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"Many people need desperately to receive this message: 'I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.'" Kurt Vonnegut

shannon follows:
lisa events
films
scrapbook
about me (pet peeves)
live music
  • TheParking Lot Attendant, Nafkote Tamirat ★★☆☆☆
  • My Sister the Serial Killer, Oyinkan Braithwaite ★★★★★
  • So Lucky, Nicola Griffith ★★★☆☆
  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Otessa Moshfegh ★★☆☆☆
  • Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn ★★★★☆
  • Red Clocks, Leni Zumas ★★★★★
  • The Patience Stone, Atiq Rahimi ★★★☆☆
  • Best American Essays, 2017 ★★★★☆
  • small country, gael faye ★★★★☆
  • time was, ian mcdonald ★★★☆☆
  • the remains of the day, kazuo ishiguro ★★★★★
  • the tale of Despereaux, Kate Di Camillo ★★☆☆☆
  • the light of the world, elizabeth alexander ★★★★☆
  • the best we could do (graphic novel), thi bui ★★★★☆
  • essays on love, alain de botton ★★★★☆
  • Beautiful Darkness, Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoett ★★★☆☆
  • You'll Grow Out of It, Jessi Klein ★★☆☆☆
  • Florida, Lauren Groff ★★★★☆
  • Body Music, Julie Maroh ★★★☆☆
  • The Hate You Give, Angie Thomas ★★★ 1/2
  • The Strange, Jerome Ruillier, ★★★★☆
  • Dying: A Memoir, Cory Taylor ★★★☆☆
  • The Rules Do Not Apply, Ariel Levy ★★ 1/2
  • The End We Start From, Megan Hunter ★★★★★
  • Pure Land ★★ 1/2
  • We the Animals, Justin Torres ★★★★★
  • The Terrible, Yrsa Daley-Ward ★★★☆☆
  • The Vegetarian, Han Kang ★★☆☆☆
  • The Fact of a Body, Alexandria Marzano Lesnevich ★★★★★
  • The Recovering: Intoxication & Its Aftermath ★★★★★
  • Killers of the Flower Moon ★★★★★
  • Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado ★★★☆☆
  • The Age of Miracles, Karen Thompson Walker ★★★★★
  • the burning girl, claire messud ★★ 1/2
  • The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah ★★★☆☆
  • Political Tribes, Amy Chua ★★★☆☆
  • Calypso, David Sedaris ★★★★☆
  • Social Creature, Tara Isabella Burton ★★★☆☆
  • Mrs. Fletcher, Tom Perrotta ★★ 1/2
  • Americanized, Sara Saedi ★★★ 1/2
  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara ★★★☆☆
  • Hunger, Roxane Gay ★★☆☆☆
  • Exit West, Moshin Hamid ★★★☆☆
  • People Who Eat Darkness, Richard Lloyd Parry ★★★★☆
  • Educated, Tara Westover ★★★★★
  • Nothing to Envy, Barbara Demick ★★★★☆
  • 11/22/63, Stephen King ★★★☆☆
  • the seven husbands of evelyn hugo, taylor jenkins reid ★★☆☆☆
  • a colony in a nation ★★★☆☆
  • little fires everywhere, celeste ng ★★★★☆
  • when breath becomes air, paul kalanithi ★★★☆☆
  • the orchid thief, susan orlean ★★★★★
  • goodbye, vitamin, rachel khong ★★★☆☆
  • call me by your name, andre aciman ★★★★☆
  • wedding toasts i'll never give, ada calhoun ★★★★☆
  • modern lovers, emma straub ★★★☆☆
  • a separation, katie kitamura ★★★☆☆
  • born a crime, trevor noah ★★★☆☆
  • hillbilly elegy, j.d. vance ★★★☆☆
  • lincoln in the bardo, george saunders ★★★★★
  • insane clown president, matt taibbi ★★★★★
jan 17 2017 ∞
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