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Long Division
Kiese Laymon
Ender's Game (Movie Tie-In)
Orson Scott Card
The Creature Department
Robert Paul Weston
Perfect Peace: A Novel
Daniel Black
Twelve Years a Slave
Solomon Northup, Richard Allen
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez For me, this is one of those books, that I will enjoy discussing much more than I enjoyed the actual reading. There were just too many characters presented too quickly, and while some were truly interesting, Marquez only gave us quick startled glimpses of them before shoving us along to the next person/next scene. I also really like magical realism, but I think there can be too much of it. I also really disliked the pedophilia and repeated familial love occurrences. It may fit one of the themes, but I still don't care for it. I can appreciate that it is a fine piece of literature, but it is not going to be one that I revisit.

Personal enjoyment ... 2
Writing and themes ....4
Overall rating ........3