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Bygones
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recommended to D by: the shelf at my local Goodwill (eff you, shelf at my local Goodwill!)
recommended for: the duggars -- if they're cool with explicit sex scenes and nail varnish, that is
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D D said: "*** FIRST UPDATE, LESS THAN SEVENTY PAGES IN, 10.15.14 ***

oh, m'god, y'all, i'm not sure i'm going to be able to DO this. i was blown away by lavyrle spencer's Morning Glory -- a POEM of a book; broke my heart. so when i saw a shelf full of spencer a...more
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Geeks, Girls and ...
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by Mike Jung (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Anna Banana
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D D said: "*** MY THOUGHTS SO FAR, 8/18/14 ***

reading this with my beloved niece, Bananz, as her first pick in our Just-The-Two-Of-Us book club. so far the book's irreverence and willingness to look at uncomfortable home situations (though usually from a distan...more
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The Westing Game
D rated a book 4 of 5 stars
read in January, 1985
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D D said: "*** UPDATE JULY 21, 2014 ***

rereading with my sweet niece for a just-us book club.


*** ORIGINAL REVIEW ***

fantastically involving and compassionate and funny and smart worldview. a book every kid should read.

first read in, approximately, 1985.
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A Regular Couple by Curtis Sittenfeld
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Pride & Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld
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On Liberty and The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
On Liberty and The Subjection of Women
by John Stuart Mill
recommended to D by: Laura Haigwood
recommended for: feminists, philosophers, lovers of Victoriana
read in January, 1996
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My pretty feminist
D rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan: With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668
by Thomas Hobbes
recommended to D by: read in class
recommended for: political scientists, philosophers, those who wish to read The Classics
read in September, 1990
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I wonder if I don't experience humankind as nasty, brutish, and short only because I'm surrounded by plenty. Shudder-inducing hypothesis.
D rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
The Federalist Papers
by Alexander Hamilton
read in September, 1989
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
recommended for: fans of <i>i capture the castle</i>, <i>atonement</i>, and early twentieth-century english heroines
read in October, 2014
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solid 4 stars.

artistically and technically very strong -- relatable, likable heroine who never even approaches mary sue territory; wonderful sense of history and place; super intricate structure to the story that came off quite well; wonderful, subtl...more
D rated a book 4 of 5 stars
A Woman in Berlin by Anonymous
A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary
by Anonymous
recommended for: students of twentieth-century history and wwii, feminists
read in January, 2007
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a true diary account of the horrifying first months in berlin after world war ii, after the fall of the third reich, during the russian occupation. it especially explored what it means to be a woman in a war zone. it was at turns shocking and funny,...more
D rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Innocent by Ian McEwan
The Innocent
by Ian McEwan
read in August, 2008
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The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King
The Language of Bees (Mary Russell, #9)
by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: fans of conan doyle, sayers, and feminism
read in August, 2014
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great fun, as are all of the books in this series. as ever, king not only provides an engaging plot problem, but she continues to develop russell and holmes's relationship in a believable and satisfying way and offer some top-notch secondary and tert...more
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The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso
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D has completed a goal of reading 90 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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