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Good book suggestion?

I find myself wanting to read a book at night instead of tv but don't want to spend the precious time reading something that isn't that good. Does anyone here have a must read, can't put down kind of book? Thanks in advance!

Thu. May 29, 11:26am

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here ya go:

The Glass Castle (absolutely fabulous!)
My Sister's Keeper
The Last Summer of You and Me
Jerald's Game (if you like Stephen King)
Davince Code
Angels and Demons (better than Davince Code)
Grand Avenue (a must read if you like chick flicks)
Angel's Crest (sad story, but well written)
Kite Runner (dark, lost my attention)
Summer Sisters
Survivor in Murder (JD ROBB)

I'll list more later when I remember some that I have read lately.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 11:49 AM

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The Life of Pi

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:15 PM

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Is there a particular genre you like? Mysteries, Sci-fi, romance? That would help.

The Lies of Locke Lemora by Scott Lynch is one I recently read that I couldn't put down.

The Labrinth was pretty decent (kinda slow in spots and the characters were a little one-dimensional for my tastes).

Personally I think it's a little wordy, but the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyers is HUGELY popular with all my friends (I cannot emphasize the sheer extent of the 'Edward adoration' and these are women in their 30's). I think a good editor could have easily chopped 200 pages out of each book and made them a lot tighter which would have enhanced the story for me.

I am a terribly picky, analytical reader though, so all my recommendations come with qualifications. Happy reading!

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:28 PM

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- The unbearable lightness of being
- Damage
- The bluest eye - toni morrison
- The painted bird - jerzy kozinski
- war and peace. You gotta do it. Worth it.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:29 PM

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anything by David Sadaris - short stories that make you not want to put the book down until you read them all and then sad when it is done. Hilarious writing...if you are not an ultra-conservative.

The Curious Incidient of the Dog in the Nighttime

The Memory Keeper's Daughter

I agree w/ PP - Kite Runner

Anything by Edward Abbey (The monkey wrench gang, heyduke lives!)

The Tim Travel's Wife

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:30 PM

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correction to above - the TIME travelers wife not Tim

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:31 PM

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I just finished The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks. Great book - a little suspense and a little romance all in one!

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:45 PM

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If your into shopping then any of the Shopoholic books by Sophie Kinsella.

Her form of writing is actually pretty funny. She made me laugh so many times on the subway while reading these books. i swear people looked at me like i was crazy....

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 1:36 PM

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Harry Potter!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM!

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 1:57 PM

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- The Kite Runner
- A Thousand Splendid Suns (this is the best book I have read in a while!)
- Atonement
- almost anything by Jane Austen
- Frozen Music
- Good in Bed
- Letters for Emily (such an amazing story)
- She's Come Undone

Need some more? What kind of books are you into?

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 2:05 PM

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PP: This is 11:49 checking in.

I totally forgot about Good In Bed. I just read it three weeks ago. What a fabulous book!

Wally Lamb's She's Come Undone was almost hard to read, but he did an amazing job writing from a female's perspective.

You and I should join a book club together!


Thursday, May 29, 2008, 2:12 PM

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I found Kite Runner devatingly sad.
The Depford Trilogy by Robertson Davies

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 2:14 PM

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12:30 again

I forgot a favorite!... A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genious

Love this threat...I am going to print this list and take it to the library to stock up for summer reading!

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 2:27 PM

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I loved she's come undone!
Also like kurt vonnegut - he is hilarious.
I just remembered another one: I think it's called the girl's guide to fishing? Or something like that? Could not put that down.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 2:49 PM

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A Confederacy of Dunces

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 3:32 PM

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Lullabies for Little Criminals
We Need to Talk about Kevin
A Million Little Pieces (the Oprah "scandal" aside it's a good read")
Not wanted on the Voyage - haven't read it yet but my cousin says it's fabulous and I have it borrowed from her to read right now
Special Topics in Calamity Physics - also haven't read but it came to me highly recommended
The Lovely Bones

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 3:50 PM

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If you're into murder/mystery/thriller, then anything by:
Sidney Sheldon
James Patterson
Michael Connolly
Sandra Brown
John Grisham
John Lescroart

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 4:52 PM

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Total agreement with 12:15..
Life of Pi
both are great reads.

I also loved The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 8:24 PM

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I'm a fiction reader myself, but if you're not, my bf read "The World is Flat" by Thomas Friedman and has been recommending it to anyone who will listen to him ever since. it's a book about how businesses can work in a global economy.

Thursday, May 29, 2008, 8:38 PM

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Any mystery by John Lescroart, preferably read in order. Great characters whose lives progress throughout the series, so well written.
Eat, Pray, Love
The Kite Runner
The Devil In The White City
Lonesome Dove (my all-time favorite)
Gone With The Wind (2nd all-time favorite)
Harry Potter series
The Historian-great book!!
Marley & Me

Friday, May 30, 2008, 4:55 AM

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4:55 am here again...Also for fun...
Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone series (fast & fun)
Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series (wacky & laugh out loud funny / brain candy)

Friday, May 30, 2008, 4:58 AM

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8:38...The World is Flat is great! I am slowly reading through it and find it fascinating! Friedman is one of my favorite NYT columnists.

Why can I not get into Middlesex? I've tried to read it twice and just cannot get drawn in.

Eat, Pray, Love was a laugh out loud book! I had more than one stare on the train while reading that on my morning commute.

I'm reading this crazy book right now a colleague gave to me called The Eyre Affair. Don't even ask me to explain it. I just know that I am almost done and have been sucked in since the first page. Going to sit outside on the balcony today and finish it (I'm home sick this week).

Friday, May 30, 2008, 6:29 AM

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great thread!

I came a little late to the party with The Kite Runner as I only read it last week but I still can't stop thinking about it! I just started reading A Thousand splendid suns (also by Khaled Hosseini) and it's another unputdownable read.
To second (and in some cases 3rd and 4th!) others recommendations:
Life of Pi
The curious incident of the dog in the night time
A million little pieces (1st book I loved without actually liking the main character at all!)
Good in bed - I cried when I read the article at the beginning of the book.
My other recommendations:
The Conjuror's Bird
The Book Thief
The Jane Austen book club,
Getting Rid of Matthew.
Love in the time of cholera
Cloud Atlas
The Friday Night Knitting Club
Anything by Marian Keyes

Friday, May 30, 2008, 10:38 AM

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I guess it really depends on what you are in the mood for and what sort of books you get into.

I absolutely loved all these books:

The Red Tent
The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns
anything by Anita Shreve
and tons more

For all you who love to read there is a site called Shelfari that is great. You can join groups and invite friends to join, share what your reading, etc. You all should check it out.


Friday, May 30, 2008, 11:20 AM

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I haven't read any of these logs yet but WHAT A FABULOUS THREAD.

Thank you to whoever started this. This is JUST what I needed.

I'm currently reading Chaim Potok's In the beginning. Great stuff. Almost done and I had no idea what to get next, until.....

Friday, May 30, 2008, 11:39 AM

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Never Let me go - Kazuo Ishiguro. It's strange, emotional, thought provoking...I loved it.

Friday, May 30, 2008, 6:16 PM

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Ahh, went on a Chaim Potok reading binge about 25 years ago. Got and read everything he had written. I had forgotten about him....will have to look him up again.

Just started Empire Falls and I love it. All my best book buddies recommend it. They never steer me wrong.

In response to poster with Middlesex quandary. It is multigenerational and it is difficult to get with all the story lines at first, but in the end I LOVED it. It is one of those sweet and sad stories that truly lands. I read it several years ago and still think about it. Amazing what stories are told through the generations of families. Amazing the impact of a secret too.

Friday, May 30, 2008, 7:32 PM

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This is the best thread!

Right now I am reading The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowle

Also good reads:

In The Skin of A Lion by Michael Ondaatje
Fall On Your knees by Anne Marie McDonald (huge page turner!!!)

Saturday, May 31, 2008, 9:40 AM

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I think Middlesex is one of the best books I've ever read

Saturday, May 31, 2008, 9:42 AM

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What to read?

So glad to see that The Red Tent made the list! That quickly became one of my favorite books to read. I also get every Janet Evanovich book as well as James Patterson book as soon as it comes out! Love them all. Going to print out this list for something new to read this summer!

Sunday, June 01, 2008, 7:51 PM

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Good Books

Next to "The Good Book" (The Bible) try reading some by Debbie Macomber.

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 10:47 AM

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I want to reiterate what someone said earlier about David Sedaris, Truly a laugh out loud read. And he has a new one out, has anyone read that one yet?

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 1:33 PM

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Has anyone heard if Margaret Atwood will have another one coming out?

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 1:36 PM

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I LOVE Margaret Atwood too! I have read just about everything she has written. She has tremendous range.

For poetry lovers out Mary Oliver. It is summer time and she is one of the best nature writers I have ever read.

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 2:01 PM

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I'm also looking for a new read and I would love it if someone could suggest a great "davinci code"/dan brown style book. I've read the whole Dan Brown series (some were much better than others) but I'm really craving a book of the same type as an interesting summer read. Any suggestions?

By the way I too loved "She's Come Undone" by Wally Lamb. A must-read for women with body issues in my opinion. Also an AMAZING book by Wally Lamb is "I Know This Much is True". A long-ish read that I've re-read many times and I love it each time just the same. Highly recommended!

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 6:56 PM

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What I read recently...

The Alchemist. (Love it. Easy, quick read)
The Things they Carried by Tim O'Brien
All Quiet on the Western Front
Of Mice and Men
The Curious Incident of the Dog at Midnight (very cute read)
90 Minutes in Heaven
Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsche (not a novel)
Blink (not a novel but so very interesting. About how in the time it takes to Blink you have already made up your mind about a situation/place/thing/person)
of and
The Miracle of Mindfullness by Thicht Nanh Hanh. This book is short and easy but it WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 7:43 PM

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about reading a good book

For me, I think best books to read are books that Hollywood had made a movie about because, the book would explain for more than the movie. For example,
I had read Pet Semetery by Steven King and I really must say is the book is way better than the movie. Therefore, If you were, I would find a book about a movie and read it. Believe me, it would hold you attention....

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 10:11 PM

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If you want a medically oriented "trash read," you know what I mean, not high literature, read anything by Tess Gerritson. Also John Palmer writes a good medical mystery.

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 11:38 PM

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The Double Bind - GREAT ending!!!

Thursday, June 12, 2008, 11:48 PM

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Pillars of the Earth- very good!

Sunday, June 15, 2008, 5:59 PM

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Hey All, I'm curious as to whether anyone took the suggestions from this thread and read any of the books.
I read David Sedaris' new one, Engulfed in Flames. Hilarious!!! Just wonderful!

Thanks for the suggestion!


Thursday, July 03, 2008, 12:35 PM

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P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahearn

Light chick-lit but a good read by the pool.

Thursday, July 03, 2008, 8:27 PM

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If you want something light, I recommend any of Ann George or Ann B. Ross books. They are laugh out loud funny!

Thursday, July 03, 2008, 8:44 PM

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So I started reading Anna Karinina. I wanted to tackle a 'Classic' or two over the summer and I'm glad I started this one. It's amazing how little changes over the years.


Sunday, July 06, 2008, 12:17 PM

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Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

Sunday, July 06, 2008, 12:52 PM

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I love love love anything by Emily Giffin.."Something Borrowed," "Something Blue," and "Baby Proof." She also has a new one I'm reading right now called "Love the One You're With."

Also, I just read "Water for Elephants" and really loved it. Couldn't put it down.

Sunday, July 06, 2008, 1:22 PM

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I Know This Much Is True
She's Come Undone
both by Wally Lamb

Jodi Picoult is very popular in our local book club circles - good author; the foundation of her books are based on the same premise and always have a twist at the end.

Sunday, July 06, 2008, 9:15 PM

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Here are some great books I've read recently:

* Quantum Wellness - by Kathy Freston

* ANYTHING by Philippa Gregory (ie: The Other Boleyn Girl, The Queen's Fool, The Virgin's Lover, The Constant Princess)

* Family Matters - by Rohinton Mistry

* The Purpose of Christmas - by Rick Warren

Monday, December 01, 2008, 3:14 PM

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Malcolm Gladwell's new book _Outliers_ is really good. I couldn't put it down.

Monday, December 01, 2008, 4:38 PM

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I just finished the Princess triology by Jean P. Sasson. They're amazing - all three of them. Really gives you a glimpse into some of the abuses women have to endure in Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008, 1:07 PM

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I have posted my standard favorites a few months ago, but I wanted to add one that I just read on Thanksgiving vaca:

Marley and Me - I laughed out loud, I cried (well, sobbed).

Tuesday, December 02, 2008, 1:12 PM

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I LOVED Sara Addison Allen's two books, "Garden Spells" and "Sugar Queen". They are quirky and fanciful. Definitely a quick read but worth it.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008, 10:00 PM

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I'm in my 40's but not embarrassed to say I'm loving Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series. After seeing the movie on a lark, I dug into the books and now can't seem to put them down! Great brain candy and a reminder of my long ago 17 year old inner angst.

Thursday, December 04, 2008, 5:09 PM

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I'm in my late 30's and loving the Twilight series as well. I resisted them so long because I didn't think I would enjoy the topic but I couldn't put the first one down. I read it in a day. Then I reread it the next day!lol.

Thursday, December 04, 2008, 11:49 PM

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More books to recommend

1) Audition by Barbara Walters

2) Confessions of An Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff by Fred Pearce

Monday, March 16, 2009, 10:07 AM

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1 more to add:

- The Girl with the Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

Monday, March 22, 2010, 12:52 PM

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The Lost City of Z - David Grann

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 1:26 PM

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Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
Tiger Tiger (also sold as The Stars My Destination) - Alfred Bester
Beyond Black - Hilary Mantell
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Anita Loos
Wild Wood - Jan Needles

There's always been Starkadders at Cold Comfort Farm, and I saw something nasty in the woodshed!

I have had more copies of Tiger Tiger stolen from me than I care to remember. I now buy them cheap from Amazon so when I lend them to someone and they never give them back I can just get another.

Hilary Mantell's style is amazing; I spent a lot of time looking behind me whilst reading this one.

If you've only seen the film to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes you've missed one of the sharpest satires I have ever had the good fortune to laugh my arse off at. I might be blonde myself, but I want to be Dorothy 'when I grow up'.

So. You thought you liked wind in the willows? Welcome to the world where the stoats and weasles are part of a workers co-operative fighting the evil capitalist Toad and his abhorent rich friends; Badger is a traitor to his class; and Boddington the Stoat runs away to Manchester to start a rather successful brewery. Astounding!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 3:02 PM

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Since the twilight books have been mentioned in this thread I'm going to use the opportunity to rant about something that has been bugging me forever, namely, that the twilight books (while decently entertaining) are quite far from being the best young adult fantasy fiction out there. As a very long time devotee of the genre (which is embarrassing because I am actually in graduate school for english lit.) I have found many many other series that are more entertaining and thematically complex. If anyone is interested in the genre these are my favorites (and would love to hear others' picks): the most obvious is the His Dark Materials Trilogy by Phillip Pullman (amazing) but some older and lesser known ones are The Spellkey Trilogy by Ann Downer, the Darkangel books by Meredith Ann Pierce, the Susan Cooper books The Dark is Rising series, the Book Thief did live up to the hype, and although written for a slightly younger audience I still think that nothing beats the Tamora Pierce books for strong and likable heroines. Oh and also when I was younger I remember really loving the more romantically driven books Owl in Love by Patrice Kindl, Blood and Chocolate by Annette Kurtis Klause (turned into a truly awful movie recently but as a book much still better than those twilight tombstones) and The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley. Dahl and Rowling are perhaps too large to be mentioned, I feel, although deservedly so, certainly they are more deserving of their renown than that Meyers woman, ick.

So that's my rant/recommendation and I would love to hear from others!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 8:18 AM

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I love this thread! So glad it was revived.

Thanks for the new list of adolescent lit suggestions 8:18!! I LOVED the Phillip Pullman books. Started reading them while I was waiting for new Harry Potter books.

I also enjoyed _The Lost City of Z_.

I am reading Barbara Kingsolver's most recent, _The Lacuna_. It is some of her better writing. I usually need to finish her books, then they stay with me for a long time. That's when I know I have read something really good.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 12:22 PM

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8:18AM - thanks for the recommendations. I'll definitely look into them. I agree about Meyer - the books do have an appeal (as I've read them), but they're not as great as others I've read in the teen sci-fi, fantasy category.

Agreed - His Dark Materials Omnibus - fantastic, couldn't put it down.

A more adult version of Twilight (and I do truly mean _adult_)...would be the Anita Blake series by Laurell K. Hamilton - it gets pretty steamy and graphic as the books progress. So far, I think there are 17 books in that series.... full of vamps, werewolves, elves and other lovely fantasy creatures. So be warned (or warmmmed lol), that these books are risqué.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 3:20 PM

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I loved I know this much is true. Wally Lamb really knows how to think like a girl!

Friday, May 28, 2010, 7:02 AM

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I'm really enjoying the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. I'm on the 4th one now, "Drums of Autumn." Fast, fun reads

Friday, June 04, 2010, 2:13 AM

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Paranormal Buff

I like paranormal stuff, so my can't-put-down collection includes:

Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse Series (first one: Dead Until Dark)
Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson series (first one: Moon Called)
Molly Harper's Jane Jameson series (first one: Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs) <--truly hilarious!
Charlaine Harris' Harper Connelly series (first one: Grave Sight)
Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum Series (first one: One for the Money)
and yes, I have read Stephanie Myers' Twilight saga. They're OK. I like the ones above better.

Friday, June 04, 2010, 11:51 AM

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oh, and the Stephanie Plum and Harper Connelly series are not paranormal per se; they're more mysteries. But I like them.

Friday, June 04, 2010, 5:20 PM

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For really dark page turner read the Steig Larsson books. I've read the first two. Waiting to get to the third. I'll probably lose a couple of days when I pick it up.

Sunday, June 06, 2010, 6:46 PM

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Great Books

I read a LOT and have read many of the bookslisted here, but want to add:

OLIVE KITTERIDGE by Elizabeth Strout (won the Pulitzer too, so it's not just me!)


Monday, June 07, 2010, 10:40 AM

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Yes yes yes with Olive Kitteridge. LOVED it!
I went to highschool with the Elizabeth Strout, and her mom was my English teacher! Small world.

Thursday, June 10, 2010, 2:31 PM

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I know many of you might think I am crazy, but the Twilight series was awesome! I could not keep them down! I worked at the high school for a while and had to see what all the hype was. I don't know what it was about those books, but I was hooked! I read all 4 in about 3 weeks. My high school daughter read them all in about 5 days. And believe me when I say the books are way better than the movies.

Saturday, June 12, 2010, 7:47 PM

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dog lovers

dog lovers check out

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

It's wonderful.

Friday, June 18, 2010, 4:09 PM

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I've read each of them, and I like them OK, but they're a bit EMO for my taste. I much preferred the Sookie Stackhouse series and, even better (and without as much sex) the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. Briggs can't write fast enough for me :-)

Friday, June 18, 2010, 4:30 PM

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Books worth a look

I love this topic and the lists... A thousand Splendid Suns is my favourite book but here a few great others:

Shanghai Girls
The inheritance of Loss
What the Body Remembers
anything by Jane green and Sheila O'Flannagan (chick lit)

Monday, June 21, 2010, 10:36 AM

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The Steig Larsen books
Little Bee by Chris Cleeve
Elegance of the Hedgehog (slow start but so sweet as you get to the story and worth every page in the end).

Monday, July 05, 2010, 10:56 AM

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8:18 poster - I agree! I love teen and juvenile fantasy! Have you read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins? I highly recommend. Second book in that trilogy is Catching Fire and the third one, Mockingjay, comes out in early August.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010, 7:51 PM

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What Makes You Great?

I learned about this book while at a seminar. This is a must read. It is great to read before you go to bed. I bought my copy on Amazon. I will never go without it. Here is the info:

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The author has an interest in international relations, community building with an emphasis in globalization on developing countries that are in need of sustainability, independence, economic growth and leadership. She received her Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in International Relations and French in 2001. She traveled extensively to France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, including Canada, Mexico and throughout the United States. She studied abroad in Quebec, Canada for a year. She received her Master of Arts in Diplomacy with a concentration in Conflict Management and Resolution in 2008, where she gained expertise in: International Law; Theory and the International System; Conflict Avoidance, Prevention and Containment in the International System; and Economics in the International System. Currently, she is seeking an opportunity to teach on the university or community college level or continue research in her field.

Tasha Hoggatt enjoys learning about life and spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, going to the beach, swimming and ping pong.

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