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The Promise by Chaim Potok
The Promise
by Chaim Potok
read in June, 2011
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The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland
The Gum Thief
by Douglas Coupland
read in June, 2011
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Yes, I am giving it three stars simply because I have given out so many four stars lately. If you're middle-aged and need a quick, easy read that allows you to feel understood-- have at it. Roger is a 40 something-year-old man who is working at Stapl ...more
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Deadwood by Pete Dexter
Deadwood
by Pete Dexter
read in June, 2011
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Characters make a novel for me, and DEADWOOD has plenty of quirkiness in its characters to keep me captivated. It's easy to see why it ended up being developed into a television show (which I never saw). As engrossed as I became in the lives of these ...more
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Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
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Wow. Some people are just born to be great. Maybe I should give up teaching here in the Unites States and go somewhere where people might benefit from being taught. Dr. Farmer and Partnerships in Health have done quite a bit to change health policies ...more
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The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna
The Year of the Hare
by Arto Paasilinna
read in June, 2011
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Next time I hit a woodland creature while it's gallivanting across the road I am going to pull over, chase it down, and then abandon my life to hang out with it as I wander my country. Paasilinna writes an engaging story of a journalist who walks awa ...more
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The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
by Justin Cronin (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2011
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There are times in one's life where one pulls a book open, begins to read, and gets so sucked in by the telling of the story that one cannot put the book down...even when the shame sets in. As a graduate of English from the University of Utah (no, it ...more
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
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Yes, Oprah recommended it, but that isn't why it ended up on my own reading list.

There are phenomenal reviews of this book which already exist, so today I am taking the lazy route and not writing a review. It's a book I can easily give five stars to,
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Laura Rider's Masterpiece by Jane Hamilton
" Having summers off is the perk of being a teacher. I am trying to read over 4000 pages this summer. Still, you are managing to read many books that ar ...more "
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The Help by Kathryn Stockett
" Hey! I just purchased this book and also planned on reading THE GATHERING. Clearly, I am running a bit behind you. "
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