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message 1: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:29PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments I started a project on the 4th of July to read 100 books in a year. So far I have read about 29. My criteria is that over 75 have to be 300+ pages and most from my list. I am quickly discovering that my list includes tons of creepy books that are 500+ pages and I am getting nightmares, so I am branching out to fluffy easy quick reads.

Here is my plight.
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message 2: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:31PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments Woo hoo. I hit 30, but I am still almost 10 books behind my schedule.


1. The Pilgrimmage- Paulo Coehlo
2. The Opposite of Fate- Amy Tan
3. Bookends- Jane Green
4. Raise High the Roof Beams, Carpenters, and Seymour and Introduction- J.D. Salinger
5. The Hours- Michael Cunningham
6. I'm a Stranger here Myself- Bill Bryson
7. And Then There Were None- Agatha Christie
8. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince- J.K. Rowling
9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- J.K. Rowling
10. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim- David Sedaris
11. Take the Cannoli- Sarah Vowell
12. Philosophy for Beginners-Osborne
13. Stuart:A Life Backwards-Alexander Masters
14. The Empty House- Rosamund Pilcher
15. How to Cook a Wolf- MFK Fisher
16. The Fabulous Girl's Guide to Decorum-Izzo
17. A Slender Thread-Diane Ackerman
18.Rebecca- Daphne du Maurier
19. Triple-Ken Follett
20.Sleeping Tiger-Rosamund Pilcher
21.French Women for all Seasons-Mirielle Guilano
22. A Year in the Merde-Stephen Clarke
23. An Open Life-Joseph Campbell
24. Yellow Jack- John R. Peirce
25. Ender's Game- Orson Scott Card
26. Embraced by the Light- Betty Eadie
27. The Quiet American- Graham Greene
28. Nickel and Dimed-Barbara Ehrenreich
29. Possible Side Effects- Augusten Burroughs
30. The Historian- Elizabeth Kostova


message 3: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:34PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 31. Odd Thomas-Dean Koontz


message 4: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:36PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 32. A Calculated Risk -Katherine Neville

I love Katherine Neville, I dug the hilarious out-dated computer terminology, but this book was poo. The love scenes were probably the most vile I have ever read. However, that may have been mostly my fault because I pictured the dude as Mr Burns from the Simpsons. How was I supposed to know she would do "it" graphically with him. Horrible, just horrible.


message 5: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:44PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 33. The Roomating Season-Rona Jaffe despite the ridiculous name, it was pretty ok.


message 6: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 34. Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson, yeah, it is a kid's book. I think it evens out with the 500+ page suckers I have put away so far this year.


message 7: by Summer Rae (last edited Aug 25, 2016 02:07PM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 35. The Alienist

I am very behind. I think I am 15 books behind my imaginary schedule. I really just want to say the hell with it and make my next goal to read all of Proust....with no time limit.


message 8: by Summer Rae (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 36. Persuasion-Jane Austen snore
37. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time-Mark Haddon it was okay




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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 38. The Clan of the Cave Bear- Jean Auel

I liked it, not as much as most, but more than I thought I would. I am still 12 books behind. poo.


message 10: by Summer Rae (last edited Jan 02, 2008 08:13AM) (new)

Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 39. Dear Dear Brenda: the love letters of henry miller to Brenda Venus. Blech, it was sad and gross.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 40. The Shipping News- Annie Proulx I loved this book and that is all I have, I just finished it so I am going to enjoy my after-glow.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 41. The Italian Secretary-Caleb Carr. Crap Crap Crap.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 42. Middlesex-Jeffrey Eugenides
I LOVED IT!


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 43. Flu-Gina Kolata
44. The Murder Stone- Charles Todd



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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 45. Sight Hound-Pam Houston
46. Statistics for Dummies


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 47. Under the Tuscan Sun- Frances Mayes
48. The Reader- Bernhard Schlink


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 49. A New Earth- Eckhart Tolle
I loved this book! It wasn't that it said something new and totally different, it didn't, but it wasn't dumbed down and I appreciate that. It was tedious at times, and too philosophical and a chore, but it felt like I was really working on something.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 50. Deceptively Delicious-Jessica Seinfeld
I am so into this book. I have high hopes for my future because I am a sweets junky and now I will get some veggies in my cake.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 51. The Secret-what's her face

It was fine. If you are too snarky to read it, then don't.


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 52. Marvel 1602
53. The Body Farm-Patricia Cornwell


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Summer Rae Garcia | 22 comments 54. Cradle and All-James Patterson
55. Wear More Cashmere-Gin Sanders


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