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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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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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The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

(note: this review is fairly spoiler free, fairly) So, I’ve been reading The Goldfinch for what feels like nigh unto eternity.  Rather than review it, I’ve decided to present my notes here, a la Live Tweet Style: – Why is … Continue reading

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Congo, by Michael Crichton

Clocking in about 5 times as good as the movie, Congo, my latest Michael Crichton reread, was a pretty entertaining novel. A super evil data mining (maybe? that was sort of unclear) company that wants a special kind of boron … Continue reading

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