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LAUREN B. DAVIS

Author of AGAINST A DARKENING SKY, THE EMPTY ROOM, OUR DAILY BREAD, and others. Find out more at www.LaurenBDavis.com. I read as if my sanity depended upon it.. . . oh, wait, it does! Snort.

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October
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October 2017
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From the back of the book: "Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out i...
American War - Omar El Akkad
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American War - Omar El Akkad
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September 2017
28
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The Essential Jennifer Johnston: The Captains and the Kings, The Railway Station Man, Fool's Sanctuary - Jennifer Johnston, Sebastian Barry
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A quiet, thoughtful book by a writer who is much underappreciated. She deserves a wide audience, although I fear the sort of ...
The Essential Jennifer Johnston: The Captains and the Kings, The Railway Station Man, Fool's Sanctuary - Jennifer Johnston, Sebastian Barry
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September 2017
21
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Excellent Women - Barbara Pym, Jayne Entwistle
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Marvelous. Fabulous. Hilarious. Poignant. I now understand why friends of mine RAVE about Pym. I'm besotted. Her ability to k...
Excellent Women - Barbara Pym, Jayne Entwistle
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September 2017
19
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I love fairy tales, and this one is no exception. I also appreciate that the wild, snowy Alaskan landscape is as much a chara...
The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey
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The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey
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September 2017
16
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Well, that was quite a ride. Beautifully written -- Bond is a marvel at the sentence level -- and magical in more ways than o...
Ruby: A Novel - Cynthia Bond
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Ruby: A Novel - Cynthia Bond
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September 2017
10
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The Women in the Castle - Jessica Shattuck
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A terrific book told from the point of view of three German women and set throughout the Second World War through to 1991. Be...
The Women in the Castle - Jessica Shattuck
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September 2017
07
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3.5 really. I enjoyed this novel, and will no doubt read the second in the series. The Victorian world of New York city is wo...
The Alienist - Caleb Carr
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The Alienist - Caleb Carr
September 2017
6
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August 2017
22
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I LOVED this book! It's magical, alluring, beautifully plotted and full of fabulous characters, both human, and not-so-human ...
The Witches of New York - Ami McKay