Monthly Archives: January 2014

Review: I Shall Be Near to You by Erin Lindsay McCabe

Here is the summary from Amazon:Rosetta doesn’t want her new husband Jeremiah to enlist, but he joins up, hoping to make enough money that they’ll be able to afford their own farm someday. Though she’s always worked by her father’s … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Never Want to Trade Places With

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic: Top ten characters I’d never want to trade places with (or worlds I’d never want to live in, but I chose the … Continue reading

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Review: The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Here’s the description from Amazon: Greedy, piratical Colonel Pyncheon builds his mansion on ill-gotten ground, setting the stage for generations of suffering. Years later, a country cousin and an enigmatic young boarder attempt to reverse the tide of misfortunes surrounding … Continue reading

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Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Here’s the description from the back of the book:Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that … Continue reading

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Review: Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

From the back of the book:The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich’s Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families — the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich’s uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multigenerational … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Debuts Im Looking Forward To

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic: Debuts I’m looking forward to. I actually don’t do much research into what’s coming out within the next months.  I hear about … Continue reading

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So I Want to Get into Audiobooks but I Need Your Help!

I tried audiobooks once before, and that was with Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood.  But I loved it so much that I wanted to read the book instead of listen to it.  So that was a fail.  I … Continue reading

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