Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Three Junes review

    Book Review: Three Junes

    By on December 15, 2014

    There are three stories in this book (hence the title) with overlapping characters revolving around a Scottish family of...

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  • Rosie Project review

    Book Review: The Rosie Project

    By on October 16, 2014

    I really enjoyed this fun, light read. It is written from the unconventional point of view of an unusually...

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  • the greater journey review, the greater journey: americans in paris

    Book Review: The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

    By on July 17, 2014

    If you enjoy history, art, or Paris, you would enjoy this book if you can stick with it. Whoever...

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  • Book Thousand Autumns

    Book Review: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

    By on June 19, 2014

    This is a remarkable historical novel set at the cusp of the nineteenth century on the Dutch trading post...

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  • Cooked Michael Pollan

    Book Review: Cooked

    By on May 7, 2014

    I became a fan of Michael Pollan’s over his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma which was a watershed read for...

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  • Book Review: Schooled

    Book Review: Schooled

    By on March 29, 2014

    It was a quite scathing expose– in novel form –of the world of the elite New York City private...

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  • Burgess Boys Book Review

    Book Review: The Burgess Boys

    By on March 22, 2014

    I give it four stars as well; I am glad I read it, even though it is not really...

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  • Book Review: Where'd You Go Bernadette?

    Book Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

    By on March 16, 2014

    Unexpectedly, I really enjoyed this fun, light book, and give this romping novel four stars.

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  • Book Review: Longbourn

    By on January 15, 2014

    I enjoyed this new retelling of Pride and Prejudice from the servants point of view, with their own drama...

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  • Prisoners of the Sea

    Book Review: Prisoners of the Sea

    By on December 21, 2013

    One of the advantages of our approach toward homeschooling is that we created a culture of reading aloud as...

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  • Book Review: A Small Farm in Maine

    By on November 10, 2013

    I really enjoyed this small volume and give it four stars. I chose to read it for my memoir...

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  • Book Review: Robert McCloskey

    By on August 22, 2013

    While I was in Maine and in his stomping grounds, I read this biography of one of my favorite...

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