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Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker
"WARNING: SEX IS DISCUSSED IN THIS REVIEW. IF THAT SQUICKS YOU OUT, TURN BACK NOW

He kissed her with everything he had. He LOVED kissing her.

Don't get excited, the kissing is barely glanced at in this novel. (grrrrr)

Anyway. After the abysmal third e..." Read more of this review »
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Taboo! by Fouzia Saeed
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Saeed’s book is really a study of the Red Light District of Lahore, Pakistan. It is a story about a group of people who should not exist under the law of the land, and whose way of life is threaten and changed by those same laws.
Traditionally, pro
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The Tyranny of Silence by Flemming Rose
The Tyranny of Silence
by Flemming Rose
read in July, 2015
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Do you remember the Danish cartoon crisis? You know those cartoons that were considered so insulting that it made killing people look like a needed solution?
Well, this is by one of the editors for the newspaper.
I suppose I should say here that free
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Chris and 1 other person liked Joanne's review of The Tyranny of Silence:
The Tyranny of Silence by Flemming Rose
"Given the Charlie Hebdo attacks, this is an extremely timely rationale for free speech from the editor of the Danish newspaper who published a cartoon of Muhammed nearly a decade ago. Since then, he's interviewed people affected by terrorist react..." Read more of this review »
The Tyranny of Silence by Flemming Rose
"If I call you fat, and you punch me in the face, who is guilty under the law? What if I call your mother fat and you maim me? What if instead of your mother, I say these things about your god or his prophet? Where is the line now? And who gets to..." Read more of this review »
Chris rated a book 3 of 5 stars
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments by Ali Almossawi
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
by Ali Almossawi (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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This short little book is a good look at some of the most common fallacies. It has good use of illustrations and does a very good job conveying the information.
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Der Fuchs by Frédéric Brrémaud
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Why didn’t anyone tell me about this series? Seriously, isn’t that why we get on those book websites like Goodreads and Booklikes? You’ll are letting me down. Because no one told me about volume one.
Because this is fri
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The Mutts Winter Diaries by Patrick McDonnell
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A few years ago, I stopped playing my city’s local paper simply because it sucked. It really did. I heard that it has gotten better, but I don’t know. The only thing that I have missed from that paper was McDonnell’s Mu
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The Mutts Winter Diaries by Patrick McDonnell
"This is another cute collection of these comic best friends with over 150 pages of old strips. This obviously had a winter theme going on and I agreed with so many of Mooch's comments about winter and snow! These two are super cute and some of the..." Read more of this review »
The Master of the Prado by Javier Sierra
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Terry Pratchett
“Just erotic. Nothing kinky. It's the difference between using a feather and using a chicken.”
Terry Pratchett, Eric

Terry Pratchett
“Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.”
Terry Pratchett, Jingo

Mark Twain
“Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
Mark Twain

Dorothy Parker
“This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.”
Dorothy Parker, The Algonquin Wits

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Clothes Off! (Nonfiction)
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Description: Musings on Amazon freebies.
Year in Reading 2014 (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 03, 2015 12:46PM
Description: A review of 2014
Hale Pisses Me Off (and I'm not talking about the Cat Lady) (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 21, 2014 05:09PM
Description: essay
Readers and Fans (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 30, 2013 09:40AM
Description: A look at what a reader is
West's Return Review (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 30, 2013 09:38AM
Description: just a copy of a review I posted
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Anyone who enjoys historical fiction or history books about Tudor England will like this group. Whether you have been all the way to England just to t ...more
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