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Subject: What are you reading??? NOVEMBER 2013
Date Posted: 11/1/2013 9:21 AM ET
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It's November....  what are you reading???  I am reading Red and enjoying it so far!!!

Date Posted: 11/2/2013 4:55 PM ET
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Sat and read Shadow Lands during daughter's cheer comp (they got 2nd!!) and LOVED if....bought Here After on our wsy home and have already started it.

Date Posted: 11/2/2013 6:05 PM ET
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I just put down Blood Red Road by Moria Young. I gave up after 200 pages. I couldn't get used to the writing style and the main character was not likeable at all. The book has been sitting on my shelf for months and I picked it up yesterday because I offered it in a swap. I'm sad I didn't like it. It was one of those books that had been on my WL forever. I'm about to start The Bridge by Jane Higgins.

Date Posted: 11/2/2013 7:45 PM ET
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Working on finishing the total challenge with three books to go for the full challenge.  For Non-human protagonist:  Brisingr by Christopher Paolini and Book set in a country other than US/GB/Aus/Canada:  Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins.  In addition, I read Allegiant by Veronica Roth which I felt was a great ending to a fascinating trilogy.  Some reviews I read didn't like it but I thought the author was true to her characters and her story.  Good, good read.  Also read  Shades of Earth (Across the Universe #3) by Beth Revis for in space or off the earth in the challenge.  It's a soso read.



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Date Posted: 11/4/2013 9:00 AM ET
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finished HERE AFTER last night as well...  I want the last book NOW!  I need to find out how it wraps up!!  It's a gooood series!

 

 

And GOOO REK!!!

Date Posted: 11/4/2013 2:03 PM ET
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Finished listening to LEVEL 2 of the  Memory Chronicles.  it was ok...  Nothing great.  Probably won't continue the series.  Next to listen to is TEARDROP...

Date Posted: 11/6/2013 8:27 PM ET
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I just finished Crown of midnight (Throne of glass #2) and it was sooo good. I am really enjoying this series and can not wait to see what happens next. The downside to reading a series before it is finished is now I have to wait....

Date Posted: 11/9/2013 10:52 PM ET
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read Cora Carmack's FINDING IT today....150 pages during the cheer competition, the rest just now...  I LOVE her writing!

Date Posted: 11/13/2013 8:22 AM ET
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finished TEARDROP on the drive in today.  It was ok...  Liked the characters better than the Fallen series.  Curious to see how book 2 goes.

Started Reason To Breathe (book 1) by Rebecca Donovan on the drive to work this morning.

 

Date Posted: 11/15/2013 10:06 AM ET
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I finished Allegiant by Veronica Roth a few days ago. I didn't like it as much as the first two but still enjoyed reading it. I don't want to spoil it for anyone so I won't say more.

Today I finished Champion by Marie Lu. What a fantastic series. I love all three books and found myself in need of a kleenex at the end. She wraps the series up beatifully and I highly recomment it if you haven't read it yet. So good!

Date Posted: 11/16/2013 9:02 PM ET
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so i stayed up till 1am last night finishing Helen Fielding's MAD ABOUT THE BOY.  LOVED IT!  Sad but still Jonesy funny.  Working on Second Chance Boyfriend now and may have another late night.

Date Posted: 11/16/2013 10:06 PM ET
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Has anyone else read Why We Broke Up?  It seems like it might be really good so I don't want to stop reading it, but wow is it odd and dragging...

Date Posted: 11/17/2013 1:41 PM ET
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i have Jacki...it was ok....i actually llistened to it so I didn't have the benefit of the pictures that accompany the story....but i wasn't super keen on the story...not a fan of the type that jumps all over the place...

Date Posted: 11/17/2013 9:32 PM ET
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Here's the thing...  the pictures were really no big deal...  I think it might be better as an audiobook....  reading it is almost agonizing at times...  there are far too many books for me to read to continue this one...  and that's a big deal since I only know of two other books I have ever not finished...

Date Posted: 11/18/2013 10:02 AM ET
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yeah, i hate giving up on a book....i feel like a quitter...  I used it last year as one of the "award" books in the reading challenge...

Date Posted: 11/18/2013 10:04 AM ET
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only about 1/2 way through Reason to Breathe yet...  Didn't realize it's like a 14-15 hour long audiobook.  Guess the book is longer than I expected.  It's REALLLLLLLY good though.  Then again, I love any audiobook read by Kate Rudd.   (she did all the Between the Lines narration as well)

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Date Posted: 11/20/2013 9:18 PM ET
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I started a good new YA book Earth Girl (Earth Girl, Bk 1) :: Janet Edwards. Love the concept of in 2784 and other off worlds. Hate the font of the book story is great. Give it a shot if your looking for something different.

Alice

Date Posted: 11/20/2013 10:54 PM ET
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I am reading Asylum right now and it is CREEPY!!!

Date Posted: 11/21/2013 8:41 AM ET
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loved reason to breathe!  didn't like the ending though...you really need the 2nd book lined up and ready to go (which i don't) as it literally leaves you hanging.

 

started BROKEN by CJ Lyons now.

Date Posted: 11/25/2013 11:40 PM ET
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Just finished The Heir Chronicles (The Enchanter Heir) by Cinda Williams Chima. Pretty good series. This last of two has a bit of a different tone than the original trilogy. Also read Allegiant. Good, but created more questions, I think.

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Date Posted: 11/26/2013 7:40 AM ET
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I am reading Replica (Replica, Bk 1) :: Jenna Black. It is quite good.Not sure how they will make a trilogy out of this but I perhaps it will become apparant as the story progresses.

 

alice

Date Posted: 11/26/2013 8:17 AM ET
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finished BROKEN by CJ Lyons this morning.  It was pretty predictable, but the last 30 pages or so is when it really got exciting.  Though of course you knew what was going to happen.  Working on RADIANT SKY at home..  about 1/3 of the way through that.

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Date Posted: 11/28/2013 8:36 AM ET
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Happy Thanksgiving

I started an interesting YA/historical/steampunk last night The Dark Unwinding :: Sharon Cameron. It is set in 1852 London. Interesting blend of historical/mystery/steampunk. I am glad to see she has a second book out.

Alice

Date Posted: 11/28/2013 8:52 AM ET
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I started reading Article 5 yesterday. Not what I was expecting. Not sure if I like it or not.
Date Posted: 11/29/2013 12:44 PM ET
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Started reading Faking It by Cora Carmack. Love the Losing It series and this second book is amazing so far :)
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