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"I personally couldn't finish it - I don't know why, the writing style was too affected for me, I think. "
Becca rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Fever Chart by Bill Cotter
Fever Chart
by Bill Cotter
read in September, 2009
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Only 3 stars due to its limited genre, and to give this first-time published author somewhere to grow. Otherwise, could not wait for chances to read this twisted, grimy, witty tale. The actions of the anti-hero knotted my stomach, yet the clever writ...more
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"did you see the movie? all the same adjectives. "
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"How was this? I always enjoy his articles in the New Yorker "
Becca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Learned about Nigeria in the 1960s through a well-told story. Really must start reading some lighter books, though.
Becca rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck
read in July, 2009
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A nice light summer read (ha). Still relatable to today's world, unfortunately. I do always enjoy when the matriarch emerges as the family pillar. "Woman can change better'n a man," Ma said soothingly. "Woman got all her life in her arms. Man got it...more
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Words in Air by Elizabeth Bishop
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"dear kelly,

your ratings are inflated - how can I tell what is good if everything gets a 5? (except Middlesex, that is.) please consider reworking your...more
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Becca rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
The Master Butchers Singing Club
by Louise Erdrich
recommended for: anyone
read in January, 2006
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Erdrich creates these worlds, or even moments, that perhaps do not exist in reality, but that I *want* to exist, and that I enjoyed being drawn into. Like the kitchen of the woman in this book; the light is golden, there is always something rising in...more
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