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Katie wants to read 50 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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She has read 14 books toward her goal of 50 books.
 
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Katie and 92 other people liked Jeffrey Keeten's review of White Noise:
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Katie and 115 other people liked Michael May's review of Dept. of Speculation:
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
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I read basically the entire novel. [1]

I tried to read it in a single sitting, but my wife kept yelling at me. [2]

I kept getting lost in the index. [3]

It's pithy. Very pithy. Maybe too damn pithy. [4]

It's a novel about a writer who wants to write a..." Read more of this review »
Katie and 123 other people liked Cameron's review of Dept. of Speculation:
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
"I underlined basically the entire novel."
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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
“And that phrase - 'sleeping like a baby.' Some blonde said it blithely on the subway the other day. I wanted to lie down next to her and scream for five hours in her ear.”
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“At night, they lie in bed holding hands. It is possible if she is stealthy enough that the wife can do this while secretly giving the husband the finger.”
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Katie rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Game by Anders de la Motte
Game (HP Pettersson, #1)
by Anders de la Motte
read in December, 2013
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I really liked the premise and all the characters - it just seemed a bit slow at times, and I was confused by behavior when characters didn't seem to react like normal people. I loved how things ended! It redeemed a lot of my negative thoughts from e ...more
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Ernest Cline
“I watched a lot of YouTube videos of cute geeky girls playing '80s cover tunes on ukuleles. Technically, this wasn't part of my research, but I had a serious cute-geeky-girls-playing-ukuleles fetish that I can neither explain nor defend.”
Ernest Cline, Ready Player One

Friedrich Nietzsche
“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“At night, they lie in bed holding hands. It is possible if she is stealthy enough that the wife can do this while secretly giving the husband the finger.”
Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation

Guillermo del Toro
“The saddest journey in the world is the one that follows a precise itinerary. Then you're not a traveler. You're a f@@king tourist.”
Guillermo del Toro

Edward Gorey
“I really think I write about everyday life. I don't think I'm quite as odd as others say I am. Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.”
Edward Gorey

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