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Last of the Curlews by Fred Bodsworth
Last of the Curlews
by Fred Bodsworth
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The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
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City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
" Ha! Yeah, I have enough of a fear association with that experience that it is hard for me to feel sad about it. But, his situation was totally sad. I ...more "
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
" Oh I got kicked off of this thread! Such a good book. "
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Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
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Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
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The Help by Kathryn Stockett
" Okay, here's the thing. Black characters written in eye dialect in itself = not bad. White characters written in King's English in itself = not bad. B ...more "
Dead to the World by Chris Roberson
" Yeah, I need to check out the show. Maybe I will be able to give it more of a chance since it's set in Seattle. "
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Manny Rayner
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“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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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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Manny Rayner
“I know this is my signature move, but it really does read much better in the original.”
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“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.”
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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 — 38 members — last activity May 27, 2015 05:41PM
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
43519 readers advisory for all — 2935 members — last activity 6 hours, 39 min ago
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
70081 The Vernon D. Burns Appreciation Society — 15 members — last activity Sep 08, 2012 12:47PM
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
Sparrow has completed her goal of reading 50 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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