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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
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November
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October 2013
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Well written but ultimately didn't quite come together. I kept wanting more attention focused on the most interesting charact...
Double Feature - Owen King
currently reading
BookLikes Reading Challenge: fablejack wants to read 125 books in 2013.
fablejack has read 122 book(s) out of 125 books in
2013 Reading Challenge
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October 2013
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Clearly a very intelligent book that suffers under its own weight, no particularly likable characters, and a central conflict...
The Twenty-Seventh City - Jonathan Franzen
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reviewed: William Tell Told Again
Once I figured out the original illustrated William Tell story is available on the Internet, it was worth the quick read for ...
William Tell Told Again - P.G. Wodehouse
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September 2013
27
reviewed: Virals (Virals #1)
If it wasn't for those meddling kids... Somewhat inconsistent at times but overall, not terrible.
Virals (Virals #1) - Kathy Reichs,  Brendan Reichs
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September 2013
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reviewed: My Man Jeeves
A delight. Several Jeeves (and Wooster) stories followed by a few Reggie Pepper tales and concluding with another Jeeves and ...
My Man Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse
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A slow burn that somewhat exceeded my expectations. Compelling.
The Dinner - Herman Koch, Sam Garrett
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August 2013
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Hm. Wallflower Perked Harry Potter in Narnia. Somewhat choppy at times and increasingly frustrating and self-aware, but I tho...
The Magicians - Lev Grossman
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August 2013
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August 2013
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reviewed: The Revenge Of The Radioactive Lady
Just when I started to care about the characters, the book cured me of it when they turned mean-spirited. Too much exposition...
The Revenge Of The Radioactive Lady - Elizabeth Stuckey-French
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August 2013
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August 2013
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reviewed: Salvage the Bones
Powerful and devastating. The kind of book one needs to recover from.
Salvage the Bones - Jesmyn Ward
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July 2013
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Read this after watching the Netflix series, which was sooooo slooooow. I still recall with acidic fondness a lengthy and mea...
Hemlock Grove - Brian McGreevy
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July 2013
08
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Sympathetic without being too sentimental.
Emily, Alone: A Novel - Stewart O'Nan
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June 2013
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Maybe my expectations were too high because I enjoy Simon Pegg, but this was only ok. I didn't connect with it very well (des...
Nerd Do Well - Simon Pegg
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I wanted to like this based on the concept, which is sort of Running Man meets Starship Troopers. Too much jargon too soon ma...
The Extra - Michael   Shea
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