Lisa Vegan
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Lisa Vegan made a comment on her review of The Butterfly
The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco
" Hilary wrote: "I wondered how the butterflies connected to the story? PP has done so many books! I keep finding more!"

I’ve read them all. I think near
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
" Elyse wrote: "Now I must seriously read this. — thank you with all my heart for Ex Libris 💕❤💕📚"

Elyse, You’re welcome. This is very different and just
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The Apprentice Witch by James  Nicol
The Apprentice Witch
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For me it was slow to engage and I was thinking that maybe it was one of those children’s books truly more enjoyed by children than older people but I ended up liking it. And I did not guess everything that was coming, though the ending was not a sur ...more
Lisa Vegan added a status update: I will not have that much time to spend on Goodreads, or to read, for the foreseeable future. Just FYI. I will still be available via email and pm, and I will not be completely absent from the site.
Lisa Vegan and 14 other people liked Chrissie's review of Family Linen:
Family Linen by Lee Smith
"This is an amusing, light story. As such, it is very well done.

A word of warning is however appropriate. The humor is mixed with serious topics--long-term family disputes, adultery, physical and sexual abuse, psychological impairment and perhaps..." Read more of this review »
Lisa Vegan and 9 other people liked Laura's review of The Year of Pleasures:
The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg
"4.5 stars. I read this book pre-GR (over ten years ago) and had forgot a lot of it. It's a wonderful book that will make you feel the grief of, and recovery from, the death of a spouse. It takes place for the most part in the Chicago suburbs. It's..." Read more of this review »
Lisa Vegan and 19 other people liked Miriam's review of One Week in the Library:
One Week in the Library by W. Maxwell Prince
""I wrote you, Allen, because I want people to think I'm smart," Prince says in his authorial self-insertion.

And, you know, Prince does come across as smart, and probably a thoughtful and well-educated person. What he doesn't come across as is a go..." Read more of this review »
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Daughter of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
" Manybooks wrote: "I have both on my to read list (and on my Kindle)."

Gundula, Well now would be a perfect time to read Moloka'i because then you'd be
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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
" Jo-Ann Breitstein wrote: "lisa, I began reading your review of Daughter of Molokai and saw your suggestion to read Molokai first. Your review of Molok ...more "
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Kingsley Amis
“Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way.”
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Aldous Huxley
“Man is so intelligent that he feels impelled to invent theories to account for what happens in the world. Unfortunately, he is not quite intelligent enough, in most cases, to find correct explanations. So that when he acts on his theories, he behaves very often like a lunatic.”
Aldous Huxley

Robert Louis Stevenson
“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Niels Bohr
“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”
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Rudyard Kipling
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
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