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Cristofori's Dream
Robert Italia
Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into The 3.5 Billion Year History Of The Human Body
Neil Shubin, Marc Cashman
The Enchanted Wood
Enid Blyton
The Sparrow
Mary Doria Russell
The Ghosts Of Evolution Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, And Other Ecological Anachronisms
Connie Barlow
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June 2014
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reviewed: Beautiful Wreck
Every now and then you encounter a book that you know will be an amazing book from the very first page. This is such a book....
Beautiful Wreck - Larissa Brown
reviewed: Under the Greenwood Tree
This was Thomas Hardy's 2nd published novel. He apparently destroyed the manuscript of his first written novel because the su...
Under the Greenwood Tree - Thomas Hardy
reviewed: Life After Life
When I first heard of the premise of this book, I like so many others, was instantly keen to read it. What would happen if a ...
Life After Life - Kate Atkinson
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May 2014
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reviewed: Desperate Remedies (Penguin Classics)
Thomas Hardy’s first book was rejected by publishers because the plot went nowhere. The plot certainly went somewhere with hi...
Desperate Remedies (Penguin Classics) - Thomas Hardy
January 2014
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reviewed: Second Sight
I only read this because it was a book club pick for the Time Travel group and the male moderators let it default to the fema...
Second Sight - David Williams
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December 2013
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reviewed: Shedding Sadness
It’s been more difficult than normal for me to write this review because the characters have made me a tad nostalgic for some...
Shedding Sadness - Brandon Spacey
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December 2013
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reviewed: Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
One thing I’ve noticed about Krakauer books is that I always feel as if the author wrote all the subjects for the book on ind...
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith - Jon Krakauer
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December 2013
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reviewed: The Many-Coloured Land
This book became an instant favorite within a few short chapters as I started to meet all the characters. I regret terribly ...
The Many-Coloured Land - Julian May
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November 2013
03
reviewed: Pride and Prejudice
One thing about hating a classic is that you know that there's going to be someone out there that hates you because you hate ...
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen, Anna Quindlen
reviewed: Thomas Jefferson, Rachel and Me
How exactly would Thomas Jefferson react to finding himself suddenly living in the 2010s? Would he embrace modern technology ...
Thomas Jefferson, Rachel and Me - Peter Boody
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September 2013
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reviewed: Wool
Great post-apocalyptic novella about the drive to discover what is really beyond the walls of the silo dormitory. The compute...
Wool - Hugh Howey
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September 2013
04
reviewed: Anatomy of The Deep Inside
This book is best read in Kindle Cloud Reader simply because you need to be able to see it in color and with the pages side-b...
Anatomy of The Deep Inside - Kaustav Dasgupta
reviewed: Beyond the Elastic Limit: An Epic Fable
I honestly didn't know what to expect from this book with the author constantly promoting it in the Time Travel GoodReads gro...
Beyond the Elastic Limit: An Epic Fable - Howard Loring
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September 2013
03
reviewed: The Metamorphosis
It just so happened that as I was listening to this book about a man who overnight turns into a beetle, that I was also clean...
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold
reviewed: Harvest
Jim Crace always writes books that are a pleasure to read. They have a certain quiet lyrical quality to them that instantly m...
Harvest - Jim Crace
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