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"Before you can ask: yes, I did buy this book because of the title. Look guys, you can't just show me a book with the byline, "the complete behind the scenes story of the bitchiest film ever made" and not expect me to buy it immediately. I know who..." Read more of this review »
Sparrow and 23 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


Anyway.

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Manny Rayner
“I know this is my signature move, but it really does read much better in the original.”
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“Well, my suggestion could have been ironic.”
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Manny Rayner
“I wrote long reviews of all four books if you want to take a look.”
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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.”
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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.
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life's too short to read crappy books. this is why readers' advisory exists. feel free to join if you are looking for "a book like____" or "a book tha...more
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I appreciate Vernon D. Burns and all that he has done for postmodern literature. This is a group where his six or seven fans can keep in the loop abou...more
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39912 the cool kids — 12 members — last activity Dec 28, 2010 09:12AM
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2012 Reading Challenge
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