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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 14&15 – IT Had To Be You and This Heart of Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I had to review these books together as they are two of my favorite in Susan Elizabeth Phillips Chicago Stars series.  I admitted before Im a sucker for a good romance and if its well written and has a great … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 12 – My Life in France by Julia Child

After watching Meryl Streep play Julia Child in Julie & Julia, I was determined to read My Life in France by Julia Child.  It was a wonderful book and I learned so much just reading the book.  To add to … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 11 – The Shoemakers Wife by Adriana Trigiani

I have read other works by this author and love how she engages her reader.  Adriana Trigiani’s latest offering, The Shoemakes Wife, is loosely based on her grandparents story and its very well done. The novel starts off in Northern … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 13 – The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I decided to read this book before the movie came out due in large part to its popularity with some of my students.  They were all very excited about the movie and I felt it was time for me to … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 10 – The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

I LOVED this book!  I just had to make that the first thing I tell you, dear reader! What a wonderful and marvelous story.  Alan Bradley is an extremely talented writer.  The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie is … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 9-The Ideal Man by Julie Garwood

In the Ideal Man by Julie Garwood, the typical romance begins with a shooting in a park.  Enter our hero and heroine. Max Daniels is a FBI agent from Hawaii in hot pursuit of a modern day Bonnie-and-Clyde who open … Continue reading

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Rachelmarjne #CBR4 Review 8 – The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

I picked this book up based on a recommendation I read on Amazon.  The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane looked interesting and had some really good reviews.    I really enjoyed this book! The book starts outin 1600’s Massachusetts.  A little … Continue reading

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