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message 1: by Danine (last edited Jan 29, 2008 06:46PM) (new)

Danine (dulcemea) I am creating this new thread instead of posting all my books in separate posts and will use this to update my books. Go me.

#1 The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs (fini 1.1.08)
#2 The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (1.3.08)
#3 The Sardonic Humor of Ambrose Bierce (1.6.08)
#4 From Baghdad With Love by Lt. Jay Kopelman (1.7.08)
#5 Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link (1.12.08)
#6 Tears for Water by Alicia Keys (1.12.08)
#7 Love in the Time of Cholera by GGM (1.17.08)
#8 Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman (1.18.08)
#9 Pissing in the Gene Pool by Henry Rollins (1.21.08)
#10 Jung on Evil (1.29.08)

message 2: by Peggy (new)

Peggy | 17 comments I enjoy Bierce, but I adore Kelly Link. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

message 3: by Megan (new)

Megan | 21 comments how was alicia keyes' book?

message 4: by Danine (new)

Danine (dulcemea) The book by Alicia Keys was rather boring. I don't see myself reading it ever again so I'm giving it away on bookmooch.

message 5: by Kate (new)

Kate (katiebobus) | 20 comments I LOVE Stranger Things Happen!! It's one of the few books I still reread from.

message 6: by Danine (new)

Danine (dulcemea) For February:

#11 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
#12 Et Tu, Babe by Mark Leyner
#13 Memoirs of Catherine the Great
#14 No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
#15 The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
#16 Kissing The Virgin's Mouth by Donna Gershten
#17 The Handmaid's Tail by Margaret Atwood


message 7: by Lil (new)

Lil | 12 comments Danine, what did you think about the Handmaid's Tale?

message 8: by Danine (last edited Apr 01, 2008 07:24PM) (new)

Danine (dulcemea) For March:

#18 Only Child
#19 The Dead Beat by Marilyn Johnson
#20 Naked Pictures of Famous People by Jon Stewart
#21 American Jesus by Stephen Prothero
#22 Winkie by Clifford Chase
#23 End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
#24 The Alphabet of Manliness by Maddox
#25 Meditations for a Humanist by A.C. Grayling

message 9: by Danine (new)

Danine (dulcemea) I have reached my 50 Book goal! Sweetocity. I enjoyed "Winkie" and "Jane Eyre" the most and disliked "The Blood Girls" and "Tears for water" immensely. Will I make it to book 100 this year? I will try. I'm also going to finish my own novel I started last year. I will continue to post my books :)

1. The Zombie Survival Guide
2. The Quantity Theory of Insanity
3. Coraline
4. The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Guide to Become the Smartest Person in the World
5. The Castle of Otranto
6. The Sardonic Humor of Ambrose Bierce
7. From Baghdad, With Love
8. Stranger Things Happen
9. Tears for Water
10. Love in the Time of Cholera
11. Ex Libris
12. Pissing in the Gene Pool
13. Perfume
14. Jung on Evil
15. Me Talk Pretty One Day
16. Et Tu, Babe
17. Memoirs of Catherine the Great
18. No Country For Old Men
19. The Metamorphosis
20. Kissing the Virgin's Mouth
21. The Handmaid's Tale
22. Only Child
23. The Dead Beat
24. Naked Pictures of Famous People
25. American Jesus
26. Winkie
27. End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason
28. Meditations for the Humanist
29. The Richest Doll in the World
30. Women of the Weird
31. Socrates Cafe
32. Into the Wild
33. Ascending Peculilarity
34. Jane Eyre
35. My Sweet Audrina
36. Operating Instructions
37. Blinking with Fists
38. Waiting for Gadot
39. The Book Thief
40. I Capture The Castle
41. The Bad Beginning
42. Persepolis
43. Touching the Fire
44. The Reptile Room
45. The Flowers of Evil
46. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing
47. The Blood Girls
48. This I believe
49. The Turn of the Screw
50. Raising Demons

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