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Room by Emma Donoghue

PDXTodd, September 23, 2011

Wow. Simply, wow! This book was recommended by a friend and I am SO very glad I listened! Not my genre and I don't think I would have read it were it not for that recommendation. I have a 3 year old and immediately identified with the first person narrative of the child in this story. Captivating. Roller coaster. Read the book in 4 days because I could not put it down. Heart warming. Painful. Cover your eyes frightening. So many emotions in such a short period of time. The mother and child at the heart of this story are champions of creativity and strength in the face of adversity. Please, read this book.
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A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
A Dirty Job

PDXTodd, September 7, 2011

This was my first experience with Christopher Moore and I was extremely pleased. I liked Anthony's On A Pale Horse and thought a comedic version of a similar storey might be entertaining. Turns out I really, really, really like Moore's humor. But there was more than just humor. I really enjoyed the relationships between a lot of the characters (especially Charlie and his daughter). And I am headed over to Burnside in 10 minutes to get another of his books. Stay tuned.
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