Claiming One by R.J. Runyon Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 23 Full Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher, Inspired Quill, with whom I have a working relationship; however, I was not in any way involved in the…
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 2 What can I say about Willa Cather? Not enough, certainly. She is known as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, chronicler of American Pioneer life, and for good reason. …
Book Review Template Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 36 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) “If her image flashed into his mind, it came with a brightness of dark eyes, her pale triangular cheeks with long earrings,…
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