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Richly romantic, whimsical, and uplifting, The Man Who Ate the 747 is a flight of fancy from start to finish. It stretches imagination, bends physics and biology, but believe it just a little and you may find yourself reaching for your own records, the kind that really count. Written with tenderness, originality, and insight, filled with old-fashioned warmth and newfangled humor, it is an extraordinary novel, a found treasure that marks the emergence of a major storytelling tale.
Adult Humor - This is what happens when parking turns ugly. Getting "boxed" isn't always fun but can lead to funny outcomes. - Bits and Bytes series are great for a quick lunchtime read. Check it out today - I'm Not the Asshole Tonight (Bits and Bytes) by Beatrice Wellman, www.amazon.com/...
The Double Bind - Chris Bohjalian ★★★★☆ // What a strange story. A young woman who survived a brutal assault and now works as a social worker at a homeless shelter becomes deeply involved in investigating a box full of old photographs left behind by a deceased former client.
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. Read this for Nov. 2012 Saddleback Scholars. Susan's pic.