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"At The Water’s Edge"

my take: From the inexhuastible source of World War II comes a tale from the edge of Loch Ness. A …

"All My Puny Sorrows"

my take: Sometimes one picks a book by the reviews on the front covers – this is one of those …

"The Orchardist"

my take: The last 20 or so pages of this were some of the best writing I’ve ever read – …

"Sense and Sensibility"

my take: I really can’t help myself: this series of current authors re-writing the Austen novels is so juicy I …

"Nineteen Minutes"

my take: When I asked a young friend what she likes to read, without hestitation she answered “anything by Jodi …

"The Magician’s Assistant"

my take: Ah, another great read from Ann Patchett. This was published in 1996, which doesn’t seem like that long …

"In the Woods"

my take: Hubby and daughter have read all the Tana French novels … this is my first and the one …

"Marcelo in the Real World"

my take: First off, ignore the cover. Seriously. This book is for high school and above and the cover doesn’t …

"the elegance of the hedgehog"

my take: i accidentally started reading this just after finishing our lady of the lost and found and was profoundly annoyed …