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The Snowman by Jo Nesbø
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The Happiest People in the World by Brock Clarke
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The peculiar storyline jumpstarted into an interesting spy novel and descended into chaos.
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The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
The Casual Vacancy
by J.K. Rowling
read in July, 2015
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Editing. Editing. Perhaps half this book was just not necessary to the story. And ultimately nobody was anyone I'd want in my neighborhood. A sad little overtold story. The innocent one always gets dumped under the train. And nobody grew, did they? N ...more
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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My list of five-star books is short. These people are wonderfully developed, manage to change across 400 pages, and stay true to their core values. The language is superlative. It was just a pleasure to read and will be one of those books, no doubt, ...more
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The Lost Island by Douglas Preston
The Lost Island (Gideon Crew, #3)
by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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So much bad science it took my breath away. Also bad character development, bad plotline, and bad writing. Aargh. Just bad. Made me want to, oh, I don't know, burn an island to the ground and destroy a species.

Now I'm going back to take away the sta
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
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Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
Back to Blood: A Novel
by Tom Wolfe
read in June, 2015
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An expose on the culture of Miami, written with the gush of a Tom Wolfe novel.

Tight plot, some repetition of phrases to where they got stilted. Oligarch comes to mind. Pastillas. Heat lamp. Cop look. The shape of the Russian thug's head. And poor Ne
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In the Absence of Angels by Elizabeth Glaser
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