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What Came Before
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by Gay Degani (Goodreads Author)
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What Came Before by Gay Degani
What Came Before
by Gay Degani (Goodreads Author)
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If you have not sampled Ms. Degani's work before then there are plenty of opportunities to do so for gratis so that you know what you are in for. She is a talented author with a complete understanding of what moves a story forward and engages the rea ...more
The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler
"Three stars because it was a pretty interesting read, and she covers, well, all of human history.

I read it because I know a number of people who claim this book fundamentally shaped their worldview (and a number of others who don't make that claim..." Read more of this review »
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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Well, I don't really have this boxed set, but of course I've read all the books.

I get more out of them with each re-reading. Tolkien would be one of those guys who, if I could invite any 3 people to have dinner with, would get a seat at the table.
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien
read in January, 1978
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Gush. My introduction to fantasy long ago and gets a re-read every few years. Gets better each time. Brilliant.
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The Deep Blue Good Bye by John D. MacDonald
The Deep Blue Good Bye
by John D. MacDonald
read in January, 2006
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I have read every Travis McGee novel and if you haven't you are missing out. Not only is McDonald a master storyteller, not only is Travis one of the more remarkable characters you'll ever meet, not only is the writing carefully crafted, but for book ...more
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The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything by John D. MacDonald
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A fun little fantasy novel from the Master. I love all his stuff and this was no different. Clever premise about a watch that stops time. If they didn't make this into a movie, they should.
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A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
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I'm up to N and I'm not going to list every one and rate them because I frankly couldn't remember them all. They do kind of blur together after awhile, but Kinsey M. is a cool character and the writing is super. I love how Grafton uses comparisons.
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The Stand by Stephen King
The Stand
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2007
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Probably my favorite King novel. I read it once a longer time ago and then I got the "extended version" and plowed through again. One thing I didn't notice the first time around (young unwary writer that I was) was his successful use of Omni POV. He ...more
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