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The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
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West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan
West of Sunset
by Stewart O'Nan (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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I was excited by the idea of O’Nan writing about a quintessential American author, but I was disappointed that he chose the most unexciting and depressing period of Fitzgerald’s life. With Zelda shut away in an asylum and their Jazz-age days behind t ...more
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The Girl Next Door by Ruth Rendell
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Er ist wieder da by Timur Vermes
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A Beautiful Truth by Colin McAdam
A Beautiful Truth
by Colin McAdam
read in December, 2014
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This book is not for everyone for several reasons. First, it is very stylized, with a stream of conscious narrative. And that becomes even more cumbersome when it is from the perspective of chimpanzees. Plus dialogue is not distinguished by quotes. S ...more
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Like Dreamers by Yossi Klein Halevi
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Normal by Graeme Cameron
Normal
by Graeme Cameron (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Delving into the mind of a serial killer always makes for a fun read. But this book went in a totally different direction than I initially thought. What started as a gruesome portrayal of dismemberment and caged victims turned into a dark comedy when ...more
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“To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.”
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“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”
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“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
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Annual Reads (Literature & Fiction)
6 chapters   —   updated Dec 24, 2013 06:03AM
Description: What books I've read over the course of a year.
Paris Without End (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 20, 2012 04:28PM
Description: My Interview with Author Gioia Diliberto
A Rainy Day (Drama)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 26, 2011 06:29AM
Description: I wrote this one-act play for a theater assingment in college in 1998. I thought I had lost it forever until discovering it in a box buried in my garage! I have not changed any of the content from the original verson, but have edited typos and formatting. And I earned 100% grade!
After Thoughts Cafe 2 (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 01, 2011 11:58AM
Description: My interview with Christopher Alexander Hall, the talented young author of After Thoughts Cafe, Wanted For Murder! and After Thoughts Cafe 2.
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Description: Commentary on Hardcover vs. Kindle pricing
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Julie has completed her goal of reading 80 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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questions answered:
2480 (1.2%)

correct:
1872 (75.5%)

skipped:
1583 (39.0%)

5617 out of 2959113

streak:
20

best streak:
21

questions added:
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