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At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

4.25 / 5 lilies

At the Water’s Edge is Sara Gruen’s fifth novel published earlier this year. I read and absolutely adored Water for Elephants  614 more words


Book Review: AT THE WATER'S EDGE By Sara Gruen

After disgracing themselves at a high society New Year’s Eve party in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a former army colonel who is already ashamed of his son’s inability to serve in the war. 686 more words


Writer's Block & NaNoWriMo

Confession: I have writer’s block.

Yes, I’ve already heard the classic argument that there is no such thing as writer’s block. And to a certain degree, I buy it: writer’s block should never be used as an excuse to avoid putting words on a page. 899 more words


Recommended reading: Water for Elephants

It’s that time again! Today I wanted to talk about another one of my favourite books. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.

I love this book, and it’s unlike anything I’ve read before. 304 more words


Water for Elephants

Title: Water for Elephants
Author/Year: Sara Gruen, 2006
Found: Upon the recommendation of a friend
Read time: Leisure reading, one week


This is the story of Jacob Jankowski. 380 more words

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At the Water's Edge

3.5 stars.

Maddie is one of the privileged- upper- class- society with a rich father but a tarnished mother, and a very unhappy home life. Maddie is the only female in a circle of four college friends, and she has married Ellis, one of them. 749 more words

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Rather than share/Tweet these four fantastic fiction deals one at a time, I figured I’d just quickly round them up here. Enjoy! But act fast, as these are only good through the wee hours after midnight tonight: 527 more words

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