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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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Review: The Ice-Cream Makers

The Ice-Cream Makers by Ernest van der Kwast My rating: 2 of 5 stars This is really a 2.5 rating. I’m not sure what I expected when I signed up for an advanced copy of The Ice-Cream Makers but what … Continue reading

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Review: Brooklyn

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín My rating: 3 of 5 stars Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn is the simple story of a young Irish woman struggling to come of age after a major life change is more or less forced on her. It … Continue reading

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Marian Keyes to Success

Marian Keyes, the popular and immensely talented Irish writer, has a gift.  Well, she has many but the one that fascinates me the most and makes her novels, which have a way of tackling some tough subjects with a wicked … Continue reading

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