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Sleepers - Lorenzo Carcaterra

Set in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen in the 1960s, the details in this book are so vivid you feel as if you are with the four boys at the heart of the story.   147 more words

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Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?: Lorenzo Carcaterra's THE WOLF

I have a penchant for reading the book before seeing the movie. Years ago, I picked up Sleepers, by Lorenzo Carcaterra, and loved it. So when I saw his latest was up on NetGalley, I was eager to read it. 653 more words

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The Wolf by Lorenzo Carcaterra





This book is Avengers meets Godfather.

It should have been me on that plane.

It should have been me they targeted. 947 more words

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Sleepers - Lorenzo Carcaterra

I had seen the film of “Sleepers” so asked for the book for Christmas as I was intrigued to know more about this story and see whether the book had any detail that the film was missing. 762 more words

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30-Day Book Challenge, Day 9: Book that makes you sick

A Safe Place definitely wins here. It’s an extremely violent but true story about horrific domestic abuse. I can’t say much more about it than it was absolutely appalling. 94 more words

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I’m moving through my bookshelf a little slower than I would like to, but school does come first. I just finished reading a book that took me almost 3 years to finish. 407 more words

A Safe Place – Lorenzo Carcaterra

As I’ve been mentioning for the past several weeks, we had to read A Safe Place for my capstone class, “Life and Career Planning.” I started it almost a month ago before realizing that it wasn’t due until this coming Thursday, and so stopped about in the middle of it, and I finished the rest of it on Monday, on my way back from Baltimore. 509 more words