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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
read in July, 2012
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Jeannette Walls paints a vivid picture of life in poverty as a child. I enjoyed her simple, yet descriptive, use of language. Her story proves that inner determination often trumps personal circumstances. I've thought of reading its sequel, but the m ...more
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
read in July, 2012
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Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald is like taking a hot bath in descriptive language: it feels heavenly. Sometimes I found myself reading certain paragraphs multiple times, just to make sure I had soaked in all of his language and fully understood his meani ...more
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Defending Jacob by William Landay
Defending Jacob
by William Landay (Goodreads Author)
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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
by E.L. James (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2012
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Overall, I found the writing to be fairly simplistic. The use of the subconscious and the inner goddess on paper seems like a good idea; however, as executed, it seemed trite and cliche. The first couple of sex scenes were fairly exciting, but they d ...more
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The Quotable Atheist by Jack Huberman
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Quiverfull by Kathryn Joyce
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50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God by Guy P. Harrison
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