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The Lost by Sarah Beth Durst

What if the one thing you dislike about a book most is that there’s going to a sequel?

I really enjoyed Sarah Beth Durst’s novel  393 more words

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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

I’ve read S.E.  Hinton’s novel The Outsiders somewhere between 25 and 30 times over the last 13 years.  It’s long been a staple of the 7th grade reading program, sometimes beloved by all, sometimes just really, really well liked. 614 more words

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Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Bored women join clubs and volunteer. Sad women have affairs”

At one point, early in the novel Hausfrau, protagonist, 37-year old Anna, an American living in Switzerland, asks her therapist, Doktor Messerli, “ 1,324 more words


Summer of my German Soldier by Bette Greene

Bette Greene’s Summer of my German Soldier comes highly recommended by two people whose opinions, and friendship, I highly value.  So there was some pressure for me to like it.   506 more words

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Run by Ann Patchett

Seldom has my book club enjoyed a book more.

Run by Ann Patchett takes place in a single, eventful day. It’s a character driven novel, but it’s full of so many plot twists that it becomes very difficult to put down. 516 more words

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Kiss River by Diane Chamberlain 

Title: Kiss River
Author: Diane Chamberlain
Genre: General Fiction, Romance
Source: Library
Rating: Liked it (3 out of 5)

Set 10 years after the events of… 389 more words