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Diane wants to read 45 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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Diane rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory
The King's Curse (The Cousins' War, #6)
by Philippa Gregory (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Second Chance by Jane Green
Second Chance
by Jane Green (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
The Paris Wife
by Paula McLain (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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I thought it was pretty interesting. I've never read Hemingway (other than The Old Man and the Sea), but I might try A Movable Feast to read his perspective on his first marriage.
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Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Attachments
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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How Google Works by Eric Schmidt
How Google Works
by Eric Schmidt
read in November, 2014
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Don't Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon
Don't Breathe a Word
by Jennifer McMahon (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Great book! Very spooky. I didn't really 'get' the ending, though. I don't know that I could explain what was actually happening in the end - the pieces didn't all fit together for me.
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The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6)
by Philippa Gregory (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Diane voted for Big Little Lies as Best Fiction in the Opening Round of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
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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

“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

John Green
“I thought of my dad telling me that the universe wants to be noticed but what we want is to be noticed by the universe, to have the universe give a shit what happens to us- not the collective idea of sentient life but each of us as individuals.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

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

John Fowles
“It's like the day you realize dolls are dolls. I pick up my old self and I see it's silly. A toy I've played with too often. It's a little sad, like an old golliwog at the bottom of the cupboard. Innocent and used-up and proud and silly.”
John Fowles, The Collector

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2013 Reading Challenge
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Diane has completed her goal of reading 52 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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