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…a place of knowledge, that is nonjudgmental, inclusive, and fundamentally kind. – “The Library Book” by Susan Orleans

I need some more non fiction in my life.  I generally like to read things that take me away from myself and my world when possible. It’s not that I don’t ever read challenging material or books that might make … Continue reading

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…you have wronged me and my descendants… – “The Girl in the Castle” by Santa Montefiore

I am notorious for judging a book by its cover. I am also notorious for trying to read the book jacket as little as possible so that I don’t spoil the plot. I try to get just enough of a … Continue reading

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…it never did any harm to walk through a new door now and then, and see where you end up. “Bellewether” – by Susanna Kearsley

Happy 2019! I wanted to find a cozy historical romance/ Outlander-esque read for the holidays and this one did the trick.  This is definitely a “twinkle lights on, hot cup of tea, warm fleece blanket and PJs all day” approved … Continue reading

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…sometimes you need to scorch everything to the ground and start over – “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

Just enough time to slip a review in under the wire! This is a book club book for me and I was looking forward to reading it. I liked it, but didn’t love it, which was a surprise given all … Continue reading

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Women of her class are molded to be ornaments – “The Hollow of Fear” by Sherry Thomas

At this point, I think enough Cannonballers have written rave reviews about Sherry Thomas’ “Lady Sherlock Series”.  Just read these books if the subject matter appeals to you at all. They are a treasure and I think that each one … Continue reading

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But loneliness has a compass of its own – “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

After I hit Cannonball, I rested on my laurels a bit too much and now I am behind a couple of reviews! I also slowed way down in the reading department. I read this one a while back for my … Continue reading

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How dare you sport thus with life – “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley

CBR10 BINGO:  This Old Thing (BINGO!) I wanted to title this one “Victor Frankenstein was a real d-bag” but I didn’t want to malign a 200-year-old classic like that. I know that I’m supposed to appreciate this book but I … Continue reading

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