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Shawn made a comment on her review of All the Birds, Singing
All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
" Cath wrote: "Yes!"
Cath, your one star rating was probably closer to accurate. I threw in an extra star because the writing wasn't atrocious -- and I m
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The Seven Good Years by Etgar Keret
"Etgar Keret's memoir is set up like his fiction; short essays liked together by The Seven Good Years, which just happen to coincide with the first seven years of his son's life. Many of his tales veer towards the absurd, which makes sense in a lif..." Read more of this review »
Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
"DNF. What is it with all those old men and women lately getting up and going out the door for a walk of thousands of miles? Or is it just a reflection of our modern fantasy of staying young forever, and never having to confront and deal with old a..." Read more of this review »
Shawn made a comment on her review of A Man Called Ove
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
" Anna wrote: "Finally, someone who thinks along the same lines! Thank you for writing it down. :)
I am so tired of all those cutie-pie reviews and tears
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Shawn made a comment on AdiTurbo’s review of Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
" That sounds like what others have said. I'll have to get to it -- eventually. "
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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
" So glad to hear it! I'm making my way to the pile that this is sitting in. Hopefully, I'll get to it before the end of summer. "
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
"if anyone had told me I'd have the slightest bit of interest in a story about two adolescent best friends and their teenage shenanigans I'd have been stunned, but this is brilliant and about a million times more engaging than that yawn fest Karl o..." Read more of this review »
A History of Loneliness by John Boyne
"What a waste of time. I truly fail to understand all the 5 star reviews. The subject matter is certainly 5 star material but the delivery in this novel is hardly 5star. I found the first half of the book boring, pointless, and pretty much wasteful..." Read more of this review »
Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown
" Wow! Okay. I've got to read it if for no other reason than to experience the same pleasant surprise. I'm always interested in reading something outsid ...more "
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2013 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2011 Reading Challenge
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