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Friday, May 3, 2013

Recent Reads with Ratings - see Goodreads for complete details!

The Laws of Gravity

3.0 out of 5 stars - The law cannot compel altruism.

This novel centers on a legal question: can someone be forced to give cord blood (or other body parts)

Secret Lives

2.0 out of 5 stars -- I have read and enjoyed a couple of Diane Chamberlain's more recent novels: THE LIES WE TOLD and THE SECRET LIFE OF CEECEE WILKES

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

4.0 out of 5 stars - I am usually not a fan of memoirs, but this was a very interesting account of the author's descent into madness. Because she is a

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

3.0 out of 5 stars -Not what I was expecting but it was a quick, easy read. This book was selected by my group for the teen book club this month. I se 

Reconstructing Amelia

4.0 out of 5 stars - No matter what she might think, a mother doesn't really "know" everything about her teenaged daughter.

Amelia Baron, aged 15, seem 

The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

4.0 out of 5 stars - I loved this memoir of a midwife in London's East End circa 1950s. Jennifer Worth worked and lived with nuns at Nonnatus House. R..

A Mother's Trial

True crime -- Very interesting, deals with a woman who was accused of murdering her adopted Korean daughter with sodium bicarbonate put into the formu

Cut & Run

3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining and fast...

This is the third novel in the Rachel Scott adventure series that I have read -- previous titles are Burn.

Six Years

3.0 out of 5 stars -- You know what you're going to get when you select a book by Harlan Coben. Reading his novels is like eating comfort food. The pl

Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)

I need to think about this book for awhile before I can even try to give a star rating or any review of it. Possibly for as long as it took me to read

The Shell Seekers

4.0 out of 5 stars - Beautiful story of a family told in alternating viewpoints over a couple of generations. The novel's main character, Penelope, re


3.0 out of 5 stars - “Memory is elusive because it is spread across so much of the brain…Stab eight pins into it [the brain]. Draw lines between them

The Bone Yard (Body Farm, #6)

3.0 out of 5 stars - this most recent of the Bill Brockton forensic anthropology novels takes the reader to Florida and long ago abuse and murder invo

Born in Death (In Death, #23)

3.0 out of 5 stars -- You know what you get when you read one of these in the Eve Dallas series. This was #23 and I still really enjoy the characters


4.0 out of 5 stars - "We make so many right decisions in life, but it is the wrong ones that can never be forgiven."

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