Monthly Archives: October 2009

Book Review: The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter

Title: The Financial Lives of Poets Author: Jess Walter Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: TLC Book Tours First line(s): – Here they are again – the bent boys, baked and buzzed boys, wasted, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dear Fatty by Dawn French

Title: Dear Fatty Author: Dawn French Genre: Memoir Publisher: Arrow Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy that was a gift from a friend First line: Dear You, Hello. Dawn French’s memoir Dear Fatty was one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Watsons by Jane Austen

Title: The Watsons Author: Jane Austen Genre: Classic fiction Publisher: Hesperus Classics Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy that was a gift from a friend First line: The first winter assembly in the town of D— in … Continue reading

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