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Super Sad Love Story Review

Super Sad True Love Story By: Gary Shteyngart Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Recommended for: Fiction- Futuristic Dystopian Demise Style Super Sad True Love Story belies almost every word of its title, but it still plunges us into a satirical … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants Review

Water for Elephants By: Sara Gruen Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction/Romance Readers Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski’s ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed … Continue reading

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The Bastard of Istanbul Review

The Bastard of Istanbul By: Elif Shafak Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction/ Culture Readers When The Bastard of Istanbul was published in Turkey, Elif Shafak was accused by nationalist lawyers of insulting Turkish identity. The charges … Continue reading

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Wurthering Heights Review

Wurthering Heights By: Emily Brontë Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Classic Literature Readers A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven … Continue reading

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The Choice Review

The Choice By: Nicholas Sparks Paige’s Rating: (2) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Romance/Fiction Readers Set amid the austere beauty of the North Carolina coast, Nicholas Sparks tells the story of Travis Parker, a small-town veterinarian who’s perfectly content with … Continue reading

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The Best Awful Review

The Best Awful By: Carrie Fisher Paige’s Rating: (2) of 5 Stars Recommended for: “Fiction” Readers Suzanne Vale, the Hollywood actress has a problem: She’s had a child with someone who forgot to tell her he was gay. He forgot … Continue reading

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Rothfuss The Wise Mans Fear Excerpt

Over on Tor.com they have an except from Patrick Rothfuss’s long awaited sequel to The Name of the Wind.  The Wise Man’s Fear is the second book in the Kingkiller Chronicles.  It is a fun read if you are familiar … Continue reading

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The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Review

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter By: Kim Edwards Paige’s Rating: (3.5) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction Readers In 1964, when a blizzard forces Dr. David Henry to deliver his own twins, he immediately recognizes that one of them has Down … Continue reading

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The Road Review

The Road By: Cormac McCarthy Paige’s Rating: (1) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction Readers A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold … Continue reading

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The Lost Symbol Review

The Lost Symbol By: Dan Brown Paige’s Rating: (4.5) of 5 Stars Recommended for: Fiction/ History Readers The Lost Symbol is a masterstroke of storytelling—a deadly race through a real-world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths . . . … Continue reading

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