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Cass Cass said: " This book is badly written, but it is like a train-wreck, I can't look away.

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I was a gamer when I was in my mid-20s. My husband and I would spend every spare moment gaming. One day in the middle of an 8-hour raid one of the ot


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Henry IV, Part 2 by William Shakespeare
"The continuing history of the British crown, but what overshadows all is the incredible character of Falstaff.
He seems to be part of the drama and yet set apart. Ageless. He seems more real than the real historical characters.
Who is he? An Elizabe..." Read more of this review »
Rob Roy by Walter Scott
"The Scottish novel. Sir Walter warms my heart."
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores by Jen Campbell
"Suffice it to say, the title of this book says it all. I found it to be a very entertaining book, part of which I read on the subway today, suppressing a chuckle every now and then so as not to draw undue attention to myself from fellow riders. I'..." Read more of this review »
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
"Re-Read in December 2014 for Harry Christmas To You

ok. I will start by saying that this is one of my least favorite books in the series, and that isn't because it's bad, BECAUSE IT IS DEFINITELY NOT. It's mainly due to the fact that I hate Umbridg..." Read more of this review »
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Food by Jim Gaffigan
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It was boring. I got bored and stopped listening (to the audio version that he narrated).

I like him. I liked his first book. He is hilarious. But this book was not.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
" I gave it five stars but I love the honesty of your review. Some great points! "
" claims that 60% of Americans can trace there ancestry back to royalty. Another site claims over that William the Conqueror currently has ...more"
" Ha, oh please don't misinterpret me.

I meant my exclamation to reflect an enjoyment of how Shakespeare is able to make it seem so poetic, not my agreem
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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
by Jennifer E. Smith (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Girl meets boy at airport. They like each other and it will probably last a bit longer than the plane flight... End of book.

The characters were not believable, eg a 17yo girl being chatted up by a college boy but is very mentally aloof, as if her int
Cass made a comment on her review of Dragongirl (Pern, #22)
Dragongirl by Todd J. McCaffrey
" I know. The thing was that I liked Kindan in the first book (the watch weyr one), but this was ridiculous. "
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“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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“All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.”
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19860 Classics and the Western Canon — 1931 members — last activity 1 hour, 8 min ago
This is a group to read and discuss those books generally referred to as “the classics” or “the Western canon.” Books which have shaped Western though ...more
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A group to read and discuss short stories. One short-story per week/fort-night, followed by a hearty discussion. Typically the stories will be "classic ...more
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Readers of Jane, gather here to discuss anything from Frank Churchill's secrets to Lady Catherine's whims. What finally "persuaded" Anne Elliot? What ...more
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A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
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This is a group for discerning readers looking to discover, explore, and critically discuss some of the World’s literature, with a primary emphasis on ...more
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2011 Reading Challenge
Cass has completed her goal of reading 60 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
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2012 Reading Challenge
Cass has completed her goal of reading 40 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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2013 Reading Challenge
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