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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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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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Two parents, a girl, a ghost, and a ticked-off cat – “City of Ghosts” by Victoria Schwab

CBR10 BINGO:  And So It Begins I added this to my hold list at the library months before the publication date and I STILL had to wait a month for it. Behold the power of Victoria Schwab! I loved her … Continue reading

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The question is whether or not you choose to disturb the world around you, or if you choose to let it go on as if you had never arrived – “A State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett

I picked up this book in my ongoing love affair with fiction about the natural world. I also really enjoyed  Patchett’s “Commonwealth” and I wanted to read more of her stuff.  A little bit “Heart of Darkness” and a little … Continue reading

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