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The Little Ice Age by Brian M. Fagan
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I had high hopes for this book but I am sad to say that I found it very tedious. It's not the subject matter, more that it was just poorly written and repetitive.

Its a shame because I am definitely the target market for this sort of book. A lovely ne
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The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst
" Another small correction: the OP did not say that Warsaw is in Germany. Also, Google "anti-semitism in pre-war Poland" and you can understand some of ...more "
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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
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Darn, I did it again. I bought a "YA" book by mistake.

I know this to be my fault. I just wanted to find a book that takes the fantasy genre and does something extra with it. The reviews for this seemed very good so I thought, lets give this a go.

Darn
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Fascism in Europe by Stuart J. Woolf
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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman
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I'd give this a 1 star only that wouldn't be fair.
The reason is that I failed to spot that the book is for "young adults" and I am not one any more.

That's no reason to hate a book but as a "middle adult" I think you see the flaws a little more clearl
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader by Bradley K. Martin
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Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
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The Perfect Summer by Juliet Nicolson
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Scared to Live by Stephen Booth
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I read this book because I have a sore back and was in bed for a day yesterday.

I don't regret reading it but I think it is only fair to warn people that this was possibly the most unrealistic crime novel plot I have ever come across. I say fair but
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The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies
The Tea Planter's Wife
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