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review 2014-10-31 14:09
Too Detail Oriented
Neverhome: A Novel - Laird Hunt

2.5 stars

I wish the title of this book for me would have been Neverread because it kills me to give it this rating. Although I had been looking forward to this book, I found that I couldn't get into it. The last 75 pages were pure torture and I felt like I was running in quick sand to get through them. The book was too focused on day to day, which made it extremely difficult for me. I wanted to know more about the psyche of Ash (Constance). Why did she (and almost 500 women) chose to fight? What I found was a book on the daily excursions of war that when the important questions had been answered, it had already lost my interest. I

Really bummed about this one but there was no way I could go as low as one star.

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text 2013-11-19 21:39
They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War - DeAnne Blanton,Lauren M. Cook

So now I have a pending library hold for this book, thanks to this excellent piece from the Toast on crossdressing historical reenactors. Yep, you read that right.

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