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Old 06-23-2013, 05:31 PM   #1741
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I liked Zoo a lot!

It's a really neat theme I thought. I hope you enjoy it!
Thanks! I will let you know... started it last night!
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:06 PM   #1742
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Book #49 The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

Review: I like this book a lot! We have known so much about the early days of space travel and the men who fly but what about the wives? The book takes a closer and more personal look at the women who were left on Earth while the men were in space and how it affected them.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:42 AM   #1743
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I'm a little more than halfway to my goal of 25. Finished book 13 last night. So far I've read:

1. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
2. Burned by Sara Shepard
3. NKOTB: 5 Brothers and a Million Sisters by Nikkin Van Noy
4. Ali's Pretty Little Lies by Sara Shepard
5. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
6. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
7. Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
8. Lucky Charm by Marie Astor
9. If You Lived Here You'd Be Perfect By Now Guide to SVH by Robin Hardwick
10. Always the Wedding Planner, Never the Bride by Sandra D Bricker
11. The Devil Has Dimples by Pepper Phillips
12. Starstruck by Lauren Conrad
13. The Carrie Diaries by Candance Bushnell

Wow I read a lot of YA!
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:03 AM   #1744
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I'm a little more than halfway to my goal of 25. Finished book 13 last night. So far I've read:

1. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
2. Burned by Sara Shepard
3. NKOTB: 5 Brothers and a Million Sisters by Nikkin Van Noy
4. Ali's Pretty Little Lies by Sara Shepard
5. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
6. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
7. Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
8. Lucky Charm by Marie Astor
9. If You Lived Here You'd Be Perfect By Now Guide to SVH by Robin Hardwick
10. Always the Wedding Planner, Never the Bride by Sandra D Bricker
11. The Devil Has Dimples by Pepper Phillips
12. Starstruck by Lauren Conrad
13. The Carrie Diaries by Candance Bushnell

Wow I read a lot of YA!
Good for you for remembering all the titles and authors; if I don't post almost immediately after finishing a book, I forget what books I've read!

If YA is your genre, go for it! There are plenty of good authors out there to feed your habit .

In addition to Jane Austen-type novels, my favorite genre is mystery and thrillers. My DDs say they're glad that I'm a law-abiding citizen because I've read enough murder and mayhem, death and destruction to work out a way to commit the perfect crime!

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Old 06-24-2013, 10:35 AM   #1745
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I just finished My Mother Was Nuts by Penny Marshall.

I really enjoyed this. She followed a nice timeline in her book and, well, there was just a LOT that I didn't know about Penny Marshall. She's led a very interesting life.
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:32 AM   #1746
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Goal 72

#41 Horns by Joe Hill

Was ok, but not as good as I wanted it to be. Looking forward to reading his other books tho.
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:25 PM   #1747
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I had to start the list in my signature too! I just re-downloaded a book I had already read!
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #1748
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Finished book #39- A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny

I just picked this up from the library while trying to find something to read. It was an intriguing murder mystery. I didn't know who did it til it was revealed at the end. Two odd things about this book: 1. At first I thought it was odd that the gender of the child wasn't mentioned, but found out as the story went on, there was a reason it's not mentioned. 2. It is not exactly revealed when this story takes place. To me it's seems to take place in an earlier time (maybe the 1920's-30's) based on the characters & language, but with mentions of computers & such, it is obviously is a more current story. The talk of computers kept throwing me off b/c it didn't seem to fit, but appropriately to the story they weren't even used due to the location of the crime.

It is the height of summer, and Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache are celebrating their wedding anniversary at Manoir Bellechasse, an isolated, luxurious inn not far from the village of Three Pines. But theyre not alone. The Finney familyrich, cultured, and respectablehas also arrived for a celebration of their own.
The beautiful Manoir Bellechasse might be surrounded by nature, but there is something unnatural looming. As the heat rises and the humidity closes in, some surprising guests turn up at the family reunion, and a terrible summer storm leaves behind a dead body. It is up to Chief Inspector Gamache to unearth secrets long buried and hatreds hidden behind polite smiles. The chase takes him to Three Pines, into the dark corners of his own life, and finally to a harrowing climax.


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Old 06-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #1749
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I hope we do this thread in 2014
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Old 06-24-2013, 01:41 PM   #1750
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If you post it they will come...
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Old 06-24-2013, 01:47 PM   #1751
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I had to start the list in my signature too! I just re-downloaded a book I had already read!
I had to do the same thing with my signature. I couldn't remember what # book I was on.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:01 PM   #1752
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Finished book #39- A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny

I just picked this up from the library while trying to find something to read. It was an intriguing murder mystery. I didn't know who did it til it was revealed at the end. Two odd things about this book: 1. At first I thought it was odd that the gender of the child wasn't mentioned, but found out as the story went on, there was a reason it's not mentioned. 2. It is not exactly revealed when this story takes place. To me it's seems to take place in an earlier time (maybe the 1920's-30's) based on the characters & language, but with mentions of computers & such, it is obviously is a more current story. The talk of computers kept throwing me off b/c it didn't seem to fit, but appropriately to the story they weren't even used due to the location of the crime.
Oooh, that's the only Louise Penny/Inspector Gamache book that I haven't read yet! I keep waiting for it to come to our library (they keep promising to buy it, but it's not there yet!), but I may have to suck it up and buy it myself. Thanks for the review.

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Old 06-24-2013, 02:12 PM   #1753
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Good for you for remembering all the titles and authors; if I don't post almost immediately after finishing a book, I forget what books I've read!

If YA is your genre, go for it! There are plenty of good authors out there to feed your habit .

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I had to do the same thing with my signature. I couldn't remember what # book I was on.
Are you guys on Goodreads? Every year they have a book challenge and will keep track of your reading goals. Even if you don't sign up for it you can 'shelve' books you've read and review them. I could never remember all those books on my own. I looked it up on goodreads!
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:13 PM   #1754
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Are you guys on Goodreads? Every year they have a book challenge and will keep track of your reading goals. I could never remember all those books on my own. I looked it up on goodreads!
I am and I did start to use their challenge as well. It was annoying me though because I re-read some books at the beginning of the year and I couldn't figure out how to add them!
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I am a member of goodreads too. I had the list there but thought it might be easier if I just added to my signature here too. I like how it tells me how far ahead of my goal I am.
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