Lori

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Lori.


Add as a Friend Follow Reviews   Send Message | Compare Books





The Curse of Beau...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Lori's Recent Updates

The Last of the Hitlers by David Gardner
" Yes! Sorry. And thank you for that correction. I will revise. "
Lori is currently reading
The Curse of Beauty by James Bone
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lori rated a book liked it
The Lucky Few by Elwood Carlson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Two years ago from the moment I sit and write this review, my father had one week left to live. We didn't know it would be one week. We certainly knew he would be gone by the end of summer. My mother followed him in death on the 19th of July. These l ...more
Lori rated a book really liked it
The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner
Rate this book
Clear rating
I had the pleasure of reading this title for a book discussion club I look forward to attending every few months. Once again, this was a title I never would have sought out on my own. However, once I began reading the first chapter, I was immediately ...more
Lori is now following
95125
Lori started reading
The Lucky Few by Elwood Carlson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lori rated a book liked it
Mrs. Sinclair's Suitcase by Louise  Walters
Mrs. Sinclair's Suitcase
by Louise Walters (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
And the WWII stories keep coming! Seventy years have passed since 'the War' (everyone still knows which one) ended yet this theme continues to dominate fiction. Mrs Sinclair's Suitcase is a polished little story about Mrs. Dorothy Sinclair and her WW ...more
Lori wants to read
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lori wants to read
The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lori wants to read
The Lonely City by Olivia Laing
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Lori's books…
Dorothy Parker
“Brevity is the soul of lingerie.”
Dorothy Parker, While Rome Burns

Ernst F. Schumacher
“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”
Ernst F. Schumacher

Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

James Baldwin
“Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time. Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, the only fact we have. It seems to me that one ought to rejoice in the fact of death--ought to decide, indeed, to earn one's death by confronting with passion the conundrum of life. One is responsible for life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darkness from which we come and to which we shall return.”
James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.”
Lloyd Shearer, Walter Scott's Personality Parade

25350 THE JAMES MASON COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB — 7021 members — last activity 13 hours, 41 min ago
ALL GENRE COMMUNITY OF BOOK LOVERS-Perfect for those interested in good books of any genre, film and lively discussion!-(300 PLUS DISCUSSION TOPICS)fr ...more
25x33 Rust Belt reads — 16 members — last activity Mar 06, 2011 03:56PM
For people who like to read books about the Rust Belt region, economy and politics
25x33 Lakewood, OH Reads — 7 members — last activity Jul 20, 2008 05:22AM
A place for Lakewood readers to connect.
44907 Loganberry Books — 29 members — last activity Jun 17, 2011 09:22PM
A bookstore lover's dream, located in the historic Larchmere neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. We feature a discerning collection of new, used and rare ...more
25x33 Childhood Development — 11 members — last activity Jun 22, 2008 11:51AM
A place for parents, teachers, and other professionals to discuss current topics in childhood development, review the latest books/theories, and recom ...more
More of Lori’s groups…
Miranda
1,314 books | 27 friends

Nate
865 books | 156 friends

Anca
257 books | 171 friends

Brina
397 books | 2,596 friends

Cassand...
1,260 books | 81 friends

Chris
457 books | 20 friends

Jennife...
324 books | 4,553 friends

Mahlon
3,388 books | 596 friends

More friends…
Peyton Place by Grace MetaliousMarjorie Morningstar by Herman WoukThe Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan WilsonRevolutionary Road by Richard YatesRabbit, Run by John Updike
Retro Reads
148 books — 110 voters


Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
301 (0.1%)

correct:
247 (82.1%)

skipped:
95 (24.0%)

58143 out of 4088969

streak:
1

best streak:
13

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Lori

Lists liked by Lori