this is a fascinating account of a little known plot to assassinate lincoln before his inauguration. The book is not only well written but it includes an amazing set of real life characters including the first ever female detective, kate warne. The audio book version also includes a must hear...
Post date: August 17, 2015
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Such a great modern day story combined with a classic fairy tale! Thrilled that I stumbled across Alex Flinn while looking for a book on CD. Love her work!
Post date: August 17, 2015
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Highly recommend this fast read. A great story of finding your "home" where you least expect.
Post date: August 13, 2015
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Jennifer continues to write completely relatable and realistic characters. This story follows the lives of Rachel and Andy who, by chance, meet when they are young children in the emergency room. They form a quick friendship and connection to one another. They continue to weave in and out of each...
Post date: August 13, 2015
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I had started this book a few years ago and for some reason didn't finish it. Not sure why. Picked it up again. I enjoyed the part about the challenges of building the World Fair exhibit. The sections of the book on the construction of the Columbia Exposition had fascinating anecdotes,...
Post date: August 13, 2015
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For fans of Garth Nix, especially his Abhorsen Trilogy (The Old Kingdom Trilogy), this book is certainly worth a read. I picked this book up because of the Old Kingdom novella. While I enjoyed the novella, I felt it didn't add much to the Abhorsen world. The rest of the stories were broken...
Post date: August 11, 2015
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Phenomenal. Inglis does an amazing job using his voice to add depth to the characters and action to the plot. I want to reread it already! Tolkien's 2nd book in the trilogy may easily be my favorite because the themes and history leave me with richer thoughts. Golem totally steals the...
Post date: August 10, 2015
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Excellent mystery, lots of twists and unexpected turns.
Post date: August 10, 2015
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I read this book for the second time this summer. It is a simple, beautifully written story. The author makes the reader really feel each characters' thoughts, pains and joys. I will read this book over and over again.
Post date: August 9, 2015
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# 2 in the Magical Cats mystery series. I enjoyed reading about Librarian Kathleen Paulson and her two "magical" cats, Hercules and Owen as they helped solve another murder in the small Minnesota town they live in. I have already put mysteries #3 and #4 on hold. Looking forward to...
Post date: August 8, 2015
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