Great American Read List

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In February, we'll be reading Jane Austen's romance novel— Pride and Prejudice.
We'll also be finishing the fourth (and final) book in Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove western series— Comanche Moon.

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Comanche Moon
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Start date
January 1, 2019
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February 28, 2019
Discussion
Book Series
Why we're reading this
Lonesome Dove Series—Book 4 of 4
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Pride and Prejudice
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February 1, 2019
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February 28, 2019
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Stand-Alone Novels
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Stand-Alone Novel—February 2019
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Our Group is Eight Months Old
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * THE LIST with Links to Past and Current Group Read Discussions
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* RESULTS—Winner and Rankings
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GAR Books That Mention Other GAR Books and Authors
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2018 Questionnaire
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I, Alex Cross?
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Shortest GAR Books
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Praise and Criticism
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+ Stand-Alone Novels
* February 2019—PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen
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March 2019—THE INTUITIONIST by Colson Whitehead
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November 2018—THE LOVELY BONES by Alice Sebold
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September 2018—1984 by George Orwell
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October 2018—AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie
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August 2018—THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO by Junot Díaz
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June 2018—THE SIRENS OF TITAN by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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July 2018—SIDDHARTHA by Hermann Hesse
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* Jan 1-Feb 28,2019—COMANCHE MOON—Larry McMurtry(Lonesome Dove Series—Book 4 of 4)
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March 2019—FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC—V.C. Andrews (Dollanganger Series—Book 1 of 5)
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November 2018—STREETS OF LAREDO—Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove Series—Book 2 of 4)
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July 2019—GARDEN OF SHADOWS—V.C. Andrews (Dollanganger Series—Book 5 of 5)
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June 2019—SEEDS OF YESTERDAY—V.C. Andrews (Dollanganger Series—Book 4 of 5)
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May 2019—IF THERE BE THORNS—V.C. Andrews (Dollanganger Series—Book 3 of 5)
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April 2019—PETALS ON THE WIND—V.C. Andrews (Dollanganger Series—Book 2 of 5)
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December 2018—TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD—Harper Lee (Book 1 of 2)
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December 2018—DEAD MAN'S WALK—Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove Series—Book 3 of 4)
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January 2019—GO SET A WATCHMAN—Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird Series—Book 2 of 2)
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September 1 - October 31, 2018—LONESOME DOVE—Larry McMurtry (Book 1 of 4)
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December 2018—LU—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 4 of 4)
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August 12 - 31, 2018—SUNNY—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 3 of 4)
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July 22 - August 11, 2018—PATINA—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 2 of 4)
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July 1 - 21, 2018—GHOST—Jason Reynolds (Track Series—Book 1 of 4)
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Tiffany's Great American Read 2018
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* 2019 Reading Goals
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Book-Scented Candles
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Favorite Genre?
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Do You Abandon Books or Always Finish?
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Book Series—Publication or Chronological Order?
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E-readers
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Book Journaling
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Podcasts and Vloggers/YouTubers That Discuss Books
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Print vs. Ebook vs. Audiobook—What's Your Preference?
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How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?
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Do You Spring-Clean Your Library?
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Favorite Place to Read?
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How Do You Organize Your Library?
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Go Set a Watchman
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Jan 31, 2019
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Dead Man's Walk
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Lu
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Streets of Laredo
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The Lovely Bones
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Lonesome Dove
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1984
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