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Carissa-Green-Reads

Carissa-Green-Reads

Joined July 2016

Find my column on Booklikes and catalog on Librarything
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Shorto refers to the English civil war as “a kind of Reformation II,” and now all I can think of is Reformation II: Electric Boogaloo.

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Lunch Poems | Frank O'Hara
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sprainedbrain How cool is that! 4w
Carissa-Green-Reads Makes me feel affirmed as a reader 💕 4w
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ILLs come from many corners. Thanks to all libraries that lend. An instant five-star rating from me—beautiful book.

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Refusing Heaven | Jack Gilbert
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My birthday gift book haul

Linsy Happy Birthday! 🥳 2mo
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Fences | August Wilson
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Seven Guitars: 1948 | August Wilson
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Now that is a dedication. . .

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When you decide what you‘ll be reading over the weekend on Wednesday, it takes a lot of pressure off of Thursday and Friday.

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When my campus library hold and my public library hold come in on the same day, all of a sudden my weekend gets exciting.

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A previous borrower of this book appears to have had a terrible potions accident . . .

Simona 😂😂😂 3mo
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Gem of the Ocean | August Wilson
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Jane says, “Back to the library. Remember, Dear, these items go back to two different libraries.” #returns

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Jane says, “Back to the library. Thanks, ILL librarians. Thanks Bismarck Public Library.” #returns Jane also notes we have read all of Mr. Chabon‘s major published works and kindly requests he write more forthwith.

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Ophelia | Lisa Klein
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Jane says, “Back to the library. Thank you ILL librarians. Thank you West Fargo Public Library.” #returns #reimaginings

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The Hate U Give | Angela Thomas
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Jane says, “Back to the library.” #returns #readthemovie

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I feel like I found some treasures while still showing restraint at the Blackduck library book sale.

RaimeyGallant I can tell these were obviously must-buys. :) 4mo
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I recently re-read Joy Harjo‘s “She Had Some Horses,” so I feel particularly in tune with today‘s news. Saw her read and play live a couple of years ago, and she was just wonderful. #poetlaureate

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Tonight‘s adventure: Hearing Ada Limon read! #poetsinthewild #northwoodswritersconference

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Animal Eye | Paisley Rekdal
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The Aftermath | Rhidian Brook
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Thanks to ILL I have read the book. Now time to #readthemovie

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What a wonderful coincidence: Just a couple of weeks after I read “Shrill,” This American Life replays one of the episodes that introduced me to Lindy West. 💚❤️

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Enjoyed hearing Sarah Smarsh in my city last night. She is smart, insightful, and personable. A treat for me. #writersinthewild

tpixie She‘s going to be in my town tomorrow!! 7mo
Carissa-Green-Reads Nice! She was great! 7mo
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The Mother's Tongue | Heid Ellen Erdrich
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Privileged to see Heid Erdrich read in my city today! #poetsinthewild

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There There: A novel | Tommy Orange
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Tommy Orange reading in my city tonight. Jealous? You should be! #writersinthewild

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Nothing about this book pings “young readers.” #publishing #imprints

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Jane says, “Father and son, back to the library.” #returns

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Pale Fire | Vladimir Nabokov
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This book hits three of my favorite categories: 1. Novels that make you think, “WTF,” 2. Campus comedies, and 3. Literary classics.

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Jane says, “Back to the library.” #returns

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Hatchet (Anniversary) | Gary Paulsen
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Jane says, “Back to the library. Great American Read, Newbery Honor Book. Check and check.”

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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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Jane says, “The best friends loan the best books. Now return it with a grateful heart.”

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Jane says, “Back to the library. The next person on the hold list shall be happy.” #returns

Amiable I have that book in my backpack right now ready to start as soon as I finish the one I'm reading! 1y
Carissa-Green-Reads It‘s a fast read - basically an afternoon. I really enjoyed both Stallworth‘s voice and his conviction. 1y
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Honus & Me | Dan Gutman
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When someone donates her signed copy to the library. . .

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Honus & Me | Dan Gutman
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Jane says, “Back to the library. The sequels may be a pleasant diversion someday.”

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Leviathan (Reprint) | Scott Westerfeld
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Jane says, “Back to the library—and time to get on to those sequels.” #returns

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Sharp Objects: A Novel | Gillian Flynn
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Jane says, “Having read all three of Ms Flynn‘s early novels, I declare myself thoroughly entertained. Although they are certainly more Mrs Radcliffe‘s style than my own. Back to the library.” #returns

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Jane says, "How droll to be the first to check out the book. Now, back to the library."

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A Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L'Engle
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Jane says, "I enjoyed the supplemental reading in this edition, including work by Octavio Paz and Ivan Turgenev."

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Jane says, "If Vera Brittain and I had been contemporaries, I believe we should have been fast friends."

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The Falling Down Dance | Chris Martin
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Jane says, "No, Dear, that's Chris Martin the poet." Hmm, what do you mean, poets aren't rock stars?

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Jane says, "Back to the library." #returns

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Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan
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Jane says, "Back to the library-even though it was a pretty fun ride." #returns

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Listening to a poet talk about "makers" is the best kind of experience. #poetsinthewild #northwoodswc

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Pym | Mat Johnson
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Mat Johnson! Great reading tonight. #novelistsinthewild #northwoods

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Edward Hirsch reading tonight. Jealous? You should be! #poetsinthewild #nothwoodswritersconference

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Portnoy's Complaint | Philip Roth
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Confession: I didn't find "Portnoy's Complaint" funny. And by the time I read it in the '90s it certainly wasn't shocking anymore. I need to work on reading the rest of his oeuvre. Perhaps desire will strike someday.

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The Royal We | Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan
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Theme reading for Royal Wedding Weekend

susanw This book is such a fun read! 2y
Carissa-Green-Reads It was fun and surpassed my expectations 😀 2y
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