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Sparrow and 18 other people liked Caris's review of Sick Puppy:
Sick Puppy by Carl Hiaasen
" Oh my shit.

Guess who read a book. Go on, guess.

Yep. This motherfucker right here. Boo-yah.

I'm so happy I could write a haiku:

The book has been read
Take that, you skeevy assholes
Fuck you, world, fuck you


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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein
" Some biographies I read, and it’s like I’m best friends with the author and we’re hanging out getting coffee and catching up on our lives. “Mindy!” I might say, “That is so interesting! Tell me more about your plans for a girls-only reboot of Ghos... " Read more of this review »
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Vernon D. Burns
“I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy.”
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Vernon D. Burns
“He thought he saw some horses, too, and a clown, but it was the faces of all those dead raptors that really bothered him. And maybe that clown a little bit.”
Vernon D. Burns, Gods of the Jungle Planet

David Rees
“Just because something makes you smile or laugh ... doesn't mean it's a joke.”
David Rees

“It is the image in the mind that links us to our lost treasures; but it is the loss that shapes the image, gathers the flowers, weaves the garland.”
Colette, My Mother's House & Sido

Sheng Wang
“Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.”
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Thoughts on Politics 2012 (Horror)
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Description: Wherein I list my all time favorites so that you may know they are there and go off and give them votes or just appreciate their general awesomeness. The favorites are in no particular order. Prepare yourself for shameless promotion of stuff I like.
7742 Cyber Book Club — 651 members — last activity Apr 17, 2014 06:44PM
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2012 Reading Challenge
Sparrow has completed her goal of reading 50 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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