Monthly Archives: April 2014

Review: There’s More to Life Than This by Theresa Caputo

Here’s the Goodreads description:Brassy and beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium, opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of com­municating with those who’ve crossed over to … Continue reading

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

It’s time for Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon again!  I can actually participate in this one too, because the boyfriend isn’t going to be around.  So the dog and I plan on getting a lot of reading done. I tend to … Continue reading

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Review: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (Audiobook)

Here’s the Goodread’s description:The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. Decades later the bond remains powerful, but so much else has changed. In The Interestings, Wolitzer follows these characters from the … Continue reading

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Review: The Outcasts by Kathleen Kent

Here’s the description from Goodreads:It’s the 19th century on the Gulf Coast, a time of opportunity and lawlessness. After escaping the Texas brothel where she’d been a virtual prisoner, Lucinda Carter heads for Middle Bayou to meet her lover, who … Continue reading

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Review/Latest Book Club Read: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com:Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic … Continue reading

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Review: Lexicon by Max Barry

Here’s the book’s description, from the book jacket:At an exclusive school somewhere outside of Arlington, Virginia, students aren’t taught history, geography, or mathematics–at least not in the usual ways. Instead, they are taught to persuade. Here the art of coercion has … Continue reading

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Review: The Here and Now by Ann Brashares

Here’s the description from Netgalley:Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love. This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She … Continue reading

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