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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
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This was one of the first "grown up" books I ever read. I can't remember how old I was...20? I was completely absorbed by it once I got past the first few chapters. I need to reread it.
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The Park Service by Ryan Winfield
The Park Service (Park Service Trilogy #1)
by Ryan Winfield (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I really liked most of this book. At times I couldn't figure out the age group for which it was written . . . either 6th grade and up or 10th grade and up. There is a scene describing a mom and daughter watching an education video about sperm and ovu...more
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Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
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I loved the first 2/3 of the book. Very imaginative and fun. The writing was beautiful. The last 1/3 of the book, however, dragged on for me. As it became darker it seemed to be a never-ending "pit of despair" and the descriptive imagery not nearly a...more
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Band of Sisters by Cathy Gohlke
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All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior
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"I almost gave it 5 stars. I think there were one or two political interjections, but really a very unbiased view of modern parenting. I found the soci...more "
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All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior
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My Name Used to Be Muhammad by Tito Momen
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Fascinating. A bit troubling at times, watching him rebel against his upbringing and live a life of secrets. Ultimately a beautifully redemptive true story.
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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
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The beginning half was really tedious for me. The second half was better and the surprises made it more exciting, and I almost went back to check for inconsistencies in main characters' internal dialogue. But I decided to just accept it and move on.
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