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Defending Jacob, by William Landay

I’m just going to have to be honest, I’m not super excited about this book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, and I held my eyelids open as long as I could every night until it was done, but in the end it just wasn’t that great. 257 more words

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October: The Perfect Month to Reminisce on the Books that have Terrified Me

When I was 13 I tried to read The Lord of the Rings. Five days in and I was having horribly vivid nightmares about the Ringwraiths. 325 more words

I just finished reading William Landay’s powerful book Defending Jacob and I can’t just be done with the book. I can’t just put it on my shelf and say, “Well, that one’s done” because the nature of the book demands more than that. 648 more words


30-Day Book Challenge: Day 22 - Least favourite plot device

Anniversaries can really make us nostalgic and sentimental. Because I am close to my blog’s first birthday, I would like to finish a book challenge that I have started last year. 980 more words

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Review: Defending Jacob by William Landay

Recently, as in recently, like a few minutes ago finished the May/June book club pick, Defending Jacob by William Landay.

I have to say that I had a hard time getting into this one at first, but I pushed forward and I can say that I definitely wanted to know more as I kept going. 316 more words

Defending Jacob

 Title: Defending Jacob

Author: William Landay

Rating: 5/5



A murder mystery thriller revolving around father’s unconditional love for his son, who fights “tooth and nail” for his son, who is indicted in a homicide, believing that his son is innocent. 27 more words


Mondays with Megan-4/13/15

Happy Monday! I know, Mondays can be tough, but my family has just had a week of excitement and I am all smiles this morning. Last week we got  brand new baby (it’s a boy! 263 more words

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