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Life of Pi
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Shauna Shauna said: "I put this book down about halfway through, and I can't imagine what would induce me to pick it up again. Is it so goddawful boring; and even though the sheer number of 4 star reviews leads me to believe that something WILL happen, I don't know if I...more "

 

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Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
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Le feu follet suivi de Adieu à Gonzague by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
" Annoying boy suffers mild discomfort in the boat of plenty. Story starts off well enough, with cute religious confusions in a zoo. The whole thing sinks along with the ship, as it becomes fairly dreadful. Gah, just shoot the flare gun in the stupi... " Read more of this review »
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
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I put this book down about halfway through, and I can't imagine what would induce me to pick it up again. Is it so goddawful boring; and even though the sheer number of 4 star reviews leads me to believe that something WILL happen, I don't know if I...more
Shauna rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Tales of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen
Tales of Protection
by Erik Fosnes Hansen
read in January, 2013
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I chose this book from the library shelf on pure instinct, and was rewarded with the true pleasure of a transporting read. I was completely engrossed by the first tale of Lea and Engineer Bolt--a story infused with humor, tenderness and overtones of...more
Tales of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen
" A pleasure to read; the language is beautiful. The central theme that permeates the whole book is how seemingly random events or actions fit together and create a non-coincidental whole. I also learned a lot about bees, lighthouses and baroque pai... " Read more of this review »
Tales of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen
" picked up when desperate for a read in italy... absolutely loved the atmosphere, writing, and linked stories. i feel like i could & should read it again, and find more in it. "
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The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb
The Hour I First Believed
by Wally Lamb
read in January, 2012
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Wally Lamb is a readable writer, but this book is not a good read.

The novel opens five days before Columbine and winds up somewhere around the mid-aughts; and along the way, main character Caelum Quirk bears witness (or vicarious witness) to the shoo...more
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernières
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