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Jenevieve Davis
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11:120 Nutshell: A Novel by Ian McEwan
A retelling of Hamlet but told in modern times with the unborn Hamlet as the narrator.  Trudy is late into her third term and her lover and husband's brother, Claude, has convinced her they must kill John, her husband, so they can sell the family house and ...

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10:120 Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
Felix has been cast aside.  No, not just cast aside! His place in the theater that he has worked so hard for, put all his dreams into, has been stolen from him by the one he thought he was mentoring.  Now he is an out-of-work director/actor with no prospect...

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9:120 A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
More money than the Younger family has ever imagined is due to come any day due to the passing of their patriarch.  Now the decisions of how to use it to their best advantage are being fought about with Mama wanting to use it as a down payment on a real hou...

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8:120 History of US, Vol 4: The New Nation by Joy Hakim
Previous review written in 2012 when I read it with son #3 I have to admit I learned more in this book than previous ones like the fact that there were presidents between Jackson and Lincoln.  I mean, I knew that in a logical sense because Jackson was numbe...

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7:120 The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner
Started in the 1920s as Bell Labs, the official research and development arm of AT&T, this book delves into the people that made this lab so effective.  This is the group that developed the transistor and lasers, digital and cellular telecommunications.  Th...

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6:120 The Time and Space of Uncle Albert by Russell Stannard
Gedanken has a science project due for school so she goes to her Uncle Albert for help.  He informs her of an experiment he has been working on and this new thing he has discovered, a thought bubble, where experiments can be conducted that can't be done on ...

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5:120 Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
1936, Flint, Michigan. Bud, not Buddy, has been at the Home (orphanage) for about 4 years, ever since his mother died.  He has never known his father but in his suitcase that contains all his belongings there are fliers for Herman E. Calloway & the Dusky De...

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4:120 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Margaret Lea has lived a simple life working in her father's bookstore and living in the books that are there. She has done some biographical work on people she has found interesting through her readings but nothing that has prepared her for the letter she ...

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3:120 History of US, Vol 3: From Colonies to Country by Joy Hakim
Previous review: The 3rd book in the History of Us series. This one covered the Revolutionary War and forming of the Constitution. I liked this one better than previous as it seemed to jump around less and we delved more into the people and their influences...

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2:120 One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews
Dina has received a message that her sister is in trouble and without hesitation she goes to help.  Now besides Caledonia, her only permanent guest, and her chef, she now has her sister and her daughter staying at the Inn and Arland, the vampire whose help ...
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