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A Review of Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel

by Lee Child

Do you like a slower paced action thriller, with some mystery, quite a few twists and surprises, and a hero who is very low-key, but can do much more than nearly any human alive. 770 more words

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A Review of Private Down Under by James Patterson, Michael White

Private Down Under

by James Patterson, Michael White

This book is the perfect beach book. Private Down Under will feel very familiar if you have read any of the previous books in the… 579 more words

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A Review of Weirdo by Cathi Unsworth

Weirdo

by Cathi Unsworth

Weirdo is not a fun summer beach book. This is a dark book that tells a story using two timelines. 1984, the time of the brutal murder, and 2004, when the murder is being re-investigated by Sean Ward. 427 more words

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Review: Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

Have you ever been called upon to write a letter of recommendation for a person whose qualifications you are unsure of?  This book, which is the epistolary style, is a collection of recommendations letters from a college English professor who does not hesitate to say what he really thinks about the true qualities of the persons for which he is writing the recommendations. 280 more words

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Book Diva Review: The Poe Shadow

The Poe Shadow, by Matthew Pearl, is part mystery, part intrigue, part fact, part fiction, but always brilliant in the author’s desire to unearth the details surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe. 318 more words

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A Review of The Competition by Marcia Clark

The Competition

by Marcia Clark

The Competition grabs you on page one. School shootings don’t lend themselves to much levity, and Ms. Clark has wisely toned it down. 688 more words

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Review and Author Q&A: Small Blessings by Martha Woodroof

I am very excited about the book I am reviewing today, Small Blessings.  It really is a fantastic novel and I highly recommend you pick up a copy when it comes out on 8/12.  1,008 more words

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