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Robert rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
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I kept asking myself, am I enjoying this? Or am I irritated by it? The protagonist, Saleem, is definitely annoying at times, but ultimately that seemed to be necessary and relevant-he's a flawed and at times selfish, petulant character. Ultimately, I...more
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
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The Round House by Louise Erdrich
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The Round House by Louise Erdrich
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
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Making Thinking Visible by Ron Ritchhart
Making Thinking Visible
by Ron Ritchhart (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2012
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I think I'm going to be using a lot of ideas from this book in class this year.
Robert rated a book 2 of 5 stars
11/22/63 by Stephen King
11/22/63
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
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Stephen King still tells a good story, but at 800+ pages, I had hoped he was going to have something new to say, or perhaps something stylistically interesting going on. No. The world is capricious and cruel but there is hope if you can figure out th...more
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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Just added a star to my rating after re-reading and finding that it still grips me. Should be required reading in addition to or in place of Twilight for all girls. Katniss is a better role model than Bella by any measure I can think of.
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"I'm embarassed to admit that I'm only halfway through--I read non-fiction slowly unless someone gives me a deadline. But I agree. I thought I had a pr...more "
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