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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
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Yes Please by Amy Poehler
Yes Please
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Great book on audio. Poehler had a fairly normal upbringing, except we do learn later in the book that her dad was a pothead. Even so, Poehler says that he was a very nice person who always showed up early to pick her up from places (probably so he c ...more
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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville
The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
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Hmmm, ok, so I finished this book finally. I understand the importance of it to both the form and chronologically of the novel, but otherwise, it wasn't my cuppa, especially since Invisible Cities, which I read within the same time frame rocked the h ...more
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A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
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This book played out well on audio for me.

I wish that book critics and marketers would stop comparing every thriller to Gone Girl. It's not really fair to the authors in this genre who are trying to tell their own stories in their own ways.

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