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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-22-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
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Dare Me, Abbott Quote:Addy Hanlon has always...

Dare Me, Abbott
Quote:Addy Hanlon has always been Beth Cassidy's best friend and trusted lieutenant. Beth calls the shots and Addy carries them out, a long-established order of things that has...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By kofduke
So, I realize it's November and this thread is...

So, I realize it's November and this thread is dying...but I do love recording what I've read!  Summaries included for my faves :)
 
The Golem and the Jenni, Wecker
Quote:Chava is a golem, a...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-20-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By kofduke
Little Wolves, Maltman     Quote:Set on...

Little Wolves, Maltman
 
 
Quote:Set on the Minnesota prairie in the late 1980s during a drought season that’s pushing family farms to the brink, Little Wolves features the intertwining stories...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-26-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By kofduke
The Poison Tree, Kelly Quote:With its hip...

The Poison Tree, Kelly
Quote:With its hip London backdrop and expert pacing, Erin Kelly's masterful debut, The Poison Tree, delivers all the way through to its shocker of an ending. London, 1997....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-11-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By kofduke
Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, Sedaris ...

Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, Sedaris
Quote: If you’ve read any of David Sedaris’s previous works, you know what you’re in for with his latest book Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. Sedaris is...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-21-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By kofduke
The Last Policeman, Winters   Quote:What’s...

The Last Policeman, Winters
 
Quote:What’s the point in solving murders if we’re all going to die soon, anyway?
 
Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-14-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
Inferno, Dan Brown Quote:In the heart of...

Inferno, Dan Brown
Quote:In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-31-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis Quote:One of the...

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis
Quote:One of the most important Christian books of the 20th century, C.S. Lewis’s classic, Mere Christianity.. A timeless and thought-provoking spiritual work from the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-20-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
Sandcastle Girls, Bohjalian   Quote: When...

Sandcastle Girls, Bohjalian
 
Quote:
When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Aleppo, Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-28-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
The Great Mysteries, Greeley   Quote:Father...

The Great Mysteries, Greeley
 
Quote:Father Andrew Greeley's "The Great Mysteries" responds with rare passion and skill to the growing concerns of both spiritual seekers and those who teach the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-21-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
When the Killing's Done, Boyle   ...

When the Killing's Done, Boyle
 
Quote:Principally set on the wild Channel Islands off the coast of California, T.C. Boyle's new novel is a gripping adventure with a timely theme. Alma Boyd...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-08-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By kofduke
Beekeeper's Apprentice, King       ...

Beekeeper's Apprentice, King
 
 
 
Quote:In the early years of WW I, 15-year-old American Mary Russell encounters Holmes, retired in Sussex Downs where Conan Doyle left him raising bees. Mary,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-26-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 263
Posted By kofduke
Heart Shaped Box, Hill Quote:The complex plot...

Heart Shaped Box, Hill
Quote:The complex plot can be simply stated: as a lark, retired heavy metal star Judas Coyne buys a haunted suit online. The ghost turns out to be the very angry stepfather...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-10-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 263
Posted By kofduke
Ella Enchanted, Levine Quote:At birth, Ella is...

Ella Enchanted, Levine
Quote:At birth, Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda, who bestows on her the "gift" of obedience. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-09-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 263
Posted By kofduke
A Perfect Blood, Harrison   Quote:Ritually...

A Perfect Blood, Harrison
 
Quote:Ritually murdered corpses are appearing across Cincinnati, terrifying amalgams of human and other. Pulled in to help investigate by the I.S. and FIB, former witch...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Pale Demon, Harrison   Quote:Condemned and...

Pale Demon, Harrison
 
Quote:Condemned and shunned for black magic, Rachel Morgan has three days to get to the annual witches’ conference and clear her name, or be trapped in the demonic...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-07-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
The Orphan Master's Son, Johnson   ...

The Orphan Master's Son, Johnson
 
Quote:Part breathless thriller, part story of innocence lost, part story of romantic love, The Orphan Master’s Son is also a riveting portrait of a world...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-28-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by milagras http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371699/january-2013-book-challenge/20#post_17245620)

kofduke -...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-26-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Passager, Yolen   Quote:Eight-year-old...

Passager, Yolen
 
Quote:Eight-year-old Merlin lives alone in a medieval forest. Surviving on plants and fish and sleeping in trees to avoid wild dogs, he gradually forgets the habits and language...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Book of Lost Fragrances, Rose Quote: Jac...

Book of Lost Fragrances, Rose
Quote:
Jac L’Etoile is plunged into a world she thought she’d left behind when her brother, coheir to their father’s storied French perfumery, makes an...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-15-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Punkzilla, Rapp   Quote:For a runaway boy...

Punkzilla, Rapp
 
Quote:For a runaway boy who goes by the name "Punkzilla," kicking a meth habit and a life of petty crime in Portland, Oregon, is a prelude to a mission: reconnecting with his...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-12-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 609
Posted By kofduke
Black Magic Sanction, Harrison Quote:Rachel...

Black Magic Sanction, Harrison
Quote:Rachel Morgan has fought and hunted vampires, werewolves, banshees, demons, and other supernatural dangers as both witch and bounty hunter—and lived to tell the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By kofduke
Land of Decoration, McCleen   Quote:In Grace...

Land of Decoration, McCleen
 
Quote:In Grace McCleen's harrowing, powerful debut, she introduces an unforgettable heroine in ten-year-old Judith McPherson, a young believer who sees the world with...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-22-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By kofduke
The Dog Stars, Peter Heller   Quote:Hig...

The Dog Stars, Peter Heller
 
Quote:Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-10-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kofduke
The Vanishers, Julavits   Quote:After...

The Vanishers, Julavits
 
Quote:After angering her jealous mentor, Julia, an up-and-coming psychic, is exiled from the Institute of Integrated Parapsychology, an elite psychic academy dubbed the...
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