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Final Thoughts on Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life  

So, the answer to my big question from my last post, “Does Ursula Todd know that she’s living her life over and over again?” has been answered.  579 more words

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A Review of Ella Leffland's Rumors of Peace (by Bethany)

The twentieth century was so confusing. At its beginning, there were still Ottoman Turks. Scientists only kinda-sorta knew what atoms were, and people still died of strep throat. 1,196 more words

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Update on Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life (by Jill)

I have been making steady forward progress on Life After Life since I last posted on Saturday, and only have about a hundred and fifty pages to go (out of five hundred and something).  560 more words

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I’ve been waiting to write this post for over a year….  Progress Report on Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life

I preordered this book on amazon.com months before it came out.  I have been a loyal reader of Kate Atkinson’s books for close to fifteen years.  679 more words

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A Review of Maggie O’Farrell’s The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox and by the way, how many crazy ladies are there in the United Kingdom, exactly?

I elected to not post on Tuesday night in favor of finishing this lovely novel.  I got The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox from my boss maybe two years ago.  1,140 more words

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What Color Suit Do You Choose to Don?

Sloan Wilson’s novel The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit deals with the universal concept of everyone’s quest for identity. Every individual who steps through the portal from childhood to adult hood makes choices and decisions that put some kind of restriction on them and which ultimately shape who they become. 1,693 more words


WE SPEAK NO TREASON by Rosemary Hawley Jarman

Rosemary Hawley Jarman’s We Speak No Treason is a romantic novel based on the life of Richard III and his relationship with the original Nut-Brown Maiden, the girl who becomes the mother of his illegitimate daughter, Katherine Plantagenet. 1,347 more words

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