The book started fast and furious. A la usual Jodi Picoult, it didn’t take long for me to get hooked. However, about 2/3 of the way through the book changed location and everything got weird and disjointed. The resolution was abrupt and forced. If she had continued the book in the same way she started, […]
To Be Read Challenge Book Reviews
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Yokozawa is starting to accept that his relationship with Takano was never meant to be and now he has moved on to be with Kirishima. Yokozawa has become quite used to the routine of hanging out and almost living with Kirishima, but the happy story was soon to change into yet more unfolding drama. Not […]
Until page 166, we shared two different narratives: • 3rd person omnipotent telling the story of Sarah, a victim of the Velodrome d’ Hiver roundup; • 1st person of a 45 year old American journalist who is married to a Frenchman, mother of preteen, experience trouble in her marriage, who has been assigned to write […]
Well, better late than never, and well worth taking the time to read this well-known book by Obama, published in 2006. One of the most interesting aspects for me came about precisely because I read it so long after it was written — pondering Obama’s views of 8 years ago in light of his subsequent […]
Sisters — Nancy Jensen Incest, murder by faking a suicide by hanging, desertion, despair, anger, forced marriage, homosexuality, pride, suburban wife slaving for her husband, Vietnam War, estrangement, death—SECRETS. I should have expected this dismal story from the cover art—two broken tea cups. Any redeeming reason to read this book—Theme – share information, tell the […]
To begin it was an interesting read and as new characters were introduced it got even better as you read about Dade’s adventures. In some parts it’s kind of lacking, but all in all still decent. Find in catalog
Swore to Silence Linda Castillo Subtitle—A Thriller And it was –Thriller in the mystery genre which often deals with obscene, gruesome crimes. One when the reader becomes involved in the solving of the crime, experience tension, fear and an adrenaline high. Thriller in that Castillo creates characters that we actually care about. Thriller that we […]
The Heart of a Killer Jacie Burton Labeled a romance suspense (published by Mira by Harlequin) this story tells of brutal murder(s), secret lives, and obsessive love. Lots of violence. A reunion of the people involved in never -reported crime coincides with a copy-cat murder. Tough but beautiful men, emotionally damaged heroine, graphic sex, too […]
Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos Six years ago Cat, Will and Pen left college and never touched bases with each other. Typical for college kid except these three were more than casual acquaintances – they were a self created family. The lack of contact has majorly affected Pen (Penelope) as she’d dealt with […]
Finally, a teen novel that packs excitement with only the slightest amount of characters! While it was a short read it with a rocky start it got straight to the plot and grabbed you onto the story line, wrapping up with subtle realism. Not in the library catalog.