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My Favorite Books of 2012

(Which means I read them in 2012, not necessarily that they were published in 2012.)
Listed in alphabetical order.

Beautiful Ruins – An engrossing novel that spans continents and decades.  It’s a love story, a war story, a fictional Hollywood tell-all and a satiric look at modern society that wants what it wants when it wants it, regardless of the consequences.   The book is elaborately plotted and a fictionalized Richard Burton is a key player, who miraculous ties all the characters together.  I don’t know how the author was able to make it work so extraordinarily.  Genius! Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2012