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Review: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty’s smart and steady adult contemporary best-seller, The Husband’s Secret, entertains and disturbs by portraying and connecting people in the story in ways that make the reader question how relationships, secrets, and choices define its characters and people in real life. 544 more words

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Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane relates the reflections of the unnamed narrator’s past through a colorful and entertaining world of fantasy and fairytales to communicate important concepts about a person’s transition from childhood to adulthood and the differences in thought processes and perceptions of children and adults. 559 more words

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Review: The Tin Drum by Günter Grass

I read The Tin Drum twice; I admit, that both times I read this novel, I forced myself to read it.  The first time I only made it to page 100, then stopped. 526 more words

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A lookery at "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry" by Fredrik Backman

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrick Backman

Atria Books

June 16, 2015

384 pages


Precocious seven-year-old Elsa, and her seventy-seven year old Granny, who is quite possibly bonkers, are inseparable. 334 more words

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From: Queen of the Catacombs

Land’s end

Something of the world’s whimper at the end of the concrete mole, the land’s end that jutted out into the sea. Clinging, cloying heat. 273 more words

Alexander Booth

Review: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Sarah’s Key is an overrated novel about a popular subject, Jewish persecution during World War II, which drives it’s popularity. There is nothing new or inventive about the subject matter, characterization, or prose found in this novel. 380 more words

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"Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Title: Americanah
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN: 9780307271082
Pages: 496
Release date: May 14, 2013
Publisher: Knopf
Genre: Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Source: Personal collection*
Rating: 3 out of 5… 714 more words

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