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g-na rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart
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While classified as "fantasy," this novel is not the "swords and sorcerers" sort of fantasy one might expect, but rather, a novel that takes place in a mildly fantastical world. I picked it up because it was highly regarded, and while I don't feel th...more
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Doors of Stone by Patrick Rothfuss
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Confessions of a Surgeon by Paul A. Ruggieri
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I enjoy reading books with patient case studies and the experiences of physicians and surgeons. This book certainly contains information on patient case studies, but the focus is slightly different. Here, the author goes more in-depth in regards to t...more
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g-na rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I confess that I had never heard of this book, or the movie which was made of it, until last week when my mom told me she had read and liked it. I'm very glad I did read it.

A fictional tale taking place in WWII-era Germany, The Book Thief is the stor...more
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Being a Green Mother by Piers Anthony
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Fifth in a series. In the previous Incarnations books, the first chapter or two dealt with the mortal character, and how they transitioned into being an immortal incarnation. Here, the first 90% of the book focused on the moral character. I liked tha...more
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Attracting and Feeding Hummingbirds by Sheri L. Williamson
Attracting and Feeding Hummingbirds
by Sheri L. Williamson (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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A short but good book that tells you the basics of, you guessed it, attracting and feeding hummingbirds. The first chapter talks a bit about the hummers themselves, migration, nesting, etc. They're pretty amazing little animals!
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Wielding a Red Sword by Piers Anthony
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The fourth in a series, this time about Mars, the Incarnation of War. It continues this theme about Satan trying to tip the balance of humanity towards evil that started in the first book, a storyline I find boring. What I am liking about the series...more
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Trauma by James  Cole
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An autobiographical tale about the work of a trauma surgeon who also happens to be a Navy officer and elite SEAL. While I've read other similar books by surgeons and trauma docs (I am fascinated with the idea of trauma care and, had my life been a bi...more
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With a Tangled Skein by Piers Anthony
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Book three in a series. Here we follow the Incarnation of Fate, well, one of the three Aspects of Fate. Unlike the first two Incarnations books we follow Fate (Niobe) through a longer portion of her life, and more interactions with those other than S...more
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