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Pick-a-Shelf: Monthly -Archive > 2018-04 - Wishlist - What will you Read?

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Lyn (Readinghearts) (lsmeadows) | 2827 comments Mod
Our shelf for April is going to be Wishlist, as in I wish I had gotten this thread up earlier....

I always have a large number of books on my wishlist and it is fun to see what other people are wishing for. Plus it should be a shefl with a lot of variety since we are on short notice. Have fun with the list!


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CluckingBell | 327 comments I'll probably read something coming up for my IRL book club, like City.


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Idit I will probably read Fahrenheit 451

I have started it last month as an audiobook, but really really disliked the delivery. so I stopped before I would hate the book.

It was read by Tim Robbins - which I liked in few movies, but he feels very flippant about it. especially the way he read the women is super annoying

so anyways - I will read it instead this month with my eyes instead


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Robin A I'm going to try All the Light We Cannot See


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Lena (lenaw) | 24 comments I'll read I'll Give You the Sun - it is on my mind for a while and this is a good opportunity to finally start it.


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Susan | 3451 comments Mod
I'm thinking about one of these
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy}386162
An Ember in the Ashes
Shiver
Uprooted

HOWEVER ... I just started Shantaram, so whether I'll get to anything else before April is over is anyone's guess. Why do I do this to myself?!


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Rosemary | 849 comments This is a great idea for a shelf! I will read The Things They Carried which is also one of my Bookopoly picks for my next move :)

Also possible: Freedom


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Bhagyashri CV (bhagyashricv) | 3 comments I have my exams, so i have time to read only one. I think i'm going to start Different Seasons or finish I Capture the Castle or start The Book Thief
Any suggestions on which one to do first? :)


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Amanda (amandaes09) | 3 comments All the Light We Cannot See
Witches of New York
The Guernsy Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society


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Bea | 4658 comments Mod
I am still behind on my Monthly shelf reading, so I will only plan one book for April: Salt to the Sea.


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Marina (sonnenbarke) | 1400 comments Bhagyashri wrote: "I have my exams, so i have time to read only one. I think i'm going to start Different Seasons or finish I Capture the Castle or start The Book Thief
Any sugg..."


I haven't read Different Seasons, but I've read both I Capture the Castle (which I found good, though nothing special) and The Book Thief. I loved the latter and gave it 5 stars, so I would definitely recommend it!


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Marina (sonnenbarke) | 1400 comments I noticed that I have quite a few in my wishlist as well - that's interesting!

I think I will read Vanity Fair, which I have planned for a group read in another group, although I'm a bit unsure I'll be able to finish it before the end of the month. I will also see if the other books I'll read fit in.


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Tyra | 15 comments I'll read Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere in April. Last year I read Stardust and was positively surprised, I've been searching for something else by Gaiman and figured this could be a good choice


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Cindy Marina wrote: "Bhagyashri wrote: "I have my exams, so i have time to read only one. I think i'm going to start Different Seasons or finish I Capture the Castle or start The Book Th..."</i>

LOVE[book:The Book Thief
!!!



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Christina Byrne (cmbyrne87) | 160 comments Going to try and read The Shining for this one.


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Paige (iampaigeb) | 79 comments This month I plan to read Mr Mercedes and/or Letters To The Lost. As well I plan to finish Alexander Hamilton which has been on my wishlist since 2017 and have been reading since January


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Karin | 801 comments Well, as it is on there 46 times, it's sitting at our house and I'm reading it for a different challenge, it's hands down going to be UnDivided


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Tamara | 10 comments I'll read Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs so it will count towards my oldest books on the to be read challenge too.


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Marina (sonnenbarke) | 1400 comments Christina wrote: "Going to try and read The Shining for this one."

I loved it!


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Joyce (eternity21) | 600 comments I have quite a few books on my TBR in this list

I will read Half-Blood and
A Short History of Nearly Everything I enjoyed Bill Bryson's other books so this should be interesting.


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Paige (iampaigeb) | 79 comments Finished Harry Potter And the Philosopher Stone. Now I hope to read The Shining or Letters To The Lost next.


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Jamie Zaccaria | 92 comments I rarely give up on books but I had to stop reading Between Shades of Gray. Between the Young Adult simplified writing style to the awful narration on the audiobook, I just couldn't do it. But I'll watch the movie when it comes out because I'm still interested in the story,


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Muyina Fail-Safe, just because it's been getting dust on my bookshelf for too long.


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