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The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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I'd like to say I really enjoyed this book, but the fact is, I slept through most of it. I guess audiobooks are just not my thing. Oh well.
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
" Ashley wrote: "Yeah, I had that problem listening to Harry Potter, it's too easy to pay attention to something else."

Or to nothing at all, in my case.
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Heather Carter is reading The Cuckoo's Calling: I'm not sure how I feel about this whole audiobook thing. On the one hand, it's been great while I'm sick because I can close my eyes. On the other, my mind keeps drifting and the narration just becomes background noise, so I'm missing whole chapters and have no idea what's going on when I clue back on.
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
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She voted for: I read a mix of recent and older books
Heather Carter and 14 other people liked Shayne's review of Wild Fell:
Wild Fell by Michael Rowe
"It is extremely rare, I've found, to find a ghost story that actually gives me chills. I'm a grown-ass man, after all. I've got a full-time job and bills to pay; what's scarier than THAT?

This book gave me chills. There are some straight-up creepy..." Read more of this review »
Assail by Ian C. Esslemont
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A satisfying conclusion to a fantastic series.
Heather Carter and 29 other people liked Steven Erikson's blog post: The Discussion of Writing
"     Years ago, when I first began my study of writing, I was both fortunate and cursed to land, right off the bat, a spectacularly good workshop teacher for fiction. My initiation into the craft of writing was through a teacher and mentor who kne..." Read more of this blog post »
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Assail by Ian C. Esslemont
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Federico García Lorca
“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”
Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding and Yerma

Thomas Mann
“Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.”
Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Tales

Frank McCourt
“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Literary Remains, Vol. 1

H.P. Lovecraft
“From even the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent.”
H.P. Lovecraft, Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

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