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The Mountains Bow Down

The Mountains Bow Down

On 3/10 Word Lily wrote: FBI Special Agent Raleigh Harmon takes a cruise to Alaska, with her fragile mom and wacky aunt, consulting on a movie. The forensic geologist is thrilled about the prospect of experiencing this land rich with geologic treasures. But when a passenger is found dead, her exploring is put on hold while she ... The Mountains Bow Down by Sibella Giorello

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4 Stars

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Resurrection in May

Resurrection in May

On 11/27 Word Lily wrote: May Seymour’s graduated from college, but she’s still adrift. So when she has a chance to go to Rwanda on a mission trip, she takes it. She’s there as the genocide begins. The writing is mesmerizing. The characters are beautifully drawn, so very human. It was an angle on the Rwandan genocide ... Resurrection in May by Lisa Samson

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4 Stars

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The Clouds Roll Away

The Clouds Roll Away

On 6/25 Word Lily wrote: This is book 3 in the Raleigh Harmon series. FBI agent Raleigh Harmon, a forensic geologist, is back in Richmond, Virginia, her hometown. This time, the case she's handed appears to be a hate crime -- a cross burning. Raleigh is a wounded character, surrounded by a cast of fully realized but also wounded ... Great reading experience

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5 Stars

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Green

Green

On 10/8 Word Lily wrote: I read the original Circle Trilogy (Black, Red, White) in 2007 and 2008. When I initially read them — especially Red and White — I wasn’t terribly impressed. Since then, though, my appreciation of the series has grown immensely. Green is Book Zero, beginning & end. Sounds crazy but it works. If ... Green by Ted Dekker

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5 Stars

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Faces in the Fire

Faces in the Fire

On 9/12 Word Lily wrote: Kurt Marlowe is a truck driver turned sculptor, with no memory of his past. He hears voices in clothing he buys at estate sales. Faces in the Fire is mainly Kurt's story, but there are definitely other peoples' stories in the book. We also meet Corinne, an email spammer whose cancer is unresponsive to ... Faces in the Fire by T.L. Hines

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4 Stars

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Field of Blood

Field of Blood

On 3/31 Word Lily wrote: This is book one of Wilson’s Jerusalem’s Undead trilogy. The second book, Haunt of Jackals, is due out in August 2009 but available now for pre-order. The title Field of Blood refers to the Field of Akeldama, where the biblical Judas hung himself. Mostly, though, that’s just a jumping off point. ... Field of Blood by Eric Wilson

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3 Stars

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