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Johnny Got His Gun
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Jacob Jacob said: " I once imagined and partially wrote a story very similar to this one. Today I discovered that Dalton Trumbo stole my idea 69 years ago. I now need to see whose ideas were better. He has a far cooler name than I do. "

 

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Jacob rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne
Heir to the Jedi
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For a new canonical entry in a series that has absolutely nothing to do with fast food noodles, this book contains surprisingly numerous mentions and appearances of fast food noodles.

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Jacob and 6 other people liked Troy's review of Heir to the Jedi:
Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne
"My name is Luke Skywalker and I'm going to tell you a story. Like, in first person and what not. It's an easy story to follow: I sort of experience a bunch of completely non-sequitur encounters with wholly unrelated characters in random locations...." Read more of this review »
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Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo
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I once imagined and partially wrote a story very similar to this one. Today I discovered that Dalton Trumbo stole my idea 69 years ago. I now need to see whose ideas were better. He has a far cooler name than I do.
Jacob and 232 other people liked J.G. Keely's review of The Catcher in the Rye:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
"Sometimes truth isn't just stranger than fiction, it's also more interesting and better plotted. Salinger helped to pioneer a genre where fiction was deliberately less remarkable than reality. His protagonist says little, does little, and thinks l..." Read more of this review »
Jacob and 439 other people liked Kathy's review of The Catcher in the Rye:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
"I read the end of The Catcher in the Rye the other day and found myself wanting to take Holden Caulfield by the collar and shake him really, really hard and shout at him to grow up. I suppose I've understood for some time now that The Catcher in t..." Read more of this review »
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The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
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And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer
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Immortality by Milan Kundera
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Descartes' Bones by Russell Shorto
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The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
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