Books reviewed by Beverly Melven at BookBrowse.

Beverly Melven
BookBrowse Reviewer

Beverly believes that a day without reading is like a day without sunshine. She holds a B.A. in English, with an eye to acquiring a Ph.D. in Literary Theory. She also spent a year at Alaska magazine & The MILEPOST, proofing and writing the occasional article. She babbles about all of the books she reads at

Books reviewed by Beverly Melven

Home (05/30/12)
Monstress (02/15/12)
The Cat's Table (10/05/11)
Embassytown (07/13/11)
Tiger, Tiger (04/20/11)
Home Fires (03/09/11)
Annabel (01/13/11)
Sunset Park (11/03/10)
A Secret Kept (09/22/10)
Half the Sky (11/19/09)

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The Bone Tree
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    Les Parisiennes
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    How the women of Paris lived, loved, and died under Nazi occupation.

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