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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Six Years

Six Years I love Coben.  They’re not very thick on intrigue or detail — just a thriller plot and a great protagonist.  Jake Fischer loses Natalie, the love of his life when she abruptly decides to marry someone else.  But when Fischer sees the husband’s obituary six years later and realizes that he wasn’t married […]

With or Without You

With or Without You: A Memoir written by Domenica Ruta.  Very sad tale of Ruta’s childhood with a crazy, drug-addicted, narcissistic mother.  Not as gruesome in detail as other memoirs of this sort I’ve read.  Also not as insightful as other stories of finding sobriety.  Nothing beats Drinking: A Love Story on that one.

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel by Robin Sloan.  Natalie’s suggestion for April book club.  Loved it!  I read it in the 2 days before our meeting so I would be ready to discuss it, but we will NEVER all read a book so the discussions go nowhere.  Good thing I loved this book for […]