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Welcome to Quick Lit, where we share short and sweet reviews of what we’ve been reading lately each month on the 15th. Brought to you by Anne at Modern Mrs. Darcy, we link up on her blog to see what others are reading!

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Book Review: Revenants – The Odyssey Home by Scott Kauffman

Title: Revenants – The Odyssey Home

Author: Scott Kauffman

Published: 2015

Pages: 275

Genre: Historical Fiction/War

Format: Print copy mailed by author in exchange for an honest review

My rating: 4/5

Synopsis:

A grief-stricken candy-striper serving in a VA hospital following her brother’s death in Viet Nam struggles to return home an anonymous veteran of the Great War against the skullduggery of a congressman who not only controls the hospital as part of his small-town fiefdom but knows the name of her veteran. A name if revealed would end his political ambitions and his fifty-year marriage. In its retelling of Odysseus’ journey, Revenants casts a flickering candle upon the charon toll exacted not only from the families of those who fail to return home but of those who do. 


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Snap Review: Utopia by Thomas More

Title: Utopia

My rating: 4/5

Synopsis:

Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (1478–1535) published in 1516 in Latin. The book is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs.

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Book Review: PENNY- Hands I Passed Through… Things I Saw… Stories I Can Tell! by Peter Davidson

Title: PENNY- Hands I Passed Through… Things I Saw… Stories I Can Tell!

Author: Peter Davidson

Published: 2017

Pages: 175

Genre: Humor

Format: Print copy mailed by author in exchange for an honest review

My rating: 4/5

Synopsis:

The life of a Penny


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