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Mary Crowell has commented on (3) products.

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
A Great and Terrible Beauty

Mary Crowell, May 10, 2009

This book is respectable and had its moments where the author wrote beautifully and with some depth, but for the most part, I was disappointed. I was expecting more than the typical "loner" mystery girl who falls in line with the beautiful and popular "in-crowd" of Mean girls.
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road

Mary Crowell, April 29, 2009

One of the hardest books to stop reading; and one of the hardest books to keep reading.

Pervasive, heartwrenching. McCarthy's writing is beautiful. It just goes to show the amazement of his writing when he can hold the reader in a state of simultaneous terror, horror, hope, and compassion. He is an artist!
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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Rebecca

Mary Crowell, April 29, 2009

One of my favorite books. du Maurier's writing is beautiful, haunting and classic. The first time I read this book I needed to gobble up more of du Maurier, as this was her first book I read. The characters, the house, and the story drips with an alluring secrecy and an exciting and impending feeling of doom that will keep you up late at night needing more.
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