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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

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt

When We Were Strangers - Pamela Schoenewaldt

I just couldn't get through this book. The story just felt too neat and tidy, especially when the early conflicts seemed to resolve too conveniently. It all got rather tedious, and I just didn't feel that interested in the story or the characters, so I quit.