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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches, by Alan Bradley

The Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley are fun, short novels starring Flavia de Luce, a precocious chemistry loving girl that solves local murder mysteries. The whole series is great, and I highly recommend if you enjoy murder mystery … Continue reading

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The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer

The Interestings, by Meg Wolizter Our latest book club selection was The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer, the story of a group of friends that meet at a summer art camp and the directions their lives go as they mature and … Continue reading

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In the Woods, by Tana French

In the Woods, by Tana French 2007 In the Woods is a mystery/crime novel set in Ireland. It follows Rob and Cassie, detectives trying to solve the case of a murdered 12 year old girl that may have links to … Continue reading

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Under the Dome, by Stephen King

(A million trigger warnings for rape and violence) Well, I guess I’m not a Stephen King fan. My first foray into King’s cannon was through movies (Carrie, Christine) and the movie The Green Mile was what got me to read my first … Continue reading

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Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage, by Hazel Rowley

Franklin and Eleanor, by Hazel Rowley, intrigued me with it’s premise of exploring the Roosevelt’s relationship rather than focusing on FDR’s presidency, and I was pleasantly surprised to find that I really felt like I was reading a book about Eleanor Roosevelt … Continue reading

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The Luminaries, by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries, by Eleanor Catton, is a sprawling novel set in the goldfields of New Zealand in the mid 1800s that is part murder mystery, part court room drama, part frontier adventure, and part gothic romance. The novel begins with … Continue reading

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Michael Crichton book reviews

I’ve been on a Michael Crichton kick lately, and thought I’d group all my reviews together (except for Congo, which I read a couple of months ago.)  To continue with the man vs. nature theme: Sphere – a pretty fast paced, some times … Continue reading

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