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Anne | 18 comments Only 100? LOL Just finished "Broken for You"...very good. Now reading "gods in Alabama"....my aide read it in one day so I am giving it a shot.

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Anne | 18 comments Okay, here are the first ten....

1. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
2. I'll Take You There - Joyce Carol Oates
3. Everything Must Go - Elizabeth Flock
4. Reservation Road - John Burnham
5. Broken for You - Stephanie Kallos
6. gods in Alabama - Joshilyn Jackson
7. Starting Out in the Evening - Brian Morton
8. The Risk Pool - Richard Russo
9. The Ghost Writer - Philip Roth
10. Between, Georgia - Joshilyn Jackson

Btw, love this website and wish I had stumbled on it sooner. I hardly ever meet people in "real life" who actually read :)

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Anne | 18 comments Here's the next 10...

11. The Double-Jose Saramago
12. Eat, Pray, Love-Elizabeth Gilbert
13. The Gathering-Anne Enright
14. A Piece of Cake-Cupcake Brown
15. A Perfectly Good Family-Lionel Shriver
16. The Dead Father’s Club-Matt Haig
17. The Cave-Jose Saramago
18. Come Back-Claire Fontaine
19. Body Surfing-Anita Shreve
20. Forgive Me-Amanda Eyre Ward

Thought I'd be further along by now but maybe I can catch up during Spring Break.

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Anne | 18 comments Next set of 10...

21. Double Bind-Chris Bohjalian
22. The Post-Birthday World-Lionel Shriver
23. Nineteen Minutes-Jodi Picoult
24. Just In Case-Meg Rosoff
25. Charity Girl-Michael Lowenthal
26. Dream When You’re Feeling Blue-Elizabeth Berg
27. The Last Life-Claire Messud
28. The Other Boleyn Girl-Philippa Gregory
29. Obsession-Jonathan Kellerman
30. The Year of Fog-Michelle Richmond

Clearly DID NOT catch up on Spring Break, but now that it's summer....

message 5: by Anne (new)

Anne | 18 comments Here is the next installment of books. I really enjoyed In the Woods--trying to get a hold of her next book.

31. All the Names-Jose Saramago
32. Breaking Her Fall-Stephen Goodwin
33. Holy Fools-Joanne Harris
34. Rebecca-Daphne duMaurier
35. In the Woods-Tanya French
36. The Grass is Singing-Doris Lessing
37. Letting Go-Philip Roth
38. Out Stealing Horses-Per Petterson
39. They Did It with Love-Kate Morgenroth
40. The Remains of the Day-Kazuo Ishiguro

message 6: by Anne (last edited Feb 25, 2009 02:36AM) (new)

Anne | 18 comments Halfway there....but summer is going by so quickly! Won't be able to keep up this pace once the school year begins :(

41. Neverwhere-Neil Gaiman
42. Island of Lost Girls-Jennifer McMahon
43. On Chesil Beach-Ian McEwan
44. Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name-Vendela Vida
45. The Slow Moon-Elizabeth Cox
46. Rush Home Road-Lori Lansens
47. Twilight-Stephenie Meyer
48. New Moon-Stephenie Meyer
49. Eclipse-Stephenie Meyer
50. The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes-Diane Chamberlain

message 7: by Anne (last edited Feb 25, 2009 02:18AM) (new)

Anne | 18 comments 51.The Stone Raft-Jose Saramago
52.In the Forest-Edna O’Brien
53.Breaking Dawn-Stephanie Meyer
54.Water Witches-Chris Bohjalian
55.Never Let Me Go-Kazuo Ishiguro
56.And Then There Were None-Agatha Christie
57.Miracle at St. Anna-James McBride
58.Sabbath’s Theater-Philip Roth
59.The Abstinence Teacher-Tom Perrotta
60.Land of a Hundred Wonders-Lesley Kagen

message 8: by Anne (new)

Anne | 18 comments 61. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox-Maggie O’Farrell
62. Before the Storm-Diane Chamberlain
63. What Was Lost-Catherine O’Flynn
64. Without A Backward Glance-Kate Veitch
65. When We Were Orphans-Kazuo Ishiguro
66. Bridge of Sighs-Richard Russo
67. The Almost Moon-Alice Sebold
68. The Diagnosis-Alan Lightman
69. Olive Kitteridge-Elizabeth Strout
70. Sarah’s Key-Tatiana De Rosnay

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