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Yes Please by Amy Poehler
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
by Robin Sloan (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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A mildly interesting mystery doesn't compensate for flat, boring characters and, in some parts, just painfully bad dialogue. Let the words "data viz!" never be uttered again in modern literature.

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
"Meh - 1.5 stars because the plot was interesting enough that I finished the book and there were some funny moments. While Mr. Sloan is imaginative and quick witted it does not make up for poor writing and boring characters. The book is just bad fi..." Read more of this review »
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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A chilling page-turner, "Gone Girl" is a thoroughly engrossing pulp novel. I have to admit I enjoyed myself immensely reading this guilty pleasure, in just over a week, especially when Flynn dials the tension to 11 in some parts (what the hell is in ...more
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Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2011
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A Thousand Splendid Suns is an easy, quick, mildly enjoyable read--if you get off on human suffering, that is--but will likely leave you yearning for a more nuanced portrait of Afghanistan over the last three decades.

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White Teeth by Zadie Smith
White Teeth
by Zadie Smith
read in June, 2014
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