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Ella Minnow Pea Redux or, My keys won' work

Computer problems. They happen. They happened to me last week. Bad ones, very bad.

I acted with my usual grace under pressure, but I don’t want to talk about them. 881 more words

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Title: Ella Minnow Pea
Author: Mark Dunn
Pages: 205
Year: 2001
Publisher: MacAdam/Cage
Time taken to read: 31 hours
Rating: 5/5

Goodreads synopsis: Ella Minnow Pea is an epistolary novel set in the fictional island of Nollop situated off the coast of South Carolina and home to the inventor of the pangram The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog. 599 more words

Book Review

Ella Minow Pea: A Novel in Letters

Book Review

Ella Minnow Pea By Mark Dunn

Genre: Literary Fiction

Publisher: Anchor

Description from Amazon: Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. 382 more words

Book Review

Book #27

Lately I’ve found myself struggling. While the books that I have been reading have been interesting, and I’ve enjoyed spending time reading (most of) them, I haven’t really become completely engrossed in anything for a while. 211 more words


One foot inside the door and immediately, I forget everything. Every thought of past and future detonates. All that matters is now. My eyes drink everything in and a quiet excitement takes over me. 286 more words


Friday Favorites #4

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1. Soft Scrub with Bleach
Moving into a college apartment means you kind of take what you can get. 561 more words

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Day 684: Ella Minnow Pea

Even though I enjoyed Mark Dunn’s unusual novel Under the Harrow, I avoided Ella Minnow Pea for some time because it sounded too gimmicky. When I finally read it, I found it mildly entertaining, but yes gimmicky, although I can see why it would amuse those with a different sense of humor than mine. 335 more words