Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Thorn Birds

3.5 stars because I can’t decide if I actually enjoyed it or if I just got sucked into the engrossing story.   On the surface, The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough is a sweeping historical epic filled to excess with tragedy … Continue reading

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Review: The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane

5 Stars The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane by Kelly Harms was recommended to me by my friendly local librarian who, so far, has yet to steer me wrong.  Here she’s picked another winner. This story of two women who … Continue reading

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Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1)

4 Stars What a fun book! In Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters, Amelia Peabody is a woman ahead of her time whose personality and physical appearance does not fit into Victorian society. She has strong opinions, which she doesn’t … Continue reading

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Review: Stargazey Point

Stargazey Point by Shelley Noble My rating: 3 of 5 stars Stargazey Point is a fairly typical feel-good story set in the American south complete with the strong but troubled heroine, the unique geography and climate of South Carolina, the … Continue reading

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Review: Left to Chance

Left to Chance by Amy Sue Nathan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Left to Chance is a sweet but not cloying story about going home again after running away from a tragedy. The novel’s strengths lie in its honesty … Continue reading

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