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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition
Paul Watson
Progress: 6 %
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Progress: 40 %
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind
Progress: 49 %
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Tracy Borman
Progress: 14 %
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
Progress: 20 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages

Weirdest Book Blurb I've Ever Read

Ladies and gentlemen, the blurb in question:


"Tetris, a typical college student had his life completely turned around during a family trip to Las Vegas.  His association with mad men began when he had decided to sneak out to play the slots at one of the largest casinos in the world.  One minute he was winning thousands of dollars, the next he found himself locked in a chamber with an insane scientist, Douglas who claimed he was a dinosaur.  Why?  Because dinosaurs who survived the mass extinction to produce offspring who diversified must had supreme luck.  He had to believe Douglas when the steroids the latter gave him transfigured him one night."


I don't know which makes me laugh more, the plot synopsis, or a character named "Tetris."


However, reading a book blurb with that many grammar and punctuation errors makes me unlikely to read the novel, even for laughs, despite the fact it's currently free.  (The book in question is Return to Island X, by Alan Chains.)