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Lanelle Chappell
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Raspberry Jam   -  1920 Carolyn Wells 211 pages genre  -  Mystery my rating  -  3 out of 5 stars My ideal book has an even balance of dialogue and description.  If the balance HAD to tip one way or the other, I guess I would prefer it to go towards the dial...

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Zoe   -  1890 Evelyn Whitaker 184 pages? genre  -  General Fiction, short story my rating  -  3 out of 5 stars "Hath this child been already baptized, or no?" "No, she ain't, leastwise we don't know as how she've been or no, so we thought as we'd best have ...

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The Maid of Maiden Lane   -  1900 Amelia E. Barr 203 pages genre  -  Historical, Romance my rating  -  3 out of 5 stars According to www.thefreedictionary.com , verbose means:  using or containing an excessive number of words; wordy. While I was on the webs...

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Major Barbara   -  1905 George Bernard Shaw 96 pages genre   -  play my rating  -  4 out of 5 stars At the beginning of the play, Lady Undershaft has asked her adult son, Stephen, to join her in the library to consult with him on an important issue.  Should...

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Miss Million's Maid   -  1915 Berta Ruck  (Mrs. Oliver Onions) 407 pages genre  -  Romance my rating  -  4 out of 5 stars "My story begins with an incident that is bound to happen some time in any household that boasts - or perhaps deplores - a high-spirite...

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The Winning of Barbara Worth   -  1911 Harold Bell Wright 329 pages genre  - General Fiction, possibly Literary Fiction my rating  - 4 out of 5 stars Three men and a boy are headed from the port city of San Felipe, California to Rubio City, a frontier town ...

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Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday   -  1908 Frances Hodgson Burnett 248 pages genre  -  Children's Literature, picture book my rating  - 3 out of 5 stars The first line in the book is: "I hope you remember that I told you that the story of Barty and the Goo...

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The Hills of Refuge   -  1918 Will N. Harben 440 pages genre  -  General Fiction (with some romance) my rating  -  4 out of 5 stars My favorite thing to do when I read a book is to look for 'words of wisdom'. By 'words of wisdom' I mean thoughts or ideas th...

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Her Season in Bath   A Story of Bygone Days  -  1889 Emma Marshall 204 pages genre  -  Historical Fiction my rating  -  2 out of 5 stars "It was the height of the Bath season in 1779, and there was scarcely any part of the city which did not feel the effect...

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The Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman - 1836 William L. Stone 230 pages genre  -  Memoir rating  -  2 out of 5 stars Have you ever read a book where at the beginning you didn't know if it was going to be worthwhile to spend the time on it?...
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