Wesley Hoffmann
Wesley Hoffmann reviewed a book
Feb 11, 2015
Review

Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told: A Novel

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PG-13
48
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Mystery
Sex / Erotica
Violence / Gore

Apparently this book is supposed to be part-comedy, but I didn't really see it. It had occasional funny bits but I would say that it was really first and foremost a murder mystery. I felt like there was too many characters in this tale (though there was a glossary of characters in the front, which was...
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Wesley Hoffmann
Wesley Hoffmann reviewed a book
Feb 10, 2015

I felt myself struggling to connect with the main character. She seemed a little bit oblivious to the things happening around her. (Though I suppose that even the worst of crises were ignored by a lot of people when they first started). I started to care about her a little bit more as time went on,...
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Wesley Hoffmann
Wesley Hoffmann reviewed a book
Feb 10, 2015
Review

The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground

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PG
72
/100
Creativity
Inspirational
Intensity
Educational
Mystery
Humor
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This book is what started my weird interest in the Camino de Santiago (not Catholic but I think it would be a really intense thing to do some day). A woman visits 3 holy places and tries to really experience them. It also did not bump India to the top of my "places to visit" list, which might not be...
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Wesley Hoffmann
Wesley Hoffmann reviewed a book
Feb 10, 2015

People think that (broad generalizations ahead) since the Japanese as a society are polite and calm that that means that there is nothing evil in any of them. There are evil people in every culture, and this is the story of a girl who meets one such evil person. It reads like a fiction crime novel,...
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Wesley Hoffmann
Wesley Hoffmann reviewed a book
Feb 10, 2015

(I didn't think this was as good as Gonazles' first book "Surviving Survival", start with that one.) This book was a little too cerebral, deep psychology, biological evolution-y for my liking. Again, start with Surviving Survival.

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