Monthly Archives: January 2011

leedock’s CBR-III Review #4 “Never Let Me Go”

When my son was first born, a lot of my neighbors, who never really spoke to us before, began to stop my husband and I on the sidewalk to take a peek at the baby and to make small talk. … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #3 “Red Riding Hood”

Say what you will about the “Twilight” book and movie,  but director Catherine Hardwicke was the editor that Stephenie Meyer desperately needed. She somehow managed to pull out the essence of the Twilight characters without wallowing too much in the … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #2 “Nicholas Nickleby”

I read Dickens. For fun. There, I said it. Aside from “Tale of Two Cities” being a required read in high school, I hadn’t really delved into any of Dickens’ other novels until my late 30’s when a co-worker gave … Continue reading

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leedock’s CBR-III Review #1 “Mr. Timothy”

“Mr. Timothy” – Louis Bayard This one is  a “cheater” that I read over the holidays.  I’m feeling the pressure with all of the posts going up and it will be awhile before I finish that Dickens I’ve started, so….a … Continue reading

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On Being a Joiner

Finally decided to join Pajiba’s Cannonball Read III. 52 books to be read and 52 reviews to be written in 2011. I’m starting with Dickens. Nothing like stacking the deck against yourself, eh?

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