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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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Life Drawing by Robin Black
Life Drawing
by Robin Black (Goodreads Author)
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The Group by Mary McCarthy
The Group
by Mary McCarthy
read in August, 2014
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I was feeling four stars until the end, which left me a little cold....
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The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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This is an instant classic--should be put on high school reading lists!
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The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
The Good Lord Bird
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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I wanted a summer read, something mysterious and fun. But this wasn't fun. It made me angry. Not so much at the characters, or the plot (I already knew people were pissed about the ending, so I kind of guessed it); but the story just pulled up some s ...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in June, 2014
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One of the best novels I've read I'm a while. Tartt does a great job of matching a contemporary Dickensian voice with ruminations on art, love, friendship, and morality. Perfect summer read.
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
" Kerri wrote: "I felt like it lost something halfway through."

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Elizabeth McCracken
“Books remember all the things you cannot contain.”
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“Abby began to think that all the beauty and ugliness and turbulence one found scattered through nature, one could also find in people themselves, all collected there, all together in a single place. No matter what terror or loveliness the earth could produce- wind, seas- a person could produce the same, lived with the same, lived with all that mixed-up nature swirling inside, every bit. There was nothing as complex in the world- no flower or stone- as a single hello from a human being.”
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