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Long Division
Kiese Laymon
Ender's Game (Movie Tie-In)
Orson Scott Card
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Robert Paul Weston
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Daniel Black
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls - David Sedaris I wanted to read something different from my normal genres, so I entered the goodreads giveaway for this book (My unbiased review follows)

Never read Sedaris before, but I can see why he is so popular. His humor reminds me of Seinfeld a little.

The first half of the book, especially the chapters that he talks about his father seemed a bit sad to me. I was thinking "Hey isn't this supposed to be funny?" I kept feeling sorry for the child Sedaris instead of laughing with him.

I really didn't start enjoying the book until about the midway point. My favorite chapter was #2 to Go! I was cringing and laughing out loud at the same time. Other faves were

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Understanding Understanding Owls
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Everything averages out to a 3 out of 5, and I would not mind reading more of his work. Other reviews mention that this was not his best, so maybe I will pick up some of his earlir books.