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Sep 10, 2013 04:11PM

22454 Every reader is different; "too far" for one may not be enough for another. Be true to your characters and convey what it is that they want you to convey. I personally have read things in books I wish I could "unread", or at least take my brain out and wash it off a little afterwards. But those scenes have stuck with me, so.....
Aug 09, 2013 07:30PM

22454 just finished Gene Of Isis and it fits what you are looking for. listened on audio and very well narrated.
May 31, 2013 01:36PM

22454 Red Prophet (Tales of Alvin Maker, #2) by Orson Scott Card

3. Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card = 3 points
311 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total = 12

These Is My Words (Sarah Agnes Prine, #1) by Nancy E. Turner
2. These Is My Words by Nancy E. Turner = 2 points
384 pages = 4 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total = 16

Final Challenge total = 451
May 29, 2013 09:27AM

22454 The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
18. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis = 18 points
256 pages = 2 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 30

Challenge total = 423
May 29, 2013 09:25AM

22454 The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
18. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis = 18 points
256 pages = 2 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points

Book total = 30

Challenge total = 423
May 27, 2013 11:33AM

22454 Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins
10. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins 10 points
323 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 19

Challenge total = 393
May 24, 2013 10:08AM

22454 Whoops! Thanks for letting me know right away!
May 24, 2013 08:44AM

22454 Running with the Demon (Word & Void, #1) by Terry Brooks

50 point bonus: Running with the Demon by Terry Brooks from Becky's TBR.
350 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 59

Challenge total = 433
May 22, 2013 11:25AM

22454 Curveball The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

22. Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick = 22 points
285 pages = 2 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 29

Challenge total = 374
May 20, 2013 03:39PM

22454 Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1) by Tom Rob Smith

23. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith = 23 points
528 pages = 6 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 39

Challenge total = 345
May 18, 2013 03:59PM

22454 Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion

13. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion = 13 points
240 pages = 2 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 20

Challenge total = 306
May 17, 2013 02:22PM

22454 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

12. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain = 12 points
314 pages = 4 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 26

Challenge total = 286
May 16, 2013 01:46PM

22454 The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

21. The Cutting Season by Attica Locke 21 points
384 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 30

Challenge total = 260
May 14, 2013 04:41PM

22454 The Curse of Chalion (Chalion, #1) by Lois McMaster Bujold

14. The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold 14 points
496 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 23

Challenge total = 230
May 12, 2013 02:48PM

22454 The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #1) by Jasper Fforde

20. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde 20 points
374 pages = 4 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 29

Challenge total = 207
May 10, 2013 11:29AM

22454 If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't) by Betty White

19. If You Ask Me by Betty White 19 points
258 pages = 2 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 26

Challenge total = 178
May 09, 2013 04:46PM

22454 An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

15. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green 15 points
229 pages = 2 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 22

Challenge total = 152
May 08, 2013 07:15PM

22454 The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6) by Philippa Gregory

24. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory = 24 points
438 pages = 4 points
HF = 5 points
Review = 5 points
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book total = 38

Challenge total = 130
May 06, 2013 08:32PM

22454 Also among the English convicts transported to Australia is The Potato Factory following real life convict Ikey Solomon, which I just listened to on audio and was excellently narrated.
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