August 25, 2010

Giveaway: Everything Matters! by Ron Currie Jr.


In infancy, Junior Thibodeaux is encoded with a prophesy: a comet will obliterate life on Earth in thirty-six years. Alone in this knowledge, he comes of age in rural Maine grappling with the question: Does anything I do matter?

Penguin Books USA
978-0-14-311751-3
July 27, 2010
$15.00 US





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66 comments:

  1. Well, it sure is an interesting premise. I wonder if his life is a bit irreverent, since he doesn't need to fear long term repurcussions.

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  2. This sounds interesting.

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  3. This is my kind of book, I would like to read.
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  24. Sounds like a great plot twist--I'd want to see if the comet really does come!

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  44. And there I was thinking nothing matters anymore.

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