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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer: A Review

Self-dubbed "The Interestings," they are talented and ironic and oh-so...well, interesting. But then, aren't we all at 14?

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Books I Read (and Didn’t Read) During the Baseball Off Season

I was going to rededicate myself to blogging during the off season. Really! I meant it this time! Well, you can see how that worked out. But that doesn't mean I wasn't reading. So here is another summary post of books I read (and didn't entirely read) during the off season.

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Slade House by David Mitchell

Three-fifths of a good book.

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Review: 2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas

So, yes, dear ones, you are correct that life isn't fair. Except for when it is more than fair. And the only solution to that -- no, the only way to live inside that -- is this: "DO WHAT SCARES YOU." For: "Just because your mother is dead doesn't give you the right to suck."

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Review (Part II) – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

I finally finished The Goldfinch, so here is the promised Review – Part 2 (see Part 1 HERE). To get right to the point: yes, it is a book worth reading. Which is saying something, given the length and the parts that drag. That said, I still don’t know it won the Pulitzer. In the… Continue reading Review (Part II) – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt