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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Impossible Knife of Memory
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Alexandra wants to read 100 books in the 2014 Reading Challenge
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She has read 60 books toward her goal of 100 books.
 
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Dare Me by Megan Abbott
Dare Me
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China Dolls by Lisa See
China Dolls
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wonderful premise and a fun read, but I found that the story rather fell apart in the last quarter of the book.
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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
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This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
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China Dolls by Lisa See
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
read in July, 2014
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Wahhhh what a total mind trip. A wonderful exercise in unreliable narrators and complete and utter screwiness. I'm left feeling disgusted at all the characters, but in a strangely delightful way.
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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
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Robert A. Heinlein
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Robert A. Heinlein

Arthur C. Clarke
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible

Gore Vidal
“Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.”
Gore Vidal, Screening History

Gore Vidal
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”
Gore Vidal

Eleanor Roosevelt
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Up for a serious challenge? Then come join us! Our goal is to read 100 or more books in one year. GO AHEAD AND START A NEW TOPIC FOR YOUR 2014 CHALLEN...more
970 Boxall's 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die — 13557 members — last activity 1 hour, 40 min ago
For those attempting the crazy feat of reading all 1001 books! For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 1001...more
926 tbr-reading-challenge — 141 members — last activity Jun 18, 2014 12:21PM
The "To Be Read" Reading Challenge. Every book-addict knows the problem. We have tons of unread books on our shelves, yet we never seem to get to read...more
41147 Discovering Russian Literature — 1582 members — last activity 23 hours, 53 min ago
A study of great works of Russian literature! Does that sound too complicated? Shouldn't be. This is a friendly group where you can share your thought...more
48527 Q&A with Richard Godwin — 514 members — last activity Jun 06, 2013 11:41AM
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Alexandra has completed her goal of reading 100 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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