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2016 ♦Archives Buddy Read ♦ > Sandy & Lulu - Beloved

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Denise (destiny_chan) | 5347 comments Mod
Sandy & Lulu - Beloved


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Lulu (robotwitch) Hey! I'm tentatively thinking of reading this around the week starting the 7th - does that work for you? I'm happy to rearrange it if not :)


SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments Yes, that works great. We just moved a few weeks ago. Last night I spent time unpacking many boxes of books and found my copy! :-)


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Lulu (robotwitch) Excellent! Am I right in assuming this is going to provide us with some bleak, heavy reading?


SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments Let's just say it's not a comedy.
It's about a very dark time in U.S. History, but the writing is phenomenal. I first read this for one of my grad school classes (almost 20 years ago!). Did you see the movie?


SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments First 2 chapters

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message 7: by SandyC (last edited Dec 12, 2015 02:21PM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments Finished

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Lulu (robotwitch) Sorry, this didn't show up on my notifications for some reason, I only just thought to check it. I got delayed because of a heap of deadlines, and some technological problems. Hoping to start it this week, now.


SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments Sounds good!
I will likely need,more time for A Brief History of Seven Killings


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Lulu (robotwitch) Yes, indeed. I'm woefully behind on Brief History, and am worrying about whether I'll get to finish it before year's end. I'm determined that I will though, so I'll keep my fingers crossed to map out some time for it this week and next :)


SandyC (sandyc88) | 1117 comments I will try, too!


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