in my TBR pile, including some promised reads for fellow writers (sorry!), but I picked YOU up ( ...more
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Jul 03, 2016
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