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Old 10-02-2010, 07:19 PM   #3726
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I just finished Neil Gaiman's, The Graveyard Book. It was a terrific fun read!
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Old 10-03-2010, 09:58 AM   #3727
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Old 10-03-2010, 08:52 PM   #3728
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Just picked up HP and the Goblet of Fire....and good lord I didn't realize how big this book would be! 734 pages long (about twice what the first three are). And I have several other books I am trying to read.
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Old 10-03-2010, 09:40 PM   #3729
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:33 AM   #3730
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:40 AM   #3731
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Finished Peter Carey's Booker-shortlisted "Parrot and Olivier in America" last night - and honestly it was the most delightful reading I've done in a long, long time! Highly, highly, stratospherically recommended. Really good fun and gorgeous, gorgeous words
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:13 PM   #3732
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:16 PM   #3733
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:17 PM   #3734
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Old 10-05-2010, 05:28 PM   #3735
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:51 PM   #3736
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Old 10-05-2010, 07:05 PM   #3737
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Thackeray's Vanity Fair. All 800+ pages. Braise Jeebus it's on my nook.
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Old 10-06-2010, 05:56 AM   #3738
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:36 PM   #3739
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:22 PM   #3740
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Okay. I stopped Vanity Fair after the introductions and the first chapter because I want to read Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny by Marlo Thomas more.
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Old 10-07-2010, 01:42 AM   #3741
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Old 10-07-2010, 02:17 AM   #3742
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Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic and Baby, on my Kindle. (For all I can remember I read it in hardback a year ago . . . c'est la vie.) Fluff and chic lit at that. And (also on my Kindle), Andrew Bacevich, Washington Rules. (And several others here and there, also neatly tucked into my Kindle.)

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Old 10-13-2010, 06:48 PM   #3743
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Just started John Waters' Role Models on my nook. Say what you will about his movies (personally, I love 'em!), but he's a damned good essayist. Not too many out there these days.
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I stopped reading A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius to read Paul Quarrington's The Ravine, during which I cried knowing I'd never meet this wonderful writer (had always wanted to). Now it's back to Eggers.
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:01 PM   #3745
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Just curious: How many pages of actual text?

I'm a John Dominic Crossan gal myself. Love to argue with some of his conclusions. I'm working my way through The First Paul now.
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Thigh deep in Snow, by Orhan Pahmuk, and it seems a slog. Wish he'd shovel aside some of the contrivances. Wonder if something got lost in the translation.

Before that, finished the brilliant Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, and Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones.
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Old 10-15-2010, 05:37 AM   #3748
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I'm a big fan of the Dexter TV series on Showtime so I checked out the books and love them as well. I just finished his latest...Dexter Is Delicious.

I also recently discovered Christopher Moore. I read his It's A Dirty Job book recently. (I really enjoy that type of humor in a book...morbid, with a bit of snark and silly thrown in for good measure)

I like dark humor and these books have been perfect reads
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About half way through The Goblet of Fire. Been busy, and it is a big book.

Also reading Why Buffy Matters, a book about the symbolism of the show. Actually quite interesting.
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