Monthly Archives: July 2020

The Perfect Couple by Elin HIlderbrand

I needed a break from thinking about anything, politics, health, family, etc. This romance-type of story is set in a murder mystery and it sounded perfect. It was actually almost just what I needed but it was really disappointing. *******The … Continue reading

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House of Rain ~ by Craig Childs

I wanted to read this because it deals with American Native history but when I first started I was disappointed that it was so literary in nature, more like literary non-fiction which is fine in its place and I liked … Continue reading

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead ~ by Olga Tokarczuk x2

I read this back in January and it was okay but it was also a selection in the Booker Prize group for our July read. I knew I hadn’t got much more than an outline of the plot and a … Continue reading

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I Contain Multitudes ~ by Ed Yong

This is a second reading of this because most of it went over my head the first time. My focus is not what it was before the virus and my mom’s health difficulties and this book is not something I … Continue reading

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Too Much and Never Enough ~ by Mary Trump

I had to add this to my Trump library – I think I’ve read 18 books about Trump and his his mess of an administration now, some better than others but all contributing to the satisfaction of my curiosity. This … Continue reading

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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt ~ by Anonymous

This is a really amazing book – it’s by someone anonymous who is better off that way because it’s a memoir AND fiction and who in the world could all this have happened to? Anyway, I loved it. Becoming Duchess … Continue reading

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I Contain Multitudes ~ by Ed Yong

It wasn’t until my second reading that I found this book rather interesting because I had to get past a bunch of ick factor to get there. I never (ever) had an interest in a medical career and avoided biology … Continue reading

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Cold Earth ~ by Ann Cleeves

I got way behind in my blurb-writing so I just lifted this one from the Audible site. I did enjoy it though – I love Jimmy Perez and Sandy and the others. Cold Earthby Ann Cleeves 2017 – Englishread by … Continue reading

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The Room Where It Happened 
by John Bolton


The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoirby John Boltonread by  – Robert Petkoff Rating – A-  / current events- John Bolton hasn’t changed and because I’m a relatively moderate-to-liberal Democrat who is appalled by Donald Trump’s personality and his … Continue reading

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