Ellen

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Ellen.


Add as a Friend Follow Reviews   Send Message | Compare Books


Ellen’s Recent Updates

Ellen has read
Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving
Avenue of Mysteries
by John Irving (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen joined the group Our Shared Shelf
179584
Ellen is on page 175 of 460 of Avenue of Mysteries: Developing characters are interesting to say the least! Prostitutes, brothers, orphans, as only Irving can present. Looking forward to more reading time. It's a complicated read for me for some reason. Juan goes back and forth between memories, dreams and reality. I have to put the book down at times to rest my mind!
Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving
Avenue of Mysteries
by John Irving (Goodreads Author)
progress: 
 
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen entered a giveaway
The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
The Heart Goes Last
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen wants to read
The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood
The Heart Goes Last
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen started reading
Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving
Avenue of Mysteries
by John Irving (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen liked a quote
435477
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein
Ellen rated a book really liked it
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in July, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen wants to read
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ellen wants to read
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Ellen's books…
Shel Silverstein
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein

“The older I get, the better I was.”
Van Dyke Parks
tags: aging

Carole Radziwill
“There is the disease and the person, and though I am living with both, one has robbed me of the other.”
Carole Radziwill, What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love

179584 Our Shared Shelf — 170362 members — last activity 19 minutes ago
Dear Readers, As part of my work with UN Women, I have started reading as many books and essays about equality as I can get my hands on. There is so m ...more
Barbara...
96 books | 18 friends

Rose
3 books | 2 friends

Audrey
242 books | 39 friends

Kristen...
0 books | 33 friends

Greg Jo...
0 books | 30 friends

Judith ...
0 books | 1 friend

Michell...
0 books | 1 friend


Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
1 (0.0%)

correct:
1 (100.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

2264440 out of 4621788

streak:
1

best streak:
1

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Ellen

Lists liked by Ellen