U.S. of Books Review: “Black Hills” by Dan Simmons

    The week takes us to South Dakota with Black Hills by Dan Simmons (audio book narrated by Erik Davies and Michael McConnohie) Entertainment Weekly says – Black Hills breathes life into the tale of a Sioux warrior believed General Custer’s ghost entered him at Little Big Horn. three-half-stars 3.5 Stars Black Hills was … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: “Black Hills” by Dan Simmons

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U.S. of Books Review: “Love Medicine”

My apologies for missing the last several weeks of the U.S. of Books Reviews.  Life has been crazy and I just sorta got out of synch.  Please enjoy this wonderful review by Teri at the Sportochick’s Musings Blog. For more information on the United States of Books (click here for details). The United States of Books the State of North … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: “Love Medicine”

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U.S. of Books Review: Empire Falls

Today’s installment of The U.S. of Books Reviews comes to us from H.C. at The Irresponsible Reader blog and centers on the state of Maine.  Enjoy! Empire Falls by Richard Russo Reviewed by H. C. at The Irresponsible Reader (where you can find a longer, more rambly and personal version of this post) It is … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: Empire Falls

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U.S. of Books Review: Independence Day

  Welcome to another installment of U.S. of Books Reviews.  Today’s review comes from Serena at Savvy Verse & Wit. Source: Public Library Audiobook, 17 CDs Synopsis from Goodreads A visionary account of American life–and the long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade–Independence Day reveals a man and our … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: Independence Day

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U.S. of Books Review: A River Runs Through It

Today’s U.S. of Books takes us to the state of Montana with Norman Maclean’s epic novel, A River Runs Through it. A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT By Norman Maclean Entertainment Weekly says: “In his semiautobiographical story collection, Maclean paints a sumptuous portrait of the state’s beauty.” SYNOPSIS (Courtesy of Goodreads) Just as Norman Maclean writes … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: A River Runs Through It

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U.S. of Books Review: In Country

For more information on the United States of Books (click here for details). The United States of Books the State of Kentucky Reviewer ~ Teri at Sportochick’s Musings Written by: Bobbie Ann Mason Narrated by: Jill Brennan Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins  Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:05-03-11 Publisher: HarperAudio ~ Synopsis ~ The bestselling novel and deeply affecting story of a young girl who comes to … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: In Country

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U.S. of Books Review: The Wapshot Chronicle

Welcome to INDEPENDENCE DAY!  Today’s U.S of Books Review comes from the state of Massachusetts and is reviewed by Elisha at Book Junkie Mom Blog.  Enjoy! The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever Reviewed by Elisha at Book Junkie Mom Entertainment Weekly says: Cheever’s glorious 1957 debut novel about a decidedly unconventional Massachusetts family was an … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: The Wapshot Chronicle

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The U.S. of Books Review: Lonesome Dove

Welcome to another edition of The U.S. of Books Review! Today is MY day to review, and I’m so excited because I get to tell y’all about one of my favorite books ever — Larry  McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove.  Before I start, I’ll just say this:  For those of you who received Amazon, Kobo or B&N … Continue reading The U.S. of Books Review: Lonesome Dove

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U.S. of Books Review: The Betsy-Tacy Treasury

Today’s U.S. of Books Review focuses on well-known and loved Minnesota author, Maud Hart Lovelace, and is reviewed by Serena at Savvy Verse and Wit Blog.  Enjoy!   Source: Public Library Paperback, 736 pgs. I am an Amazon Affiliate The Betsy-Tacy Treasury by Maud Hart Lovelace, which is the first four books in this 10 … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: The Betsy-Tacy Treasury

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U.S. of Books Review: Doc

This week’s U.S. of Books takes us to Kansas with a review by Elisha at at Rainy Day Reviews. Entertainment Weekly says:  “Set in the saloons of Dodge City in 1878 before the shoot-out at the O.K. Corral, this murder mystery paints Doc Holiday as a tragic hero and gambler, bringing one of the state’s most legendary … Continue reading U.S. of Books Review: Doc

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