“Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love.”* A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare...
Post date: July 24, 2015
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It was an eclectic collection of comics all with a strong 90s vibe...a little corny at times, but poignant in the right spot too. Hard to read occasionally as was typical for the time. All in all an easy introduction to a few fan faves and a few lesser known faces of the marvel universe.
Post date: July 23, 2015
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Average, didn't grab my interest like I thought it would.
Post date: July 22, 2015
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Stayed up late to finish it. With every page, the story became more urgent and I just had to keep reading! There's a definite similarity to Silence of the Lambs, but with a seasoned psychologist rather than an FBI agent in the lead protagonist role. Dr. Alice Quentin is an English high...
Post date: July 21, 2015
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Quite the page turner here -- a strong psychological thriller. Main character Brigid is a retired FBI agent from law enforcement family. She spent years undercover and never really had a personal life! Now she's living a calm life in Tuscon with her patient, kind, loving ex-priest of a...
Post date: July 21, 2015
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A unique take on the Lizzie Borden murders. I'm not saying it was aliens, but it was...Lovecraft. I love Lovecraftian horror and I found it a fascinating choice to mix it with historical events. This book is told from the perspective of a handful of different characters, sometimes characters...
Post date: July 21, 2015
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This is a small, sweet little book. It is written by a woman who lives with her husband, in a small town in Alaska. She has grown kids and some Grandkids too. She writes obituaries for the small town weekly newspaper. This book she "talks" about the things she has discovered through...
Post date: July 20, 2015
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I have always liked Anne River Siddons books because the twist you expect is not usually the twist that actually occurs. That's the story in this book too. Emily Parmenter lives on an old plantation (in modern times) near Charleston, SC. She lives with her father and two brothers. Her...
Post date: July 20, 2015
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A tragic tale of two friends separated by events in WWII and their equally tragic reunion. This book was a bit of a struggle to get through, and lacked the subtle, dry humor of Adler-Olson's Department Q novels.
Post date: July 18, 2015
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I really liked this book. It was interesting to experience history through a fictional character who lived during the early 1900's through 1985 (when the book ends). The story focuses on a female main character who was born in America to a family of immigrants. Her entire family experiences...
Post date: July 17, 2015
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