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#424 ~ In One Person

In One Person by John Irving Published by: Simon & Schuster Published on: May 8, 2012 Page Count: 425 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook My Review Billy Dean, the son of an absent father and a mother still […]

National Book Festival!

I’m packing up tonight to head out early in the morning to travel to the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.!  I cannot wait.  After an exceptionally tough week at work and being treated for strep throat, this is exactly what I need.  I’m making plans to listen to John Irving, Judy Blume, Jeannette Wells, […]

2009 National Book Festival Authors Announced!!!

Through Facebook, I noticed that the authors for the 2009 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. have been announced.  Thank God I was sitting down when I read it!  Click here for the link to the site which contains the entire list.  The following are the ones I’m absolutely thrilled and excited about: TEENS & […]

What Books Are You?

Thanks to Devourer of Books, I now know that: I’m A Prayer for Owen Meany! by John Irving Despite humble and perhaps literally small beginnings, you inspire faith in almost everyone you know. You are an agent of higher powers, and you manifest this fact in mysterious and loud ways. A sense of destiny pervades […]

#14 ~ The Cider House Rules

The Cider House Rules by John Irving Of the 13 books that have preceded this, The Cider House Rules has been by far the hardest to read. The first 100 pages were more difficult than I had imagined. I never wanted to know what the inside of a uterus feels/sounds like when a D&C is […]