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Bearing an Hourglass
Piers Anthony
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
A Curse Dark As Gold - Audio Library Edition
Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
Les Misérables
Victor Hugo, Isabel Florence Hapgood
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson
Healing Trauma
Peter A. Levine
Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles 8 Book Bundle: The Surgeon, The Apprentice, The Sinner, Body Double, Vanish, The Mephisto Club, The Keepsake, Ice Cold
Tess Gerritsen
The Flight of Gemma Hardy - Margot Livesey
There were so many fabulous things about this book, but I'm time limited so I'll just skim over them. The setting of England and Scotland in the grips of change in the 50s-60s is really interesting. Gemma's friends and relationships unveiled slowly and each layer added to their murky interest. Gemma's choices to come into her own kept me fascinated.
It lost points for me in the romance between Gemma and Hugh Sinclair. Even without the fascination of Mr. Rochester he still should have felt like more of a character to me then he did. Instead he was the least interesting character in the book. That made the ending of the book very anti-climactic for me.