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Pat L.’s Reviews – 1

RevPro-PatL-200Pat L.
Director of the Lincoln City Libraries

reviewing for BookGuide and the Firefly blog since September 2007

Pat’s 100 most recent reviews…


book coverAll the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr [Doerr] reviewed on the Firefly blog in September 2015


book coverOrfeo
by Richard Powers [Powers] reviewed on the Firefly blog in September 2015


book coverJerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
by Rick Bragg [940.53 Bur] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2015


book coverYear Zero: A History of 1945
by Ian Buruma [940.53 Bur] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014


book coverThe Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Skyjacking
by Brendan I. Koerner [364.155 Koe] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014


book coverClaire of the Sea Light
by Edwidge Danticat [Danticat] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014


book coverJohnny Cash: The Life
by Robert Hilburn [Music 781.642 Cas or Biography Cash] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014


AmericanahAmericanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Adichie] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014


book coverThe Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
by Kristopher Jansma [Jansma] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014


boysintheboatThe Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown [797.123 Bro] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014


book coverThe Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt [Tartt] reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2014


book coverA Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki [Ozeki] reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2014


book coverThe Faraway Nearby
by Rebecca Solnit [Biography Solnit] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2014


book coverToo Bright to Hear, Too Loud to See
by Juliann Garey [Garey] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014


book coverThe Woman Upstairs
by Claire Messud [Messud] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014


book coverThe Dinner
by Herman Koch [Koch] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014


book coverLongbourn
by Jo Baker [Baker] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014


opioneersO Pioneers!
by Willa Cather [Cather] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2014


book coverThe Good Lord Bird
by James McBride [McBride] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2014


gaudynightGaudy Night
by Dorothy L. Sayers [Sayers] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013


book coverThe Lowland
by Jhumpa Lahiri [Lahiri] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013


book coverLife After Life
by Kate Atkinson [Atkinson] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013


book coverHitler’s Furies
by Wendy Lower [CALL] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013


book coverHHhH
by Laurent Binet [Binet] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013


book coverDevil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
by Gilbert King [305.8 AfrYk] reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2013


book coverThe Snow Child
by Eowyn Ivey [Ivey] reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2013


roundhouse100The Round House
by Louise Erdrich [Erdrich] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2013


book coverThe Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes [Barnes] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2012


unbrokenUnbroken


by Laura Hillenbrand [Biography Zamperini] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2012


book coverThe Sisters Brothers
by Patrick DeWitt [DeWitt] reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2012


book coverSwamplandia
by Karen Russell [Russell] reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2012


book coverA Death in Belmont
by Sebastian Junger [364.152 Jun] reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2012


book coverQuiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
by Susan Cain [155.232 Cai] reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2012


book coverInside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion
by Janet Reitman [299.936 Rei] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2012


book coverThe Memory Palace: A Memoir
by Mira Bartok [Biography Bartok] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2012


book coverThe Cat’s Table
by Michael Ondaatje [Ondaatje] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012


book coverSay Her Name
by Francisco Goldman [Goldman] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012


destinyoftherepublicDestiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
by Candice Millard [364.152 Mil] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012


artoffieldingThe Art of Fielding
by Chad Harbach [Harbach] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012


book coverTurn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams [985 Ada] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012


book coverWe the Animals
by Justin Torres [Torres] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012


book coverThe Invention of Air
by Steven Johnson [Biography Priestly] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012


book coverSilver Sparrow
by Tayari Jones [Jones] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


book coverThe Call: A Novel
by Yannick Murphy [Murphy] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


deathcomestopemberleyDeath Comes to Pemberley
by P.D. James [James] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


book coverTownie
by Andrew Dubus II [Biography Dubus] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


book coverThe Tiger’s Wife
by Tea Obreht [Obreht] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


book coverThe Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck [Buck] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012


book coverPearl Buck in China
by Hilary Spurling [Biography Buck] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011


bossypantscdBossypants
by Tina Fey [Biography Fey] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011


book coverAmerican Boy
by Larry Watson [Watson] reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011


book coverIn the Garden of Beasts: An American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
by Erik Larson [943.086 Lar] reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2011


book coverLit
by Mary Karr [Biography Karr] reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2011


book coverThe Snowman
by Jo Nesbo [Nesbo] reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2011


book coverWolf Hall
by Hilary Mantel
reviewed on the Firefly blog in October 2011


book coverLittle Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
by Mildred Armstrong Kalish [Biography Kalish] reviewed on the Firefly blog in October 2011


book coverThe Good Daughter
by Jazmin Darznik [305.48 Dar] reviewed on the Firefly blog in October 2011


book coverMatterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
by Karl Marlantes
reviewed on the Firefly blog in September 2011


book coverThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot [Biography Lacks] reviewed on the Firefly blog in September 2011


book coverThe Lotus Eaters
by Tatjana Soli
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2011


book coverThe Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull and the Battle of the Little Big Horn
by Nathaniel Philbrick [973.82 Phi] reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2011


book coverRoom
by Emma Donoghue
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2011


book coverNext
by James Hynes
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2011


book coverThe Warmth of Other Sons: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson [307.76 Wil] reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2011


historyofloveThe History of Love — a 2011 One Book – One Lincoln finalist
by Nicole Krauss
reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2011


cuttingforstone2Cutting for Stone — a 2011 One Book – One Lincoln finalist
by Abraham Verghese
reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2011


zeitounZeitoun — a 2011 One Book – One Lincoln finalist
by Dave Eggers [Biography Zeitoun] reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2011


skippydiesSkippy Dies
by Paul Murray
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2011


book coverCrooked Letter, Crooked Letter
by Tom Franklin
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2011


book coverTravels in Siberia
by Ian Frazier [915.7 Fra] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2011


book coverThe Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
by John Vaillant [599.756 Val] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2011


book coverA Visit From the Goon Squad
by Jennifer Egan
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2011


book coverThe Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
by David Mitchell
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2011


book coverNashville Chrome
by Rick Bass
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2011


book coverNothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick [915.19 Dem] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2011


book coverThe Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood With Britain in its Darkest, Finest Hour
by Lynne Olson [940.532 Ols] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2011


book coverJust Kids
by Patti Smith [Music 781.66 Smi] reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2011


book coverFreedom
by Jonathan Franzen
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2011


book coverThe Surrendered
by Change-Rae Lee
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2011


book coverThe Lonely Polygamist
by Brady Udall
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2011


book coverThe Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss
by Edmund DeWaal [Biography Ephrussi] reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2011


book coverOne of Ours
by Willa Cather
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2011


girlwiththedragontattooThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2010


book coverOne Good Turn
by Kate Atkinson
reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2010


book coverMennonite in a Little Black Dress
by Rhoda Janzen [Biography Janzen] reviewed on the Firefly blog in October 2010


book coverGenerosity: An Enhancement
by Richard Powers
reviewed on the Firefly blog in September 2010


The Convalescent
by Jessica Anthony
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2010


littlebeeLittle Bee
by Chris Cleave
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2010


iamamanI Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice
by Joe Starita [Biography Standing] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2010


book coverBorn to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Great Race the World has Never Seen
by Christopher McDougall [796.42 McD] reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2010


book coverTinkers
by Paul Harding
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2010


eleganceofthehedgehogThe Elegance of the Hedgehog
by Muriel Barbery
reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2010


zeitounZeitoun
by Dave Eggers [Biography Zeitoun] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2010


book coverLet the Great World Spin
by Colum McCann
reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2010


thephotographerThe Photographer
by Emmanuel Guibert [958.1 qGui] reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2010


book coverBrooklyn
by Colm Toibin
reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2010


book coverColumbine
by Dave Cullen [371.782 Cul] reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2010


book coverThe Vagrants
by Yijun Li
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2010


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Posted to the BookGuide site in January 2010 | Last updated in March 2016 sdc