Best Books of 2004

deborah deborah.dwj at
Mon Jan 10 08:38:09 EST 2005

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
|Yes, I did mean that I didn't like them.  Having seen so many ravings
|about both, I didn't bother to spell it out.  I'll be interested to
|hear your reaction if you do come back to Despereaux any time (though
|it's nice to have company on _Inkheart_ either way).  The only book I
|can think of (atm, which doesn't mean much!) that I couldn't get into
|and later came to love was Sabriel.

I thought _Inkheart_ was ... okay.  Self-indulgent, in a _Tam Lin_ way,
without being as good.

"I'm a citizen, this is my president, and in this country it is
not only permissible to question our leaders, it is our
responsibility."	-- Lewis, "The American President"

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