Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Captain’s Duty, Captain Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty

book 31 – A Captain’s Duty A Captain’s Duty was a difficult book to read. On the surface, it’s Richard Phillips’ story of the Somali pirate capture of the merchant ship Maersk Alabama – the first time an American ship … Continue reading

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Death Finds a Way, Lorine McGinnis Schulze

book 30 – Death Finds a Way Death Finds a Way is the debut novel by genealogist/writer Lorine McGinnis Schulze. The story follows genealogist and accidental detective Janie Riley as she travels to Salt Lake City to research her family … Continue reading

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Generation Loss, Elizabeth Hand

Book 29 – Generation Loss I can’t begin to describe how much I enjoyed this book! It’s an unconventional mystery novel that tells the story of Cassandra Neary, a gritty, middle-aged, single woman who is decidedly unapologetic about her addiction … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn

Book 28 – Sharp Objects Sharp Objects is the debut book by the author of the better-known book, Gone Girl. I actually liked this book much better than Gone Girl, possibly because I hated the ending of Gone Girl so … Continue reading

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The Robber Bride, Margaret Atwood

Book 27 – The Robber Bride Margaret Atwood is almost too good a writer. I want to consume each sentence, roll it around in my head, admire and savour it. I wonder if she meticulously crafts each sentence, choosing the … Continue reading

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Children of Earth and Sky, Guy Gavriel Kay

Book 26: Children of Earth and Sky It is always a long wait for the next Guy Gavriel Kay book (actually, a month would be a long wait!). But we are always oh! so excited when he finally releases a … Continue reading

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Eligible: A Modern Retelling Of Pride And Prejudice, Curtis Sittenfeld

Book 25: Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice This book was a clever choice by Sharl, a fellow book club member. Two of us in the club are big fans of Jane Austin, as I’m sure I mentioned … Continue reading

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