Monthly Archives: July 2019

“But we inherit it.” – The Travelers by Regina Porter

CBR11 BINGO: Listicle (Read it Forward’s Favorite Reads of June 2019) This is a unique and wonderful book that I don’t think anyone could feel ambivalent about. It is definitely a novel that you will either love or hate. The … Continue reading

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“…a young plant that has yet to toughen fully.” – The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

CBR11 BINGO: Summer Read Yep. It’s another of Reese’s Hello Sunshine picks for my book club this month. Again, I hate to admit that she really does make good selections. I’ve read seven of them so far and each of … Continue reading

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“First we only want to be seen…After that, we want to be remembered.” – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

CBR11 BINGO: Cannonballer Says Since CBR6, Cannonballers have been (mostly) raving about this book. It was a CBR7 book club selection, faintingviolet read it more than once and the list of Cannonball reviews is over 34 and spanning CBR6 to … Continue reading

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“But no other option was presented to her…” – Mother Country by Irina Reyn

This is a very moody and atmospheric little book about the complexities of female relationships, particularly mothers and daughters. It was displayed at the library (I am easily suggestible) and the author is a writing professor at a local university … Continue reading

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“People are like animals. Some are happiest penned in, some need to roam free.” – Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

CBR11 BINGO: Reading the TBR This was a book that I received for CBR 10’s holiday book exchange (thanks again, kfishgirl). I read and reviewed Walls’ “Glass Houses” last year and loved it. I waited a bit to start this … Continue reading

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