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The Round House
Louise Erdrich
What We Talk about When We Talk about God
Rob Bell
Jonathan Franzen
March 2013
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reviewed: Congo
It's okay. I liked Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park better. But maybe good summer reading?
Congo - Michael Crichton
reviewed: The Hobbit
I've tried to read this book many times, but I just can't get into it. I've given up because I guess it's not meant to be.
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee
reviewed: Among the Thugs
Interesting in regard to football hooliganism and pack mentality. A very good read!
Among the Thugs - Bill Buford
reviewed: The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time)
This is one of those books I wished would never end! I loved it as a child and I love it still.
The Wrinkle in Time Quintet - Digest Size Boxed Set - Madeleine L'Engle
reviewed: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
I went my entire 37 years without having ever read an Oz book, so now I'm making up for lost time. This one was very interes...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
reviewed: A Life on the Road
One of the greatest storytellers of all time. Anything he's written is well worth reading.
A Life on the Road - Charles Kuralt
reviewed: The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story
If the idea of a disease that causes people to bleed out under their skin freaks you out, then don't read this book.Otherwise...
The Hot Zone - Richard Preston
reviewed: The Shining
The Shining - Stephen King
reviewed: This Present Darkness and Piercing the Darkness
It's interesting to think there's a "parallel universe," for lack of a better description--an active spirit world all around ...
This Present Darkness and Piercing the Darkness (Darkness Set, Books #1 and #2) - Frank Peretti
reviewed: 360º New York
This book stays on our coffee table. It's weird--you want to wrap all the pages around into circles. Pretty cool.
360º New York - Nick Wood
reviewed: A Girl of the Limberlost
I found this book surprisingly good--in an Anne of Green Gables kind of way.
A Girl of the Limberlost - Gene Stratton-Porter
reviewed: The Power of One: A Novel
This is in my top ten books of all time. READ IT!!!
The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay
reviewed: Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Horrifying poverty and hilarious narrative. You just can't beat that.
Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt