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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
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The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
" First wave feminist novel The Hero and the Crown recognizes the intrinsic right for protagonist Aerin to have a say in the destiny of her country, regardless of her gender.

Second wave feminist novel The Hero and the Crown illustrates how Aerin is... " Read more of this review »
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
" I never doubted for a moment where this book was going, but McKinley's hand at the wheel was so sure I didn't mind going along for the ride. Her characters were multi-faceted and enjoyable to read about. I especially liked the realistic portrait o... " Read more of this review »
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Agent of Change by Sharon Lee
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I just did a breezy reread and I still enjoy this one a ton. It has the elements that really make Lee and Miller's books special; their adept writing of different cultures, clever people and descriptions that unfold beautifully. I get a bit frustrate...more
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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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The River by Gary Paulsen
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I thought Hatchet was great and Brian's Winter was just as believable. Alas, The River falls short. As others have commented, the setup feels contrived - the government needs a boy to teach adults how to survive in the wild? Whatever. The extent to w...more
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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
by Anthony Marra (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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Wow. This is definitely a book I will need to read again, not because it's difficult to follow or to puzzle through but because the whole thing unfolds so intricately, relationships being revealed piece by piece as the narrative unrolls. Beautiful mo...more
The Simple Solution to Rubik's Cube by James G. Nourse
" Floating this one in honor of the 40th anniversary of Rubik's Cube.

Treasure of the Rubbermaids 12: Gleaming the Cube

The on-going discoveries of priceless books and comics found in a stack of Rubbermaid containers previously stored and forgotten at... " Read more of this review »
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Superb! I'm just sorry it had to end! And honestly, it would have benefited from a final section in which our hero comes to terms with what he had to go through, but gosh, it's just so fine.
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