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Robin Reads: Metro Girl, The Rule of Four, and The Bronte Project

Well, out of these, I didn’t really like any of them. 😉 Two novels about literature, two thrillers/mysteries. Let’s start with The Rule of Four.The Rule of Four: Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason (FICTION):Lurching novel (literary thriller) about a renaissance era book which is supposedly impossible to deciper and filled with clues. Kind of like a renaissance Finnegans Wake? I’m not sure as I don’t know ...

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book reviews for: The friend who got away, Son of Wicked, Locked Rooms

While I STILL wait for Wicked from the public library (I’ve been 2nd on the list for a while now), I did manage to finish 3 books: The Friend Who Got Away : Twenty Women’s True Life Tales of Friendships that Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away, by Jenny Offill, Elissa Schappell. (NONFICTION) ?I enjoyed this book greatly. It has a great variety of ...

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book reviews for : Angels & Demons, Twisted, the undomestic goddess, colors insulting to nature

I finally do have some nonfiction coming up on my reading list… and you can see that I’ve been doing ALOT of reading… Angels & Demons by Dan Brown I enjoyed this one much better than the DaVinci Code, although reading these two so closely together I did see a formula. Here is the formula for those who might wonder: Famous symbologist/professor Robert Langdon receives ...

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book reviews for: the davinci code, the best awful, incubus dreams

well, I think I am feeling in desperate need to read some good quality nonfiction. Too much fluff in my reading bag these last couple of weeks! …which I suppose is okay for someone whose brain is not working so well…FINISHED:+The Davinci Code by Dan Brown Yeah, I read it finally. So much has been written and talked about this book (not sure why, except ...

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Robin reads Fall reads : Olivia Joules & the overactive imagination, White as Snow, The Birth of Venus, Portrait of a Killer, Gothic Tragic

Olivia Joules and the overactive imagination / Helen Fielding.From the author of bridget jones. A silly fluffy read. Great fun. Actually, I liked it much better than Bridget Jones. White as snow / Tanith Lee.A remaking of the Snow White story in a traditional fantasy fiction vein. I forgot I had already read this one. The story is superficially straightforward, but it has alot of ...

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The devil wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger Ok, I must have had some of the worst bosses in the history of the world, as this person didn’t seem THAT bad to me. I know, I kept reading it, thinking, she doesn’t sound THAT bad… WHAT? Am I crazy?!?! I did love this one though. Very girly, corporate, fashionasta, funny in a demented way. Alternative Atlanta ...

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Robin Reads

I thought you might like an update on the 5 books that I recently checked out of the library to read: Here goes the score in no particular order: Q is for Quarry – a very typical Sue Grafton. What I like about Sue Grafton in the a-? series is the main character. She reminds me a little of my friend, L, in that she’s ...

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