Author Archives: Suzanne

About Suzanne

I'm a stay-at-home mom with three kids who loves to read.

A Crack In The Edge Of The World by Simon Winchester

Geologist and writer Simon Winchester presents a book about the Great San Francisco earthquake that occurred on April 18, 1906.  Winchester goes to great lengths to explain how our earth is connected by the various tectonic plates, so that even … Continue reading

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King Of The Murgos by David Eddings

From Goodreads: “In this second book of The Malloreon, Garion and Ce’nedra continue the quest begun in Guardians of the West. In their party travel the immortal Belgarath the Sorcerer, his daughter Polgara the Sorceress, and the little Drasnian, Silk. Garion … Continue reading

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Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough

Set in Australia in the 1920’s, Bittersweet is the story of four sisters (two sets of twins) who thought that nothing could ever come between them.  As the girls all become nurses and enter the world of  1920’s womanhood,  the desire … Continue reading

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The Fossil Hunter by Shelley Emling

Subtitled “Dinosaurs, Evolution and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World,” this wonderful work of non-fiction is the story of Mary Anning who, in 1811 at the age of 12, discovered a dinosaur skeleton at the cliffs of her English home … Continue reading

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Guardians Of The West by David Eddings

From Goodreads:  “Garion has slain the evil God Torak and been crowned King of Riva. The Prophecy was fulfilled—or so it seemed. While the strange child Errand was growing up in the Vale of Aldur with Polgara and Durnik, showing only … Continue reading

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American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Gaiman came up with the idea to write a novel about changing culture – specifically American culture – where the old Gods are replaced by new ones.  He literally injects both types of Gods into the novel.  The old Gods … Continue reading

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Impact by Douglas Preston

Another in his Wyman Ford series, Impact, by Douglas Preston, sends our hero to Cambodia, where mysterious deadly gemstones make an appearance.  At the same time, a young woman in Maine sees a meteor fall to the earth and she’s determined … Continue reading

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