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Old 11-19-2009, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Yay! My book came it.....The Girl Who kicked the Hornets' nest! Boy, I gotta say Amazon UK is pretty fast, and for $26 that is probably what it might cost here anyway (Is it? I so seldom buy hardback new releases I've got no idea what it would cost) In any case I would have paid $9.99 to get it on my Kindle. I wish I knew you wanted the second one in paperback, they had that too, for around $6, I could have ordered it for you, LOL!



Really? It's in the theater? I didn't realize that.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a Swedish foreign release I believe. The Girl Who Played With Fire will be released in paper mid March 2010. Not too long of a wait.
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Old 11-19-2009, 05:44 PM
 
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KISS - Behind the Mask - The Official Authorized Biography by David Leaf and Ken Sharp.
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:12 PM
 
Location: not where you are
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Just starting on, Hungry by Crystal Renn, A Model's story of how she stopped starving herself and embraced her curves.

I will also be thumbing through The Wednesday Sisters, by Meg Waite Clayton and I picked up a copy of Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls, author of The Class Castle.
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Old 11-20-2009, 07:07 AM
 
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currently reading perfect match by Picoult and then will be reading One thousand white women the journal of May Dodd by jim fergus . It is about the government program started by president Grant where he sent a thousand white women to intergrate the indian communities to have children with them and so to speak civilize the native indians . I will let you all know if it is any good .
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Old 11-20-2009, 05:33 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Picked up Kristen Lavrensdatter...it is over 1000 pages, so I've been avoiding starting it! But it is about a period I haven't read about before, 13th century Norway.
That's on my very short list of the greatest books ever written, but it is a real challenge to plow through it. It's not a light read, it is intense. Kristin overlaps "The Master of Hestviken", which is longer (I think) and even more penetrating.
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Old 11-21-2009, 05:35 AM
 
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I just finished "Snow Flower and The Secret Fan" and love it.

Now I'm reading "Julia's Chocolates" by Cathy Lamb and it's hilarious and heartbreaking all at once. It is really funny...a great read. You'll laugh out loud.
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Old 11-21-2009, 03:49 PM
 
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just finished The Help by Kathryn Stockett...nice read.
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Old 11-22-2009, 01:23 PM
 
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just finished The Help by Kathryn Stockett...nice read.
Can't wait to read this one mentioned above and hope to get a copy soon . everyone has stated good things about it .
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Old 11-23-2009, 02:09 PM
 
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I'm reading The Easter Parade by Richard Yates. Very good story. He also wrote Revolutionary Road which I haven't read.
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Old 11-23-2009, 06:47 PM
 
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I'm reading The Easter Parade by Richard Yates. Very good story. He also wrote Revolutionary Road which I haven't read.
Revolutionary Road was a very good novel. I never saw the movie. I don't think I could take the ending. But the book had good character development.
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