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Beautifully written -- best book I've read in the last year!
Holy Cow! Lots of twists and surprises. Very compelling...I could not put it down, had to finish it. Over and Over, I said to myself, I did not see that coming even up to the very last page. Perhaps I should have, but I became so engaged with these dark and twisted characters. Even though almost all the main characters are dark and twisted, I was still rooting for some of them and identified or felt connected to them. Any book that has recommendation blurbs from Lee Child, Nelson DeMille and Joe Hill, I have to read. I was not disappointed!
A Sequel to Doc. Fabulous historical fiction. Anything Mary Doria Russell writes is going to be wonderful.
Comes out next Tuesday! Wow! An almost 400 page suicide note from three sisters that spans several decades and generations of family entanglements/drama, and Albert Einstein too! Very moving, poignant, funny, dramatic. I love Lady, Vee and Delph and deeply care about all that has happened to them, their very complicated family history and what is ultimately in store for them. Enjoyed it immensely!
Well I loved Water for Elephants but I didn't read Ape House because I heard so many bad things about it. At the Water's Edge grabbed me from the get go! Maddie is learning so much and I admire that she is sticking up for herself overcoming the cultural mores of her society. The characters in the small Scottish highlands village that Maddie comes to be a part of are fully and richly developed. Subtly romantic, painfully devastating, but uplifting as well. A very deeply felt experience!