Category Archives: Literary Fiction

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

It is rather risky to recommend a book that you have not read so I am greatly relieved and can now say without any reservations that Ivey’s, To the Bright Edge of the World is a wonderful book and I … Continue reading

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The Trespasser by Tana French

If you have not yet read Tana French you are missing out on something quite amazing. Considered by the Washington Post to be “one of the most important crime novelists to emerge in the last ten years,” French’s novels are … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Disturb by Robert Glancy

I been trying to step out of my reading comfort zones by choosing books from less familiar authors, different genres and from different geographic areas.  So when I read a review about this book by a relatively new author and … Continue reading

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Stonehenge by Bernard Cornwell

This should have been an easy book to love, but it wasn’t. I have loved Cornwell’s other books, and have been intrigued by Stonehenge for many years. Cornwell is admittedly taking on a large task by trying to unlock the … Continue reading

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Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller

Sheldon Horowitz agreed to move to Norway to live with his granddaughter Rhea and her husband Lars.  If he had known there were only 1,000 Jews in all of Norway he might have made a different choice, but after his … Continue reading

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My Brilliant Friend and The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

As I have confessed previously I am stubborn about reading books that come highly recommended.  It seems like my interest exponentially decreases by the amount of praise a book gets. Yes, I acknowledge I have a problem! So when I began … Continue reading

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All Involved by Ryan Gattis

At 3:15 pm on April 29, 1992, a jury in Los Angeles, considering the case against the police officers charged with the beating of Rodney King, came to a verdict. They acquitted three white police officers and failed to reach … Continue reading

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