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Subject: Help on decision please!
Date Posted: 12/8/2009 11:17 PM ET
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I am trying to make a decision on what book to read next.  I have narrowed it down to The Art of Racing in the Rain, The Housekeeper, The Professor or Three Cups of Tea or Water for Elephants.  I just finished reading Moloka'i, The Help and These is My Words and eager for another good book and with substance.  Any feedback is greatly appreciated!

 

-Jen



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Date Posted: 12/8/2009 11:21 PM ET
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I vote for The Art of Racing in the Rain.  I loved it!

Date Posted: 12/8/2009 11:55 PM ET
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Haven't read the others, but I LOVED Water for Elephants!!

Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 12/9/2009 6:52 AM ET
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 I really enjoyed Water for Elephants. It is a diverse cast of characters. Well written.

Alice

Date Posted: 12/9/2009 6:55 AM ET
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Definitely the Art of Racing in the Rain.

Date Posted: 12/9/2009 1:06 PM ET
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I really like The Art of Racing in the Rain but found it depressing so I wouldn't suggest it for a holiday read unless things like that don't get you down.  I suggest Water for Elephants...love it!  :)

Date Posted: 12/9/2009 5:09 PM ET
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 I haven't read any of the others, but I too loved Water for Elephants.  I don't think you'll be disappointed.

Date Posted: 1/17/2010 2:36 PM ET
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LOVED Water for Elephants. I haven't read any of the others yet.

Date Posted: 1/17/2010 8:27 PM ET
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I read both Art of Racing and Water for Elephants and loved them both!  Three Cups of Tea is my next book club selection.

Date Posted: 1/17/2010 8:36 PM ET
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I loved Three cups of tea!

Its a fascinating and true book!

Date Posted: 1/17/2010 10:09 PM ET
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The only one of the ones you listed that I've read was "Water for Elephants"--just finished it about a week ago.  I absolutely loved this book! 

I've got The Art of Racing in the Rain on my TBR list.  Gonna have to take a look at your other options.