Lisa Vegan
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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 13 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 18 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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I do recommend reading the first book first. Moloka'i.
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
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I am so angry. I posted a review on 7/6 of the only text edition here, ISBN: 7=978-250-13766-1. The edition and my likes and at least 17 comments are gone, missing. I read a paperback advance readers' edition.

Re-posting on 7/7:

I’m deeply grateful to
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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

Kingsley Amis
“Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way.”
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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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Nancy Thayer
“It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.”
Nancy Thayer

Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

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