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Becky Becky said: "I tried reading this book, wanted to read it, but the vocabulary was too unfamiliar. Also, I think the sentences could have been written in a manner that was more understandable. "

 
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Becky Becky said: "This was actually a very interesting book. But, it was easy to put down. Perhaps it was easy to put down because it was a composite of many magazine articles. Having confessed that I didn't finish the book, I can still recommend it. The author lived...more "

 

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Becky rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I am giving this book four stars because it was interesting and I will probably continue to reflect on it. It's a great book for a Book Group, as there is much to discuss. Not quite a five star book, to me.
Becky rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Tinkers by Paul Harding
Tinkers
by Paul Harding
read in June, 2014
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This was an extremely interesting book. I have it four stars rather than five just because reading the book required lots of attention. It wasn't a book that could be skimmed. I paid attention while reading, but without the discussion at Book Group m...more
Becky rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Fruitlands by Richard Francis
Fruitlands
by Richard Francis
read in April, 2014
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I should be clear that the 5-star rating is only for people who are interested in this topic (Fruitlands, Bronson Alcott, Transcendentalism, utopian communities in the early 1800's). I am moderately interested in this topic, and enjoyed both the info...more
Becky rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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This book was not derivative, which is important to me. I found it gripping, in the sense that my heart beat fast at certain points. I am hoping for a sequel.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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I read this book over a month ago, and still remember it fondly. That says something for a book written so long ago, and set at a time around 180 years ago. The "messages" were delivered gently, there was nothing heavy-handed about the message. I thi...more
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Becky rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1)
by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2013
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Of course Sherlock Holmes books are nearly always entertaining. What makes this book different is that Holmes slowly takes on a real partner in investigation. Also, we see sides of Holmes we haven't seen before - he is vulnerable, and (rarely) fallib...more
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Flight Behavior
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in October, 2013
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