Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Rachel is living a lie. Every day she leaves her friend’s home where she has been staying “until she can get back on her feet,”and takes the train into London.  Ostensibly she is going to work, but she lost her … Continue reading

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The Martian by Andy Weir

This book was recommended to me by my daughter so I should have known it would be good, but I am notoriously leery of books that are recommended to me!  So it was very gratifying to find that the story … Continue reading

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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

What a stunning surprise to open a recently written book whose style is reminiscent of of a great 19th century novel by Dickens or Wilkie Collins!  With an intricate plot of grave misunderstandings, murder, a missing person, a great love, … Continue reading

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All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

In a small town in Germany a young boy and his sister, find a radio. The boy, Werner, is remarkably adept at figuring out how to repair it and soon he and his sister and the other orphans who live with … Continue reading

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