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Book Review: FLORENCE GORDON

Florence Gordon by Brian Morton My rating: 5 of 5 stars FLORENCE GORDON is about a smart, cantankerous, plainspoken old feminist, exactly the kind of old lady I aspire to be (some might say I’ve already achieved my goal). She’s honest to the point of tactlessness and doesn’t suffer fools gladly. As the book opens, […]

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Review: THE GUILTY ONE

The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne My rating: 5 of 5 stars All summer, I’ve been longing for a book that would draw me in completely and make me ignore my responsibilities to keep reading. Finally, I found it in THE GUILTY ONE. Let’s get one thing straight: this is not a mystery/thriller even though […]

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Book Review: After the Storm

After the Storm by Linda Castillo My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really wanted to love this book. Many mystery fans whose opinions I respect love Linda Castillo, and I had never read her work. After reading a glowing review of After the Storm, I decided to take the plunge. The novel starts with […]

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Book Review: The Art Forger

The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro My rating: 4 of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this book while I was reading it. I loved the glimpse into the world of artists, museums, and galleries that it provided. The information about painting technique was very well woven into the texture of the novel, so it never […]

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