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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester
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Fun, fun, fun! This is great for kids of all ages. I'm reading the entire series with the excuse that I'm getting it for my daughter's future use...and I'm loving every swashbuckling moment of it!
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Lieutenant Hornblower by C.S. Forester
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On with the adventure yarrrrrrrrr!
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Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Unaccustomed Earth
by Jhumpa Lahiri
read in January, 2009
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Lahiri did a great job of making the characters real, hauntingly real. I'm usually not a huge short-story fan, but this was a collection did a wonderful job of painting scenes from life.
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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
David Copperfield
by Charles Dickens
read in October, 2008
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I've always felt guilty for not reading this book...so here we go.
I've finished the book and actually found it quite enjoyable. The characters were very whimsical. I was surprised as I came toward the end of the book I started to slow down because I...more
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Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
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Fun, fun, fun! -- Nothing is as good as Suess, but it's great to break out the classics.
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Hop On Pop by Dr. Seuss
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More polishing for the wee one.
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
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Getting polished up on the classics for the little one.
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A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body by Lauren Weedman
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Another book club read that was supposed to be funny, but was really depressing. The author's jokes about her own life don't produce laughs, but saddness for her lack of security. I got the exact same feeling from this book as I did when a friend in...more
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The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
The Dante Club
by Matthew Pearl (Goodreads Author)
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A friend suggested this book...it was okay. It's sort of a...I took a class on American Romanticism, and I like to hang out at Starbucks sort of novel.
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I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, & Doggone It, People Like Me! by Al Franken
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I read this because my sister bought it for me for $2 on clearance. It is rather entertaining...a great bathroom read.
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