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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
12/5/2013: I am not going to lie, I was skeptical of this book. My mother suggested it and she has a questionable background for good literature, but I am so happy to have nothing but good things to say about this book.
It takes place back in World War II England. London initially and then...
by Hannah Kent
12/4/2013: Burial Rites is the first novel by Australian author, Hannah Kent. In 2003, during an exchange year in Iceland, Hannah Kent became interested with events leading up to the last execution to occur in that country. Thus began ten years of research into Agnes Magnusdottir, beheaded by...
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd
12/1/2013: The Secret Life of Bees first caught my eye because I have seen the movie and really enjoyed that. Sue Monk Kidd did an excellent job of pulling you into her story from the very beginning. I always hate when movies or books are slow in the beginning and you are just waiting till...
Norah Piehl is a former bookseller who has also worked for several
publishing companies. Currently a freelance writer and permissions
editor, Norah reviews books for a number of print and online
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