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Jocelin | 274 comments This is so exciting!!!!


message 2: by Jocelin (last edited Jan 08, 2011 04:38PM) (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 1. Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges. Empire of Illusion The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle by Chris Hedges

Very good book.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 2. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

3. Blood Price by Tanya Huff Blood Price


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Jocelin | 274 comments 4. Every Woman's Battle by Shannon Etheridge.
5. A Matter of Class by Mary Balough.


message 5: by Christy (new)

Christy (christy_t) You're off to a great start Jocelin!


message 6: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments Thank you Christy. ;)


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Jocelin | 274 comments 6. Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson.
7. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare.


message 8: by Jocelin (last edited Feb 02, 2011 11:28PM) (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 8. Beyond The Masquerade by Julianne Slattery.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 9. The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1) by Jennifer Donnelly The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly.


message 10: by Tuğçe (new)

Tuğçe Gökırmak (tugcenidasevin) how did you find this one?
I am wanting to read it for awhile now...


message 11: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments Tugce Nida wrote: "how did you find this one?
I am wanting to read it for awhile now..."


I bought it at Borders. I was just strolling through the shelves and it looked interesting.


message 12: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
Ohhh I read this when it first came out and loved it! There is a second book now that I have here in one of my piles!


message 13: by Tuğçe (new)

Tuğçe Gökırmak (tugcenidasevin) yep I know Andrea, as I like historical fiction, I was too brave and added both to my to-read pile :)


message 14: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
The second book is The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2). I also saw that she has two other books. Revolution, her newest book, looks very interesting to me. I may buy it for my Nook!


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Jocelin | 274 comments 10. Enough: Finding Contentment in an Age of Excess by Will Samson.

11. Goddess Girls: Artemis the Brave by Joan Holub.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 12. Bright-sided by Barbara Ehrenreich.
13. Tyler Florence Family Meal. Ok, its a cookbook but it had really great recipes.


message 17: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
Nothing wrong with counting a cookbook, Jocelin :)


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Jocelin | 274 comments 15. The Sunset Cookbook
16. In The Kitchen with A Good Appetite.
17. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1) by Rick Riordan


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Jocelin | 274 comments 18. Spin Sisters by Myrna Blyth Spin Sisters by Myrna Blyth


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Jocelin | 274 comments 19. Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 20. The Alchemyst By Michael Scott. The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1) by Michael Scott


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Jocelin | 274 comments 21. Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren.


message 24: by Joy (new)

Joy | 1116 comments Jocelin wrote: "21. Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren."

I've heard this is phenominal! It is on my TBR list for this year too!! =)


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Jocelin | 274 comments Joy wrote: "Jocelin wrote: "21. Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren."

I've heard this is phenominal! It is on my TBR list for this year too!! =)"


It was good. There are a lot of parts in the book that are very inspiring. I think you will enjoy it.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 22. It's Not About Me by Max Lucado.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 23. Hello Kitty Sweet, Happy, Fun Book by Marie Moss
Hello Kitty Sweet, Happy, Fun Book! A Sneak Peek Into Her Supercute World by Marie Moss
24. Vampires Werewolves Zombies


message 28: by Jocelin (last edited Mar 20, 2011 10:42PM) (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 25. Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld , the cover is absolutely precious.
26. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter
27. The Tale of the Flopsy Rabbits by Beatrix Potter
28. How to See Faeriesby John Matthews


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Jocelin | 274 comments 29. Something Like Love by Beverly Jenkins
30. Generous Justice by Timothy Keller.


message 30: by Joy (new)

Joy | 1116 comments Jocelin wrote: "25. Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld, the cover is absolutely precious.
26. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter
27. The Tale of the Flopsy Rabbits by Beatrix P..."


I must admit- that cover is absolutely adorable!!


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Jocelin | 274 comments 31. The Sorcerer of The North (Ranger's Apprentice #5)
by John Flanagan.


message 32: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
Jocelin, I love the Beatrix Potter bookes. I think the illistrations are so sweet. I would highly consider using the theme for a baby room.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 32. Dayhunter by Jocelynn Drake
33. Dawnbreaker by Jocelynn Drake
34. The Chief by Monica McCarty
35. Pray for Dawn by Jocelynn Drake
36. Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig.
37. Lesson of the Master by Henry James
38. Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors
39. The Curous Garden by Peter Brown
40. My Milk Toof by Inhae Lee
41. Athena The Wise (Goddess Girls #5) by Jan Holub.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 42. The Hawk (Highland Guard Series #2) by Monica McCarty.
43. The Ranger(Highland Guard Series #3) by Monica McCarty.


Don (The Book Guy) (donthelibrarian) Jocelin wrote: "42. The Hawk (Highland Guard Series #2) by Monica McCarty.
43. The Ranger(Highland Guard Series #3) by Monica McCarty."


Wow, you are flying.


message 36: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments Don wrote: "Jocelin wrote: "42. The Hawk (Highland Guard Series #2) by Monica McCarty.
43. The Ranger(Highland Guard Series #3) by Monica McCarty."

Wow, you are flying."


Thanks Don.


message 37: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 44. Everything I Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Flurghum (waste of time).
45. Wait for Dusk by Jocelynn Drake.
46. Shop Class As Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford. All read in April


message 38: by Jocelin (last edited May 10, 2011 09:12PM) (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 47. Fatal Frame of Mind by William Rabkin
48. The Giver by Lois Lowry
49. Ecstasy in Darkness by Gena Showalter


message 39: by Karol (new)

Karol Jocelin, I'm curious about your opinion of The Giver. It's one I've considered reading. I've heard some say it's really good, and others say it has some good things in it but is not an enjoyable read overall.


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Jocelin | 274 comments Kay wrote: "Jocelin, I'm curious about your opinion of The Giver. It's one I've considered reading. I've heard some say it's really good, and others say it has some good things in it but is not an enjoyable re..."

I thought the book was well worth reading. I gave it 4 stars in my review. A definite most on a summer reading list.


message 41: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
Kay, I loked the Giver, I think it offers some good life lessons. Also, it is a pretty quick read :)


message 42: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 50. Art of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides by Michael Singer.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 51. Dali by Gilles Neret
52. Siege of Macindaw (Ranger's Apprentice #6) by John Flanagan.


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Jocelin | 274 comments 53. The Magician by Michael Scott
54. Immortal Warrior by Lisa Hendrix
55. The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
56. Camp Rules (Katie Kazoo Switcheroo Super Special) by Nancy Krulik


message 45: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 57. Highland Guardian by Melissa Mayhue
58. The Sorceress by Michael Scott
59. Katie Kazoo Switcheroo (Love Stinks) by Nancy Krulik
60. Brownies, Blondies & Bars from New York's Legendary Fat Witch Bakery by Patricia Helding
61. My Dad is a Bro by The BroBible.com
62. The Far Side Gallery by Gary Larson
63. Thor: Junior Novelization by Elizabeth Rudnick.


message 46: by Christy (new)

Christy (christy_t) Jocelin wrote: "57. Highland Guardian by Melissa Mayhue
58. The Sorceress by Michael Scott
59. Katie Kazoo Switcheroo (Love Stinks) by Nancy Krulik
60. Brownies, Blondies & Bars from New York's Legendary Fat Wi..."


Totally craving a Fat Witch now! MMM. Were the recipes as good as the originals?


message 47: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments Yes, they sounded just as yummy as ever!!!


message 48: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments 64. Warman's Barbie Doll Field Guide 2nd Edition.
65. Barbie Doll: All Dolled up Celebrating 50 years by Jennie D'Amato.
66. Alice In Wonderland: The Visual Guide by Jo Casey & Laura Gilbert.


message 49: by Andrea, Moderator (new)

Andrea | 4124 comments Mod
Joselin, you are finishing strong!


message 50: by Jocelin (new)

Jocelin | 274 comments Andrea wrote: "Joselin, you are finishing strong!"

Thanks Andrea.


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