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Novels about Asperger's; Best to Worst

The novels about Asperger’s Syndrome I’ve read, best to worst. Be forewarned, there are some mild spoilers on this list, and some bigger spoilers on #6. 669 more words

Blog Tour: The Long Forgotten by David Whitehouse

Have you noticed how many botanical titles and covers are out there this year? If you appreciate this publishing trend as much as I do, and especially if you enjoyed Susan Orlean’s… 649 more words

Fiction Reviews

A Spot of Bother [Book Review]

Rating: 1.5/5

I read A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time a year and a half back and felt aghast and guilty for not liking it just because it was so well acclaimed by many others. 634 more words

Book Reviews

The State of Grace - Rachael Lucas

Being a human is a complicated game – like seeing a ghost in the mirror and trying to echo everything they do […] I’ll be mid conversation and listening and responding in all the right places, then someone will say something on the other side of the room – a snatch of something my brain will pick up.

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Literature

He's Obsessed with Order

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon

We readers spend an awful lot of time inside our own heads, don’tcha think? At least that seems to be the case for me, although I have long been loath to admit it. 1,108 more words

Books

My Favorite Novels of All Time, Part I

As an aspiring writer, I don’t read nearly as much as I probably should; I tend to be easily distractible when it comes to finishing books. 492 more words

'The Pier Falls' ~ Mark Haddon

An expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong. 
A seaside pier collapses. 
A thirty-stone man is confined to his living room. 
One woman is abandoned on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean. 

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Fiction