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A Review of “Crow Hollow” by Michael Wallace

I enjoyed “Crow Hollow” quite a bit. I tend to like historical fiction, and the early colonial American era is particularly appealing to me, so I had little doubt that I would find at least bits and pieces of this … Continue reading

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A Review of “Survivor” by Chuck Palahniuk

When you read more than one book by a single author, it’s somewhat inevitable that you will end up comparing the books to each other. In most cases, I end up comparing everything by that author to the first book … Continue reading

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A Review of “The Boston Girl”

I just finished reading Anita Diamant‘s newest novel, “The Boston Girl.” The book’s main character, Addie Baum, tells the story of her life to her granddaughter, who is interviewing her about ‘how she got to be the woman she is … Continue reading

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A Review of “The Free”

Let me just start by saying that I have mixed feelings about this book. I wanted to like it more than I did, but I don’t feel that like is the right word for my response to “The Free.” I … Continue reading

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A Review of “The Bear”

I finished Sarah Addison Allen‘s “The Sugar Queen” yesterday, due to a lack of willpower and focus. My job this weekend was to finish reading the other book I was reading concurrently, “The Bear” by Claire Cameron, and which I … Continue reading

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This is not a review of two Sarah Addison Allen books.

After reading “Garden Spells” and liking it so much (see my review here), I decided I wanted to read more from Sarah Addison Allen. I took two of her other books out of the library, which I believe were her … Continue reading

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A Review of “The River King”

One of the librarians at the local library recommended Alice Hoffman‘s “The River King” to me specifically, in addition to a general recommendation of the author. Usually this librarian’s advice is spot-on, and I can see why should would suggest Alice Hoffman, … Continue reading

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