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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.

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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
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I needed a fantastic book and I savored this one for two days though I wanted to swallow it whole at times. It lingered with ...
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Oh, my. "You are a devoted fan of simpler times, I suspect? You can’t resist any film where the heroine wears petticoats, le...
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Bah humbug!New author for me, thought I'd like, but man, I wasn't crazy about this book! Callie just wants to live, so she is...
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Excellent narration the story is a bit too rambling and chaotic right now. I have hope that all these pieces will form into s...
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So, Walden. There's some nice, flowery prose here. Also some overly discursive and recursive prose that I found tedious. ...
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Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. I have never seen the Lascaux Cave paintings, at least not the real ones. I...
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The Wee Free Men is the first book in the Tiffany Aching subseries of Discworld. Calling it “young adult” might be a stretch...
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A literary map of London, with its writers and characters charted by neighborhood. Which, this us just about the coolest. The...
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Atlas Obscura is a distillation of the entries on the atlasobscura.com website; it's two creators tried to pick the best entr...
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Part 2: A Game.
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You found a gate that shows that it is covered with a thousand tongues??? Be out! Be out!
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I'm off to pizza camp !
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We had 5 firings at my job today. And now we are having a 1 pm meeting to discuss what is going to happen next. I am a bit fr...
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I'm not quite suffering from eye sprain but I've frowned so many times my face may be stuck. It's not that it's unlikely. It ...