Monthly Archives: September 2011

Book Review: A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown by Julia Scheeres

Title: A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception, and Survival at Jonestown Author: Julia Scheeres Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Free Press Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher First line: Had I walked by 1859 … Continue reading

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October Read-along: Wherever You Go by Joan Leegant

Avis and I had so much fun doing the Connie Willis read-alongs in July and August that we decided to do another one in October. Both of us received Joan Leegant’s novel Wherever You Go for review, so that made … Continue reading

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Buddy Read and Review: The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

Title: The Leftovers Author: Tom Perrotta Genre: Speculative fiction, contemporary fiction Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher First line: Laurie Garvey hadn’t been raised to believe in the Rapture. I was … Continue reading

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