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Review: The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin Edwards (2017)

My Rating: 5 stars                                          Read: 3/16/2017

Release Date: Aug 1, 2017


This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. 926 more words


The Eyre Affair: Thursday Next #1 by Jasper Fforde

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’ve got a new series to collect! It’s too good to pass up. Here we have an alternative 1980’s Britain: Wales has separated, time warps can open up willy-nilly on the highway, and Jane Eyre ends unsatisfyingly when she travels to India with her cousin St John Rivers instead of (spoiler alert) marrying Rochester. 273 more words


Review: "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain

The story of The Paris Wife is familiar to anyone who knows A Moveable Feast, Hemingway’s memoir of “how Paris was in the early days when we were very poor and very happy… 801 more words


Books for Living

Books for Living, by Will Schwalbe

from Goodreads: Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape from reality? 979 more words


Book Review - Kingston Raine and the Grim Reaper

Book: Kingston Raine and the Grim Reaper – Author: Jackson Lear

Genre: Fiction, Adventure, Supernatural-ish

Description from Goodreads:

The Grim Reaper finds himself confronted with his most challenging death ever: that of Kingston Raine, an industrial thief and all-round smartass. 456 more words

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BOOK REVIEW | Stoner by John Williams

5/5 stars

From the publisher:
William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. 419 more words

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The House at the End of Hope Street

I am behind on blog posts by 4 books!  And I feel compelled to go in order since I am chronicling my reading journey this year.   534 more words

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