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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Süskind , John E. Woods
It's Up to the Women
Eleanor Roosevelt
The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel
John Wray
How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, and What It Means for Your Health, the Law, and Human Nature
Lisa Feldman Barrett

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

Man, was this a waste of time. Overdramatic, sappy crap! There were inconsistencies in the plot, the ending was rushed and felt tacked on, and there was way too much emotion built up over nothing. A total waste of time!