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I just read The Great Gatsby from cover to cover tonight/this morning. Now I'm mad because I don't have anything else to read.
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Evanovich Two for the Dough
Originally Posted by WileECoyote - Daddy's grl
I love Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum books! Mystery with some good humor!

Right now I'm reading Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner...It's the sequel to her Good In Bed. Chick-lit, as nynaeve77 said, but I like it! I liked Good In Bed better than this one, but it's still good.
Originally Posted by Curlygirlie18
I have found myself laughing out loud & then looking around to see if anyone heard me...lol
I'm on Three To Get Deadly...good, fun reading, which I've needed for a while since no more school!

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I want to get Life of Pi by Yann Martel on Audible. My sister recommended it.
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I can't recommend these two books enough. Absolutely loved them both.
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I just finished The Subtle Knife and am waiting for someone to return the last book in the Dark Materials trilogy (I am a library junkie).

While I wait for the Amber Spyglass, I'm reading the 2nd book in the Septimus Heap series.
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I love mysteries/suspense/crime dramas, especially if they're peppered with some humor, so I love Carl Hiaasen...just finished Skinny Dip. I'm also a James Patterson fan...just finished The Quickie and am now reading Beach Road.
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(I am a library junkie).

While I wait for the Amber Spyglass, I'm reading the 2nd book in the Septimus Heap series.
Originally Posted by helloitsio
Those are good. I was returning books this AM and took two in for a man that was returning just two (I had a bag of them). So I am going to check out the Bartimeas (SP?) Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud....looks good.
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So I am going to check out the Bartimeas (SP?) Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud....looks good.
Originally Posted by susancnw
I've only read the first book in this trilogy, but I really loved it.
I just have to find where my sister hid the second...
Just in the middle of the Red Scarf which is her second book.....am loving it so much I went out and bought the Russian Concubine.
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When I get to be 'Queen of the World', I will absolish WIND!!!
a really awesome book is Crooked by laura and tom Mcneal. it was so good i was hoping for a second but unfortunately..no.
I'm re-reading Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi for the millionth time right now. Probably not the answer you were looking for but it truly is an exceptional true crime book.
Originally Posted by sariroo
Oh yes! I think this is one of the best true crime books ever written. It absolutely chilled me to the bone and creeped me out when I first read it (many years ago). If you like true crime books, this is a definite must.

I just finished "Black Cross" by Greg Iles. Really suspenseful and kept me interested until the end which is hard to do anymore. He's one of my favorite writers these days.
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I'm listening to A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Amazingly, emotionally-wrenching good.
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I'm currently reading Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. Ohmigosh so good. I recommend everyone go out and read it.
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris. Highly enjoyable.

Also Hard Times, Studs Terkel's book about the great depression.
I'm a little behind the times, but I'm reading Wicked by Gregory Maguire and really enjoying it. I also loved Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister.
I am currently reading Peyton Place by Grace Metalious, it's a really old paper back and originally cost 50 cents.
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I'm reading Vanity Fair again, I love that book.
I agree about the Jane Austen books, they're great to read!

Wicked was great too!
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris. Highly enjoyable.

Also Hard Times, Studs Terkel's book about the great depression.
Originally Posted by ninja dog
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I read "Hard Times" way back when and really enjoyed it. Shoot, maybe it's time to read it again considering we might be on the brink of another depression.

I just finished "Lipstick Jungle" by Candace Bushnell (Sex and the City). It was strangely compelling even though when I finished it I thought to myself, "is that it?"
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i just finished reading The Luxe and Rumors by Anna Godbersen

LOVED IT!!
and i read A LOT but these caught me
i got my mom to read them and she loved them too
cannot wait for the next one to come out
Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins

Totally good book, whether its true or not (I personally think its filled with half truth), the book puts a lot of things into perspective and puts things into light. I definitely recommend it
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