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- Not as good as the second book. Evanovich still does a good job in delivering the most important details for character and setting, but the plot was rather weak this time. She introduced too many characters without really resolving their ...Evanovich delivers some hilarious one-liners with this one. She does well with establishing character and place quickly without going into tons of needless description.A quick, easy read with an engaging plot. I got tired of Evanovich describing every article of clothing Stephanie Plum wears every day but other than that, this was a good start to the series.A fun, informing about the great recording studios in the US and the sessions that happened there from the 50's to the 70's. Well-written and well-researched; if you're a fan of music, this is a good book to read as it covers everything fr...by Nick HornbyIf you're looking to expand your knowledge of pop music, this is a great book to read. Hornby's discussion of some of his favorite songs and albums is both entertaining and enlightening. Also a great reference if you're feeling the need t...
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- by George EliotOh, if only we could all see and accept the people around us as Eliot sees her characters, the good folks of Middlemarch. We, the readers, grow to accept and appreciate the flaws and strengths of each member of the community, usually feeli...tagged: life-changing and sheer-enjoymentby Harold BloomWonderful! I decided after reading the introduction that I had better treat the reading of this book as if I were taking "American Religions 101." I could almost see Professor Bloom pacing back and forth in front of the class an...tagged: who-am-iby Edward AbbeyEdward Abbey is the quintessential wilderness loner with a writing style as raw and blistering as the sun and landscape he describes. He has no patience with nor use for the soft "industrial tourist," reserving his respect only f...tagged: who-am-iby Markus ZusakRemember childhood? Remember getting to know the people that were in your life-- mother, father, siblings, the kids next door and at school? Remember when you finally realized that they had all the parts of being alive like you? Remember...by Les Back"If a writer's experience and subjectivity is useful we need to think why? Here I am suggesting that these experiences are of little use if they are not put to work in service of reaching out to others. (Back, 160)." A writer’s ...tagged: life-changing
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