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Review: A Land More Kind than Home

A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash Published:  2012 by William Morrow Source:  Received advance reader’s copy **                 I rarely like to define a book as a page turner, because I think it is an odd term … Continue reading

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Before I Go To Sleep — TLC Book Tour

Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson Published:  2011 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from publisher for review   On page one of Before I Go To Sleep, Christine Lucas awakes in a strange bed next to a strange … Continue reading

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TLC Blog Tour – New

New:  Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change by Winifred Gallagher Published:  2011 by The Penguin Press Source:  Received from Publisher for Review   When I began reading New:  Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change, I was expecting a diatribe about how … Continue reading

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Falling for Me by Anna David

Falling for Me:  How I Hung Curtains, Learned to Cook, Traveled to Seville, and Fell in Love by Anna David Published:  2011 by HarperCollins Source:  Received from the publisher for review   Once again, I am drawn to a project … Continue reading

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Hamlet’s Blackberry

Hamlet’s BlackBerry:  Building a Good Life in the Digital Age by William Powers Published:  2011 by Harper Perennial Source:  Received from the publisher for review   There are days when I pine for a smartphone.  The ability to be able … Continue reading

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You are Not so Smart

You are Not so Smart:  Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself by David McRaney Published:  2011 by Gotham Books Source:  Received from the Publisher for … Continue reading

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Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese Published:   2010 by Vintage Source:  Purchased   Readers who selected this for the October “What Should I Read Next” poll:  THANK YOU.     I initially picked up Cutting for Stone last year, but … Continue reading

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Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese Published:   2010 by Vintage Source:  Purchased   Readers who selected this for the October “What Should I Read Next” poll:  THANK YOU.     I initially picked up Cutting for Stone last year, but … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Book in the World

The Most Beautiful Book in the World:  Eight Novellas by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, translated by Alison Anderson Published:  2009 by Europa Editions Source:  Purchased   I am by no means an expert about books, especially about books in translation; but since … Continue reading

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The Submission by Amy Waldman

The Submission by Amy Waldman Published:  2011 by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux Source:  Purchased (e-book)   Few historical events have had the widespread impact of the attacks on September 11, 2001.  It seems everyone’s life changed to some extent – … Continue reading

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