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SusannaG

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

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Ross King
Progress: 64 %
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 2 %
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %
1913: The Eve of War
Paul Ham
Progress: 20 %
The William Shakespeare Detective Agency: The Dark Lady (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency Book 2)
Colin Falconer
Progress: 15 %
Cosmic Quest Cd (Bbc Audio)
Heather Couper
Firedrake's Eye
Patricia Finney
Progress: 15/249 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.)