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Nov 19, 2012 06:21AM

8361 Later this morning, I will compare this list to the addresses I have received and let y'all know if I need anything.
8361 Congrats, Anna! Making a stride in professional development is always exciting!
8361 Taylor, That is absolutely wonderful! I hope he is able to visit you. The whole story sounds so beautiful.
Nov 10, 2012 10:50AM

8361 I can make sure to put a note in the message to your Secret Santa that it needs to be an audiobook. I am not familiar with audiobooks, so do you mean a CD audiobook or is there somewhere to download them?
Nov 09, 2012 05:02PM

8361 I also want to mention that this is different from the Secret Santa on The Broke and the Bookish.
Nov 09, 2012 01:32PM

8361 I forgot to mention, please note if you do not live in the US. If you are from the US and are willing to send to international members, please let me know.
Nov 09, 2012 01:29PM

8361 Hi Everyone,

It's getting to be time for the annual College Students Secret Santa!

If you want to participate, comment here AND send me your mailing address(es) in a private message by November 22. (A note about the mailing address, please let me know if will be traveling and what dates you'll be where. This way your Secret Santa can gauge how long it will take for your package to arrive and can get it to you sooner) If I don't have your address by November 22, you won't be able to participate. I will pair you up with someone else and send you their address on November 23. You will need to send them a book and a clue about your identity by December 7. This will give the book plenty of time to arrive around Christmas.

Now, I have a special request. Please think about whether you will actually be able to participate before signing up. It really stinks to participate, but not get a present because your person decided to not do it. We have had this happen every year and it really stinks. We want people, both old and new to the group, to participate, but we want people to actually hold up their part of the bargain.

After you get signed up, start making your Secret Santa wishlist. Set up a special shelf with books you would possibly want (so your person gets you something you'll read). And make sure your profile is set to public.

Definitely looking forward to this! We usually have a pretty good time with it.
8361 Tami, two of my friends read Assholes Finish First and the other book by Max, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, and thought they were hilarious. I bought I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, but haven't read it yet.
Oct 16, 2012 06:39AM

8361 Ashley, I've noticed it. I like when she does a break to show that we're switching perspectives, but when she just starts a new paragraph, it drives me crazy.

I too am having a problem with it. I feel like the story is too much of a class commentary. I'm only about 200 pages in. I'm going to force myself to finish because I bought the book, but I'm not a huge fan. I don't think it's *bad*; I just don't like the story.

When I do pick it up, I make a lot of progress really quickly because it's an easy book. But I usually have to talk myself into picking it up.

Note: I am divorcing her from Harry Potter and allowing her to be different. My main issues stem from issues I would have with any book by any author. Kudos to her for writing something completely different from Harry.
Oct 04, 2012 07:20AM

8361 Tami, I'm glad to hear you finally got the people straight or at least became OK with not having them straight. I'm struggling with that at this point (roughly 70 pages in). I'm really excited to see what happens.
Oct 03, 2012 02:19PM

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Oct 03, 2012 08:03AM

8361 I agree. I'm making as much time as I can. Fortunately, I'm going to my grandparents' for two nights, which means quite a bit of reading! But I'll definitely finish during the Readathon on October 13.
Oct 03, 2012 05:20AM

8361 Tami, I started reading this one last night. I agree--DEFINITELY NOT A CHILDREN'S BOOK! Personally, I am really enjoying it so far. It's very different from her other stuff, but I think she's doing a good job of weaving together a narrative. I'm enjoying seeing how all of the characters interact with each other.
8361 Congrats, SBG! I think I saw a picture of it on Facebook. New cars are so exciting!
Sep 26, 2012 07:34AM

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Sep 25, 2012 07:55AM

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8361 Kimberly, SO happy to hear about your math class. I'm glad that it's finally clicking for you.

Marie-Eve, Congratulations! Even if it doesn't pay, the experience will look great on your resume. Way to go.

I have a bit of news myself...I was contacted by a magazine about publishing part of my thesis. I have to cut down the intro and conclusion to about 8 pages, but it will come out in May. I'm really happy because I've lately been toying with the idea of doing freelance writing once Zach and I become financially secure. Now it actually seems possible and not just one of those wild fantasies!
Sep 21, 2012 07:46AM

8361 Absolutely.
Sep 21, 2012 04:56AM

8361 Kimberly, I am really sorry to hear that you're struggling to write your review. I understand though. I am about 100 pages into a book I was sent for review and it's really pretty good. But then I started reading Happier at Home, so all I want to do is read that. And I received another book to review from a different author, who sent a lovely little goodie basket with it, which makes me want to read it. Sigh.
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Sep 20, 2012 04:54AM

8361 I don't mean to harp on this, but maybe once you finish school you can do an internship or volunteer. Then you won't have both school and work to juggle. I understand about the internships being competitive, but maybe you can get one. You'll never know unless you try.

You're in good company--none of us can really be prepared for what comes next.

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