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The Last Girls
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The Outlander Series
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~mad ~mad said: " I'm on page 23 of 214 of The Life-Changing Magic: The going is really slow - I can only take a bit at the time. ...

"I had merely been wasting my time shoving stuff out of sight, concealing things I didn't need under a lid. " "This is why tidying must
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"The going is really slow - only take a bit at the time.
...I had merely been wasting my time shoving stuff out of sight, concealing things I didn't need under a lid. "
"This is why tidying must start with discarding. We need to exercise self-control and resist storing our belongings until we have finished identifying what we really want and NEED to keep." (CAPS by Mad)"
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The Last Girls by Lee Smith
The Last Girls
by Lee Smith
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Listening on CD in the car - Thought I gave that subscription up - but I can't seem to break the habit. Milestone Books in Vestavia has a deal - buy one set, return and pay half for the next - and next and next.

7/27/08
I am loving listening to this bo
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Two Women of Galilee by Mary Rourke
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Published in 2006 and the author's first novel - this is another good read. It's soothing actually!

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An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson
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Just another one of the good ones tho it was a little slow to pickup.Tho that might have been because it has been some time since I read the one before this!

Now just waiting for the NetFlix showings of a new season of Longmire - tomorrow, I think.

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The Lee Girls by Mary P. Coulling
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An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson
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The March by E.L. Doctorow
The March
by E.L. Doctorow
read in September, 2016
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I recognize the author but doubt I have read anything of his but this one. My mother used to read him.

This book has been on my shelf for so many years! And I just picked it up - and throughly enjoyed it!

Based on Sherman's march through Georgia during
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Broken Harbor by Tana French
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Father Melancholy's Daughter by Gail Godwin
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I imagine I read this book at least 10 or more years ago - without having even looked at the copyright page. But I remember I LOVED IT as did a co-worker of mine, now dead, who recommended it to me so long ago. Reading another Gaiol Godwin book right ...more
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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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