Book Review

Review: Sometimes Mine by Martha Moody

From the back of the book: Genie Toledo is a forty-something divorced doctor who is smart and funny and immensely likable but who keeps her friends and family at arm’s length. She devotes all her time to her work. The only person to penetrate her emotional life is Mick Crabbe, the charming college basketball coach…
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Review and Author Chat: Matrimony

Thanks to www.readinggroupguides.com our book club won an author chat with Joshua Henkin, author of Matrimony. About the book…It’s the fall of 1986, and Julian Wainwright, an aspiring writer, arrives at Graymont College in New England. Here he meets Carter Heinz, with whom he develops a strong but ambivalent friendships, and beautiful Mia Mendelsohn, with…
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Review: Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up. For all this time, March has been avoiding her own troubled history, but when she encounters, Hollis – the boy she loved so desperately, the man who has never forgotten her – the past collides with the present…
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Review: True Colors by Kristin Hannah

The Grey sisters have always been close. After their mother’s death, the girls banded toether, becoming best friends. Their stern, disapproving father cares less about his children than about his reputation. To Henry Grey, appearances are everything, and years later, he still demands that his daughters reflect his standing in the community. Winona, the oldest…
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Review: Look Both Way: A Midnight Twins Novel by Jacquelyn Mitchard

I received an ARC of this book and it is available in stores today. This is a Young Readers Book recommended for ages 12 and up. From the back of the book: One twin has the power to see into the future, one to see deep into the past. Mally and Merry Brynn thought that…
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Review: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers by Sarah Thomson and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg’s twelve-year-old daughter,…
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Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

In the summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the 8th grade social food chain. Then, the “coolest girl in the world” moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all – beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are…
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Review: The Shack by William P Young

Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to…
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Review: Miles From Nowhere

Teenage Joon is a Korean immigrant living in the Bronx of the 1980s. Her parents have crumbled under the weight of her father’s infidelity; he has left his family, and mental illness has rendered her mother nearly catatonic. So Joon, at the age of 13, decides she would be better off on her own, a…
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Review: Katie Brown Celebrates

A few weeks ago I won the book “Katie Brown Celebrates” from the book blog bookingmama.blogspot.com and the Hachette Book Group. I received it the other day and couldn’t wait to look through it. I LOVE cookbooks! I could sit and read through cookbooks all day long. But, this is more than a cookbook, it…
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