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Pick-a-Shelf: Monthly -Archive > 2014 - 11: Life Changers - What will you read.

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message 1: by Lyn (Readinghearts) (last edited Oct 25, 2014 10:42AM) (new)

Lyn (Readinghearts) (lsmeadows) | 2801 comments Mod
Congratulations to Gemma, our shelf picker for the month of November. The shelf that struck her fancy was Life Changers.

What books on the list will you read for November, and do you agree that they are life changing books? What books that you have read would you consider life changing books?


message 2: by Marie (UK) (last edited Oct 25, 2014 05:28PM) (new)

Marie (UK) (mazza1) | 557 comments Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

A Thousand Splendid Suns

The Color Purple

Sophie's World ( this will be a re read but i last read it more than 2 years ago)


message 3: by Bea (last edited Oct 25, 2014 06:55PM) (new)

Bea | 4410 comments Mod
Wow! A lot of books from this shelf are on my scattered shelves.

June - Thirteen Reasons Why

July - The Bell Jar, The Cider House Rules, and The Hobbit

August - Paper Towns and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

September - Love Letters to the Dead and Never Let Me Go

October - A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Fault in Our Stars, and Anne of Green Gables

November - Girl, Interrupted, The Great Gatsby, and Sarah's Key

I will start with Paper Towns, as I just checked it out of the library for another challenge.


message 4: by Susan (last edited Oct 26, 2014 07:50AM) (new)

Susan | 3405 comments Mod
I'll start with books that will help my June and September scattershelves. Those are the months I'm closest to completing.

Catcher in the Rye
Delirium
A Tale for the Time Being
Babbit

And then maybe Paper Towns or Four.


message 5: by D (new)

D I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Love Letters to the Dead
The Giving Tree
November is going to be crazy busy for me. This will be a challenge to be sure.


Lyn (Readinghearts) (lsmeadows) | 2801 comments Mod
There are some great books on this shelf, right? And it is always a bonus when they fit Scattershelves for those of you who play.

I will probably only be able to fit in one, but I think I will go for:

Mockingjay
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
or
The Awakening


message 7: by Charity (new)

Charity | 540 comments The Catcher in the Rye
Slaughterhouse-Five

Both also on my Scattershelves so that will be my goal this coming month! :-)


message 8: by D.G. (new)

D.G. | 1370 comments Great shelf, Gemma.

If I can get out of this awful slump, I may try:
The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4) by T. H. White Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1) by Amie Kaufman


Lyn (Readinghearts) (lsmeadows) | 2801 comments Mod
D.G. wrote: "Great shelf, Gemma.

If I can get out of this awful slump, I may try:
The Sea of Tranquility by Katja MillayThe Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4) by T. H. WhiteUnwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman[bookcover:The Pi..."


I am in a horrible slump, too, D.G. :( Hope yours ends soon.


message 10: by Susan (new)

Susan | 3405 comments Mod
I just noticed the new avatar for the month. Terrific!


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