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Pat L.
Director of the Lincoln City Libraries

reviewing for BookGuide and the Firefly blog since September 2007


Pat's 50 most recent reviews...

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Year Zero: A History of 1945
by Ian Buruma [940.53 Bur]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014
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The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Skyjacking
by Brendan I. Koerner [364.155 Koe]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014
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Claire of the Sea Light
by Edwidge Danticat [Danticat]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in August 2014
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Johnny Cash: The Life
by Robert Hilburn [Music 781.642 Cas or Biography Cash]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014
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Americanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [Adichie]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014
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The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
by Kristopher Jansma [Jansma]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014
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The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown [797.123 Bro]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2014
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The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt [Tartt]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2014
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A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki [Ozeki]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2014
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The Faraway Nearby
by Rebecca Solnit [Biography Solnit]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2014
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Too Bright to Hear, Too Loud to See
by Juliann Garey [Garey]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014
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The Woman Upstairs
by Claire Messud [Messud]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014
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The Dinner
by Herman Koch [Koch]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014
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Longbourn
by Jo Baker [Baker]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2014
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O Pioneers!
by Willa Cather [Cather]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2014
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The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride [McBride]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2014
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Gaudy Night
by Dorothy L. Sayers [Sayers]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013
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The Lowland
by Jhumpa Lahiri [Lahiri]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013
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Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson [Atkinson]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013
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Hitler's Furies
by Wendy Lower [CALL]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013
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HHhH
by Laurent Binet [Binet]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2013
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
by Gilbert King [305.8 AfrYk]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2013
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The Snow Child
by Eowyn Ivey [Ivey]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2013
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The Round House
by Louise Erdrich [Erdrich]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2013
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The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes [Barnes]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2012
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Unbroken
by Laura Hillenbrand [Biography Zamperini]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in July 2012
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The Sisters Brothers
by Patrick DeWitt [DeWitt]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2012
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Swamplandia
by Karen Russell [Russell]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in June 2012
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A Death in Belmont
by Sebastian Junger [364.152 Jun]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2012
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain [155.232 Cai]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in May 2012
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Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion
by Janet Reitman [299.936 Rei]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2012
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The Memory Palace: A Memoir
by Mira Bartok [Biography Bartok]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in April 2012
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The Cat's Table
by Michael Ondaatje [Ondaatje]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012
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Say Her Name
by Francisco Goldman [Goldman]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012
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Desinty of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
by Candice Millard [364.152 Mil]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in March 2012
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The Art of Fielding
by Chad Harbach [Harbach]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012
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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams [985 Ada]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012
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We the Animals
by Justin Torres [Torres]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012
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The Invention of Air
by Steven Johnson [Biography Priestly]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in February 2012
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Silver Sparrow
by Tayari Jones [Jones]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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The Call: A Novel
by Yannick Murphy [Murphy]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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Death Comes to Pemberley
by P.D. James [James]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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Townie
by Andrew Dubus II [Biography Dubus]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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The Tiger's Wife
by Tea Obreht [Obreht]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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The Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck [Buck]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in January 2012
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Pearl Buck in China
by Hilary Spurling [Biography Buck]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011
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Bossypants
by Tina Fey [Biography Fey]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011
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American Boy
by Larry Watson [Watson]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in December 2011
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In the Garden of Beasts: An American Family in Hitler's Berlin
by Erik Larson [943.086 Lar]
reviewed on the Firefly blog in November 2011

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Last updated in August 2014 sdc

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