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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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They understood their strength, all at once – “The Power” by Naomi Alderman

CANNONBALL!!!! Sorry. I just can’t believe that it happened this fast for me. Back in the olden days of CBR 3,  I read mostly shortish YA books and still struggled to eke out 52 books and reviews by the deadline. … Continue reading

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Marriage is, as she says, a peculiar institution- “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones

I had this title on my radar but didn’t sit down to read it until it became this month’s pick for my book club.  My book club consists of women ranging in age from 50-something to late 20’s. Four of … Continue reading

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Because this is not a house for the faint of heart – “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls

CBR BINGO: Farenheit 451 While I was fishing around trying to find a banned or controversial book for this review, I stumbled across several articles written in 2016 about a 15-year-old girl in a school district near me. When Jeannette … Continue reading

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