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Old 01-29-2015, 06:39 AM
 
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I am constantly looking for new books to read and I add books to my To Read list almost daily. I will never finish reading all the books on my ever expanding list.


So what is the last book your added to your list?


I just added The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran #1) by Nancy Farmer but that could change in the next hour
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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I bought these 3 within the last month:

The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins (Have to read it for my book group, not my choice)

I'm currently reading Lindbergh (Biography) but will have to put it down to read the Perkins book.
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Old 01-29-2015, 09:03 AM
 
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I just bought Maude by Donna Mabry. I have so many in my TBR pile, I don't know why I keep adding to it.
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Old 01-29-2015, 12:33 PM
 
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TBR versus TR? To Be Read---To Read?

I have 5000+ books on my Excel spreadsheet. I read book reviews and then put them on the spreadsheet when the library doesn't have them. Will have to see about requesting interlibrary loans. I think they charge at least $2 for each one---that would be $10,000 if I requested all of them!
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Old 01-29-2015, 12:56 PM
 
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So what is the last book your added to your list?
Added yesterday, to see if it's a series I'm interested in
A Modern Witch (Series: Book 1) by Debora Geary
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Old 01-29-2015, 02:43 PM
 
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I have so many in my TBR pile, I don't know why I keep adding to it.
Me too. I think it is the closest thing I have to an addiction



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TBR versus TR? To Be Read---To Read?

I have 5000+ books on my Excel spreadsheet. I read book reviews and then put them on the spreadsheet when the library doesn't have them. Will have to see about requesting interlibrary loans. I think they charge at least $2 for each one---that would be $10,000 if I requested all of them!
I call it "to read" others call it "to be read". Either way it's our our list of books we want to read.

WowI thought I had a lot on my list at 967. 5000 books would take me about 50 years to read. Good luck to you. Better sort out the best of the best

Even at $10,000. it's still a lot less than buying them. For now my books through my library are free. I do donate to the library each year so that should help some.

Does your library have free e-books?
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Old 01-29-2015, 03:04 PM
 
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Yup, they have e-books and books on CD---but I am still doing regular old fashioned books. The books at the library are free as well, but if you request an interlibrary loan where they have to borrow it from a library outside the system, they charge $2.
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Old 01-29-2015, 04:46 PM
 
Location: Oregon
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My "To Read" list is always growing. I want to go back and read all the books I read as a kid. Searching for Shona, White Fang, Gentle Ben, Where the Red Fern Grows, Tom Sawyer, Etc....

I also want to reread Mountain Men by Vardis Fisher. I read it a couple years ago and loved it. I want to add more books based on that time period to my collection.

Just finished Reserecting home by A. American. it was book 5 in the series. I want to read them all over again but I'll wait until next summer for that.

Up on deck I have the Purge of Babylon series by Sam Sisavath. I had read the first to books, and 75% of the thrird book. But I broke my Kindle Fire, so I just ordered the actual paperback books and going to start from book 1.
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:49 PM
 
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Pay Any Price, by James Risen.
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Old 01-29-2015, 08:56 PM
 
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for me, "Nine Stories" by J.D. Sallinger
"Rumors of Peace" by Ella Leffland
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