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My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
My Life in Middlemarch
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The Nowhere City by Alison Lurie
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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read in February, 2013
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Excellent Saturday-in-jammies read! Not life-changing and it won't stay with me forever, but it helped me get my missing-for-months reading mojo back. I would call this a psychological thriller/mystery.
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How to Live by Sarah Bakewell
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Raymond Carver by Carol Sklenicka
Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
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Freedom
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The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch
The Sea, the Sea
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
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read in January, 2011
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The first book I tried to read (for my book club) this year was a total bust. I got about 1/3 through this one and refuse to torture myself any longer! So many cliches, such bland writing. No. Just no.
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“Happy people learn that happiness, like sweat, is a by-product of activity. You can only achieve happiness if you are too busy living your life to notice whether you are happy or not.”
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