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Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean
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Candide by Voltaire
Candide
by Voltaire
read in January, 2006
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This book is just TOO over the top. It is humorous at times and ridiculous the rest of the time.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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As is similar with several of my other reviews, I didn't like this classic tale as much as many people did. It is an essential part of the American novel experience, but I personally just couldn't get into it. I feel like a hypocrite saying this when...more
Laura rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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I did not like this book nearly as much as "Crime and Punishment." The story is humorous in that the little "OCD" habits and quirks of the main character make for a confusing and chaotic turn of events. I found the ending rather disappointing.
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment by John D. Simons
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A long but worth-while read. The story centers around a murder and the murderer's experiences with guilt, fear, love, and redemption.
Laura rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Mrs. Mike by Benedict Freedman
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I have mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, it is a cute story and very interesting and on the other hand it is rather sad and violent. The story is great for the adventure and the beautiful description of the Yukon and the romance betwee...more
Laura rated a book 4 of 5 stars
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens
read in January, 2008
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At first, I didn't like reading "David Copperfield", but it was for an English class I took, so I pretty much had to slog through it. As I read it, I liked it more and more, especially with the entrance of the character Dora. It is a little cliche' a...more
Laura rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Daughter of the Red Deer by Joan Wolf
Daughter of the Red Deer (Reindeer Hunters, #1)
by Joan Wolf (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 1996
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I LOVE this book! Wolf paints a beautiful and exciting picture of prehistoric times, while at the same time developing characters and not making the book too "romancy," which is really nice. There is love, yet it is by no means your typical "bodice-r...more
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