Monthly Archives: June 2013

Review: The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer

The Dead and the Gone was recommended to me by my little sister.  She read it years ago in middle school, and I think it’s safe to say that this book was probably targeted for that age group.  Alex and … Continue reading

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Review: A Complicated Marriage by Janice Van Horne

I jumped at the chance to read A Complicated Marriage, Janice Van Horne’s memoir of her life married to one of the biggest art critics back in the day, Clement Greenberg.  She starts her story with how they met in … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Summer TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish!  This week’s topic: Books at the top of my summer TBR list. I always set reading goals that are wayyyy too high, but I really … Continue reading

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Review: The First Rule of Swimming by Courtney Angela Brkic

The First Rule of Swimming is one of those books that you can’t put down once you start.  I loved it.  It follows Magdalena and her younger sister Jadranka, and their family’s history on a small island in Croatia.  The … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies of The Broke and the Bookish!  They have a great blog so don’t forget to stop by! This week’s topic: Beach reads. I really am not a beach person (though I have … Continue reading

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Review: Detection Unlimited by Georgette Heyer

When an unpopular solicitor is murdered in their small village, everyone has their own suspicions of who the murderer could be.  Chief Inspector Hemingway is brought on to investigate the murder and soon finds himself surrounded by these amateur detectives.  … Continue reading

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Review: Who Was Dracula: Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood by Jim Steinmeyer

I was so excited when I received a copy of this book from the publisher.  I love Dracula, and I thought a book about the people in Stoker’s life who may have influenced the book and its characters would be … Continue reading

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