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Old 12-21-2010, 08:19 PM
 
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Some more of mine:

The Bonesetters Daughter Amazon.com: The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) (9780345457370): Amy Tan: Books
The Sound & The Fury Amazon.com: The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text (9780679732242): William Faulkner: Books
Evening Class Amazon.com: Evening Class (9780385341806): Maeve Binchy: Books
A Patchwork Planet Amazon.com: A Patchwork Planet (Ballantine Reader's Circle) (9780449003985): Anne Tyler: Books
The Shipping News http://www.amazon.com/Shipping-News-...2987985&sr=1-1
Ship of Fools http://www.amazon.com/Ship-Fools-Kat...2988025&sr=1-3
And She Was http://www.amazon.com/She-Was-Novel-...2988074&sr=1-1
The Life All Around Me http://www.amazon.com/Life-All-Aroun...2988118&sr=1-1
The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein http://www.amazon.com/Memoirs-Elizab...2988168&sr=1-1
Whitethorn Woods http://www.amazon.com/Whitethorn-Woo...2988240&sr=1-1
The Hiding Place http://www.amazon.com/Hiding-Place-T...988293&sr=1-10
Cold Mountain http://www.amazon.com/Cold-Mountain-...2988382&sr=1-1
The Erotic Life of Anais Nin http://www.amazon.com/Anais-Erotic-L...2988431&sr=1-1
The Crimson Petal & the White http://www.amazon.com/Crimson-Petal-...2988751&sr=1-1
Ethan Frome http://www.amazon.com/Ethan-Frome-Pe...2988843&sr=1-1
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, I don't like short stories, but have heard this is a very good collection. http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Stor...2988975&sr=1-1
I am Hutterite, recommended by Ketebcha on this board, as was Ship of Fools, and probably some others. I wish we had her reading list. http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Stor...2988975&sr=1-1
Disturbances in the Field http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Stor...2988975&sr=1-1

More later..........

Last edited by Jess5; 12-21-2010 at 08:39 PM..
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Oh, I wish I could post my list. It contains over 700 books. I keep them organized in a spread sheet and add books from folks' recommendations, from school reading lists (high schools), and from the bibliographies of other books. I don't think I'll ever finish reading all the books on my ever-growing list.
wow! i love it that you have a 700 book list in a spreadsheet! now THAT'S an avid reader!

reading further i guess i just echoed what other said! DandJ and others including me all love it that you have a booklist in an excel spreadsheet!

Last edited by mellah; 12-21-2010 at 08:30 PM.. Reason: update
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:49 AM
 
Location: Montreal -> CT -> MA -> Montreal -> Ottawa
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Some more of mine:

The Bonesetters Daughter Amazon.com: The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) (9780345457370): Amy Tan: Books
The Sound & The Fury Amazon.com: The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text (9780679732242): William Faulkner: Books
Evening Class Amazon.com: Evening Class (9780385341806): Maeve Binchy: Books
A Patchwork Planet Amazon.com: A Patchwork Planet (Ballantine Reader's Circle) (9780449003985): Anne Tyler: Books
The Shipping News Amazon.com: Shipping News: A Novel (Scribner Classics) (9780684857916): Annie Proulx: Books
Ship of Fools Amazon.com: Ship of Fools (9780848811297): Katherine Anne Porter: Books
And She Was Amazon.com: And She Was: A Novel: Cindy Dyson: Books
The Life All Around Me Amazon.com: The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster: Kaye Gibbons: Books
The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein Amazon.com: The Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein (9780517198766): Theodore Roszak: Books
Whitethorn Woods Amazon.com: Whitethorn Woods (9780307455239): Maeve Binchy: Books
The Hiding Place Amazon.com: The Hiding Place: Trezza Azzopardi: Books
Cold Mountain Amazon.com: Cold Mountain (9780802142849): Charles Frazier: Books
The Erotic Life of Anais Nin Amazon.com: Anais: The Erotic Life of Anais Nin (9780316284318): Noel Riley Fitch: Books
The Crimson Petal & the White Amazon.com: The Crimson Petal and the White (9780156028776): Michel Faber: Books
Ethan Frome Amazon.com: Ethan Frome (Penguin Classics) (9780142437803): Edith Wharton, Elizabeth Ammons: Books
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, I don't like short stories, but have heard this is a very good collection. Amazon.com: The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (9780156188760): Katherine Anne Porter: Books
I am Hutterite, recommended by Ketebcha on this board, as was Ship of Fools, and probably some others. I wish we had her reading list. Amazon.com: The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (9780156188760): Katherine Anne Porter: Books
Disturbances in the Field Amazon.com: The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (9780156188760): Katherine Anne Porter: Books

More later..........
"The Life All Around Me" was on sale at my library yesterday for 50 cents. I should've picked it up for you!
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Old 12-22-2010, 11:41 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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next on my list is The distant echo by val mcdermid . I have heard she is good . Has anyone read this ? also if any of you really like reading you should join shelfari . it is an awesome book site . thanks .
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Old 12-22-2010, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Montreal -> CT -> MA -> Montreal -> Ottawa
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Sigh...

I just added another one to my list. Coinicidentally, I heard about it today, mentioned it to my friend and... she had just bought it for me and it's on its way here. She LOVED it.

It's called "The Dirty Life: Farming, Food, and Love" : Amazon.com: The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love (9781416551607): Kristin Kimball: Books
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Old 12-22-2010, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Austin
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I just ordered "The Los Angeles Diaries: A Memoir" by James Brown and the Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson. A good book, a warm fire and cold weather.....does it get any better?
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Montreal -> CT -> MA -> Montreal -> Ottawa
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A good book, a warm fire and cold weather.....does it get any better?
Nope! It doesn't! At least not in my book (every pun intended).
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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Books I'm reading now, that was on my list for a while:

1. "Train Wreck: The Life & Death of Anna Nicole Smith"

2. "Marilyn: Encyclopedia From A to Z About Marilyn Monroe"

3. "My Sister Marilyn" by Berniece Miracle

4. "Tammy Wynette: Tragic Country Queen"
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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(Sorry, accidentally replied under wrong topic head.)
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