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Vivian

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Average rating: 3.56 · 9 ratings · 0 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Earth Chapter Zero 1
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Web of Betrayal: There's No Hiding in CyberSpace
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The year is 1994 and the race is on to build a set-top box that will stream digital cable, multimedia, and the internet. Two companies are on the brink of delivering the information highway to the masses, but only one will be the first a
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message 22: by Diann (last edited Mar 04, 2013 08:28AM)

Diann Shaddox Hi, Vivian, thanks for being my friend. I'm introducing my new book, A Faded Cottage, a SC love story.Quaid Witherspoon is a man turning fifty, a man with success and money, a world acclaimed artist, but a simple feat of holding a paintbrush turns Quaid’s life upside down
when fate steps in. I'm spreading the word about Essential Tremors and for each book sold a donation will be given back to the IETF. Thanks
A Faded Cottage by Diann Shaddox


message 21: by Vivian

Vivian Thank you. I look forward to learning about new and different books from you over time.

Happy reading!

Vivian

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Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 18: by Melissa

Melissa Thanks for the friend request! To Kill a Mockingbird is one of my favourites too. Looking forward to sharing books with you!

Melissa
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message 17: by Vivian

Vivian Haylee wrote: "Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee"


Thanks for accepting. I look forward to our bookish discussions. Happy reading!


message 16: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee


message 15: by Taznim

Taznim thanks for the add!!!


message 14: by Vivian

Vivian Pancakemib wrote: "The Black Ice
Thanks for the friend request, based on a brief check of your "read" books, I highly recommend this or any other book in the Harry Bosch series by Micheal Connelly."

Thanks for accepting my friend request. I also thank you for the book recommendations, I'll have to consider adding these to my ever-increasing TBR list.


Harlequin Books Hello Vivian, it is a pleasure to meet you.


message 12: by Jesse

Jesse Hanson Vivian wrote: "Jesse,
Thanks for accepting the offer to become a GoodReads friend. I also thank you for the book recommendation. I've added it to my ever-growing TBR list. (Please note that A MAN & A HORSE is mor..."


Please recommend one of your adult read works and I'll add it as well. Thank you for adding Song of George.


message 11: by Vivian

Vivian Jesse,
Thanks for accepting the offer to become a GoodReads friend. I also thank you for the book recommendation. I've added it to my ever-growing TBR list. (Please note that A MAN & A HORSE is more of a children's book than an adult read.)
Happy reading... Vivian


jesse wrote: "Namaste Vivian, Thanks for adding me to your friends list. Wishing you the best with your books which look so interesting (I marked A Man & a Horse to read although it may be some time before I get..."


message 10: by Jesse

Jesse Hanson Namaste Vivian, Thanks for adding me to your friends list. Wishing you the best with your books which look so interesting (I marked A Man & a Horse to read although it may be some time before I get to it).
I hope you won't think it too forward of me if I ask you to consider my spiritual allegory, Song of George: Portrait of an Unlikely Holy Man for your reading list. It's experimental and fictional but was inspired by events from my own life.
Again,best wishes, jesse


Vivian Rai,

Thanks for accepting. Happy reading!


message 8: by Rai

Rai Hi Vivian,

Thanks for your friendship! It's very nice to meet you :)

~Rai


message 7: by Simon

Simon Thanks for seeking me out, Vivian.


Vivian Elizabeth wrote: "I just wanted to say thanks for the friend add. Every day since, I've found a new book I want to read from your update feed! So thank you!!"

Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad someone can benefit from my reading. Hopefully you'll be able to do the same for me and others.


Elizabeth B I just wanted to say thanks for the friend add. Every day since, I've found a new book I want to read from your update feed! So thank you!!


Vivian Thanks for responding. Happy reading!


Cheryl Thanks for the friend request!


message 2: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Vivian!!


Vivian Thanks for accepting my invitation. Hope we'll be able to enjoy books together in the future.

Happy reading!

Peace,
Vivian


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