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The Book of the Lion
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Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
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An interesting story of two families, split by one tragedy. I like the overall telling (with a variety of points of view) but mostly I liked the characters. They felt real and the plot fit them nicely.
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The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper
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This was a bit of a slog to get through. It felt like there were just too many characters and too much complexity to keep the plot afloat. Sometimes the style of the writing also got in the way as it was just too straightforward- almost like an ...more
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Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
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This was much better than I thought it would be! I honestly thought it would just be another creepy thriller; however, I found this one to be engaging with some real heart and thrills.
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Normal People by Sally Rooney
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There were moments that I started to enjoy this book. Then, it would take a turn and it lost me again. Maybe I’m just not literary enough to enjoy these characters or how they treat each other, but this book was most decidedly not for me.
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" Man booker prize long list nominee and Costa book awards nominee This is a book that has many admirers and sadly it didn't work for me and while I would love to agree with all the judges on this one I only struggled to the end because it was a bo..." Read more of this review »
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