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Book Review: Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Book Review: Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Verity Kendall December 7, 2014 0

I’ve always viewed Hardy as one of the great classic novelists, and this is possibly his most well known work. With this in mind, I was introduced to this novel as a student and

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Book Review: A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman

Book Review: A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman

Sveta November 23, 2014 0

When I chose to cover A Replacement Life by Boris Fishman on my blog, it should have been a match-made in heaven; although I live in a different state, this is the community I

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Book Review: Losing Touch by Sandra Hunter

Book Review: Losing Touch by Sandra Hunter

Sveta November 9, 2014 0

When I first began to read Losing Touch by Sandra Hunter, I really wasn’t sure what to expect, but the last thing I expected was to completely fall in love with the book. I

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Book Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Book Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Verity Kendall August 16, 2014 0

How do you discuss a novel like Lolita? Certainly, there are few novels that cover the topic of pedophilia, let alone ones where the pedophile himself is portrayed largely as being a victim of

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Book Review: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu

Book Review: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu

Sveta June 6, 2014 0

The Tale of Genji was translated into three types of translations: Waley, Taylor and Seidensticker: this review is for the Seidensticker Edition. A long time ago, back in 2007 or even earlier perhaps, a

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Book Review: Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden

Book Review: Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden

Verity Kendall April 18, 2014 0

Annie On My Mind was one of the first LGBT books I came across that is aimed at teenage readers. It was bought simply because it was the most popular book in the category

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Book Review: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Book Review: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Sveta February 7, 2014 0

In 8th grade, a girl claimed that she read Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and that it took her a short time to read it. I couldn’t resist the challenge thus I

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Book Review: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Book Review: Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Sveta January 28, 2014 0

Just like with Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by Kristina McMorris, I became desperate to get this book after seeing so many positive reviews as well as reading the summary. I wanted to know if

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Book Review: The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book Review: The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Shahla Khan January 16, 2014 0

First Sight ‘Pick Me Up’ Points- It is on Amazon’s bestseller list The blurb on the back cover What is the book about? The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriaty is about Cecilia, a woman

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Book Review: The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle

Book Review: The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle

Stacie Spencer December 16, 2013 0

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final novel in the Sherlock Holmes collection by Arthur Conan Doyle. This story is told much in the vein of how A Study in Scarlet was

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