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Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers
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I love all Dorothy Sayer's novels, but I have one major complaint. Why hasn't anyone translated the French and Latin parts for other readers? I understand it was common practice for novelists to write racy scenes in Latin. I guess to make it inaccess ...more
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Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Paradise by Toni Morrison
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California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker
California Girl
by T. Jefferson Parker (Goodreads Author)
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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Dark Places
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I picked this up in the supermarket after listening to Gone Girl on cd. Flynn weaves a complex story of family, love, and survival in this book. None of the characters are likeable, yet you cannot wait to see how the case resolves itself. When Libby ...more
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The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
read in December, 2014
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I listened to this book for the first time since reading it as a child on a xmas road trip with my partner. It was exciting to become reacquainted with Tock, Humbug, and the Awful Din after so many years. The characters and the lessons they learned w ...more
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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I picked up this audio book after seeing the print version on the shelves for many years. I don't know why I passed it up before, but I am glad I got to experience this book! Seeing the world through Christopher's eyes made me conscious of so many th ...more
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Cockfighter by Charles Willeford
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I started to read this book and threw it away after several years and several attempts to finish it. It is a terrible book. The main character is a prejudiced, misogynist, ass-hat cock fighter who wanders around silently judging everyone in his path. ...more
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Systemic Racism by Joe R. Feagin
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Beloved by Toni Morrison
Beloved
by Toni Morrison
read in December, 2014
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