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"Started reading this to make sure I liked it enough to read on the plane. Now have to make sure I don't read too much of it to make it worth taking on the plane." Dec 15, 2014 09:21PM

 
Unraveled
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"Just had to pick something up that's a bit faster moving." Dec 14, 2014 08:27PM

 
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"FWIW this book is not boring, but it's a heavy hardcover. I should've put something on my Kindle to go along with it. On the plus side, I caught up on New Yorkers." Dec 06, 2014 09:22AM

 

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Emily is on page 55 of 416 of Play it Again: Started reading this to make sure I liked it enough to read on the plane. Now have to make sure I don't read too much of it to make it worth taking on the plane.
Play it Again by Alan Rusbridger
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Emily is 60% done with Unraveled: Just had to pick something up that's a bit faster moving.
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Unraveled (Turner, #3)
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Hot Property by Pat Choate
" I think you disagree with me about the purpose of this site, however. I don't believe my review is the sole, final word on any item. (Most librarians ...more"
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The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
The Soul of a New Machine
by Tracy Kidder
read in November, 2014
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"Things change fast in the computer business. A year is a hell of a long time. It's like a year in a dog's life," observes one of the characters in this profile of a team of engineers at Data General working to create a 32-bit minicomputer. I've re-s ...more
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The Lost Children by Tara Zahra
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This book, by a recent MacArthur grant winner, is more readable than I expected but still not something I'd actively recommend to anyone who isn't in the habit of reading academic-press books.

The author explores the myriad ways children were shuttle
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
" I read this book before Goodreads (even before LJ) so I don't remember my exact thoughts on it, but I hated it too and I think for the same reasons yo ...more"
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Unclaimed by Courtney Milan
Unclaimed (Turner, #2)
by Courtney Milan (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Another one from this author, who continues to provide reliable, light diversions. This is the second installment in the Turner series, which I think I've liked better than her other series so I should track the third one down. I like that she's give ...more
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
" I was surprised by that too. I remember being instructed when I babysat to say things like "Wow, you must be so happy with how your hard work paid off ...more"
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Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
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I was on hold for this for long enough that I don't remember what provoked me to put it on my list, but it was so on the nose about a past aspect of my personal life that I found it uncomfortable to read, both because of the uncanniness and because o ...more
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Emily by: Rosy
read in October, 2014
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In this novel, almost everyone has died of the flu, and while the launching point is familiar to the point of being hackneyed, the author brings to it a perspective that is so fresh, strange, and beautiful that the novel develops its own entire aesth ...more
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