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Ten Authors I’ve Only Read One Book Of and Need to Read More

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Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list ten authors that I’ve only read one book from but need to read more. It happens to me all the time, I read a book by an author, love it so much that I look up all books written by ...

Meme: Six in Six

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I saw this meme over at The Bookworm Chronicles and decided this was the perfect way to showcase the books I read this year and loved or disappointed with. In this meme, I catalog books in chunks of sixes like so: Six new authors to me Abraham Verghese George R.R.Martin Alice Munro Jonathan Safran Foer Jo Nesbo Kishwar Desai Six authors I have ...

Cutting for Stone – A Book Review

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Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese A sweeping, emotionally riveting first novel—an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by ...

Mailbox Mondays: November 26, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s Mailbox Monday which is hosted this month by Kathy at Bermuda Onion. Books I received last week Random House India again very kindly sent over a nice set of books. The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie has received mixed reviews. Some raved about it, and some long-time Rushdie readers have been ...