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Week 7 - 2015

Here we go again. I’m still behind, but I started a new job, so I need to get into a routine of sorts. Today we’re doing bribes. 812 more words

What I Read

Challenge Tuesday on a Wednesday (again) - 9

Sorry, panto rehearsals ran massively over yesterday and I was practically asleep by the time I got home – and it’s 11pm and I just got home from today’s run through so I was nearly another day late! 527 more words

When it comes to Gruen’s Waters, I’d choose Elephants over Edge

After reading Water for Elephants which was so beautifully written and had wonderfully crafted characters, I thought I would like anything that Sara Gruen wrote, but I really struggled to read… 210 more words

Netgalley

WWW Wednesday - January 28, 2015

WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme now hosted by Taking on a World of Words!  I am glad that this meme is here to stay but I probably would have kept on doing it even if Sam hadn’t taken the hosting over. 67 more words

Books

At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind. 369 more words

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Book Review: At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

I received this ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Expected publication: March 31, 2015 by Spiegel & Grau

Goodreads Summary: After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind. 319 more words

Book Reviews

So Many Books....

In my twice monthly GoLocalProv Well-Read column I write about whatever book related topic is on my mind at the moment. When I wrote this piece I was surrounded by stacks and stacks of (new) books. 13 more words

Literary