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First Impressions of jas16

The Best Laid Plans
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Jan 08 2020 – 03:56 PM

yes please

From the vibrant cover to the opening pages which brought me right back to my own high school...

Saint X
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Nov 21 2019 – 03:40 PM

gripping

This seems like the sort of book that you have to clear your calendar for because once you start...

Queenie
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Feb 13 2019 – 04:29 PM

More please

I hated reaching the end of this sample. I want more immediately. I was instantly interested in...

The Red Address Book
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Nov 12 2018 – 12:17 PM

Not for me

I was intrigued by the premise. I love the idea of using an address book as a devise to review...

Virgil Wander
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Jul 16 2018 – 01:26 PM

A Solid Beginning

This is the kind of book cover that I am drawn to and after reading the first few pages, this...

Widows
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Apr 30 2018 – 02:21 PM

I'll wait for the movie

The cover certainly catches your eye and the blurb made me curious but after reading only a...

How to Walk Away
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Mar 05 2018 – 12:27 PM

Lovely cover

A gorgeous cover, an intriguing description and a blurb from Jenny Lawson (whom I adore)...

Missing Isaac
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Jan 16 2018 – 11:11 AM

Peaked my interest

This was a such a short snippet but it really peaked my interest with its vivid writing coupled...

By the Book
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Nov 06 2017 – 12:38 PM

yes please

A modern day Persuasion about a literature professor with a stack of books on the cover? Yes...

The Belles
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Nov 06 2017 – 12:27 PM

Intriguing concept

The cover is what drew me to this one. It is absolutely gorgeous. The concept is intriguing but...

Off Limits
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Nov 06 2017 – 12:00 PM

Interesting

This was a book that was not at all on my radar but after reading the opening I will add it to my...

Endurance
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Oct 30 2017 – 12:41 PM

Ready to read more

The cover is simple but effective. The beginning immediately drew me and the blurb left me...

As Bright as Heaven
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Oct 23 2017 – 12:28 PM

a little too sweet

The cover is so typical of women's historical fiction that it would not stand out. The brief...

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