Earlier this month I wrote list-reviews of all 148 books I read in 2015. MY BOOK REVIEW LISTS FOR 2015 (PLUS THE STORY OF WHY LIST 15 TOOK SO LONG) It took foreevvvah. So in 2016 I'm listing 10 at a time! πŸŽ‰ for 5 stars, 😐 for 1 or 2 stars.
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    Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier
    The fun conclusion to a time-travel trilogy.
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    Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming
    I had a hard time listening to some of the details of his father's abuse when he was a child. But his Scottish accent is delightful, and this was an excellent audio production.
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    πŸŽ‰ The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson
    I REALLY loved this! Set in Atlanta, telling the story of tough divorce lawyer Paula Vauss and her estranged, hippie mother Kai.
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    A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear
    A sad, but good, entry in the Maisie Dobbs series.
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    Betty Boo by Claudia PiΓ±eiro
    A REALLY good Argentine mystery. I was a little surprised how much I liked it, since I thought the title was silly.
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    😐 The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell
    Meh. The reviewers who said it was "like the Da Vinci Code but not as good" were right.
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    Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
    I didn't particularly love this one. I liked her first book better.
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    😐 Wildflower by Drew Barrymore
    Ditto Mindy Kaling. I probably would've quit reading this, except I was listening to the audio, and the presentation made up for the lack of interesting content. I think I need to take a breather on the celebrity memoirs.
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    Dates and Furies by Lauren Groff
    I read this whole book in an afternoon. But I wouldn't say I liked it. In fact, the more I think about it, I think I disliked it.
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    Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
    For the first 2/3 I wasn't too engaged. Seemed like a pretty typical YA novel. Then it got all twisty and turny toward the end, and I realized why it got so hyped.