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"Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home."
- Anna Quindlen

Reading progress update: I've read 11 out of 400 pages.

We Need to Talk About Kevin tie-in: A Novel (P.S.) - Lionel Shriver

Good grief, I already hate the narrative voice.  Pretentious, stilted, and nauseatingly purple.  Here she is describing the red paint that angry neighbors had splashed on her front door:


Our house had not been spurted with the Day-Glo spray of spontaneous orange but slathered with a hatred that had reduced until it was thick and savorous, like a fine French sauce.


Oh, get over yourself.  No wonder your kid's a psychopath.