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Old 12-03-2013, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Montreal -> CT -> MA -> Montreal -> Ottawa
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I finished Margot by Jillian Cantor, a fictionalized tale of Anne Frank's sister. I was going to start The Goldfinch next but I'm not... too much going on this month to get into such a weighty book and, besides, I want to re-read The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank again. Sigh...
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:12 AM
 
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I just picked up both transitions novels from RA Salvatore. I haven't read him in years and interested in seeing if I still like him. It's about Drizzdt so that's a plus. They are called Pirate King and Orc King. If all goes well with them, I will pick up the Neverwinter saga.
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:17 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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I wish robert goolrich would write another book I have read both of his and they were both wonderful and captivating . I love his writing ....
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:22 PM
 
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I started "Anne of Avonlea" after finishing "Fifty Shades of Grey" and then life got hectic. I only got through the first chapter before I had to return it to the library as someone else was waiting for it. So now I'm reading "Along Came a Spider" by James Patterson. I've read a couple of the Alex Cross books already but decided to start the series from the beginning.
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:36 PM
 
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I'm reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Loving it. I purchased the ebook of Goldfinch today due to the great price.
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Old 12-03-2013, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Somebody on here mentioned "Dog of the South" by Charles Portis a couple weeks ago, and I checked it out -- it is hilarious, one of the funniest books I've ever read.
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Old 12-03-2013, 03:57 PM
 
Location: White Mountains
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I don't know if you have read An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison.

It is a tale of bipolar disease and the author, a doctor, wrote it about her own experiences with the illness.

I think it is an amazing book and I highly recommend it.
Thanks for the recommendation! I was not familiar with that one, looks like I know what I will be reading next!
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:23 PM
 
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Rivers by Michael Farris Smith. Never heard of the guy, but bought it on a whim when I read about it being compared to The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Not quite "post-apocalyptic" but "during a semi-apocalypse." I love books that take you inside the main character's head when the main character doesn't speak much. But with this guy, even though you're in his head, he's still kind of impenetrable. The setting is not quite as gloomy as The Road's, but it's still pretty dreary, cold, wet, and dangerous. I'm only halfway through but don't want it to end.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Calgary, Canada
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Im getting into the Walking Dead novels...love the writing it just sucks me right in!
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Old 12-04-2013, 08:01 AM
 
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I started Solomon vs. Lord by Paul Levine. Meh. Then I started Pacific Avenue by Anne Watson. More meh.

Then I started The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. So not meh! I'm loving it so far and I'm happy that it's really long. Hope it stays good all the way through.

Thanks to the poster above who noted that it was $2.99 on the kindle.
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