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The Misremembered Man by Christina McKenna
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A delightful read, finished in two days. Reading the Irish dialect was a "wee" bit of a challenge, but the effort was worth it. Main characters Jamie and Lydia, both single with no prospects for marriage, meet through the local newspaper's Lonely Hea ...more
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Chasing Windmills by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Chasing Windmills
by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Goodreads Author)
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A good read. Two lost souls make a totally improbable connection and run with it. Chapters alternate between the stories of Maria, an abused 23-year-old mother of two and Sebastian/Tony, a 17-year-old boy who has been completely dominated by his fath ...more
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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
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This story was heartbreaking as was Hosseini's THE KITE RUNNER. The sadistic, incredible violence, especially against women, of the different regimes fighting for power in Afghanistan in the last 30 years made me wonder how such horror can occur. The ...more
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Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
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I have enjoyed the Stephanie Plum books before, but I think I have outgrown her. This book has some snappy dialogue and some crazy happenings, as do all the Plum stories. It's good as a quick, light summer read.
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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In the beginning of this novel, the dynamic between young Amir and Hassan constantly recalled to me the relationship of Gene and Finney in A Separate Peace -- two boys, friends, a backdrop of war, one at home in the world and one beset with insecurit ...more
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The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
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The peaceful and beautiful cover of this book belies the ugliness of war depicted within. Set in Sarajevo during the seige of that city, chapters alternately tell the stories of four characters as they live their lives disrupted by the snipers "on th ...more
Eileen K. and 13 other people liked Kara's review of Pride and Prejudice:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
"I have hesitated giving a review of this book because, as they say in Wayne's World, "I'm not worthy!" Since I don't really feel I can do the novel justice in a review, here are some random thoughts. This is my favorite book, mainly because the ch..." Read more of this review »
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