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Review: The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: The majestic and haunting beauty of the Italian Alps is the setting of the first meeting of Enza, a practical beauty, and Ciro, a strapping mountain boy, who meet as teenagers, despite growing up in … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading 7/24/16

Anyone else find it really hard to stay focused on a book when it is SO DAMN hot out?! I can barely function. Needless to say, this is why winter is my favorite season and snow is my favorite type … Continue reading

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Review: Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: A tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the living and the dead intersect in shocking, surprising, and moving ways Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house … Continue reading

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Review: Stepping to a New Day by Beverly Jenkins

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: In Henry Adams, Kansas, you can’t start over without stirring things up . . . Many a good woman has had to leave a no-good man, but how many of them took a back-seat to his … Continue reading

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Review: The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: Four minutes changes everything. Hadley Sullivan 17 misses her flight at JFK airport, is late to her father’s second wedding in London with never-met stepmother. Hadley meets the perfect boy. Oliver is British, sits in her … Continue reading

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Review: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present.  When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his … Continue reading

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Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the  OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying … Continue reading

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