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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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“Monsters know when they are recognized..” – Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

The psychological profiling and tracking of serial killers in books, television and film is extremely interesting to me. The first book that I encountered along those lines was “Silence of the Lambs” and I devoured all of the prequels and … Continue reading

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“The Chosen ones never know that they are chosen.” Daisy Jones and the Six – by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Another of Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club picks strikes again. This is definitely a page turner and a great summer read. Might I also recommend having some good 60’s rock ‘n roll playing in the background as well? Sit … Continue reading

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“…his attraction to her felt terrifying, like an oncoming train, and he threw her under it.” – Normal People by Sally Rooney

Wow. I’m not exactly sure where to start with this one. This was my book club’s pick for June and it is killing me that I will be out of town and unable to discuss it. Classmates at school, Marianne … Continue reading

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“You can’t stop the tide.” Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams

Beatriz Williams is one of my summer read go-tos. For some reason, I never got around to this book last summer when it came out. My mother passed her copy to me and it has been sitting on my non-library … Continue reading

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