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The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line – Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham (Veronica Mars #1)

Story time! Sometimes at work there’s a birthday or a going away party or something, and someone brings in a cake. The cake is always from a bakery, and is covered with thick, fluffy white icing all decorated in swirls … Continue reading

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Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

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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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

So, I’m highly offended that this book was originally called Ten Little Niggers. I guess that title was eventually (and rightly) deemed too offensive, so they changed it to the marginally (?) more politically-correct Ten Little Indians. Some time ago … Continue reading

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The Second Duchess – Elizabeth Loupas

So yeah, The Second Duchess is based on a poem by Robert Browning. The poem is thought to be about Lucrezia de Medici, the young wife of Alfonso de Este, who died at age 16 in 1561, and describes Alfonso … Continue reading

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