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The 158-Pound Marriage by John Irving
The 158-Pound Marriage
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Lark & Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
Lark & Termite
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This ended better than how it started. I didn't realize there would be so much narrative about the Korean War, especially at the beginning and I had to put my 55 page make-or-break-it rule in place. The story is told through several narratives and I...more
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How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates Gill
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I'll rate this a 3 for the content, but only a 2 for the writing. Gill has a bad habit of jumping around, especially when he's name dropping..."That reminded me of Ali" "that reminded me when I bumped the Queen's arm to get to a cucumber sandwich" "M...more
2030 by Albert Brooks
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3.5 rounded down. I think Brooks was very realistic in all his projections for the near future--nothing was so crazy that it couldn't exist. I certainly would be one of the "olds" by then and taking all those tax dollars/SS benefits away from my kids...more
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Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann
Tigers in Red Weather
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A fine book for a summer read and it's been awhile since I quickly read a book. Don't judge this by the first few pages, of the WWII era and 2 cousins starting life--it changes tone quickly and gets darker as time goes on.

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Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann
" It's a good and fast read, one step above a beach read. I have a couple comments.

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