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TLC Book Tour – The Uninvited Guests

The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from the publisher for review  In 1912 at a run-down English estate, the “man of the house”, Edward Swift, departs for Manchester to make a last-ditch effort … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour – An Uncommon Education

An Uncommon Education by Elizabeth Percer Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review   An Uncommon Education starts out well enough – we meet Naomi Feinstein, a young girl with fragile parents – mother, emotionally; father … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour – Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Since my blog is primarily about books and reading, I thought I’d write my contribution to the Virtual Advent Tour about a reading tradition that took place in my family that only in recent years I have properly appreciated (and … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour: Confessions of Joan the Tall

Confessions of Joan the Tall:  A Memoir by Joan Cusack Handler Published:  2012 by CavanKerry Press Source:  Received from the publisher for review   I was not brought up in a religious household, so rituals and traditions of the Catholic … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour: Lunch with Buddha and Giveaway!

Lunch with Buddha by Roland Merullo Published:  2012 by AJAR Contemporaries Source:  Received from the publisher for review   Let me tell you a story:  About two months ago I received an e-mail from Lisa, one of the TLC Book … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — The Good Muslim

The Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam Published:  2011 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review I’ve said it before, but I will say it again:  One of my favorite things about reading is that I learn about people … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour: The World We Found

The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar Published:  2012 by Harper Source:  Purchased Reading Challenge:  Wishlist Challenge   This novel is about friendship and the lengths one would go to help friends in need.   As young university students, Armaiti, … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — Flight from Berlin

Flight from Berlin by David John Published:  2012 by Harper Source:  Received ARC from publisher for review Flight from Berlin is a historical novel that plays with history a little bit.  Beginning with the 1936 Berlin Olympics and ending with … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — The Thread

The Thread by Victoria Hislop Published:  2012 by Harper Source:  Received ARC from publisher for review The Thread is the story of Dimitri and Katerina and their lives in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece.  Born in different cities and in … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour – The Flight of Gemma Hardy

The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey Published:  2012 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review **** WARNING ****  The following comments may be taken as spoilers to some people.  I have made the assumption that readers … Continue reading

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