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Book review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars

This is the first book of the L’amica geniale tetralogy .

The plot is about of two friends, Elena Greco and Lila Cerullo living in Naples in the 1950s. 420 more words

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The perils of being a terrible reader...

I am a terrible reader. I love to look at the last few pages of a book and see if that casually mentioned character is important after all. 204 more words

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TBTB - Colleen McCullough's The Thorn Birds

Learning of author Colleen McCullough’s death today made me recall her book The Thorn Birds. The miniseries based on her novel of the lovely Meggie Cleary’s doomed love of parish priest, Ralph de Bricassart, inspired me to read the book. 30 more words

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Book review: The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book of the Saga of the Century (Aubrey) trilogy and I really liked it. 135 more words

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Guest Post - Author, Bonnie Glee

We’re crossing the pond to meet today’s guest, fellow Safkhet author, Bonnie Glee, who’s here to tell us all about her road to becoming a published novelist. 1,124 more words

Review of A Beckoning Hellfire: A Novel of the Civil War by J. D. R. Hawkins

A Beckoning Hellfire: A Novel of the Civil War by J.D.R. Hawkins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

J. D. R. Hawkins does it again! A Beckoning Hellfire follows the same family as in her previous book, A Beautiful Glittering Lie. 297 more words

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Book review: We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

My rating: 3.5 stars

This is the family saga of an Irish-American family who lived in Queens in the beginning of the 40’s. 182 more words

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