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The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1)
3.74
liked it
This book reminded me greatly of Pratchett's collaboration with Neil Gaiman, "Good Omens," but I didn't like it as much. As some other Goodreaders hav ...more
Jul 17, 2016
Jul 07, 2016
 
That Old Cape Magic
3.30
liked it
I like Russo's writing, his leading men are reminiscent of real middle-aged fellas I have met and kind of sweet in their bumbling ass-ishness, but thi ...more
May 24, 2016
May 13, 2016
 
The Enchanted April
3.97
liked it
I originally read this book as research for the play "Enchanted April" in which I played Lady Caroline. The play and the movie are very similar to the ...more
Mar 2010
Jul 26, 2010
 
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002
3.81
liked it
Some of these stories I five-star loved, while others were underwhelming. I love the concept and method by which these stories are picked, however. St ...more
Jan 29, 2016
Jan 27, 2016
 
The Rapture
3.32
did not like it
Hallelujah. I finished this book. The narrator/protagonist was unlikeable, as were the majority of the characters. I liked the premise and the idea of ...more
Aug 12, 2016
Aug 03, 2016
 
Moloka'i
4.15
really liked it
This novel was a surprise. The place and time and research were finely worked, the characters were believable, and, barring the editing and some clunk ...more
Sep 24, 2016
Feb 27, 2013
 
Wickett's Remedy
3.26
it was ok
This story had lots of promise, but I didn't care about any of the characters save Henry, who was a marginal character. I loved the amount of research ...more
Apr 23, 2016
Apr 10, 2016
 
The Bear and the Piano
4.22
really liked it
Touching and warm, reminiscent of two old adages: You Can Never Go Home Again and Always Remember Where You Came From. A great picture book about fami ...more
Sep 08, 2016
Sep 08, 2016
 
So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading
3.41
really liked it
Nelson's memoir resonated with me immediately. I was pleased that I had read (and loved) many of her favorites, which will make my hunt for those book ...more
Oct 17, 2015
Oct 17, 2015
 
Winner of the National Book Award
3.35
really liked it
Jincy Willett is raw and hilarious in this dark and "scabrously" palpable novel about two sisters. I haven't read a book that allowed me to hate chara ...more
Jul 28, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
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