Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid is an compelling look at fate. One of the lovely ladies from book club choose this book for us. I can say I wouldn’t have read this book other wise. I had mixed feelings about this one, but in the end, am glad I did read this novel. Read more

The Rule of Three by Eric Walters review

The Rule of Three by Eric Walters review

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Rule of Three by Eric Walters is a dystopian YA novel. This book was recommended to me by my youngest! I purchased this book for him a year or so ago from a school book sale. While, I don’t think, he has ever finished the novel, he has always said it is a book I would look. So, this one is for you, kiddo! Read more

Review of The Nest by Cynthia D’ Aprix Sweeney

Review of The Nest by Cynthia D’ Aprix Sweeney

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The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney is an adult fiction about family dynamics. This novel was this months pick for my book club. Hopefully not too many of my book club ladies will read this before we get together. I’m going to be honest here. I was not impressed by this book. I stumbled across this book some time ago, but wasn’t interested. But isn’t that part of what book club is about? Picking up books you normally wouldn’t have. Read more

Review of Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

Review of Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

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Briar Rose by Jane Yolen is the retelling of Sleeping Beauty but with a twist. It is beautiful and devastating all at once. I first saw this book among a list of novels that retold fairy tales differently than we are accustomed to. As I started reading this novel I was expecting a fantasy novel, (maybe Gemma is Briar Rose and Rebacca has a throne awaiting her) but was greatly surprised. Read more