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fablejack

A non-blog from a non-blogger. Just readin' books and stuff.

Currently reading

Double Feature
Owen King
The Portable Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker
Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow
Barry Conchie, Tom Rath
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Complete Stories
Flannery O'Connor
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Brian Tracy
Good to Great in God's Eyes: 10 Practices Great Christians Have in Common
Chip Ingram

Star Island

Star Island - Carl Hiaasen Pulp fiction with snappy action, sex, drugs and violence. This is the first book I've read from Carl Hiaasen and the style reminded me a bit of Elmore Leonard for it's quirky characters and action. Every character is flawed and some of them are pretty odd, like Skink. I didn't loathe the villains nor did I like the heroes (loosely termed) as much as I would have liked, so it lacked tension as a result. Nonetheless, a fun snack of a read and I think I'll try another by Hiaasen sometime.