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"When you make it through 2 more pages in a row of this before bedtime, it's time to celebrate." May 01, 2014 09:56AM

 
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Sleep Donation by Karen Russell
Sleep Donation
by Karen Russell (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I have higher expectations of Russell's other, longer works. I went into this with the understanding that it was something Russell did mostly for personal "fun" and anticipating something maybe less thorough and neat than a print collection of short...more
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The Waking Serpent by Terry Maggert
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Elegantly Naked in My Sexy Mental Illness by Heather Fowler
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If This Isn't Nice, What Is? by Kurt Vonnegut
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Julie Shankle is 86% done with Sleep Donation: Thank goodness this is a novella and not a full-length novel. Although this has been full of poetic writing and dreamy descriptions, I'm really getting a solid reinforcement of the lesson that plot and action move a story along, not poetic language. It's definitely making for some weird, slightly dark and slightly uneasy, pre-sleep, dreamscape reading. No wonder dreams are crazy lately... Ready to be done w/this.
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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This book was even better than the expectations I had set for it based on recommendations. When only 2-3 minor continuity issues really surface in a book so packed with such a wide range of brilliance and thoughtfulness, I count them as forgettable e...more
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"Corey wrote: "A grand novel, so large I could live inside it."

Corey, that is one of the most strikingly powerful images to give as a comment on a book...more
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