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Marmalade's Yellow Leaf by Cindy Wheeler
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Mr. Meebles by Jack Kent
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Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root
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Fondling Your Muse: 07/21/07

Fondling Your Muse

Happily I can report that Fondling Your Muse< was the last of my recent run of unenjoyable reads. This slim tome disguised as an exercise book for aspiring writers is actually a poor attempt at a parody of one of those how-to write books.

Apparently all one needs to do to write a parody is spend 6 years drunk in college while getting a BA and MFA . Then you too can tell really stupid jokes and get them published in a beautifully bound but otherwise pointless book. Whoopee!

Tomorrow I promise to write a real review. It will be on Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett which I'm sure most of you read ages ago.

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Comment #1: Monday, July, 23, 2007 at 06:42:57

Gattina

Thanks for your comment on my Harry Potter post. Can't comment here because it's very difficult to get English books (they are all in french) and I don't know it."



Comment #2: Monday, July, 23, 2007 at 18:16:08

Breeni

Thanks for the giggle! Too funny. "



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