What Not to Marry

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194 books · 94 voters · list created February 23rd, 2012 by Vicki (votes) .
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message 1: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe Shooting fish in a barrel. It's too much fun.


message 2: by Vicki (new)

Vicki Kaethe wrote: "Shooting fish in a barrel. It's too much fun."

Yah!


message 3: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe I'm trying so hard not to snort out loud with laughter.


message 4: by Vicki (new)

Vicki I gave up trying. Oh, just saw the She-Devil entry. Hehehehe!


message 5: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe Tough call: the Greek tragedies, Othello, or the Fitzgeralds? Horrible marriages! Great choices! I'm chuckling up my sleeve.


message 6: by Bettie (new)

Bettie 100 votes will not be enough...


message 7: by Vicki (last edited Feb 24, 2012 11:24AM) (new)

Vicki Oh, Othello! How'd I miss that one? There are several from Shakespeare who would fit nicely on this list, methinks.

Bettie, I'm not sure 1000 votes would be enough!


message 8: by Wanda (new)

Wanda I know, I know - a narcissistic man!


message 9: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Titus Andronicus, more pie darling?




message 10: by Vicki (new)

Vicki OMG--had to vote for that one! I want to vote for all of them I know anything about, actually. I'm trying to hoard my votes somewhat so I won't hit 100.

Hey Bettie, how do you put the super-emoticon in? I need to learn how to tart up my goodreads posts for those special occasions, hehehe.


message 11: by Jenny (new)

Jenny This is a fun list!


message 12: by Carla (new)

Carla I really like the idea behind this list! Too cute! However, I'm surprised that Wuthering Heights is #1. If I were Cathy, I would have never chosen that Linton schmuck over Heathcliff. :-P


message 13: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe The fun thing about Wuthering Heights is that all the marriages are horrible.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Kaethe wrote: "The fun thing about Wuthering Heights is that all the marriages are horrible."

One of my favorite parts of one of the Thursday Next books is the characters of Wuthering Heights in anger management class.


message 15: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe Ha! I'd forgotten about that!


message 16: by Vicki (new)

Vicki I didn't see Gone Girl on the list, so I added that one. That thing is full of what not to marry!


message 17: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe That's funny, Vicki. That was the first thing I thought of to add when I revisited the list.


message 18: by Vicki (new)

Vicki GMTA!


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