McCall, Dan. Bluebird Canyon. New York: Congdon & Weed, 1983.
Picture southern California. Now picture the star of a soap opera star named Rex Hooker with a penchant for self-destructiveness. 542 more words
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Bradbury, Malcolm. The History Man. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976.
The Kirks are are an interesting couple. Howard Kirk is a professor of sociology with a “convenient” marriage. 451 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
Lee, Chang-rae. A Gesture Life. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.
A Gesture Life is the elegant story of Franklin “Doc” Hata, a Japanese man living in suburban New York. 689 more words
2 weeks, 2 days
Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Remains of the Day. Read by Simon Prebble. Tantor Audio, 2012.
Stevens is a dignified butler who has been given some well deserved time off from his American employer, Mr. 518 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
Conant, Susan. Bloodlines. New York: A Perfect Crime Book, 1992.
This is one of those quick reads that you almost feel like reading over again because it goes by so fast. 460 more words
Cresswell, Helen. Absolute Zero. Read by Clive Mantle. North Kingston, Rhode Island: BBC Audio, 2007.
As discovered in Ordinary Jack the Bagthorpe family is highly competitive. 202 more words
1 month, 1 week
Busch, Frederick. Long Way From Home.New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
How to describe Long Way From Home? Part dark fairytale, part family drama, part commentary on mothers and adoption? 266 more words