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I love books and review for pleasure, and I love to browse reviews online looking for more books to add to my TBR list.

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reviewed Up from the Blue: A Novel. February 18, 2012
Up from the Blue: A Novel
Though this book opens with Tillie in labor in 1991, the vast majority of the story takes place in 1975, the year Tillie turned eight and the year her mother was consumed by depression. Tillie doesn't …
Elegy for Eddie: A Maisie Dobbs Novel
In this latest installment in the series, Maisie is hired by the costermongers of her childhood to investigate the death of one of their own. What seems like a simple task eventually reveals a conspiracy …
And She Was: A Novel of Suspense
With a main character who has a bizarre medical condition that is both a blessing and a curse- Brenna can remember any situation, any moment in time, but she can be thrown into those memories involuntarily …
reviewed Big Miracle. February 13, 2012
Big Miracle
I find it difficult to understand why a feel-good story about a global effort to save three whales trapped in the ice would open with an extremely graphic and quite disturbing account of a whale hunt. …
reviewed A Good American. February 12, 2012
A Good American
This multi-generational immigrant story tells the complicated and enduring tale of one family's life and loves. After Frederick and Jette flee Hanover to start a new life, they end up in the small town …
reviewed I Think I Love You. February 10, 2012
I Think I Love You
I actually expected this novel to be lighter and fluffier than it was given the subject matter- the story of a teenage crush on David Cassidy doesn't sound like it's going to be particularly deep. Once …
reviewed In the Kitchen: A Novel. February 07, 2012
In the Kitchen: A Novel
Given how much I enjoyed Brick Lane, I was delighted to receive a copy this book. Unfortuately, delight soon turned to drudgery. The story was impossible to get into- none of the characters were particularly …
reviewed Come In and Cover Me. February 04, 2012
Come In and Cover Me
I don't know how accurate the elements of the story that touch on the Mimbres pottery and archaeology are, but they certainly read as well-researched and quite interesting. Unfortunately, to me those …
reviewed Come In and Cover Me. February 04, 2012
Come In and Cover Me
I don't know how accurate the elements of the story that touch on the Mimbres pottery and archaeology are, but they certainly read as well-researched and quite interesting. Unfortunately, to me those …
reviewed A Taste of Thai Coconut Ginger Soup B.... January 28, 2012
A Taste of Thai Coconut Ginger Soup Base,
This soup base does indeed make a lovely coconut ginger soup, and is much faster and easier than trying to make it from scratch. I was intrigued by the instructions for making this into a rice dish, but …
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August 23, 2010
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Also, feel free to add your review of "Keep Sweet" and "The Hand that First Held Mine" to Cafe Libri. Simply hover over the "Actions" button and click the "Add to a community option." You can also look to the right side of the page for an "Add to a community" button in the box of tools, right above tagging. Let me know if you have any questions!

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