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What did you read in OCTOBER?


Re: What did you read in OCTOBER?

  • Mockingjay


    Fireflies in December

    The Angel of Terror

    The Apothecary's Daughter

    The Magnolia League

    The Red Tent

    Glensheen's Daughter, The Marjorie Congdon Story

    Miss. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

    A Well Built Faith: A Catholic's Guide to Knowing and Sharing What We Believe

    In The Woods


    12 for October

    34/50 for the year 

    = )

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Heist Society by Ally Carter

    Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

    Where You Left Me
    by Jennifer Gardner Trulson

    Northanger Abbey
    by Jane Austen

    Will Grayson, Will Grayson
    by John Green

    by J. Courtney Sullivan

    Discovery of Witches
    by Deborah Harkness


    I'm at 63 of 75 for the year.  I'm going to hit it!

    My Chart
    My Goodreads Read Shelf

    * After 22 months and 2 failed IUIs, we finally got our BFP *
    DS delivered naturally at 41w6d on 4/18/14
    * TTC #2  March 2015 *


  • Vampire Academy Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Richelle Mead ***
    Laid Bare (Brown Siblings #1) by Lauren Dane ***
    Envy (Fallen Angels #3) by JR Ward ***
    IT by Stephen King ***
    The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin ****
    Passion Unleashed (Demonica #3) by Larissa Ione ***
    Fool Moon (Dresden #2) by Jim Butcher ***
    A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness ***
    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins ****
    Moon Called (Mercy #1) by Patricia Briggs *****

    10 for the month 120/150 for the year.  I'm 5 books behind.

    116 books in 2016

    my read shelf:
    Lauren (SnShne322)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
    Wes: 10/8/2012

  • I read five in October. I need to pick up my pace!!  

    The Summer Garden
    Magic Bites

    Total of 50 for the year




    Brittany (brittk0486)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)


  • I had a great reading month:

    1.  The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott - 4 stars

    2.  Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia - 4 stars

    3.  A Discovery of Withches by Deborah Harkness - 4 stars

    4.  The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian - 4 stars

    5.  Under the Banner of Heaven  by Jon Krakauer - 4 stars

    6.  The Storm at the Door by Stefan Merrill Block - 3 stars

    7.  The Few by Alex Kershaw - 4 stars

    8.  Autumn by David Moody - 3 stars

    9.  The Big Short by Michael Lewis - 4 stars

    10.  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens - 3 stars

    11.  The Expatriatiion of Franklin Pierce by Garry Boulard - 3 stars

    12.  The Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Birkas - 3 stars'

    13.  Just kids by Patti Smith - 4 stars

    14.  The Wild Things by Dave Eggers - 3 stars

    15.  Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser - 4 stars

    16.  Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman - 4.5 stars

    I am at 86/100.  I am 3 books ahead.

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  • Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl - I was really disappointed with this one

    A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin - FINALLY finshed and so glad I did 

    Fracture by Megan Miranda - my favorite of the month

    Storm's Heart by Thea Harrison

    Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Logelin

    Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison

    Carrie by Stephen King

    The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

    Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione

    So that's 9 for the month and 87/100 for the year.  I'm reading a nonfiction right now that is taking up a lot of time, so I need to get busy!

    my read shelf:
    Lauren's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

  • 26. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach - 4 stars

    27. The Family Tree by Carole Cadwalladr - 3 stars

    28. Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim - 4 stars (would be 4.5 if Goodreads would let us give half stars...grrr...)

  • Audiobooks: 

    The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

    Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller 

    UnChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity and Why It Matters by David Kinnaman

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

    Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen Degeneres

    Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe

    I'm almost finished with Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach - it's a great audiobook!


    Print books & eBooks:

    Other Words for Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

    Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer & Peter Lerangis (ARC)

    Croak by Gina Damico (ARC) 

    Hate List by Jennifer Brown

    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    I'm almost finished with Something Blue by Emily Giffin, and I'm about 1/3 of the way into The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons. 

    It's been a productive reading month for me. I'm at 95 books so far with a goal of 111.  

  • The Shining 4.5 stars

    Lola and the Boy Next Door- 3.5 stars

    We'll Always Have Summer- 4 stars

    Beautiful Darkness- 3.5 stars

    The Christmas Wedding- 3 Stars



  • Sweetly by Jackson Pearce (3 stars)

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins (5 stars)

    Ransom by Julie Garwood (5 star re-read)

    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs:  4 stars

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne:  5 stars

    Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts:  2 stars

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett:  4 stars

    Deadline by Mira Grant:  5 stars

    The Giver by Lois Lowery:  4 stars

    Escape by Carolyn Jessop:  5 stars

    Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia:  5 stars


    68 out of 75 for the year

    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker image image my read shelf:
    Melanie's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
  • October was mostly a writing month for me, so I didn't get much read. 

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins *****

    Legend by Marie Lu ***

    Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta *****

    Moon Called ***

    Blood Bound ***

    Iron Kissed ***

    Bone Crossed ***

    It **** 

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              Elizabeth Salom (elistar)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

  • A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

    The Scent of Jasmine by Jude Deveraux

    The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle

    finished The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

    Vanish by Sophie Jordan



    When the Morning Comes by Cindy Woodsmall

    finished Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews

    A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

    When the Soul Mends by Cindy Woodsmall

    The Cat Who Said Cheese by LJB.


    Book total: 50!!! I have reachd my goal! I didn't even realize until just now!

    Audiobook: 36


    Tizzle 10/07 ~ Boppy 7/09 ~ Chicken 1/12

    Robin (jason&robin)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)

    2014 Reading Goal: 85

  • This was a kick @ss month (for me at least):

    Twenties Girl (***)

    Moonwalking with Einstein (****)

    Q&A (aka: Slumdog Millionare) (****)

    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (**)

    Bumped (**)

    Julie and Julia (***)

    Along for the Ride (***)

    The Book Thief (****)

    The Name of the Wind (****)

    Maus I (****)

    The Preacher's Daughter (****)

    1984 (*****)

    12 books this month!  This puts me at 38 for the year (so obviously a really good month for me).  I think I will officially make a goal of 50 for the year!

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  • 14 for the month...


    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins ? 4 stars

    Betrayed (House of Night, #2) by P.C. Cast ? 4 stars

    Hannah Grace by Sharlene MacLaren ? 3 stars

    Lethal by Sandra Brown ? 4 stars

    The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong ? 4 stars

    Choosing to SEE by Mary Beth Chapman - 4 stars

    The Captain's Bride by Lisa Tawn Bergren ? 1 star

    A Sound Among the Trees by Susan Meissner ? 2 stars

    Chosen (House of Night, #3) by P.C. Cast ? 3 stars

    The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson ? 3 stars

    Untamed (House of Night, #4) by P.C. Cast ? 3 stars

    Love on the Line by Deeanne Gist ? 2 stars

    Through My Eyes by Tim Tebow ? 2 stars

    Heartbreak Creek by Kaki Warner ? 2 stars


    I reached my goal of 111 in August.  I may try for 150 but I've hit a slump so I don't know that I'll make it.

    Books read in 2009: 112
    Books read in 2010: 153
    Books read in 2011: 160
    Books read in 2012: 134
    Books read in 2013: 110
    Books read in 2014: 151
    Books read in 2015: 153
    Books read in 2016: 31

    Leah (packfan20)'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

    Lilypie - (Bh7p)
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  • 43. Lola and The Boy Next Door - Stephanie Perkins *****
    44. Bloodfever - Karen Marie Moning ****
    45. Faefever - Karen Marie Moning *****
    46. Dreamfever - Karen Marie Moning *****
    47. Shadowfever - Karen Marie Moning *****
    48. Murder Takes The Cake **
    49. The Bronze Horseman - Paulina Simmons *****
    50. Feed - Mira Grant **

    I met my goal of 50 on Oct 30th and I think I'm going to up it to 60 - I would love to shoot for 65 but I have a ton of Christmas projects I have to work on.

  • Without Tess by Marcella Pixley *****

    Eve by Anna Carey ****

    The Sleepwalkers by J. Gabriel Gates ****

    I'm not even close to meeting my yearly goal.

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  • The Book Thief **** (I struggled to stay into this for the first 1/2 & was crying my eyes out by the end. - Rec to everyone)

    Graceling ***** - I LOVED listening to this book. Full Cast Audio made the difference for me, bumping it up to 5 stars. Katsa was awesome!

    Percy Jackson & The Lightening Thief **** - Super cute, easy read. I would have loved it so much when I was in Middle School.

    my read shelf:
    Jennifer *th!nks3xy*'s book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
  • I read: 

    The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane (4*)

    Soulless (4*)

    Lola & the Boy Next Door (5*)

    Something Wicked this Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (3*)

    It by Stephen King (3.5/4*) 

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  • The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer (2 stars)

    Anna and the French Kiss (5 stars)

    New Moon (5 stars)

    Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo (4 stars)

    The Girl with No Shadow by Joanne Harris (5 stars)

    The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (3 stars)

    A Love That Multiplies by Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar (4 stars)

    Ziggy's book recommendations, favorite quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)
    Lilypie - (Nvhz)

    4 losses: Blighted ovum 1/11, CP 12/11, CP 3/12, and our perfectly healthy baby girl Charlotte Grace, missed M/C 5/31/12 at 8w5d

    Surprise unmedicated BFP 9/21/12!! Beta #1 9/22 (10 DPO): 46 Beta #2 9/24 (12 DPO): 226! Heartbeat 136 bpm at 7w! It's a BOY!  Theodore Joshua 5/23/13 7:36am 7lb 13 oz, 19.25 in
  • Lurker

    Water for Elephants

    The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

    Folly Beach

    Return to Sullivans Island  


    Our greeting everyday at the beach. My two boys.


    RUN FREE SWEET BOY RUN FREE gotcha day 12/272009 -11/11/2010

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