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Fishpond Australia, The Fig Eater by Jody Shields. Buy Books online: The Fig Eater, ISBN Jody Shields

I did it! And it only took me a week and a half! The hubby was even getting sick of seeing me reading the same book for so long. And because it was long, it gets a long review. This book was a daunting task and were it not for a sworn pledge from a fellow trusted reader, I'd have tossed the book aside by Chapter 3 and 'promised' myself I'd read it later when there wasn't anything else to do. But I pressed onward, even while hating the first quarter of the book and being miserable along with…

This classic romance novel tells the true story of the love affair that changed history—that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the ancestors of most of the British royal family.

Sheri Holman - The Dress Lodger

Sheri Holman - The Dress Lodger

Laura Miller’s best books of 2012

Laura Miller’s best books of 2012

What To Read Awards: Laura Miller

Sir Luke Fields might be called "Awaiting The Verdict" when I say "might be or posibly" it's because there is no name given by the sourse and I'm doing my best to rember the name,if i have seen it before so forgive me if i mistake

Focus: Victorian Sentimentality, display at Tate Britain from 21 May 2012

People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo--and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up Reprint, Richard Lloyd Parry - Amazon.com

People Who Eat Darkness. I don't generally read true crime but this one was pretty good. It was interesting to learn about another country's legal system. If you are interested in Japanese underground stories, you might like this book.


Quicksand, a novel by Man Booker Prize finalist Steve Toltz, is a dark comedy about two lifelong best frien.

to read: So mysterious so great. I've never found an author who made me feel what the character feels like Daphne du Mauier.

Ten of My All-time Favorite Books