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Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century
4.03
"The Heat Death of the Universe," by Pamela Zoline and "Rachel in Love," by Pat Murphy and "What I Didn't See," by Karen Joy Fowler were highlights of...more
Jun 13, 2008
May 17, 2008
 
Lolly Willowes
3.80
Enchanting. A pretty book and an enjoyable read. The fantasy elements are scant. The plot can be summarized in a few sentences. Yet, somehow, it offer...more
Mar 03, 2012
Dec 28, 2008
 
Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices
4.20
Many simple useful practices for rewiring the brain for compassion. Read the library book and then purchased on Kindle for further study.
Nov 21, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
 
Zombie
3.34
Writers, read this for: voice, extreme character (told in in the point of view of a psychopathic killer who seeks to make his own zombie)

A fast, smoot...more
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Feb 18, 2011
 
Life of Pi
3.86
**spoiler alert** For writers: Read this for an example of pulling off a satisfying, "Is it all a dream ending?"

Memorable line, paraphrase: "Do you p...more
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May 17, 2008
 
Fledgling
3.91
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May 14, 2008
 
On Death and Dying
4.12
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Jul 05, 2009
Jun 17, 2009
 
Gitanjali
4.33
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Jul 04, 2009
 
The Hungry Stones and Other Stories
4.17
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Aug 03, 2009
Jul 04, 2009
 
Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems
4.04
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
3.58
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.71
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Jul 05, 2009
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.05
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Jul 05, 2009
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Jul 05, 2009
 
The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness
3.77
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Aug 03, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
 
Erewhon (Erewhon , #1)
3.31
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Jul 13, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
4.21
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Sep 12, 2009
Aug 06, 2009
 
The Lost World (Professor Challenger, #1)
3.88
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Sep 12, 2009
Aug 21, 2009
 
Stay (Aud Torvingen #2)
3.99
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Jun 01, 2009
 
The Mortal Immortal: The Complete Supernatural Short Fiction of Mary Shelley
3.84
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Mar 14, 2009
Mar 02, 2009
 
Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga
4.32
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Dec 21, 2009
 
The Stranger
3.92
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Jan 27, 2010
Dec 26, 2009
 
The Island of the Day Before
3.40
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Mar 13, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
 
Anathem
4.16
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Feb 18, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
Geek Love
3.99
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Feb 28, 2011
Dec 29, 2008
 
Looking for Jake
3.81
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May 03, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
 
Brown Girl in the Ring
3.83
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Jun 26, 2009
Dec 28, 2008
 
The Ethical Assassin
3.46
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Jul 09, 2013
Jun 08, 2009
 
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)
3.97
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Mar 07, 2011
Sep 21, 2008
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