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  • Not so much

    Here are three of the books I've read in March that I did not enjoy as much as I thought I would...

  • All The Bright Places

    Violet Markey is super popular, great looking and smart but has a hard time dealing with her older sister's recent death. Theodore Finch, the school's "freak"...

  • Dreams and Shadows

    C. Robert Cargill's fantasy novel Dreams and Shadows tells the story of Ewan, stolen from his family by fairies when he was a baby, and Colby...

  • Up At The Villa

    William Somerset Maugham's novel Up At The Villa takes place in 1930's Florence, Italy, and tells the story of Mary, a 30-year-old beautiful young widow.

  • Love

    If cynicism and love lie at opposite ends of a spectrum, do we not sometimes fall in love in order to escape the debilitating cynicism...

  • Not my cup of tea

    Here are three of the books I've read in February that I did not enjoy as much as I thought I would...

  • Wide Sargasso Sea

    A "prequel" to Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" that tells the story of Antoinette Cosway aka Mr. Rochester's crazy-locked-up-in-the-attic-wife ...

  • A Farewell To Arms

    Ernest Hemingway's novel chronicles the tragic love affair of Frederic Henry, an American Lieutenant in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army...

Bonjour Tristesse

Seventeen-year-old Cécile is living a life of frivolity and recklessness with her forty-year-old widower father, Raymond, until one summer ...

Boy, Snow, Bird

When Boy Novak finally manages to escape her abusing father in 1953, a bus ride brings her to the small town of Flax Hill. She meets Arturo Whitman...

The Forgotten Garden

When Nell O'Connor turns 21, her father tells her that she is not his biological child and that she was found abandoned on an Australian dock ...

The Bone Season

Set in 2059, where clairvoyance is illegal and many of the world's major cities are under the control of Scion, Paige Mahoney is a powerful dreamwalker...

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