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The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant
" Love this review! I have read the book and could not agree more. Really a good read! "
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The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant
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I can’t remember when a book has had a greater effect on me than reading The Golden Spruce. I am not a big reader of non-fiction and tend to stick with literary novels. However, this book was recommended to me and because I have been to the Queen Cha ...more
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Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig
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I found this book to be absolutely wonderful and a terrific discovery. Set in Austria in the days leading up to World War I. The protagonist is a young cavalry officer who finds himself in a psychological conundrum thanks to a social gaff he makes in ...more
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Other Men's Daughters by Richard Stern
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I stumbled upon this book when I was looking for something else in the book store. It is a slim little volume and is exceptional. I do not know how I had not heard about it over the years. It was written in 1973 and tells the story of the demise of t ...more
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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
The Couple Next Door
by Shari Lapena (Goodreads Author)
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As a page-turner mystery, this book is a very good first effort. It is a quick read and while I found the main characters to be somewhat annoying, I also found them to be reasonably believable. The book definitely surprises you more than once. The en ...more
River of Darkness by Rennie Airth
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River of Darkness is a suspenseful murder mystery taking place in post-Great War England. The book is very well written and designed. From the initial, horrific crime to the final plot twist it firmly holds your interest. It will not appeal to tho..." Read more of this review »
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River of Darkness by Rennie Airth
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I particularly enjoyed this book because of the period in which it takes place. If you have an interest in WWI and the literature surrounding it, you will find this book interesting. Airth is a good writer whose language is a notch above the typical ...more
Raven Black by Ann Cleeves
"A thriller were a teenage girl ends up dead and everyone blames the mentally disabled man who was accused of killing another girl years ago. It was an interesting read, I didn't see the ending coming at all. The pacing was good too. The characters..." Read more of this review »
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Raven Black by Ann Cleeves
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This is an entertaining mystery that is made a bit more interesting because it is set in the Shetland Islands north of Scotland. As mysteries go - this one has all the right elements. The character development is good as is the plot. I think it could ...more
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My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
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I had some expectations about My Name Is Lucy Barton and truly wanted to like it better. I liked it premise – difficult relationship between daughter and mother and chance to make amends. I didn’t expect sudden reconciliation or instant falling..." Read more of this review »
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