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Book reviews and thoughts on literature

The Keeper of Lost Things, Ruth Hogan

There are some books you read because they are deep and asking meaningful questions. Then there are books that you read because they are sweet and make you feel things and you love that. Hogan’s novel is the second one.

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White Fur, Jardine Libaire

A star crossed lovers story set in New York during the 80’s. What else could you want?

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Bonfire, Krysten Ritter

I was already excited to read this but after meeting her, I couldn’t wait. I went to the Krysten Ritter book signing in town, she is a kind human who said she liked my hair. And after finishing, I can confidentially say her book is amazing.

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The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, Joanna Cannon

This one was a little of the beaten path for me. But the detour was totally worth it.

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The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

Update: Ware means a cabin on a ship, not out in the woods.

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Will in the World, Stephen Greenblatt

I graduated with a degree in English so I felt fairly confident I knew about Shakespeare’s background. This book proved I still have a lot to learn.

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The Sinner, Peter Hammesfahr

Alternative title suggestion: The Confused.

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The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, Toobin

Holy guacamole.

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Mozart: A Life, Paul Johnson

I didn’t know anything about Mozart before this book.

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Caraval, Stephanie Garber

Spoiler alert: this book sucks.

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