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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
by Ayana Mathis (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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There is some really good writing in this book, some beautiful portraits of The Ache of living, but I would have liked the chapters to have been a bit more connected to each other. I don't even feel like the one character who connects them all, Hatti ...more
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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I picked this up (as audiobook) because I vaguely remember watching and enjoying the Disney movie adaptation when I was a kid. Unfortunately, Bradbury's style leaves me feeling like Saliari critiquing Mozart in Amadeus: "too many notes." But, in the ...more
A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury
A Sound of Thunder
by Ray Bradbury
read in June, 2014
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My Age of Anxiety by Scott Stossel
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The Midwife by Jennifer Worth
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I admit it, I picked this book up after I watched Call the Midwife on PBS. It was a lot of fun reading the "original" stories and seeing how they were adapted for the TV series (some stories were smooshed together, some actions were transferred to ot ...more
On the Soul and the Resurrection by Gregory of Nyssa
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Some beautiful truths in here, but I found the Socratic dialogue style difficult to get into, and sometimes a bit tiresome. However, things really opened up for me when I discussed the book in a group, so overall, a good read.
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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
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An examination of the absurdity of human behavior through anthropomorphism. Cleverly written, but ultimately depressing. There are no stories in which we are redeemed as humanity, which for me makes this collection not as funny as it could be.
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