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A Thousand Bones
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by P.J. Parrish (Goodreads Author)
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Furiously Happy by Jenny  Lawson
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I love this book!

I couldn't read it in bed after The Spouse fell asleep. I'd wake him up because I was laughing so hard.

I admire and appreciate the author's candor about her struggles with mental illness. I know a few folks who have them, too, and t
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I love this book!

I couldn't read it in bed after The Spouse fell asleep. I'd wake him up because I was laughing so hard.

I admire and appreciate the author's candor about her struggles with mental illness. I know a few folks who have them, too, and t
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Nova by Samuel R. Delany
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This book took me longer than I thought. I saw how slim the volume was, and assumed it would take me a week, tops.

I underestimated.

The writing is very dense. Don't you dare skim, because you might miss something. I was also impressed with how thoro
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Whitney is starting Nova: Delany's prose is very dense. I'm normally a fast reader, but I can only manage 10 pages or so at a time.
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A Necessary Act by Tony Wirt
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The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
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I can't believe I am only 2/3 of the way through this book.

Rushdie is an excellent writer. His descriptions and mood setting are fantastic. As for the plot...maybe it's me, but I'm finding it hard to care.

As for what all the fuss was about, when th
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