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"I traveled with dancer Rudolf Nureyev from the Soviet Union to Paris in Nureyev: The Life. Not my favorite biography, but I learned a little more abou...more "
"Lilisa wrote: "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is $2.99 on Amazon and Apple in the U.S....more "
"If you haven't heard from me for a few weeks, it's because I was knee deep in chunksters. But I did it. I finished Road Runner's Racers! Yippee! "
"I knocked off two more chunksters and completed Road Runner's Racers. YAY! Nureyev: The Life was not one of my favorites. It needed a good editor. I e...more "
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Shōgun by James Clavell
Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
by James Clavell
read in August, 2014
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When my book club made it's selections year ago, we decided to include the first two books of James Clavell's asian saga. Shōgun was well-known, having been a best-seller when it was released in 1976.

The novel takes place during the reign of Queen El...more
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Nureyev by Julie Kavanagh
Nureyev: The Life
by Julie Kavanagh
read in August, 2014
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I’m a lover of classical ballet, and decided a couple of years ago to read and collect dance biographies. Believe it or not, they are not always easy to find. They go out of print quickly, so when I had the opportunity to lay my hands on Julie Kavana...more
Suzanne and 11 other people liked Chrissie's review of To Kill a Mockingbird:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
" I never reread books - well here is the exception. THIS book was well worth a second reading. This is a book that CAN be read twice and I guess even more times. I loved the book when I read it a little short of 50 years ago, and I loved it this ti... " Read more of this review »
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
" I got through high school without reading this classic, but now that I've finally read it, I completely understand why librarians voted it "Novel of the Century." The guileless child narrator was the perfect voice to expose the hypocrisy around he... " Read more of this review »
Suzanne is on page 150 of 324 of To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
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“I cannot live without books.”
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“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
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“Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, "Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?", here's an update for you. Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!”
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Suzanne has completed her goal of reading 100 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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