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I am a great admirer of Maud Carol Markson's fiction, and this is the novel I fell in love with first. The voice is so subtle and deft, and the story moving and insightful about the difficulties and...
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**A finalist for the 24th Annual Northern California Book Award** Praise for The Painting “Nina Schuyler is one of those writers who can make you skip dessert so you can get back to your book. She...
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From Publishers Weekly The destructive forces of lust, greed and consuming pride influence the rise and fall of a Chinese family living in Hawaii in this carefully researched and atmospherically...
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Great book, a real page turner, I could not stop reading.
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I really loved his first book "The Kite Runner." After reading "A Thousand Splendid Suns" I only liked his first book compared to how much joy and love I have for his second book. The two main female...
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Mary Walsh talks about
 Pretty Much True… This novel explores so many areas of the conflict that many face when determining the right and wrong of war. Kristen captures a variety of characterizations that leaves the...
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Mary Walsh talks about
 Pretty Much True… This novel explores so many areas of the conflict that many face when determining the right and wrong of war. Kristen captures a variety of characterizations that leaves the...
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Catherine Nagle writes in her book the choice she had at an early age of extreme tragedy. She had a choice to follow the road of bitterness or the road, which she chose, the road with God's love...
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A compelling, and very readable, book set in 16th Century Persia. The tale is told from the point of view of a eunuch in the house of the current Shah's daughter: meaning that the author is doing...
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Dana Mills talks about
I cannot imagine Hosseini writing anything that is not intensely moving. In 'And the Mountains Echoed', a single decision determines the lives of many for generations to come. While some are...
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Dana Mills talks about
A beautiful enchanting novel recounted in the oral tradition of storytelling. The reader is immediately intoxicated by the colourful and fragrant world of seventeenth-century Isfahan and enraptured...
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