Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Devil and Webster by Jean Hanff Korelitz



This was a fun read--a great send-up of the academic environment. I did find the ending somewhat disappointing.

Review copy provided by publisher.

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai



The first half of this book was utterly perfect; the second half was decent.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kirstin Downey



I was completely fascinated by this book.

Friday, March 17, 2017

To Sleep with the Angels by David Cowan



Very well done; a moving and sad story.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Marvels by Brian Selznick



I really liked this book.

Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill



I loved this so, so much.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen



I thoroughly enjoyed this; it was like reading Downton Abbey.

Review copy provided by publisher.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The Trophy Child by Paula Daly



Lots of good material here and an interesting read, but the ending felt like it came out of nowhere.

Review copy provided by publisher.

The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon-Reed



This was fascinating, despite the sometimes pedantic writing.

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