Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Rose Hotel:

The Rose Hotel: A Memoir of Secrets, Loss and Love by Rahimeh Andalibian 2012 / 328 pages (Kindle) Rating ___ / memoir (Published by National Geographic) Rahimeh Andalibian is a US citizen now,  a doctor of psychology  practicing systemic psychology and specializing … Continue reading

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The Lake House

The Lake House by Kate Morton 2015/ 512 pages read by Caroline Lee 21h 24m rating:  B /  historical crime-romance (literary?) Morton has 6 books out now,  a couple of them have been best sellers and she has a strong … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Professor:

The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books by John Carey 2014/ 384 pages rating: 8.25 / biography-lit crit Carey is a highly acclaimed English literary critic, professor and writer in London.  This is a memoir of his going from a … Continue reading

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Down Among the Dead Men

Down Among the Dead Men by Peter Lovesy 2015 / 384 pages read by Simon Prebble 10h 41m rating: (15th in the Peter Diamond series) I’d not read any of Peter Lovesly’s books prior to this one  and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Rogue Lawyer

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham 2015 / 352 pages read by Mark Deakins 11h 18m rating A+ /  legal thriller Sebastian Rudd defends the indefensible – those criminals who have no other recourse, the “untouchables,”  the bottom of the barrel, … Continue reading

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I Am Malala:

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzia with Christina Lamb as a contributor 2013 / 352 pages read by  Archie Panjabi 9h 55m Rating:  7.5 At first I felt … Continue reading

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Rabbit Run

Rabbit Run by John Updike 1960 / 336 pages read by Arthur Morey 12h 5m Rating:  5 / classic 20th century angst I got it read – been tempting me for years solely because it’s a series of books  although … Continue reading

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