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K K said: " I'm really really hating this book. But my friend promised to read "Lamb" if I read this one, and "Lamb" is one of my favorites, so...

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Later: Still working on this book. Yikes. I'm currently just passing the 150-pa
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The French Revolu...
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by Matt Stewart (Goodreads Author)
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K K said: " Can anything calling itself The French Revolution end well for anyone involved? Revolutions rarely do: it’s only the descendants who will prosper.
This is a story about ordinary people living in extraordinary times far removed from its namesake’s. It’
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K K said: " I am so enjoying this little book; can't wait to pass it along to my writer-partner, while at the same time honestly don't want it to end. (Possibly continuing to read it constitutes "avoidance behavior"?)

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Abraham Lincoln by Seth Grahame-Smith
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I'm really really hating this book. But my friend promised to read "Lamb" if I read this one, and "Lamb" is one of my favorites, so...

I'll come back when I've finished it.

Later: Still working on this book. Yikes. I'm currently just passing the 150-pa
...more
K added a status update: working on word puzzles just now. Not reading much.
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The French Revolution by Matt Stewart
The French Revolution: A Novel
by Matt Stewart (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2010
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Can anything calling itself The French Revolution end well for anyone involved? Revolutions rarely do: it’s only the descendants who will prosper.
This is a story about ordinary people living in extraordinary times far removed from its namesake’s. It’
...more
K rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith
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This one's about love and belongingness, two of my favorite unattainables, which when attained aquire miracle status. Oh, and there are some mysteries to solve, some challenges to face, and all the red bush tea one can drink.
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The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
The Lacuna
by Barbara Kingsolver
recommended for: everyone I know
read in February, 2010
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This may well be her best novel yet, but that's a tough one to call. What can I add to anyone's positive review? How can I write something even half so eloquent as Ms. Kingsolver does herself.

Essentially this is what I can say about Barbara Kingsolv
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A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire
A Lion Among Men (The Wicked Years, #3)
by Gregory Maguire
recommended for: Fans of Oz and/or "Wicked"
read in January, 2010
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Gregory Maguire has been retooling the classics of fairytaledom for quite some time now, and I've read all of em. This one here, about the Cowardly Lion before and after the Famous Witch Dorothy, and even a little bit of During Dorothy, proved the mo ...more
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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Zombies by Michael P. Spradlin
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Making a Literary Life by Carolyn See
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I am so enjoying this little book; can't wait to pass it along to my writer-partner, while at the same time honestly don't want it to end. (Possibly continuing to read it constitutes "avoidance behavior"?)

More to come.
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Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years #2)
by Gregory Maguire
recommended for: anyone who's a fan of Wicked
read in October, 2009
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Elphaba lives! Terrific book and interesting in light of what "Wicked" (the musical) made of the first of these novels. Headed for "Lion Among Men" next.
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