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Water, Water Everywhere

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan is a highly publicized novel which came as a disappointment to me. Although there were things I liked about the book, the positives were far outweighed by negative reactions I had to a number of … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris is a recent random pick off the library shelf. I didn’t realize at the time that I’d previously read and abandoned another of this author’s books. This time, I completed the … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Dark

The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth is a fictional novel about a 38-year-old woman named Anna who has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. As soon as she is diagnosed, Anna leaves her husband and moves into an assisted living facility. … Continue reading

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Just Like Grandma

The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown is the story of an unhappily married woman named Madeleine who is struggling to redefine her life. Her husband is controlling and when Madeleine runs home to her mother, she finds a collection … Continue reading

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Fast Forward

Every Anxious Wave, Mo Daviau Continue reading

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Fairy Tales

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Frederik Backman completes my reading of the author’s work. What a joy it has been! This story is about a precocious almost eight-year-old girl named Elsa who quotes Wikipedia, is … Continue reading

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On Thin Ice

Beartown by Frederik Backman is a new release by an author I have recently come to admire and follow. Although his new novel takes on the serious topic of an isolated small town whose identity centers on their boys hockey … Continue reading

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