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October2020
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Over-all this collection was a slight disappointment. It opens excellently with a poem dense with imagery, a radical re-imagi...
July2020
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I was hoping to postpone this post a little bit more, but the site has become so unstable that I don't want to risk waiting t...
July2020
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October 4 - 19 Summary - When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares ...
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Friday's Folly by Hilary Walker Book starts out with a quote and note from the author. Chapters are listed then the story sta...
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I went into this one hoping for a little more action/excitement. I was more forgiving of the lack of that element in the firs...
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The past couple of days have been extraordinarily productive for me reading-wise, with three books removed from my TBR stack ...
July2020
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After the most recent malfunctions and the other ongoing problems with spam that the admins of this site are seemingly not de...
July2020
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I had planned last night to start reading Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism for my buddy read with T-A and BT, b...
July2020
17
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I bought this because it was pretty. The author takes us on a whirlwind tour across the world, highlighting one bird in each...
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It's a long-term goal of mine to read all of Anna Katherine Green's mysteries and this one has been sitting on my shelves for...
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I had this book on my list to buy long before it was published, so when I did buy it a few months ago, I was surprised: I wa...
July2020
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About all I can be bothered to say is this was really disappointing. When you find yourself wanting to smack the majority of ...
July2020
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The Dresden Files are behaving like London Buses. I've waited six years since I read 'Skin Game' and now we have two books co...
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I received a copy from Netgalley. It’s been a long time since I’ve started a book and finished it in the same day. I’ve onl...
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It should go without saying, but it feels weird to walk away without some acknowledgment. If only as a benchmark for when I c...

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