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Nano Comes to Clifford Falls: And Other Stories
I discovered Nancy Kress when her recent book, Fountain of Age: Stories was sent to me in error. After reading and enjoying those short stories, I sou...more
May 29, 2012
May 23, 2012
Fountain of Age: Stories
This book magically appeared in my mail box so I will read it. Actually, I have a sneaking suspicion it has something to do with the goodreads...more
May 19, 2012
May 16, 2012
Beggars in Spain (Sleepless, #1)
I sought out this book by Nancy Kress because I really liked her recent book of short stories, Fountain of Age: Stories. I must admit I was disappoint...more
May 29, 2012
May 31, 2012
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1)
I just re-read this book after 45 years. I remember loving the book but had forgotten a lot of the plot. An old journal entry indicates I read it for...more
Apr 1964
Nov 22, 2009
The Books of Magic
Some years back,I read a book by Neil Gaiman which I enjoyed. When I saw a chance to win something by him though goodreads, I clicked to enter right a...more
Feb 17, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
The Time Traveler's Wife
Like The Help, I picked this up at my daughter's house while waiting for her to return. Again, I was hooked from the start. I think of myself as not c...more
May 12, 2012
May 08, 2012
I met Kurt Vonnegut at a small discussion group held at Reed College in 1966/67. The discussion was in the living room of my turn-of-the century (19th...more
Jan 1970
Jan 27, 2008
Time and Again (Time, #1)
I really could not suspend disbelief to accept the mechanism of time travel in this book , but the story did capture me. I felt I was experiencing New...more
Aug 09, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester
Since I didn't finish the book my two stars might not be fair, but the first two or three stories didn't grab me so I returned it to the library when...more
Dec 21, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
A funny entertaining way to think a bit about religion and our humanity. It is a fast fun read.
Dec 2007
Jan 21, 2008
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