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Diane rated a book 1 of 5 stars
Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
Damned (Damned #1)
by Chuck Palahniuk (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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WOW, this book was awful. Just straight up terrible. I've never read anything by Chuck Palahniuk but (silly me) I thought, "I enjoyed Fight Club the movie, so maybe he's a good writer." Well, based on this book, I was so wrong. I mean, I finished it,...more
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The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
The Aviator's Wife
by Melanie Benjamin (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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I loved this book. I didn't know much about the Lindbergh's beyond that he was an aviator and their baby was kidnapped and never returned. I couldn't believe how crazy their lives were. I love books that give me the opportunity to really delve into t...more
Diane rated a book 2 of 5 stars
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
by Haruki Murakami
read in September, 2014
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So, I want to say that I didn't like this book because I really had no idea what was going on for pretty much the entire time. BUT - I got all the way through the book, and it didn't seem like much of a struggle, even though it was over 1000 pages.

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Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Mr. Mercedes
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Oh Stephen...what are you doing? Get back to your bread and butter. Please.
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While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
While I Was Gone
by Sue Miller
read in August, 2014
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
The Circle
by Dave Eggers
read in August, 2014
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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A Stranger Is Watching by Mary Higgins Clark
A Stranger Is Watching
by Mary Higgins Clark
read in August, 2014
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The Divide by Nicholas Evans
The Divide
by Nicholas Evans
read in July, 2014
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Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz
Deeply Odd (Odd Thomas, #6)
by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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Salman Rushdie
“...that witchcraft requires no potions, familiar spirits, or magic wands. Language upon a silver tongue affords enchantment enough.”
Salman Rushdie, The Enchantress Of Florence

“Oh, she missed herself. It felt like she used to miss Abe, when he was at Harvard and then after they broke up. No, deeper than that: the way she sometimes missed her parents when she was a child and had slept over at a friend's. She was homesick for herself, a longing so deep and unanswerable that for a moment it took her breath away.”
Katharine Noel, Halfway House

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“There's no such thing as dead languages, only dormant minds.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

“I couldn’t help thinking that if I, by pure chance, had found a whole universe in a single unknown book, buried in that endless necropolis, tens of thousands more would remain unexplored, forgotten forever. I felt myself surrounded by millions of abandoned pages, by worlds and souls without an owner sinking in an ocean of darkness, while the world that throbbed outside the library seemed to be losing its memory, day after day, unknowingly, feeling all the wiser the more it forgot.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafon, The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Once, in my father's bookshop, I heard a regular customer say that few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds its way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory to which, sooner or later—no matter how many books we read, how many worlds we discover, or how much we learn or forget—we will return.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

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2013 Reading Challenge
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