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Review: American Wife

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American Wife
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Definitely one of my favorite books read in 2012. Easily. I don't know how I missed this one when it came out but I'm glad I found my way to it now. Alice Blackwell tells us of the path of her life that leads her to becoming The First Lady and it's a wonderful time. I can't dislike a librarian. She's introspective and has genuine concern and...

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Book Review: The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan

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The Day the Falls Stood Still
The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Summary:   Tom Cole, the grandson of a legendary local hero, has inherited an uncanny knack for reading the Niagara River's whims and performing daring feats of rescue at the mighty falls. And like the tumultuous meeting of the cataract's waters with the rocks below, a chance encounter between Tom and 17-year-old Bess...

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