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text 2018-12-12 08:47
Hogfather Re-read (Audio)
Hogfather - Terry Pratchett

I finished this audio re-read a few days ago, and my 4.5 star rating remains.

 

And this remains my favorite quote in the book, and possibly, of all time:

 

Humans need fantasy to be human.  To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.

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review 2018-12-02 04:36
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures - Alan Cumming

This was a nice collection of stories/anecdotes. Some were funny, some were touching, some were a little bawdy. My favorites were the ones where he was talking about his dogs, especially the one where he went on a cross-country road trip with his dog, Honey. You could tell that he truly and genuinely loves his pets. And with Alan Cumming's narration, it almost felt like you were sitting around with him listening to him regale you with stories from his life.

 

The audiobook comes with a pdf that contains the pictures in the print book. But, I often times found that I was so enchanted listening to him tell these stories that I'd forget to follow along on the pdf. This book was a lot of fun.

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text 2018-12-02 04:03
Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures - Alan Cumming
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text 2018-12-01 16:44
Reading progress update: I've read 78%.
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures - Alan Cumming

I believe I am going to use this for the St. Andrew's Day book task:

 

 

Book: Andrew was the first apostle; read the first book in a series. OR:  Andrew and Peter were brothers; read a book about brothers. OR: Read books about or set in Scotland or by a Scottish author, or set in Charleston, South Carolina (which is where the celebrations as we know them today began – by a group of Scottish expats – according to scotland.org).

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text 2018-11-21 22:52
Reading progress update: I've read 54%.
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures - Alan Cumming
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