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Melody Murray's Books

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Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities
Nigella Lawson, Lis Parsons
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
Judy Norsigian, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Vivian Pinn

People of the Book: A Novel

People of the Book: A Novel - Geraldine Brooks Brooks keeps reinventing herself, never visiting the same territory twice. I adored March. I loved Year of Wonders. I was predisposed to like this. I think this novel has an interesting but not particularly fresh plot device and the characters seemed to me more icons than individuals. Well-done but not fully-fleshed. I was disappointed and walked away feeling unsatisfied.