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A Re-Blog from Susan Finlay

How to Write a Book Review 02ThursdayApr 2015 Posted by Susan Finlay Before I became an author, I never wrote book reviews on Amazon. It never occurred to me that I should. I would read them, but I didn’t think it … Continue reading

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The Butcher by Jennifer Hillier

The Butcher by Jennifer Hillier My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Butcher made me feel the same way I feel driving past a bloody highway accident. You don’t want to look, but you can’t help yourself. You can’t resist … Continue reading

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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North My rating: 5 of 5 stars This novel is hard to categorize. Not exactly SciFi, regardless of the title and the basic premise. The author proposes that there are many … Continue reading

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Ready to Die

Ready to Die by Lisa Jackson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the fifth book in Lisa Jackson’s “To Die” series about Regan Pescoli and Selena Alvarez, detectives in the Grizzly Falls Sheriff’s Department, set in the mountains … Continue reading

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Book Drunk

Hello. My name is Carolyn and I’m a Bookaholic. I’m trying to pull out of a six week book binge right now. I’ve ignored family and friends, allowed dust bunnies and dirty laundry to accumulate, and even refused to play … Continue reading

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The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber I picked up this book without reading any reviews. The cover and title looked interesting, so I started to read it on my Kindle. One of the first things you … Continue reading

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Under the Dome???? NOT!

Just watched “Under the dome” on CBS. SO disappointed. It is nothing at all like the Stephen King book – nothing.   Barbie, the main character has been transformed from a ex-army short order cook wanderer to some kind of … Continue reading

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Robert B. Parker is Dead

I was thrilled to find Ironhorse, a new addition to his wonderful Appaloosa series, and grabbed it up, even after I saw it was written not by Robert Parker, but by Robert Knott, the screenwriter who adapted Appaloosa for the … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Unreliable Narrator

Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was the second choice, the runner-up in this year’s One Read program in my community. As often happens, the one they should have chosen, in my … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Good Read

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of those books you can’t describe adequately. It’s just so much better than the bare plot sounds. A sixty-five years old man … Continue reading

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