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The Chronology of Water: A Memoir by Lidia Yuknavitch
The Chronology of Water: A Memoir

cookie e, January 31, 2013

I could read this book over and over again. Lydia Yuknavitch's writing style is so lyrical, so beautiful, and immensely powerful. She has taken the art of writing to another level. She could write about the price of beans in China and make it a wonderful read. This is not to say that the content of The Chronology of Water is not compelling, because it most certainly is. She was able to put into words feelings and emotions that were so deeply buried within my own soul that it was almost frightening. For me, Lydia's story finally gives a voice to those part of womanhood that we don't often talk about -- but should.
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Butcher's Crossing (New York Review Books Classics) by John Williams
Butcher's Crossing (New York Review Books Classics)

cookie e, January 27, 2012

Parts of this book brought me to my knees. I am not typically a reader of "westerns" per se, but like all great books, this book is so much more. Certain passages will haunt me for a long time.
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Angelology by Danielle Trussoni

cookie e, January 10, 2011

I entered this book with somewhat low expectations since I had never heard of the author and did not know anyone else who had read it, but after reading Angelology, my expectations will be extremely high for her next novel. I found myself totally immersed in this gripping page turner, intrigued by the characters and with the strange and frightening world created by the author. From creepy caves in Central Europe to frightening angel/human progeny, this book exemplified imagination at its best for 2010. Best of all, without spoiling it for those who haven't found their way to this chilling book, the ending was the most climactic and shocking finale to a book since Life of Pi. The sequel cannot come out fast enough for me!
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