Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rameau’s review archive: Divide & Conquer (Cut & Run 04) by Abigail Roux & Madeleine Urban

Synopsis: Baltimore, Maryland, is a city in alarming distress. Rising violence is fanning the flames of public outrage, and all law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, are catching blame. Thus the FBI’s latest ideas to improve public relations: a municipal … Continue reading

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Review: Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

Synopsis (from Goodreads):  The Booker Prize winner in 1984 for the best original novel written in the English language, penned by Anita Brookner, finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question “Why love?” It tells the story of Edith … Continue reading

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Review: Rowena’s Key (The Golden Key Chronicles 01) by A.J. Nuest

Synopsis: When Rowena Analiese Lindstrom buys an antique armoire online, a high-ticket item per se not to mention the cost of transporting it from Kent in England to Chicago, she thinks she’s just acquired a nice link to her past … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Fish & Chips (Cut & Run 03) by Abigail Roux & Madeleine Urban

Synopsis: Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett are back on the job, settled into a personal and professional relationship built on fierce protectiveness and blistering passion. Now they’re assigned to impersonate two members of an international smuggling ring-an out-and-proud … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: FanGirl by Angel Lawson

Synopsis: Ruby Miller has her summer all planned out. Sitting by the pool. Babysitting for some extra cash. Packing for college. All of that changes when a fan video Ruby and her best friend, Iris, create goes viral gaining their … Continue reading

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Review: Painted Faces by L.H Cosway

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Dublin native Freda Wilson considers herself to be an acquired taste. She has a habit of making offensive jokes and speaking her mind too often. She doesn’t have the best track record with first impressions, which is … Continue reading

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Review: The Yanks Are Starving (A Novel of the Bonus Army) by Glen Craney

I received a free digital copy of The Yanks are Starving from the author in exchange for an honest review. That fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis (from Goodreads): Mired in the Great Depression, the United States teeters on … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run 02) by Abigail Roux & Madeleine Urban

Synopsis: Cut & Run Series Book Two – Sequel to Cut & Run Six months after nearly losing their lives to a serial killer in New York City, FBI Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett are suffering through something … Continue reading

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Review: Still Life with Strings by L.H Cosway

I read that one because of Tasha/ Heidenkind and her glowing review. It is so completely her fault and she knows it. Thanks, I guess – my revenge is coming ;).  Synopsis (from Goodreads): My name is Jade Lennon and … Continue reading

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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Synopsis: Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who’s “saying” the stories. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. … Continue reading

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