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Kate voted on a poll in the group Ford Audiobook Club
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When we began this program, we had no idea it would become as popular as you all have made it. Thanks to your support and participation, our little idea has grown, and we are thrilled to know th

She voted for: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
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I particularly enjoyed the actual research presented, though it was vexing to then not be sure what was true (e.g., about UC Davis). at first this seemed like a flighty college book a la Monsters of Templeton, but it is actually much better, with mor ...more
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In the Woods by Tana French
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
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Dr. Mutter's Marvels by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
"The readers who will love this book are those who prefer their history presented as fictionalized adventure starring a hero who triumphs over a villain and becomes a Great Man. Such readers will not mind that a great deal of this “true tale” deriv..." Read more of this review »
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Behind the Gates of Gomorrah by Stephen Seager
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Kate and 25 other people liked Greg's review of Hold the Dark:
Hold the Dark by William Giraldi
"I want to like this book more than I did.

I want to have the same reading experience that Denis Lehane, Daniel Woodrell, Tim O'Brien and Thomas McGuane purport to have in their blurbs.

Wolves have begun taking children from an Alaskan village. Not..." Read more of this review »
Kate made a comment on her review of To Take A Dare
To Take A Dare by Crescent Dragonwagon
" It's worth rereading as an adult, I found! I was crushed by it in different ways than as an adolescent. "
Kate and 49 other people liked Joel's review of Lexicon:
Lexicon by Max Barry
"I feel somehow wrong giving a so-so review to a book that I enjoyed and read really quickly, but part of me wishes there was just a little more "oomph" to this book. Barry does a nice job with the structure, giving us pieces that fit together more..." Read more of this review »
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William Shakespeare
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
William Shakespeare, As You Like It

Mark Twain
“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.”
Mark Twain

Rudyard Kipling
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
Rudyard Kipling

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Kurt Vonnegut
“The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.”
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