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"This book is so far on the boring side that I don't think the word "relative" applies. The other thing I think about this is that one of my favorite c...more "
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"Oh my god, the second one was SO BAD. I was yelling, UGH, out loud while I was listening to it walking to work. "
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All About All About Eve by Sam Staggs
" 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 20 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.

This book was recommended to me by a... " Read more of this review »
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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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Jane Austen
“Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.”
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G.K. Chesterton
“Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”
G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions

Jane Austen
“Could there be finer symptoms? Is not general incivility the very essence of love?”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

David Rees
“And you know what happened next in my dream? Dick Cheney and I said the same thing at the same time: "Well, we had a Cold War to win." And then I screamed at him: "I KNEW you would say that! You ALWAYS say that!" But then, since Cheney and I made the same remark at the same time, I realized he owed me a Coke. So I said, "Jinx! You owe me a Coke!" And Vice-President Dick Cheney smiled sheepishly. *Shudder*... I don't even DRINK coke. I tastes like robot sweat.”
David Rees, Get Your War On 2

Ursula K. Le Guin
“Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

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7742 Cyber Book Club — 38 members — last activity 4 hours, 30 min ago
This Group is welcome to people who love to have fun and enjoy discussing books, movies, music, TV shows, world issues, personal issues, etc. Recommen...more
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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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2012 Reading Challenge
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