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

At the Water’s Edge, by Sara Gruen, is a historical fiction novel that takes place during World War II. Three rich, spoiled, young Americans disgrace themselves and decide to try to redeem their situation by impulsively running off to Scotland to search for the Loch Ness monster. 160 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Water for Elephants


Author: Sara Gruen

Pages: 335

Format: Paperback

Started: August 28, 2016

Finished: September 16, 2016

Rating: 2/5

GoodReads Summary:  1,762 more words


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

I believe the beginning and the end of the novel’s tie-in deserves this five star alone. This book was masterfully planned and organized, not to mention dazzling in the way that it’s about a circus and the truths behind them. 186 more words


Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen

Water For Elephants was the first of Gruen’s books that I discovered. I had’t picked up the book since my initial read years ago and finding myself sick and craving the comfort of a somewhat familiar read I was drawn to revisiting this novel. 461 more words


In My Hands Today...

Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

Orphaned, penniless, Jacob Jankowski jumps a freight train in the dark, and in that instant, transforms his future.

By morning, he’s landed a job with the Flying Squadron of the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. 51 more words


Book Club: Water for Elephants

It’s that time again. I have returned to college for another semester of fun learning and goodness (not really…). That also means book club has started back up once more, we gained new officers and new recruits this semester. 306 more words

Book Club

Books about ~ Circus

The glitter and filth of carnival and circus are played alongside the enchantment and duplicity of magic in this selection.

Remove yourself from your daily routine and dive into the spectacle and beauty of these books. 785 more words