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Nothing to See Here by Kevin    Wilson
Nothing to See Here
by Kevin Wilson (Goodreads Author)
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Writing: 4 Plot: 4 Characters: 4

Lillian Breaker has a huge chip on her shoulder about rich people, but when the beautiful and very wealthy Madison Roberts springs up out of her distant and checkered past asking for help, Lillian goes running. The job
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sentenced to shakespeare by Iris Dorbian
sentenced to shakespeare
by Iris Dorbian (Goodreads Author)
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Writing: 3/5 Plot:3/5 Characters: 3/5

I really wanted to like this book. I love the premise — in her last year of junior high school, Leah is tormented by a bully. When she finally loses it and viciously attacks the bully, the court sentences her to a
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The Bloodletter's Daughter by Linda Lafferty
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Yuck.

This is the *worst* kind of fictionalized history. I’m not a fan of fictionalized history to begin with — combining fact with imagination without clear separation is irritating. But in this case the author went one step further — she simply thr
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The Bloodletter's Daughter by Linda Lafferty
"This book is SO bad. It is laughably bad. I am still angry at myself for finishing reading this. I selected it because I like historical fiction, and it got a lot of five-star reviews on Amazon. From now on, I will be reading the one-star reviews..." Read more of this review »
The Bloodletter's Daughter by Linda Lafferty
"Bad history, worse writing and a crime against the main character

Bad history, worse writing and a crime against the main character

The author states in a Q&A that she felt sorry for the main female character because she was nicknamed 'musle' --..." Read more of this review »
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Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
Once Upon a River
by Diane Setterfield (Goodreads Author)
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Writing: 4 Plot: 5+ Characters: 4

An old-fashioned Story (with a capital S!) full of richly drawn archetypal characters, a convoluted but cohesive plot, and just the hint of inexplicable mysteries.

In (roughly) England in the mid-1800s, near a powerful
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Right After the Weather by Carol Anshaw
Right After the Weather
by Carol Anshaw (Goodreads Author)
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Thank you to Atria Books and NetGalley for providing an advance copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. The book will be published on October 1st, 2019.

Writing: 4/5 Plot: 2/5 Characters: 3/5

Cate is a single, forty-something, lesbian, set
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Circe by Madeline Miller
Circe
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
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Writing: 4.5/5 Plot: 4.5/5 Characters: 3.5/5

A surprisingly engrossing page turner that brings to life the stories of antiquity in a new genre of fictionalized mythology. Circe is a sorceress featured in multiple classic texts including the well-known
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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
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Writing: 4.5/5 Plot: 4/5 Characters: 5/5

A family drama told largely through recollection in a loosely ordered, but well-timed set of memories. Danny tells the story — full of recognition of his then-obliviousness — of himself, his older sister Maeve,
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On Dialogue by David Bohm
" Reed -- Did you find this book useful? Did it achieve its stated purpose? I like the proposition but am wondering if its worth reading... "
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