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21-09-2012
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Book: Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
Book: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
Book: Middlesex by Jreffrey Eugenides
Book: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

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24-09-2012
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My library had their semiannual used book sale:
  • Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  • Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  • Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
  • Room by Emma Donoghue
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
  • Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • I Married Adventure: The Lives of Martin and Osa Johnson by Osa Johnson
  • Run by Ann Patchett
  • The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
  • Duma Key by Stephen King
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.
  • The Cider House Rules by John Irving
  • The World According to Garp by John Irving
  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
  • The Plot Against America by Phillip Roth
  • We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
  • It Wasn't Pretty, Folks, But Didn't We Have Fun?: Esquire in the Sixties by Carol Polsgrove
  • Leviathan by Paul Auster
  • Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin

Whew. Seems like a lot more when you write it all out.

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25-09-2012
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Books:

Degree of Guilt by Richard North Patterson
A Storm of Swords by George R R Martin
Daughter Of Fortune by Isabel Allende
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Teahouse Fire by Elis Avery
The Curious Incident... By Mark Haddon
A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon
The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve (sp?)
The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman
The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
Towelhead by Alicia Erian
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky (fancy version)
We Were the Mulvaneys by Carol Oates
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
Hannibal rising by Thomas Harris
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by mark twain
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Their Eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

And a bunch of others. I've recently become obsessed with hunting down books at thrift stores. You can get them from $0.25 to $2.00. A lot of them are practically brand new. I love it!


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27-09-2012
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The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling !!!
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29-09-2012
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Book: The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

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01-10-2012
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Other books I've bought recently:

Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan
The Gentle Axe by RN Morris
The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Suite Franchise by Irene Nemirovsky
The Terra Cotta Dog by Andrea Camilleri
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Ellen Foster by Kanye Gibbons
Disobedience by Jane Hamilton
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
The Human Stain by Phillip Roth
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve
Jewel by Bret Lott
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
One Day by David Nicholls
Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes
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04-10-2012
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Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron by Daniel Clowes
Yohji Yamamoto My Dear Bomb by Yohji Yamamoto/Ai Matsuda

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06-10-2012
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The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling
The Twelve by Justin Cronin

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09-10-2012
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Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Faithful Place by Tana French

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13-10-2012
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[DVD] Clive Barker: Book of Blood (I'm not a horror-movie kind of gal at all, but because of one Mr. Jonas Armstrong I just have to at least try to watch it, haha)

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18-10-2012
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The House at Tyneford: a novel by Natsha Solomons

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20-10-2012
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I've seriously become obsessed with buying used books from thrift stores and library book stores. Here are some more recent additions to my collection:


The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
Three By Flannery O'Connor (collection of 3 of her short stories)
The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
Eight Great Comedies edited by Barnet, Berman, and Burta
The Witches by Roald Dahl
Conversations with JK Rowling by Lindsey Fraser
Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth by Barbara Park
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud
World Enough and Time by Robert Penn Warren
Band of Angels by Robert Penn Warren
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
Pearl of China by Anchee Min
Fat Kid Rules the World by KL Going
The Cure for Death By Lightning by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini
F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton
J is for Judgement by Sue Grafton
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
Stones of Summer by Dow Mossman
Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman
Embers by Sándor Márai
March by Geraldine Brooks
At Risk by Alice Hoffman
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan
Heart of Darkness/The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad
Ellen Tebbits by Beverly Cleary
The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

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28-10-2012
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Beyond the Sky and The Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan by Jamie Zeppa

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Prometheus (Movie)
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