Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Night Circus by Erin Mogenstern

In Night Circus you enter a place like no where you have ever imagined.  Morgenstern creates a magical and elusive story that portrays a reality that seems not quite real and yet in its essence is profoundly true. Le Cirque … Continue reading

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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans is a lyrical book which explores the choices we make and their impact on those around us. Returning to Australia from the Western Front  in 1926, Tom Sherbourne, is a veteran of WWI.  Trying to come … Continue reading

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Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

Ever since the fall of the Soviet Union there has been a dearth of spy novels set in current times.  It seemed that it was hard to structure a spy story that made sense or seemed relevant when Russia became … Continue reading

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The Abundance by Amit Majmadur

The Abundance is a poignant and bittersweet story about how cooking traditional foods becomes a way for one Indian immigrant family is able to  cross the generational divide and provide a legacy for the next generation to enjoy and remember … Continue reading

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The Defection of A. J. Lewinter by Robert Littell

A few years ago I came across Robert Littell, a highly recommended author in the spy genre-someone, I was told, who was equal or better than John le Carré  one of my favorite authors.  I have previously read Legends, which explores … Continue reading

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