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Last five books read: Sundiver David Brin The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell
For Reviews on these and previous books I've read, click on the "Literature" tag on my blog.
"Guilty... with abject apologies..." -JB
"As for her, she is a story with no ending, happy or sad. She can never belong to anything mortal enough to want her."
Recommended Reads: The Last Unicorn (Peter S. Beagle); Alice In Wonderland (Lewis Carroll); Neutron Star (Larry Niven); Kitchen God's Wife (Amy Tan); The Stolen Child (Keith Donohue); Gorky Park (Martin Cruz Smith); Innkeeper's Song (Peter S. Beagle); War For The Oaks (Emma Bull); Book of Lost Things (John Connolly); The Unquiet (John Connolly); Body Language (Julius Fast); The World Below (Sue Miller); Little Women (Louisa May Alcott); Lord of the Rings Trilogy (J.R.R. Tolkien); Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt); Keep Your Pecker Up (Lyn Rafe-Lawyer);
Recommended Movies: The Walking Dead (tv series); No Reservations; Brokeback Mountain; Igor; Ratatouille; Chocolate; Happy Feet; Eat Drink Man Woman; MirrorMask; Gorky Park; Band of Brothers (tv series); Supernatural (tv series); Fringe (tv series); Mystery Men; War of the Roses; Mirror Has Two Faces; EUReKA (tv series); Glee (tv series); Haven (tv series); Lie to Me (tv series)
Fun Words of Interest: Floccinaucinihilipilification = the act of assessing something as worthless Antitransubstantiationalist = one who doubts that consecrated bread and wine actually change into the body and blood of Christ. Quixotic = extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable; impulsive and often rashly unpredictable. Obstreperous = resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly; noisy, clamorous, or boisterous (such as obstreperous children).