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Book Club: 10 titles for our August 2014 meeting

Recap of our Block Book Club August 2014 meeting


Recap of the titles we shared .

1) The Skin Collector (Lincoln Rhyme #11) by Jeffery Deaver… 2,158 more words


Book review and giveaway: Madame Picasso - I love France #109


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or anything cultural you just discovered related to France, Paris, etc.

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Reading Challenges

Book review: Midnight in Europe

Midnight in Europe

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Reading Challenges

Lisette's List (Book Acquired, Some Time in August, 2014)

Susan Vreeland’s historical novel Lisette’s List is new in hardback from Random House. The Kirkus review is pretty enthusiastic:

Une jolie Parisienne in Provence during the turbulent World War II years comes to understand love and great art to the core of her being.

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Précis to the first novel ...

& after this our exile

a novel by Ward McBurney

It is the long, hot August 4th weekend of 1934 and Toronto is about to be invaded – by over 100,000 veterans of the Canadian Corps. 272 more words

Historical Novels

Review: Songs for the Butcher's Daughter

Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter, by Peter Manseau, is a novel that is quite an accomplishment in many aspects, but especially in Maseau’s ability to convey the adversities and horrors of the Russian pogroms at the turn of the twentieth century. 624 more words

Book Reviews

Private Peaceful.

Private Peaceful, by Michael Morpurgo, is one of many books about WWI which are being highlighted this year in the library, schools and bookshops here in Abingdon. 75 more words