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When We Were Worthy by Mary Beth Mayhew Whalen

This is the SheReads network book for September. I received a free copy of the book but all my opinions are my own.

Published: 2017

Genre: fiction

Length: 278 pages

Setting: Worthy, a small town in Texas, present day Continue reading

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The Devil You Know by Mike Carey

Back when this book came out, one of my podcasts interviewed the author and talked up this book. It sounded interested so I picked it up when I found it on the shelf at the library.

Published: 2006

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 406 pages

Setting: London, England, present day Continue reading

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Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

This was a SheReads summer read that I didn’t get to until late.

Published: 2017

Genre: fiction

Length: 338 pages

Setting: Memphis, Tennessee in 1939, and Aiken, South Carolina, present day Continue reading

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The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

This was our latest book club choice.

Published: 2010

Genre: historical fiction

Length: 369 pages

Setting: Virginia, late 1700s/early 1800s Continue reading

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

I had heard excellent things about a TV adaptation of the book, and decided I should check it out. I really enjoyed the first season, and was reminded the books were good. It’s been at least a decade since I started the series (before I started writing book reviews on what I read), so I decided it would be my reread for the year.

Published: 1991

Genre: historical fiction with time travel

Length: 627 pages

Setting: it starts in 1945, Scotland, but is mostly set in 1743, Scotland Continue reading

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A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

Published: 1991

Genre: literary fiction

Length: 371 pages

Setting: a farm in Iowa, 1979

Font: Bembo

Interest: It’s a Pulitzer Prize winner Continue reading

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