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Original Essays | September 17, 2014

Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »
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    Love Me Back

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War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
War for the Oaks

Susan Craig, April 27, 2012

I keep buying copies of this book because the people I lend it to don't want to give it back. This book is mostly set in a very gritty, real Minneapolis and peopled by very real people. Eddi, a rocker suddenly without a band, stumbles into a supernatural war. Don't let the "urban fantasy" tag throw you. It is a darkly beautiful read.
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The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James
The Haunting of Maddy Clare

Susan Craig, April 6, 2012

This is a ghost story to read at the beach - in full sunlight and surrounded by people. It is not (as I found out the hard way) a book for a rainy night alone. Also, allow time to finish it in one sitting. It moves fast. First-time author St. James has a real keeper here - atmosphere, suspense and a little romance. Can't wait for the next book.
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The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John) by Diana Gabaldon
The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John)

Susan Craig, March 17, 2012

The latest installment in the Lord John Grey series is the best. There is excitement, danger, humor, intrigue and relevations galore. Fans of the series and of the Outlander series will be pleased to catch up with both John Grey and Jamie Frazier. Readers new to either series will find Gabaldon has created a complex and satisfying world that begs further exploration.
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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West

Susan Craig, January 21, 2012

Nothing Daunted is a biography of two upper-middle class society ladies who go west looking for adventure and romance. The author is the granddaughter of one of the ladies and heard their stories first hand. She also had access to their personal papers and conducted interviews with people who knew them. The book is an interesting and informative look at the lives of society women, settlers in the west, and the way the frontier was changing as it became settled. At times Nothing Daunted seems more like a history term paper than a commercial book. Casual readers may want to wait to see the movie (assuming someone is smart enough to make one...)
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Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels) by Louise Penny
Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)

Susan Craig, January 15, 2012

This book is mostly told in flashbacks about a police action that went wrong. Several of the participants take turns remembering the events. Don't pick it up if you were hoping for an early night. I stayed up all night reading it and couldn't get it out of my head for days. A week later I had to read it again.
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