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always in love with books

“If I cou'd get 40L a year by being the interpreter of nonsence I should like it very well, having too much unprofitable nonsence in my own head." - Sarah Scott, 1754

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A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin
Searching for Dragons
Patricia C. Wrede
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness
Elyn R. Saks
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May
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September 2013
29
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Thrilling, but not my cup of tea. I enjoyed the playing with point-of-view, and I found myself unable to stop reading for lar...
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
finished reading:
August 2013
24
reviewed: Redwoodian: Wilfair Book 2
I rated this one-star lower than Wilfair because the slow pace and repetition bothered me a tiny bit. It threatens the freshn...
Redwoodian: Wilfair Book 2 - Alysia Gray Painter
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August 2013
19
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I was conflicted about this book before I began reading it. I had watched the first two seasons of the HBO series, and I knew...
A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin
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July 2013
13
reviewed:
Stead's novel about a girl learning about the enigmas of time travel and the mysteries of growing up is a sweet, well-structu...
When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead
finished reading:
July 2013
04
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I thought quite a bit about how to rate this book. The plot wasn't as satisfying as I would have liked, and some of the chara...
Penelope - Rebecca Harrington
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June 2013
29
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This book is a beautifully-written romance that revives The Iliad from a fresh perspective. I admit that I barely remembered ...
The Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller
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June 2013
10
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I'm not sure what attracts me so much to young adult dystopian novels. I could say it's the philosophical underpinnings, sinc...
Divergent  - Veronica Roth
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June 2013
03
reviewed:
Sigh. I am a sucker for time travel romances, and this one hit the spot nicely. It's a perfect book for suspending disbelief ...
Mariana - Susanna Kearsley
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May 2013
25
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Wilfair is not easy to describe. I came to it because one of my best friends was squeeing about it and wanted someone to sque...
Wilfair - Alysia Gray Painter
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May 2013
15
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I devoured this book in two days; it would have been one if I didn't have pressing things with pressing deadlines to do betwe...
The Giver - Lois Lowry
finished reading:
May 2013
13
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I would have loved this book when it came out and I was 9 (although I didn't read it then). Now, in my 30s, I still adore it.
Dealing with Dragons - Patricia C. Wrede
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May 2013
10
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I liked it okay as a travel memoir, but not as a study of happiness. For me, the problem was mostly tone--it was hard for me ...
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World - Eric Weiner
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