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The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange
Anna Katharine Green
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Anne Lamott
Skippy Dies
Paul Murray
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History
Florence Williams
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
The Blind Assassin
Margaret Atwood
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky
How To Teach English
Jeremy Harmer
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September
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October 2013
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: viim wants to read 104 books in 2013.
viim has read 65 book(s) out of 104 books in
2013 Reading Challenge
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Last Chance to See - Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine
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October 2013
18
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Was at the airport bookshop with my sister, looking for something to bring along to our Sri Lanka + Maldives trip. I recommen...
At Home - Bill Bryson
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September 2013
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September 2013
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This is more of a comment for the movie than the book, but: wow, it was really faithful. Dialogue, set. Even the cut scenes. ...
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life - Bryan Lee O'Malley
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April 2013
02
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I enjoyed this book more for the friendship that formed amongst the four girls, than the romance developing between the main ...
Secrets of a Summer Night - Lisa Kleypas
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March 2013
31
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Short and silly. An enjoyable read.
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists - Gideon Defoe
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March 2013
30
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Solid collection of cognitive (et al) psych cases. I'd give this four stars if only the tone weren't so dreary. I understand ...
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself - David McRaney
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March 2013
28
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Fun read, even though it occasionally smacks of sexism.
The Hundred and One Dalmatians - Dodie Smith
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March 2013
27
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Quick read. Finished in a day. I liked the juxtaposition of narratives (Old Jacob and Young Jacob). How convenient though, fo...
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen
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Admittedly, I flipped through most of this, because we're still doing okay. It just seems like common sense to me (catch up w...
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert - John M. Gottman, Nan Silver
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March 2013
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March 2013
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Some passages are infectious with her fascination for the colors (pigments) and the histories. However, there was a lot of fa...
Color: A Natural History of the Palette - Victoria Finlay
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March 2013
22
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Great graphics but there is not enough detail included for it to be genuinely instructive. More for fun and eye candy. Good t...
Show Me How: 500 Things You Should Know - Instructions for Life from the Everyday to the Exotic - 'Lauren Smith',  'Derek Fagerstrom'
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This was my introduction to "cozy mysteries", and I quite enjoyed it. Even if I had only "The King's Speech" (imagining Twist...
Her Royal Spyness - Rhys Bowen
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March 2013
21
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I loved these books as a kid. Now that I think about it though, this isn't so much about a clever Sherlockian piecing togethe...
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Carnival Crime - Donald J. Sobol
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The illustrations in this 100th anniversary edition are lovely.I don't know why I didn't read this as a child. It's a feel-go...
The Secret Garden - Tasha Tudor, Frances Hodgson Burnett
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