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Defending Jacob

I realized the other night that I haven’t yet written a review for a work of fiction, so I’ll do a short review of a crime novel I read a few weeks ago.  279 more words

2017

William Landay - Defending Jacob

For quite some time, I really wanted to read a good court-room thriller. After seeing Defending Jacob on my Goodreads recommendations, I decided to give it a try. 310 more words

Drama

Best Books of 2016

(Cross-posted on the WriteClub blog)

Sometimes people ask me how I deal with the commute to work. I spend a good three hours a day – often four – travelling by public transport, into London and back again along with hundreds of other commuters. 727 more words

Books

It's Monday-ish! What Are You Reading? 11/29/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 265 more words

#IMWAYR

Top 5 Wednesday: Books I want to Re-Read

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday is: Books I want to Re-Read. I have always been a big re-reader of books I love. I’ve decided to list some of my favorite books that I have only read once and am in desperate need to revisit. 240 more words

Memes

July Wrap-Up

Only three books in July.

Defending Jacob – 5 crowns

The Never-Open Desert Diner – 5 crowns

Never where – 5 crowns

The Book Queen

Book Review: Defending Jacob

I love the fact that the novel explored family relationships and its depth. It showed how far parents can go to defend their child, which is very touching to the core. 55 more words