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Shannon Shannon said: " I'm always up for new kinds of puzzles. These are described as combining "the logic of Sudoku with the wordplay of crosswords," but it doesn't really involve logic or wordplay. I would say it combines crosswords with acrostics. I'm enjoying them so f ...more"

 

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Clouds Without Rain by P.L. Gaus
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The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde
The Eye of Zoltar
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read in November, 2014
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Jasper Fforde is one of my favorite writers, and this book was well done. I'm just not a big fan of this type of storyline (a quest with lots of man vs. nature conflict -- even though the "nature" in this case isn't exactly natural).
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A Study in Sherlock by Laurie R. King
A Study in Sherlock: Stories inspired by the Holmes canon
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Usually when I read collections of short stories, especially those with multiple authors, I only truly enjoy about half of the stories -- as for the others, I could take 'em or leave 'em. But in this one, I enjoyed nearly all of the stories. It's a t ...more
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Practical Christianity by Lavonne Neff
Practical Christianity
by Lavonne Neff
read in October, 2014
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I was assigned parts of this book for a class in college, and I enjoyed them enough to keep the book "to finish later." I didn't expect it to be almost 20 years later, but time flies!
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The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde
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The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
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Last Dragonslayer, The by Jasper Fforde
Last Dragonslayer, The
by Jasper Fforde
read in October, 2014
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I think I would have liked this book better if I had read a hard copy instead of an audiobook -- my mind wanders too much with audiobooks, and I think I missed a lot of the jokes and some of the plot.
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“Tightwaddery without creativity is deprivation. When there is a lack of resourcefulness, inventiveness, and innovation, thrift means doing without. When creativity combines with thrift you may be doing it without money, but you are not doing without.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette

C.S. Lewis
“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
C.S. Lewis

Blaise Pascal
“Those honor nature well, who teach that she can speak on everything.”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées

Rex Stout
“[A] pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.”
Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance

John Wesley
“Earn all you can, give all you can, save all you can”
John Wesley

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