Bright Shiny Morning, by James Frey–terrific book!*
The Boat: Stories, by Nam Le–Didn’t Finish
(Concurrently, "King Lear" by Shakespeare) The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins –"Survivor; Murder Island" zzzzzzzzzz The Neon Rain , by James Lee Burke Bang, the Complete History of the Universe ,* by Brian May, Patrick Moore, & Chris Lintott Final Curtain, by J.T. Jordan–Egads ! and Yuck! Terrible book! Loving Frank, by Nancy Horan–read to end because I didn’t like the characters and knew what happened, historically Dashiell Hammet: Complete Novels –Red Harvest Lost Splendor :The Amazing Memoir of the Man Who Killed Rasputin , by Prince Felix Youssoupoff Black & White and Dead All Over, by John Darnton–Oh, those terrible, absurd names! When Will there Be Good News?, by Kate Atkinson* Be aware–there’s a reason for the title! *L* Christmas Cottage Cookbook
* The Best Books
1, A Kilt: "It’s only a skirt if you are wearing something under it."
2. Conversation Snippet: Abortion is a dead issue." "Or a dead tissue."
3. It’s an epidemic of broken zippers!
The more testosterone, the more likely the individual will be found in a violent crowd, no matter what the cause of the gathering.
1. Another time, another place, I would sooooo do this! *L*
3. "The past is obdurate."
4. "Dying? That’s the last thing I want to do."
5. If litigants were only allowed to collect out-of-pocket expenses, the number of lawsuits would drop dramatically.
7. What is the likelihood of the last name, Vogelsang, appearing in two books being read concurrently? Probably pretty low, but it happened: Nora Vogelsang in V is for Vengeance and Sandy Vogelsang in the Gerald Ford bio I was reading. Additionally, I came across the name, Vogelsong, at the same time, but I don’t remember where I saw it.
8. Amusing: Early California Extra Large Black Olives lists on the back label–
Less Total Fat
No Saturated Fat
Fit on you fingers