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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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TLC Book Tour — The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.

The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier Published:  2012 by Crown Publishers Source:  Received from publisher for review The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. asks a question:  how well do we really know anyone close to us? A … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — Equal of the Sun

Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani Published:  2012 by Scribner Source:  Received e-galley from the publisher for review   Equal of the Sun is a novel set in a time and place not commonly seen:  16th century Persia.  More common … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — Passing Love

Passing Love by Jacqueline E. Luckett Published:  2012 by Grand Central Publishing Source:  received ARC from author for review   Regular readers of my blog will know that I have a soft spot for books set in Paris.  That influenced … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour – Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls

Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls:  A Novel of International Intrigue, Pork-Crazed Termites, and Motherhood by Gary Buslik Published:  2012 by Solas House Fiction Source:  Received from the author for review I’ll admit it – I have a dark sense … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — In My Father’s Country

In My Father’s Country:  An Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate by Saima Wahab Published:  2012 by Crown Publishers Source:  Received from the Publisher for Review In 1979, Saima Wahab’s father was taken from his home in Kabul, never to be … Continue reading

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TLC Book Tour — The Shoemaker’s Wife

The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani Published:  2012 by Harper Collins Source:  Received from publisher for review   Ciro Lazzari and his brother Eduardo are brought to a convent in northern Italy in 1905 by their widowed mother who is no … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour — Why it’s great to be the grandchild.

Welcome to my little corner of the 2011 Virtual Advent Tour.  If you’ll permit me a digression from the usual book talk, I’d like to share with you a Christmas ritual in my family that began as a tradition, but … Continue reading

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