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How Could She – Book Review

Author: Lauren Mechling Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Viking Published: June 25, 2019 Book Description: After a devastating break-up with her fiancé, Geraldine is struggling to get her life back on track in Toronto. Her two old friends, Sunny and Rachel, left ages ago for New York, where they’ve landed good jobs, handsome husbands, and unfairly…

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The Family Upstairs – Book Review

Author: Lisa Jewell Genre: Mystery Publisher: Atria Books Published: November 5, 2019 Book Description: Be careful who you let in. Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know…

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Glass Slippers, Ever After, and Me – Book Review

Author: Julie Wright Genre: Romance Publisher: Shadow Mountain Published: October 21, 2019 Rating: 3 Stars Book Description: A modern, reimagined Cinderella story. Charlotte Kingsley loves to write and dreams of having her reimagined fairy tales published, but she keeps getting rejected over and over. And to top it all off, her best friend, Anders, gets…

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Weekly Reading Round-up – October 14, 2019

Hope everyone had a great week. For me October has been a crazy busy month, with business trips, lots of family visits. However, that does not leave a lot of time for reading. I was able to get two books in this week, which both happened to be very good. The Bookman’s Tale – Definitely…

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The Dutch House – Book Review

Author: Ann Patchett Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Harper Published: September 24, 2019 Book Description: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the…

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The Bookman’s Tale – Book Review

Author: Charlie Lovett Genre: Fiction (mixed) Publisher: Viking Published: 2013 Book Description: Guaranteed to capture the hearts of everyone who truly loves books, The Bookman’s Tale is a former bookseller’s sparkling novel and a delightful exploration of one of literature’s most tantalizing mysteries with echoes of Shadow of the Wind and A.S. Byatt’s Possession. Nine…

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