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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

My Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young

My Dear I Wanted to Tell You: A Novel - Louisa Young

It seemed interesting and well-written at first, but it got rambling and tedious very quickly. The plot and conversations meandered so much, it wasn't clear where things were going, and the frequent perspective changes -- sometimes within the same page -- made it worse.