Karen’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Karen.

http://munrovian.tumblr.com/
http://www.goodreads.com/munrovian




Big Machine
Karen is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Living Blood
Karen is currently reading
by Tananarive Due (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
A Short History o...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Karen's Recent Updates

Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew  Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Giant killer praying mantises take over the world, starting with Iowa. Interesting for its bisexual sixteen year-old boy protagonist, but not really my cup of tea stylistically. The voice is mannered and stylized, veering off on tangents to connect a ...more
Karen rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Maus, I by Art Spiegelman
Rate this book
Clear rating
A re-read, after reading both volumes in college a lifetime ago. Still amazing, still horrifying.
Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Weather thriller. It really picks up about 2/3 through, when the storm hits. Good God, that storm was horrible.
One Kick by Chelsea Cain
""You have some anger issues. You know that, right?" says the mysterious John Bishop to Kit 'Kick' Lanigan. This is after she slaps him hard enough to make him see stars. Which is immediately after he saves her from a bomb blast that levels the hou..." Read more of this review »
Karen added
One Kick by Chelsea Cain
Rate this book
Clear rating
The First Time Effect by Joshua S. Mckeown
The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
"Rigorous, expansive/miniaturist, furious and fiercely hopeful. The kind of book you return to again and again to remind you of things you hope you already know about how to be a person. "
Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Demon Camp by Jennifer Percy
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen wants to read
Preparing the Ghost by Matthew Gavin Frank
Rate this book
Clear rating
Karen wants to read
Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Karen's books…
Ray Bradbury
“You fail only if you stop writing.”
Ray Bradbury

Joss Whedon
“Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.”
Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
“There's a time and place for everything, and I believe it’s called 'fan fiction'.”
Joss Whedon

Ray Bradbury
“Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he'll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer."

[1967 interview]”
Ray Bradbury

Joss Whedon
“Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.”
Joss Whedon

1020 Fiction and Poetry Contests — 227 members — last activity Oct 28, 2012 08:56PM
A place to post deadlines and guidelines and purses and questions and encouragement re: contests and awards for fiction and poetry.
3183 Tournament of Books — 737 members — last activity 24 minutes ago
This book group was established for those interested in participating in The Morning News's Tournament of Books. Please do not feel the need to finish ...more
31241 FeministSF & F — 61 members — last activity Dec 28, 2013 11:07AM
A place to discuss and recommend feminist science fiction and fantasy. Please, authors, no self-promotion in this group.
Kayla
3,947 books | 216 friends

Virgini...
55 books | 31 friends

Rebecca...
6,824 books | 454 friends

Kelly
1,543 books | 95 friends

martha
999 books | 77 friends

Zachary...
717 books | 3,664 friends

Cari
396 books | 243 friends

Ben White
790 books | 115 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
40 (0.0%)

correct:
36 (90.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

256145 out of 3150599

streak:
11

best streak:
12

questions added:
0

 6

 1



Polls voted on by this member