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Golden Son
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Golden Son by Pierce Brown
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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Paying Guests
by Sarah Waters
read in February, 2015
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Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, #1)
by Pierce Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
read in January, 2015
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The only characters with any redeeming qualities at all didn't actually appear in the novel. The other thought I am left with is that possibly Paul is an unreliable narrator. A book I feel like I should talk to others about even though I didn't like ...more
Deep Down Dark by Héctor Tobar
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The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
The Leftovers
by Tom Perrotta
read in November, 2014
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If, like me you watched the first season of the HBO adaption and thought I WANT MORE! This is not it. Different from the show in some crucial ways--not as dark, characters a lot less compelling like Nora and Kevin, or less so like Holy Wayne. Man did ...more
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The Orphanmaster by Jean Zimmerman
The Orphanmaster
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Deep Down Dark by Héctor Tobar
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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
by Diana Gabaldon (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Enjoyed the distraction of fantasy but marked it down a bit because the end turned oddly and seemed to drag. Up in the air about embarking on the 2nd in the series. Perhaps when the show starts again I will want to go back to the Highlands.
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a) Anything can happen to anyone.
and
b) It is best to be prepared.”
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“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
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“This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.”
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy
“Little events, ordinary things, smashed and reconstituted. Suddenly, they become the bleached bones of a story.”
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy
“And the air was full of Thoughts and Things to Say. But at times like these, only the Small Things are ever said. Big Things lurk unsaid inside.”
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

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