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Liz Barnum

Walking in the woods with my pup, kayaking, reading good books and listening to music that stirs my soul are my passions in life. Actually my idea of a good day kayaking is parking myself in a sunny spot on a pond, hanging my legs over the side of the kayak and opening a book! I love to read fiction, biography and memoirs with a smattering of history and true adventure thrown in the mix. I love all kinds of music as long as it lights a fire in my soul and makes me want to sing!

Behold the DREAMERS: A Novel by Imbolo Mbue - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525509714
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Published: Random House Trade - June 26th, 2017

It’s 2007 and Jende and Nemi Jonga, immigrants from Cameroon, are working hard to achieve “the American Dream”. They have jobs, and ambitions and are full of optimism and then the recession hits. Engrossing, powerful and emotional! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barmum


The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781524760786
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Published: Hogarth Press - August 22nd, 2017

I loved this book! The characters came alive and the conversations sang! It made me laugh and cry often in the same scene! Epic, lush, emotional, this is truly a wonderful book! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman - Book Review

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By David Grossman, Jessica Cohen (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780451493972
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 21st, 2017

A remarkable, unusual story! To watch this stand up comedian bare his soul relive painful memories during the course of his routine in an Israeli comedy club is psychologically and emotionally hard. ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062469687
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Published: Ecco Press - March 7th, 2017

This is a great coming of age story that follows three generations of men whose lives are tied together through a Boy Scout Camp in Wisconsin. Bravery, kindness and decency lie at it’s core. ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


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