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Ellen
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"Do I have to read #1 and 2 first? "
Ellen made a comment on Andrew’s review of The Goldfinch
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"A little long, didn't you think? "
Ellen made a comment on her review of Flowertown
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"Skip wrote: "Have this on my bedroom bookshelf. Guess I should read it sooner, rather than later..."

Why not? :)
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City of Women by David R. Gillham
City of Women
by David R. Gillham (Goodreads Author)
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In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
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Ellen rated a book 5 of 5 stars
In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
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I found this a touching reminder of the terrible days of the Khmer Rouge told through the eyes of a seven year old trying to understand her changing life. A suvival tale with beautiful stories and poems that give light and hope in the darkest of time...more
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A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
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This is a kind of funny take off on military life in Pakistan or other currupt dictatorships.
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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Maybe I just wasn't in the mood, but while I usually like Gaiman's passage from reality to fantasy, this struck me as a little heavy handed.
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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
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Call it 4.5. I liked the way things didn't turn out to be horribly shocking or a fairy tale ending, but a more realistic, but complicated story of a girl sold away when she was four. I liked the way the story evolved with different players coming in...more
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Spit and Passion by Cristy C. Road
Spit and Passion
by Cristy C. Road (Goodreads Author)
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Although a former avid comic book reader, I have trouble with graphic novels. This seemed a long repeatitious lament of the struggles of a middle school girl who knows she is gay and really wants to come out.
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