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Book Review–An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars A great book I really enjoyed. I love Ishiguro’s writing–always beautiful and elegant. This is a tale of a painter named Ono looking back on … Continue reading

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Book Review–A Pale View of the Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro

A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Beautifully written novel about a woman named Etsuko who looks back on her early life in Japan after her eldest daughter has committed suicide. I loved … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book was nothing like I thought it would be. From the description on the inside cover flap, it talked about two women being brought together after … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really liked the idea of this story. Anna, a thirteen year old girl conceived to be a genetic match to her sister Kate who suffers from a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atonement by Ian McEwan

Atonement by Ian McEwan My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book! I may be a little biased because I saw the movie first and loved the movie but I don’t think that is the case. The story … Continue reading

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I’m halfway there… so why is it so difficult?

I’ve always loved getting to the halfway point. You’re almost done, it’s easier to finish because usually you’ve gotten past all the hard stuff. It’s like when I hike up the mountains where I live. The first half is all … Continue reading

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Book Review: 11/22/63 by Stephen King

11/22/63 by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book. It was one of those books that is so good you just drop everything to read it. The story is about a man, Jake Epping … Continue reading

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