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Overseas by Beatriz Williams
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Apr 26, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: 2012-all, 2012-new, general-fiction, library-brooklyn

4.5 stars.

Totally delightful and charming. I am in love. I don't want to say any more because that wouldn't be fair to everyone else who doesn't have awesome libraries like mine that sometimes get things before they are released.

I will be buying this at some point soon.

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Reading Progress

April 26, 2012 – Shelved
May 5, 2012 – Started Reading
May 5, 2012 –
page 40
8.62% "You know what's really freaking great about this? When the characters talk about New York, I can tell the author knows what she's talking about. Also, obviously not very far into it, but pretty well done so far."
May 5, 2012 –
page 170
36.64% "This is pretty delightful, and I seem to be getting into the action/intrigue parts of the plot. I can't decide if I want to read right through or savor it."
May 6, 2012 –
page 237
51.08% "I quoted, into my soup. "Excuse me, but no man is that patriotic." / "You've memorized it?" / "I told you, I wrote an essay on it in high school." I looked at him and smiled, a little ruefully. "I had to compare you to Wilfred Owen." / "How did I come out, in your estimation?" / "I think I stumped for Owen." (Oh my god you guys this is completely charming and delightful.)"
May 6, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012-all
May 6, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012-new
May 6, 2012 – Shelved as: general-fiction
May 6, 2012 – Finished Reading
January 3, 2013 – Shelved as: library-brooklyn

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