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message 1: by Susanne (new)

Susanne (heysus74) | 97 comments In the second half of January, I finished Parnassus on Wheels, The Three-Body Problem, Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living, and Zeroes.

I'm 40% through with The Shadow of the Wind on my Kindle. I keep putting it aside and picking up other books, even though I've enjoyed what I've read.

I started on In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom a couple nights ago, which I'm reading on paper, and today I plant to start on Killing Floor, my first Jack Reacher novel.


message 2: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff by Helene Hanff-- 4 Stars

A book filled with letters and for book lovers
My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Also Finished Eligible A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice (The Austen Project, #4) by Curtis Sittenfeld by Curtis Sittenfeld-- 3 Stars

Complete guilty pleasure-
My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 3: by Claire (new)

Claire (clairebear8) | 38 comments I'm reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.


message 4: by Susanne (new)

Susanne (heysus74) | 97 comments Britany, I just picked up 84, Charing Cross Road from the library. It's a lot thinner than I was anticipating.

Claire, my nephew and I are in the middle of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire right now.


message 5: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Yes, only 97 pages and the letters are also short. You'll finish it in an hour or two. I had to re-read some of them because I fell in love.


message 6: by Stacey (new)

Stacey | 66 comments I'm reading The Borrowed by Chan Ho-Kei and listening the Born to Run.


message 7: by Amie (new)

Amie | 14 comments I just started History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund . I'm only 90 pages in but there's something a bit strange and dark that has me completely sucked into this story.


message 8: by Deb (new)

Deb | 92 comments Finished Fahrenheit 451 and The Cutting Season
On to a much need trashy read The Santangelos

then Their Eyes Were Watching God


message 9: by Gerald (new)

Gerald Miller | 817 comments Have you seen the film version of Fahrenheit 451?


message 10: by Deb (new)

Deb | 92 comments Gerald - no I have not. I'll have to look for it!!


message 11: by Julie (new)

Julie M (woolyjooly) | 272 comments I just began reading James McBride's The Good Lord Bird. Wow . . later I will be interested to see what other readers have to say about this one.


message 12: by Linda (new)

Linda | 2781 comments Mod
Started listenint to The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies The Tea Planter's Wife


message 13: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover by Colleen Hoover-- 2 Stars.

This one was not for me.

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 14: by Jahzerah (new)

Jahzerah Brooks I just completed Reservation a Blues by Sherman Alexie. Next up are The Alchemist and Walter Mosley's How to Write Your Novel This Year.


message 15: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished Year of Yes How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes by Shonda Rhimes-- 4 Stars.

Narrated by the author- this one was great!

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 16: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer by Amy Schumer-- 3 Stars.

Listened on audio- read by the author- humorous and poignant when appropriate.

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 17: by Susanne (last edited Feb 17, 2017 06:09PM) (new)

Susanne (heysus74) | 97 comments I'm half way through The One-in-a-Million Boy (kindle), and I just started Caraval (hardcover) and The Unseen World (audible).

The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood Caraval (Caraval, #1) by Stephanie Garber The Unseen World by Liz Moore


message 18: by Britany (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg by Jami Attenberg-- 4.5 Stars

This book GETS me- I loved it! Out March 7th.

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 19: by Lauren (new)

Lauren | 1 comments Hello! I'm new to the group, so if you haven't come across my name before...that would be why :)

Susanne, I am also reading The One-in-a-Million Boy and I am really enjoying it.


message 20: by Britany (last edited Feb 23, 2017 06:50AM) (new)

Britany | 540 comments Finished Two! Gave both 3 Stars.

The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2) by Tana French by Tana French-Book 2 in the Dublin Murder Squad series

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

and finished Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson by Jodi Lynn Anderson- A re-take on Peter Pan

My Review:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 21: by Linda (last edited Feb 21, 2017 09:07PM) (new)

Linda | 2781 comments Mod
Starting The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin The Orchardist


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