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KimberlyK

KimberlyK

Joined July 2019

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The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
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An Anonymous Girl | Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks
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This was a fast-paced, twisted psychological thriller and I devoured it in just a few hours. It kept my interest from the first page until the last. It is the perfect book to read on a lazy summer day. The villain is deliciously evil, but I found the other main characters to be pretty unlikable as well. It was difficult to cheer for the heroine when she was such a crappy human being herself. The plot was cleverly devised and adequately executed.

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This Tender Land: A Novel | William Kent Krueger
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This book is hands down one of the best books I‘ve read this year. It gets all the stars. It is beautifully written, almost poetic and the story and characters come to life. Though it is nearly 500 pages, I wasn‘t ready for it to end and, indeed, wish it had gone on for 500 more pages. I don‘t often read books twice, but I will read this one over and over. It‘s perfection.

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Beyond The Moon | Catherine Taylor
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This was such a nice love story of love, time travel, World War I, and the dire straits of today‘s public mental health facilities. This book was very good for a debut novel, and I look forward to more of the same from the author. It was well researched and the characters were richly developed and alive. I definitely recommend this book to those who like historical fiction with a bit of romance tossed in!

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Dominicana: A Novel | Angie Cruz
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book! The writing was lyrical and richly descriptive, though the author did not utilize quotation marks, which may discourage some readers. The characters came alive and the story was completely believable; indeed I bet a similar story plays out in the lives of many real immigrants every day. Cruz's use of actual historical events adds even more to the feeling that this is a true story about a real young woman.

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The Whisper Man | Alex North
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The Whisper Man by Alex North is a fast paced and exciting read. It is well-written and suspenseful, though I would not describe it as “scary.” The characters are well-developed and the method of telling the story from multiple points of view works wonderfully. There are definitely some tense moments, but nothing overly gristly or graphic. I‘m sure that this book will be considered one of the best crime novels of the year. Impressive debut!

Cathythoughts I thought it was scary/ creepy in parts!!! 😱 3w
KimberlyK It was definitely creepy! 3w
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Things You Save in a Fire | Katherine Center
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I‘m surprised at how much I ended up liking this book. This is the kind of book where you know going into it that it‘s going to have a happy ending. You know it‘s going to be sappy and probably a bit cheesy. And it was. But it also was a pretty good story with a great lesson-vulnerability doesn‘t necessarily equate with weakness and forgiveness is healing for the soul. This book is perfect for a light summer read and it will leave you smiling.

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Turn of the Key | Ruth Ware
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Perhaps it is because I was looking forward to this book so much that is was a real let down for me. “The Woman in Cabin 10” was so much better. I constantly felt like I had read this book before, it was that unoriginal. Even though there were twists that I did not see coming, they were not enough to salvage this book for me. I want to thank NetGalley, the publisher, and the author for the privilege of reading this book prior to publication.

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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Recursion by Blake Crouch is an entertaining, quick read. I could not read it fast enough-I devoured every word! The plot is exciting and original. Even though science fiction is not typically my preferred genre, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. This book well deserves all of the hype surrounding it-I give it five solid stars. Many thanks to NetGalley, the publisher, and Blake Crouch for providing me with a copy of this book!

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