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The Strain
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"I finished this forever ago. Enjoyed this one--started the 2nd in the trilogy, and it was horrible, so I left it at that. Would recommend The Strain, however." Jun 06, 2011 12:30PM

 

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Penny is finished with The Strain: I finished this forever ago. Enjoyed this one--started the 2nd in the trilogy, and it was horrible, so I left it at that. Would recommend The Strain, however.
The Strain by Guillermo del Toro
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
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Thrilling and thought-provoking.
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Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
Angle of Repose
by Wallace Stegner
read in January, 1999
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Like You'd Understand, Anyway by Jim Shepard
Like You'd Understand, Anyway
by Jim Shepard
recommended to Penny by: MPR
read in October, 2009
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Shepard has made me hooked on short stories. In this volume, each story is based on a bizarre scenario often grounded in historical fact (or at least an interesting historical setting). He writes about an executioner and his family during the French ...more
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Nosferatu by Jim Shepard
Nosferatu
by Jim Shepard
read in October, 2009
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Fun premise. Didn't enjoy the book.
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Peony in Love by Lisa See
Peony in Love
by Lisa See (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2008
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For prose and a fascinating portrayal of Chinese spirituality, I'd give it 4 stars. See writes beautifully. Overall, however, I'd give it 3 stars ("pretty good"). I preferred Snowflower and the Secret Fan.
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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
by Lisa See (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2009
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While I appreciated the history of Chinese Americans in CA before WWII, the plot was a let-down.
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