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Maven Books

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

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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

Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin

Alice I Have Been: A Novel - Melanie Benjamin

I liked the premise of this book, but it was just dull and tedious. I couldn't really finish it because it didn't hold my interest at all. 


Note: I received an advanced reading copy of this from the publisher.