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The Sacrifice

Kienzle, William X.
A bomb explodes at the ceremony to admit a married Anglican priest into the Catholic priesthood.

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1/2002

Till Death

Kienzle, William X.
A tangled web of relationships that leads to a death. Father Koesler is right there, of course. No. 22 in series.

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10/2001

Help! I'm A Prisoner In A Chinese Bakery

King, Alan
This book cracked me up when I was a teen. Now, not quite as much, but still some funny stuff.

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11/2012

Bag Of Bones

King, Stephen
Writer guy goes back to stay at his vacation retreat after his wife dies. Wierd stuff happens. Mostly pretty good book.

QUOTE:

Johanna once said that if I was drowning at Dark Score Lake, where we have a summer home, I would die silently fifty feet out from the public beach rather than yell for help... But if someone asks me, "Are you all right?" I can't answer no. I can't say help me.

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11/1999

Billy Summers

King, Stephen
Really enjoyed reading most of the book, the ending seemed a bit off to me.

Quote:

"Fucking Marge!"

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10/2021

Carrie

King, Stephen
Moral: Be nice to people.

QUOTE:

"Those are my breasts, Momma. Every woman has them." (pg. 88)

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1/2003

Hearts In Atlantis

King, Stephen
Read while in hospital, maybe that's why I didn't get it. First part was good, seemed disconnected from rest of book.

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3/2002

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

King, Stephen
A whole bunch of short stories that I'm thinking I may have read twenty years ago. Some pretty darn good ones in there. King's non-fiction piece about his son's Little League team was great, I don't even like baseball!

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7/2013

The Dark Tower volume 1 The Gunslinger

King, Stephen
Nicely written, of course, and not too long. I don't know if I want to read the rest of the series, though.

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2/2018

Under The Dome

King, Stephen
One day in Maine a small down goes under a bell jar?

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5/2013

Babe The Gallant Pig

King-Smith, Dick
Charming story of a pig. I loved it. Loved the movie, too.

QUOTE:

That'll do.

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11/1999

Chewing the Cud

King-Smith, Dick
The author tells his story of being a farmer for twenty years, then a teacher, and how he came to write his many books. Most poignant was the anecdote of Charlie the Budgerigar, at which I teared.

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2/2008

Hannah's Hope

Kingsbury, Karen
One of the Red Glove series. Inspirational stories are not my cuppa, but I must admit I teared up a tiny bit at the end.

Quotes:

"Nerves of steal, Meade." -- pg. 74 steel?
...packing M-16 machine guns... -- pg. 111 I thought they were assault weapons?
He'd been in more firestorms than he could count... -- pg. 113 Or maybe firefights?
He closed his eyes. God...you did this, didn't You? -- pg 148 I guess all the guys that died had no one who wanted to see them for Christmas.

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6/2013

Animal Dreams

Kingsolver, Barbara
Cosima goes back to her hometown of Grace, Arizona, to see how her elderly doctor father is doing. Except it seems to be a very dusty town, if you know what I mean. Very enjoyable.

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11/2011

High Tide In Tucson

Kingsolver, Barbara
I was surprised I liked this author. Thoughtful essays on child raising, peace, ecology.

QUOTE:

Be careful what you give children, for sooner or later you are sure to get it back.

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4/2000

Prodigal Summer

Kingsolver, Barbara
DELETE THIS LINE Why is the next line in bold?

Another great story set in Applachia, three tales interwoven: A woman forest ranger, a widow, and a old farmer.:

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11/2001

The Poisonwood Bible

Kingsolver, Barbara
Missionary family goes to Africa, does not have a swell time. Heart of Darkness? 546 p.

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9/2001

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

Kinney, Jeff
Tales of a boy in middle school, with illustrations. Greg comes off as a bit of a self-centered jerk.

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9/2012

The Clockwork Three

Kirby, Matthew J.
A busker, a maid, and an apprentice clockmaker join forces to help each other overcome their problems. Sort of steampunkish, what with the talking mechanical head and all. Good story!

Words I Had To Look Up:

carbuncle (pg. 29) -- A carbuncle is an archaic name given to any red cabochon cut gemstone. It's also a yucky skin infection!

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10/2010

Grandmaster

Klass, David
High school boy gets invited to a father-son chess tournament, to his surprise. Very enjoyable read.

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6/2014
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