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Chalktown
3.36
it was amazing
An absolute work of art. I love this book. The authors voice is amazing. A true crafter of sentences. She creatively personifies universal feelings an ...more
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
Some Things That Stay
3.67
it was amazing
I drug my feet finishing this only because I did not want it to end.
Usually this phenomenon would be plot related or character related but this time I
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Dec 21, 2015
Nov 29, 2015
 
Liar's Bench
3.45
it was ok
**spoiler alert** At first I was mesmerized by the language. Then it became too flowery and too full of a southern drawl that didn't feel natural and ...more
Nov 14, 2015
Nov 15, 2015
 
Ten Thousand Saints
3.50
really liked it

Ambitious. Explores a great deal of social issues.
Bittersweet.
Spot on eighties pop culture details and sibling banter. Excellent historical and geogra
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Jan 06, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
 
Snow in August
3.89
it was amazing
This is one of my all time favorites. This book was so important to me. Beautiful, lovely .... A certain line in this book made me stop, drop the book ...more
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Apr 20, 2012
 
Carry On: Two Young Men, a Journalist Who Wouldn't Walk Away, and the Creation of an Unlikely Family
4.59
it was amazing
Oh I loved this book!! I cried so many times!! Like 5 times before I even got to page 40!!
I came to this book for the wrestling. But this book is so m
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Aug 06, 2017
Jul 30, 2017
 
I Am the Messenger
4.09
it was amazing
Killer!! AMAZING!! Barely put this down. Started it yesterday and barely slept, skipped dinner. Finished over my coffee this morning. Loved the detail ...more
Sep 30, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
 
The Life-Changing Magic of Cluttering Up: A Meditation on Meanings in Messes (And Why The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Might Miss a Few Things)
3.44
really liked it
I read this with great sighs of relief:)
Satirical and smart. Enjoyable look at the inevitability of clutter.
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015
 
Foreign Correspondence
3.81
it was amazing
Loved. What a gem.
Transporting. Enlightening. Provocative. Wise. And in the end, truly delightful.
Geraldine Brooks is a true craftsman of the writte
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May 03, 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Lost Lake (Lost Lake, #1)
3.85
really liked it
Enchanting. I always enjoy Sarah Addison Allen's novels. A little magic, a little food and always a feel good story.
Apr 12, 2015
Apr 11, 2015
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