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Subject: What's the latest book you've added to your WL?
Date Posted: 8/22/2008 7:07 PM ET
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Date Posted: 8/22/2008 7:34 PM ET
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Hawaii by James Michner

Geez, I read this wrong.  That was the last book I posted.  The latest addition to my WL was Eve: A Novel of the First Woman.

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Date Posted: 8/22/2008 7:37 PM ET
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Ask And It Is Given by Jerry and Esther Hicks.  I bought it, I read it, and I gave it away to someone who needed it way more than I did.  Now I'm going to wait patiently for a new copy to come through (although I'm about 350th in line).

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 7:51 PM ET
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Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier

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Date Posted: 8/22/2008 8:40 PM ET
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Odd Girl Out by Timothy Zahn (not released yet).  Sequel to Night Train to Rigel which I really enjoyed.

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 8:47 PM ET
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Learning To Fly by Roxanne Henke


Date Posted: 8/22/2008 10:11 PM ET
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I just added Nixonland: the Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein. I heard him today on "Fresh Air" on NPR and it was so interesting!

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 10:44 PM ET
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Son of a Witch (The sequel to Wicked) and The Gingerbread Girl on audio :)

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 10:50 PM ET
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I just added the Invisible wall...and a natural herb book


Date Posted: 8/22/2008 10:59 PM ET
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the Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories, I'm 1 of 1 right now.

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 10:59 PM ET
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I just added today The Road by Cormac McCarthy.

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 11:01 PM ET
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I recently added Let It Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs by Jim DeRogatis.  I just finished a book of Bangs' writing.  I wasn't crazy about his writing, but I was interested in how he got to be who he was and form the opinions he formed.


The other thing I found interesting is that he made a comment that people liked his early writing best.  I really didn't like anything he wrote until The Clash came along, so I wondered if that was true.  I also know that a lot of people I like were influenced by him, and I couldn't see why from his work.  So he's a mystery, I guess, to me.

Date Posted: 8/22/2008 11:52 PM ET
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Towelhead: A Novel  by Alicia Erian

Coffee: A Dark History by Antony Wild

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 12:00 AM ET
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3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows :by  Ann Brashares.  I'm reading the Second Summer Of The Sisterhood right now. I'm going through a YA reading phase at the moment!

Subject: Last Book on my WL
Date Posted: 8/23/2008 12:54 AM ET
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I added Murder With All the Trimmings by Elaine Viet from her Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series. It recently came out in paperback. Her Dead End Jobs series is good, too.


Date Posted: 8/23/2008 7:09 AM ET
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The Grift: A Novel by Debra Ginsberg

Based on a recommendation from a fellow PBSer.

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 8:36 AM ET
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Pieces of My Heart: A Life :: Robert Wagner, Scott Eyman

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 12:58 PM ET
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2 books by Garth Stein:

How Evan Broke His Head and other Secrets

Raven Stole the Moon


Garth Stein wrote The Art of Racing in the Rain...............one of the best books I have ever read!

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Date Posted: 8/23/2008 2:07 PM ET
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Rome 1960:  The Olympics That Changed The World -- David Maraniss 

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 4:22 PM ET
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Rome 1960:  The Olympics That Changed The World -- David Maraniss

Doh! I heard that author on NPR, too, a couple weeks ago, and I was going to add that book to my WL. Off to do it now!

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 4:47 PM ET
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Some children's books, since I discovered them at work and want my own copies. The most recent addition to the list was Bear Snores On by Jane Chapman and Karma Wilson. I am crazy for the artwork and the lovely rhymes :)

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 6:21 PM ET
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Cormac by Brewer Sonny. I just finished reading Merel's Door and felt the need for another similar book.

Date Posted: 8/25/2008 7:37 AM ET
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I added several books yesterday:

  • The Bellini Card by Jason Goodwin
  • The Birth of Blue Satan by Patricia Wynn
  • Council of the Cursed by Peter Tremayne
  • Crowner Royal by Bernard Knight
  • Dancing with Demons by Peter Tremayne (paperback version--I've had the HC version on the list for a long time)
  • The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Alice Kimberly
  • In a Gilded Cage by Rhys Bowen
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (paperback version)
  • Once Were Cops by Ken Bruen
  • The Stepsister Scheme by Jim C. Hines
  • Tell Me Pretty Maiden by Rhys Bowen (paperback version)
  • Well of Shades by Juliet Marillier (paperback version)
  • Why Mermaids Sing by C.S. Harris (paperback version)


Date Posted: 8/25/2008 9:09 AM ET
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I've added two books for my DS, though I'll read them as well. One is called "The Joy of Spooking" and the other is "The Magic Thief". They book look like books my son will enjoy.