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Markus Zusak
June 2019
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This is really a story of the National Health Service and how it has evolved into an underfunded body unable to cope with eve...
June 2019
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Having recently viewed the new 2019 movie Pet Sematary I was eager to have a reread of the Stephen King classic. Strange to s...
June 2019
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When I read The Kite Runner about five years ago, I thought the experience was like watching a beautifully described train wr...
June 2019
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This is heavy on the history, light on the fiction, in direct contrast to other Tudor-era historical fiction I’ve read. There...
June 2019
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After years of delay, Katherine and Henry are discussing their upcoming marriage and payment of Katherine’s dowry. “Sir,” sh...
May 2019
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According to Clarke’s author’s note, this book started out as an 850-word outline for a movie script that was turned into a n...
May 2019
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In my last review I mentioned how I’m not much of a romantic and I tend to get bored with romance-driven plots. And then this...
May 2019
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reviewed: 1/5: The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
Commuting to and from a fictional workplace on the same train every day, Rachel gets to know the backs of the homes she passe...
The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
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May 2019
19
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Well, I finally made it past page 210. I now know exactly where the elusive Jabberwock is hiding, and I’m probably going to s...
May 2019
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reviewed: 4/5: The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
Coerced into accompanying thirteen dwarves on an adventure to kill a dragon and grab some treasure, the home-loving Hobbit Bi...
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
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May 2019
11
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This was a bit of a weird reading experience for me. I liked the characters and the mysteries and the descriptions of the foo...
May 2019
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My husband has family in Ballarat and I have been there several times. I thought it would be pretty cool to read Greenwood’s ...