Tag Archives: contemporary literature

Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson ~ #Fiction #BookReview

This isn’t the type of book I would normally have chosen for myself. The description was kind of dramatic and cutesy and not at all suspenseful or mysterious, but it was one of the monthly free books offered by Amazon … Continue reading

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Beartown by Fredrik Backman ~ #Fiction #BookReview

5 stars! Maybe it’s an odd way of starting a review, but in this case, it’s fitting. Every once in a while you stumble across a book that changes you. This is one of those stories. It’s raw and insightful … Continue reading

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The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen ~ Fiction Book Review

Here’s another book that I got for free on my Kindle that turned out to be a score. It was a nice change of pace from my normal reads. No great mystery, no harrowing suspense, just a story about people – a story that … Continue reading

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The Far End of Happy by Kathryn Craft ~ Fiction Book Review

I have mixed feelings about this book. It was well written. It told a good story. It was emotionally compelling, crafted in a way that pulled at your heartstrings. It was relatable. It was easy to both identify and sympathize with … Continue reading

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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff ~ Fiction Book Review

I loved this book in the beginning. I found the prose artful and engaging, abstract in that it tended more toward train of thought than adhering to the rules of proper grammar, which I really liked. (It wasn’t Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway … Continue reading

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