Favorite Books with Fewer Than 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

These books have fewer than 2000 ratings on Goodreads, meaning they are, well, underrated. Here are ten that fall into this category that I’ve really enjoyed.  Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris An absolutely stunning and amazing book.  There were many overnight hours spent with a little light, awake and reading.  Hustvedt demonstrates such thorough…

ACCENT: SIX WOMEN OF SALEM by Marilynne K Roach

I used to live in a colonial house in New England.  Our home was built in 1786, by a Revolutionary War veteran.  For a time we also lived in an old fishing village on the south shore of Boston.  So, needless to say I grew up with a healthy respect (and fascination) for the colonial…

BOOK PHOTOS: Medical Muses and Sisters Brothers

So, I thought I might try something a little different.  I’m going to start photographing the books I review with props or in settings that are relevant.  I think it might be a little fun, plus challenge my creativity.  I’m going to try to catch-up just a bit with some past reviews and book covers.…

REVIEW: MEDICAL MUSES by Asti Hustvedt

Hysteria in the Nineteenth Century Paris An absolutely stunning and amazing book.  There were many overnight hours spent with a little light, awake and reading. Hustvedt demonstrates such thorough knowledge and ease about her topic that her academic precision never overpowers the compelling story of Charcot, Salpetriere and the “star” hysterics.  Hustvedt uses three main…

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