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Fire Watch
Connie Willis
Lonely Planet: Southeast Asia on a shoestring
China Williams, Greg Bloom, Celeste Brash, Andrew Burke
Fodor's See It Thailand 2008
Fodor's Travel Publications Inc.
A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle I really wish I had read this as a kid -- I don't know how I never managed to pick it up before. It was cute and enjoyable, and I respect that L'Engle actually tried to explain how time travel might work rather than just hand-waving her way through the story. I just couldn't love it as an adult, though -- the main character, while spunky and the kind of protagonist I would have identified with at her age, began to wear on me with her constant self-deprecation, and the cheesy deus-ex-machina at the end was annoying. Oh well, it's not like I invested that much time, and I'm glad I finally got around to reading it.