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Books reviewed by BookBrowse First Impression Reviewers

Dinosaurs (10/19/22)
Dirt Creek (08/24/22)
The Poet's House (08/03/22)
Jackie & Me (08/03/22)
The Lies I Tell (06/22/22)
Housebreaking (04/20/22)
Take My Hand (04/20/22)
Two Storm Wood (04/06/22)
Free (02/16/22)
The Family Chao (02/02/22)
Honor (01/19/22)
Flesh & Blood (10/20/21)
A Million Things (09/08/21)
Ariadne (05/19/21)
The Prophets (01/20/21)
Piranesi (10/07/20)
Migrations (09/02/20)
The Stone Girl (06/24/20)
The Paris Hours (05/06/20)
Miss Austen (05/06/20)
Afterlife (04/22/20)
Lady Clementine (02/05/20)
American Dirt (01/22/20)
Father of Lions (01/08/20)
Becoming (12/04/19)
The Seine (10/30/19)
Mighty Justice (10/30/19)
Yale Needs Women (09/18/19)
Travelers (08/21/19)
The Volunteer (07/31/19)
The Guest Book (05/29/19)
Greek to Me (05/15/19)
The Night Tiger (02/20/19)
The Lost Man (02/20/19)
Clock Dance (08/29/18)
A Place for Us (06/20/18)
Sometimes I Lie (03/21/18)
Only Child (02/21/18)
The Chalk Man (01/24/18)
Seven Days of Us (10/18/17)
Happiness (08/23/17)
Edgar and Lucy (04/05/17)
Castle of Water (04/05/17)
I See You (02/15/17)
A Certain Age (07/13/16)
Miss Jane (07/13/16)
Fallen Land (01/20/16)
Circling the Sun (07/22/15)
Fishbowl (07/22/15)
Lusitania (03/04/15)
The Same Sky (02/18/15)
The Nightingale (02/04/15)
Descent (01/07/15)
Enduring Courage (06/04/14)
A Man of His Own (10/02/13)
Amy Falls Down (07/24/13)
Her Last Breath (07/10/13)
Fever (05/08/13)
Eighty Days (03/20/13)
The House Girl (03/06/13)
Calling Me Home (02/20/13)
Bone River (01/09/13)
Illuminations (10/31/12)
The Art Forger (10/31/12)
Live by Night (10/03/12)
Oxford Messed Up (06/14/12)
The Good Father (04/04/12)
King Peggy (03/14/12)
A Good American (02/15/12)
No Mark Upon Her (02/15/12)
Defending Jacob (02/01/12)
The Night Circus (09/21/11)
Turn of Mind (07/13/11)
A Good Hard Look (07/13/11)
Pearl of China (04/20/11)
Ever By My Side (03/09/11)
The Paris Wife (03/09/11)
Raising Wrecker (02/16/11)
Little Princes (02/03/11)
Bury Your Dead (10/20/10)
The Wave (10/06/10)
Juliet (09/08/10)
Losing My Cool (05/19/10)
Heresy (03/03/10)
Making Toast (03/03/10)
The Bricklayer (02/17/10)
State by State (11/05/09)
The Lieutenant (10/07/09)
South of Broad (09/23/09)
The Angel's Game (07/08/09)
Burnt Shadows (05/06/09)
The Last Secret (04/22/09)

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