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Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
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Well, this was GOING to be a Two Dorks, One Book feature post, but SOMEONE didn’t read it. So it’s just me. Reviewing alone again. Like a solitary, non bookdorky, book blogger. Because where are you, Kelley, and what are … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon
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So, this is the series that wrecked my Goodreads goal for the year (by like 20 books, but whatever). AND, it was so not worth it. I mean, don’t get me wrong, overall, I think I liked the series as … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Michelle says: I REALLY liked the beginning of this book. I felt like the narrator had an authentic childlike voice, the mom was likable, and their visit to the museum seemed tense and plausible. The terrorist attack was wrenching and … Continue reading

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2 Dorks 1 Book: The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty
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Michelle says: I am so glad I found this book. I was getting dangerously close to another bitter “I hate every book ever written ever in the history of ever” phase. I mean, it could be that I completely lost … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
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Michelle says: So this is an enormous book in a ginormous series and I really wasn’t sure I was going to like it. Unfortunately, I was also afraid it would take me a long time to get through, so I … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
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Michelle says: So, I liked Labor Day. It was a quick read and interesting in that it was our second consecutive book club selection that featured a child as narrator. I really felt for the disconnected boy Henry who had … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: The Bear by Claire Cameron – A Publisher ARC
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Ah, shit. This one’s gonna be all nature-y and survivalish. Totally not my kind of book at all, except FREE****, so there’s that. I KNOW everyone on the internet (weird, since this is a pre-release but many have already read … Continue reading

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Two Dorks, One Book: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – A Kindle notes review
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  It’s been a long time since we’ve done a Two Dorks, One Book review although we have read a few of the same things of late. Anyway, Kelley and I read this for book club recently and I’m going … Continue reading

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Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
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Oh, man. Man, man, man. Mannnnnnnnnn. I just finished reading Gone Girl and I’m so upset that book club was cancelled this week because of the snow so I have to wait until NEXT TUESDAY to discuss it!!! So Nick’s … Continue reading

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Well, I did it to myself AGAIN, but…
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Well, I did it to myself again, but…it’s that time of year when I allow my students to choose from a list of novels to read. This year, I was dumb and let them choose from TEN selections. This was … Continue reading

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