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Basile et Gordy le génie by Ashley Spires
"Summary: Basile et Gordy are weird extraterrestrials set to save the world.... but they look like pets. It's kind of fun.

Why I Read This: I'm trying to better my french. And these were in the French children's section at my Library.

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The Orphans of Race Point by Patry Francis
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
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This was not exactly what I expected - I mean, I've read David Foster Wallace before, I definitely dig the footnotes and the absolutely awe-inspiring vocabulary, but this was an interested set of essays. By "interesting"-- they don't seem to have any ...more
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary
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Absolutely gorgeous. Absolutely depressing.
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
" It was just recommended to me, I actually have to admit I don't know anything about the author - but now I definitely have to move it up the TBR list! "
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The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"There’s actually a lot that does not recommend this book. For starters, it’s consistently, thoroughly racist, a natural outgrowth of its publication date, sure, but the narrator’s prejudice is such an integral element of the book’s character that..." Read more of this review »
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Neil Gaiman
“Oh, monsters are scared," said Lettie. "That's why they're monsters.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Thomas Merton
“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image.”
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Ingmar Bergman
“Only someone who is well prepared has the opportunity to improvise.”
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“Grown-ups don't look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they're big and thoughtless and they always know what they're doing. Inside, they look just like they always have. Like they did when they were your age. Truth is, there aren't any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world.”
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Jack London
“I'd rather sing one wild song and burst my heart with it, than live a thousand years watching my digestion and being afraid of the wet.”
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2011 Reading Challenge
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Bethany has completed her goal of reading 150 books for the 2011 Reading Challenge!
 
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