Monthly Archives: November 2015

Jewelweed

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Jewelweed by David Rhodes

Everyone’s a philosopher, huge plot holes, emotionally limp. Overstuffed, undercooked.

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The Reader (highly recommended)

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The Reader by Barnard Schlink

Twisted May-December romance takes profound detour into Kafka. Philosophically rich.

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A Prayer for Owen Meany (highly recommended)

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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Rather small boy is heartbreaking, funny, wise. Powerful and unforgettable.

 

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (recommended)

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

Featherlight, but lovely. For and about bookstores, booklovers and books.

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