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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 1. Monsters of Templeton- Lauren Groff
2. Tinkers- Paul Harding


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 3. The Lost Symbol- Dan Brown


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 4. The Tender Bar- J.R. Moehringer- I really enjoyed this memoir.
5. Zeitoun- Dave Eggers- Great memoir about a family's experience through hurricane Katrina. One of the biggest government screw ups in our history!


message 4: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 6. Pirate Latitudes- Michael Chrichton
7. Little Bee- Chris Cleave- Excellent read- very thought provoking


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 8. The White Lioness- Henning Mankell I love reading this author! His Kurt Wallander series is great.


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 9. The Alchemist's Daughter- Katharine mcMahon


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 10. Marvel 1602- Neil Gaiman


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 11. Clash of the Demons
12. Blood Rites


message 9: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 13. The Tomb- J.Paul Wilson Got a tip from a fellow customer at Borders about this series starring Repairman Jack. I liked it! Entertaining, quick read. A bit of detective/revenge/justice w/ a touch of romance and horror.


message 10: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 14. Sarah's Key- Tatiana De Rosnay Wow!Powerful book about an atrocity in France that I never knew about- the great Velodrome d'Hiver roundup of the Jews that took place on 7/16/1942, in the heart of Paris. May we all continue to remember....


message 11: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 15. Shakespeare's Counselor- Charlaine Harris


message 12: by Kimberley (last edited Mar 15, 2011 01:54PM) (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 16. Accordion Crimes- E.Annie Proulx


message 13: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 17. The Forgotten Garden- Kate Morton


message 14: by Gina (new)

Gina | 33 comments what did you think of the forgotton garden? ive heard great things, and recently added it to my to-do list.


message 15: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 18. The Art of Racing in the Rain- Garth Stein
A book about life, death, how to stay on course with integrity, and of course, it's told by Enzo, a very special dog. I really, really loved this book!


message 16: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments Gina wrote: "what did you think of the forgotton garden? ive heard great things, and recently added it to my to-do list."

Gina,
Hi! I really enjoyed this story! I had read The House at Riverton and thought it was good. I liked this one better. For me, it was one of those books I couldn't wait to get back to when I was forced to put it down. Consequently, I read it in two days.
Enjoy!
Kimberley


message 17: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 19.The Moor- Laurie R. King


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 20. The Emperor of Ocean Park- Stephen L. Carter
Engrossing plot. A real 'meaty' read that I couldn't put down!


message 19: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 21. Flight of the Witch- Ellis Peters
22. Ape House- Sara Gruen


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Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 23. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid- Bill Bryson
This was the era I grew up in, too. Very informative, hilarious memoir.


message 21: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 24. The Last Kingdom- Bernard Cornwell
25. Little Earthquakes- Jennifer Wiener
26. The Red Queen- Pillippa Gregory
27. The Man Who Smiled- Henning Mankell


message 22: by Kimberley (last edited Jun 03, 2011 03:14PM) (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 28. Uniform Justice- Donna Leon
29. Destiny Disrupted: A view of history through Islamic Eyes-Tamim Ansary- I can't say enough good things about this book. I wish I read it as soon as it came out. I understand so much more now.
30. Bossypants- Tina Fey


message 23: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 31. Pawn of Prophecy- David Eddings


message 24: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 32. Queen of Sorcery- David Eddings
33. The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins
34. Magician's Gambit- David Eddings
35. The New Evolution Diet- Arthur DeVany


message 25: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 36. Catching Fire- Suzanne Collins
37. Mockingjay- Suzanne Collins
38. Castle of Wizardry- David Eddings
39. Ahab's Wife- Sena Jeter Naslund


message 26: by Kimberley (last edited Aug 31, 2011 12:41PM) (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 40. A Discovery of Witches


message 27: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 41. Hard Eight- Janet Evanovich
42. Depths- Henning Mankell
43. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents- Terry Pratchett
44. The Reincarnationist- M.J. Rose
45. The Book of Eleanor- Pamela Kaufman
46. Speaking With The Angel- Ed. Nick Hornby
47. Enchanter's End Game- David Eddings
48. The Painted Drum- Louise Erdrich


message 28: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 49. A Face in the Window- Sarah Graves
50. Dead Reckoning- Charlaine Harris

Finished!!!!! Let's see how many more I have time for...


message 29: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 51. The Distant Hours- Kate Morton
52. Doc- Mary Doria Russell
53. The Last Werewolf- Glen Duncan
54. Skeletons at the Feast- Chris Bojahlian


message 30: by Kimberley (last edited Nov 05, 2011 04:58AM) (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 55. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built- Alexander McCall Smith- 10/30/11


message 31: by Kimberley (last edited Nov 05, 2011 04:59AM) (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 56. One Day- David Nicholls
57. The Surgeon- Tess Gerritsen


message 32: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 58. To the Nines- Janet Evanovich


message 33: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 59. Espresso Tales- Alexander McCall Smith
60. Sidetracked- Henning Mankell


message 34: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 61. The Gunslinger- Stephen King
62. City of Thieves- David Benioff


message 35: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 63. Dead Beat- Jim Butcher


message 36: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments 64. Ten Big Ones
65. Eleven on Top


message 37: by Kimberley (new)

Kimberley (aviendha) | 88 comments I think that's it for this year!


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