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Liz Grzyb

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Top Ten Reads of my 2016

I’ve read a bunch of books this year – Goodreads tells me 110 of them! Many were easy reads while I was undergoing chemotherapy, and I read a bunch of non-fiction when researching how to make cheese, and how to mosaic.


Here are my top ten recommended novels from what I’ve read this year (not many published this year, and they’re in the order of when I read them).


Uprooted cover1. Naomi Novik – Uprooted

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Dreaming of Djinn

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message 3: by Liz

Liz Vanda wrote: "Hi Liz
just looking at what you're currently reading and liked the titles of two of them so much I've added them to my Want to Read list :)"


Glad you're finding new things to read! :)


message 2: by Vanda

Vanda Denton Hi Liz
just looking at what you're currently reading and liked the titles of two of them so much I've added them to my Want to Read list :)


message 1: by Vanda

Vanda Denton Hi Liz
Just wondering if there are any Goodreads groups you would particularly recommend authors to join.

Thanks in advance

Vanda M Denton


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