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American Dreams
American Dreams
Author: John Jakes
Book Type: Library Binding
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


Excellent John Jakes epic.


An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy
Author: Theodore Dreiser
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 9/24/2006


Excellent! Be sure to catch the Elizabeth Taylor/Montgomery Clift/Shelly Winters movie version called "A Place in the Sun."


As the Crow Flies
As the Crow Flies
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 70
Review Date: 9/24/2006
Helpful Score: 1


I really like the epic novel.


Bayou
Bayou
Author: Pamela Jekel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


Excellent novel of the Deep South.


Defend and Betray (William Monk, Bk 3)
Defend and Betray (William Monk, Bk 3)
Author: Anne Perry
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 12
Review Date: 11/8/2006


As always, another winner in her Inspector Monk series.


Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Author: Vicki Myron
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 546
Review Date: 9/6/2009
Helpful Score: 1


Heart-warming story of a rescued cat, but with way too much emphasis on the personal trials and tragedies of the author.


The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, Bk 1)
The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, Bk 1)
Author: Anne Perry
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 11/17/2006


This is an excellent Victorian mystery. Can't wait to read the whole Inspector Monk series.


Fortune's Rocks
Fortune's Rocks
Author: Anita Shreve
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 9/24/2006


I enjoyed this book, but had a real problem with the 40-year-old married man having an affair with a 15 year old.


Homeland (Crown Family Saga, Bk 1)
Homeland (Crown Family Saga, Bk 1)
Author: John Jakes
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Another excellent John Jakes epic.


In Cold Blood
In Cold Blood
Author: Truman Capote
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 740
Review Date: 9/24/2006


Excellent account of a real-life multiple murder.


A Knight in Shining Armor (Montgomery, Bk 16)
A Knight in Shining Armor (Montgomery, Bk 16)
Author: Jude Deveraux
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/4/2007


One of the few Jude Deveraux I've read and I really enjoyed it.


A Light to My Path (Refiner's Fire, Bk 3)
A Light to My Path (Refiner's Fire, Bk 3)
Author: Lynn Austin
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/8/2006


What a wonderful Civil War story.


Louisiana Fever (Andy Broussard/Kit Franklin)
Louisiana Fever (Andy Broussard/Kit Franklin)
Author: D. J. Donaldson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


Good mystery/thriller set in New Orleans.


Low Country
Low Country
Author: Anne Rivers Siddons
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 111
Review Date: 9/12/2006


Nice little tale of the South Carolina low country.


Mrs. Dewinter
Mrs. Dewinter
Author: Susan Hill
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
 32
Review Date: 5/28/2006


Nice book that wraps up the loose ends from the original, Rebecca.


On the Way to the Wedding (Bridgerton, Bk 8)
On the Way to the Wedding (Bridgerton, Bk 8)
Author: Julia Quinn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/4/2007


I don't read much romance, but this one seemed special to me.


Open House
Open House
Author: Elizabeth Berg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 355
Review Date: 7/4/2006


Not too bad, although I could see the ending coming a mile away.


The Other Side of Midnight
The Other Side of Midnight
Author: Sidney Sheldon
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 85
Review Date: 8/6/2006


Sidney Sheldon at his best.


Savannah
Savannah
Author: Eugenia Price
Book Type: School Library Binding
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


Enjoyable Civil War novel.


Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind
Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind
Author: Alexandra Ripley
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


This one did not live up to my expectations of this long awaited sequel. Scarlett was a Southern girl and in this she spent a majority of her time in Ireland.


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