The Only Woman In The Room Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

4 stars

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Review:

I do so love reading about women who have made an impact in the world! Their contributions to the world are not always well known and it’s refreshing to discover historical women and see them in a different perspective.

A few years back I read Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini which was an interesting read on the unrecognized accomplishments of Ada Byron King, who is considered to be the first computer programmer.

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The Story of Arthur Truluv Book Review

Review by Dinh.

5 out of 5 stars

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Review:

I have been wanting to read a book that moves you and leave you satisfied at the end of it. I have found it in The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.

The Story of Arthur Truluv (2017) is the first novel in the Mason series. There are two more books to follow, A Night of Miracles (2018), and The Confession Club (2019).

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This Tender Land Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

5 out of 5 stars

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Review:

Apparently if you liked Where The Crawdads Sing, then you’ll love This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger according to Parade Magazine. There were so many praises for this book and it was so highly recommended that we had to check it out for ourselves!

Having read Kueger’s Ordinary Grace (such a great book), I had high hopes going into This Tender Land.

Did it meet my expectations? Yes!

Here’s why you should read it:

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American Dirt Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

5 out of 5 stars

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Review:

I was super excited to read American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins because of the controversy surrounding it. The book has been criticized because the author is white, not an immigrant, and her her use of stereotypes exploits Mexican immigrants, in addition to depicting an unauthentic story.

I really didn’t pay attention to these criticism as this novel is a work of fiction. All authors have the liberty to use their imagination. Cummins did do 5 years of research before completing this book and judging the author because she is not an immigrant is ridiculous.

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The Liar’s Girl Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

4.5 stars out of 5 stars

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Review:

The Liar’s Girl was my introduction to Catherine Ryan Howard.

I was looking forward to reading this book because it was nominated for the Edgar Award in 2019. Also I was keen on digging in a book set in Dublin, Ireland and by an Irish author.

The book also had rave reviews from the book community so I was eager to read it to see if it would live up to its hype.

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Pieces Of Her Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

4 stars

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Review:

I was super excited to read Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter.

I am a fan of Karin Slaughter having read The Good Daughter and Pretty Girls, which were excellent! Heads up, you’ll be in for a great treat so check them out!

Having read some of her books I had high hopes going in. Did the book meet my expectations? I am happy to say that the book did not disappoint!

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The Life We Bury Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

5 out of 5 stars

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Review:

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens has been on my To Be Read (TBR) list for ages. I have heard great praises awhile back about it in the bookish community and I am so happy to have finally read it!

I was expecting it to be good and it did exceed my expectations. This book blew my socks off! I love it so much.

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Eight Perfect Murders Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

4 stars

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Review:

This is my first book by author Peter Swanson.

I feel very late to the Peter Swanson fan party. I love to discover new authors to love and having read Eight Perfect Murders I can honestly say I will be checking out more of Swanson’s work. Swanson’s is known for The Kind Worth Killing and Her Every Fear so I will add those to my to read list!

I really enjoyed this cleverly crafted murder mystery.

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