Tag Archives: Adult

The Thirteenth Tale

Today, this book is #60 on Amazon’s bestseller list. This may or may not mean anything. In some sense, it is decidedly ironic that a book devoted to old-fashioned tastes in literature should be doing so well among today’s thrillers. … Continue reading

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Birth House

The Birth House by Ami McKay World War I in tiny, remote Scots Bay, Nova Scotia. Dora Rare is the only girl in a large family of boys, the first girl in generations. At her mother’s urging, Dora becomes the … Continue reading

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Catching Up 2

Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman In which our heroine Julie, a somewhat retiring high school student, shares her passion for Jane Austen with her best friend, Ashleigh, who does not do anything by halves. She sets them off on a quest … Continue reading

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Women who don’t fit

Here are two books about women who don’t fit in with the way society tells them to be – one who rejoices to be different, and one who desperately wants to fit in. Bitch Goddess by Robert Rodi This book … Continue reading

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They’re all recent

This time, only books I enjoyed. Really. And they’re all recent, though I couldn’t get my hand on Jennifer Crusie’s latest. Otherwise, these books don’t have much in common. The Kalahari Typing School for Men by R.A. Smith McCall. Here … Continue reading

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Half Mysteries

Today, for your enjoyment – two new and highly rated books, and a trio of mysteries. The New Books I know, I said I was only going to review books I liked. Well, I can’t say that I loved these … Continue reading

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Escape

It’s February here. I guess it’s February everywhere, but here, right now, this is meaning in-between temperatures. Warm enough to melt the snow that I love, leaving green mud and crusty black not-quite melted piles. Not warm enough for flowers … Continue reading

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