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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
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Saving the World by Julia Alvarez
Saving the World
by Julia Alvarez
read in August, 2011
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Liz is on page 101 of 400 of Saving the World: So far Im intrigued by the interlocking stories of Alma and Isabel.
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Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Her Fearful Symmetry
by Audrey Niffenegger (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2009
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The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji
The Writing on My Forehead
by Nafisa Haji (Goodreads Author)
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An interesting insight into Pakistani culture, but beyond that the plot is predictable and contrived, and the novel seems to have been written to a formula that required the author to include as many different family problems as possible. I found mys ...more
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The Uglies Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
The Uglies Trilogy (Uglies, #1-3)
by Scott Westerfeld (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2009
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The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
The Lacuna
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in November, 2009
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I have loved everything I've read by Barbara Kingsolver, and The Lacuna is no exception. I found it quite different from all of her other work, and it took me some time to get used to the unusual narrative technique. Almost from the beginning, the pr ...more
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The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
The Hummingbird's Daughter
by Luis Alberto Urrea (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2009
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A beautiful mix of historical fiction, family saga, magical realism, and absurdist farce. I loved this book. It's beautifully written, and has just the right mix of romantic bravado and gentle wit. The heroine,Teresita, apparently a genuine saint, mi ...more
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