Jim Fonseca
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Jim Fonseca

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Jim Fonseca and 29 other people liked Melki's review of Bloodlust & Bonnets:
Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern
"Lucy is "a spirited young lady flouting the gendered expectations of her time, but in a cute way." When she's approached by a mysterious older woman about joining a "secret ancient immortal vampire cult," Lucy's kind of intrigued. But, then she meets a dark, brooding..."secret"a" Read more of this review »
Jim Fonseca and 73 other people liked JanB 's review of Eight Perfect Murders:
Eight Perfect Murders by Peter  Swanson
"4.5

What a clever homage to the classic murder mystery! The author’s love shines through in these pages. Don’t come expecting a police procedural with the latest in forensic science. But come expecting to be thoroughly entertained. I have a partic..." Read more of this review »
Jim Fonseca and 68 other people liked Gaurav's review of A Country Doctor:
A Country Doctor by Franz Kafka
" Filling prescriptions easy, but getting on with people is much harder.

As Human beings we are endowed with inquisitive brain, which is always in search of something to amuse it like a hound, chases it prey (who ostensibly us- the human) as if some of sort..." Read more of this review »
Jim Fonseca and 18 other people liked Antigone's review of The Silent Patient:
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
"Psychotherapist Theo Faber is, quite frankly, a mess. His childhood was abusive, his personal life is fraught, his professional relationships spark with antagonism, he is almost entirely lost - so when he bounces into his new employment on the sta..." Read more of this review »
The Man Who Played with Fire by Jan Stocklassa
" Great review Barbara "
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Chances Are... by Richard Russo
" Teresa wrote: "Wonderful review Jim."

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Chances Are... by Richard Russo
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A different kind of book from Russo. I like his novels, I think because they are usually about towns where most of the population lives on the other side of the tracks and it reminds me of my own early life in a depressed New England mill town (New B ...more
Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier
" Maria wrote: "I loved it. It was a wonderful difficult poem."

Yes, a good book. Even though I read it a while ago it has stayed with me
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Reading takes you places. Where in the world will your next book take you? If you love world literature, translated works, travel writing, or explorin ...more
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A group for book lovers from the South Shore area of Massachusetts. We can discuss area bookstores, libraries, favorite books, book-related events, bo ...more
59349 Reading the Classics — 4039 members — last activity Oct 17, 2019 04:06PM
This is a group for people who want to read the classics and discuss them as a group. Each month we will choose as a group a book to read. Everyone is ...more
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