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These are the books on my bookshelf right now. Please tell me which to read next! I can never decide!

Somebody Else’s Daughter by Elizabeth Brundage

Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

I Didn’t Know That by Karlen Evins

No Laughing Matter by Joseph Heller & Speed Vogel

Oxygen by Carol Cassella

The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

Rosewater and Soda Bread by Marsha Mehran

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Faith Club by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner

Sammy’s House by Kristin Gore

Books by Larry McMurtry

Emma by Jane Austen

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer

He’s Just Not That Into You by Liz Tuccillo and Greg Behrendt

The Last of the Angels by Fadhil al-Azzawi

Rainbow’s End by Lauren St. John

On Writing by Stephen King

Miss Misery by Andy Greenwald

Three Junes by Julia Glass

The Red Dahlia by Lynda La Plante

An Assembly Such as This by Pamela Aidan

Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman

Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler

The Night of the Gun by David Carr

The Used World by Haven Kimmel

The Limehouse Text by Will Thomas

The Blackstone Key by Rose Melikan

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

The Scandal of the Season by Sophie Gee

Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe by Jennie Shortridge

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Birth of Venus by Sarah Durant

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. October 9, 2008 9:31 am

    I’d go for the Secret, Slaughterhouse-Five and On Writing (especially helpful if you do English Literature or Creative writing – he really hits the basics home!) P.S. Thanks for the post you left on my new blog! Totally agree with you about having to read Breaking Dawn anyway 🙂

  2. Dame Violette permalink
    November 22, 2008 8:58 am

    Please read Slaughterhouse Five, The Other Queen or Rosewater and Soda Bread – only because they’re on my TBR list and I want to know whether they’re gonna be good 😉

    • May 30, 2009 10:00 am

      I’ve read The Other Queen and Rosewater and Soda Bread now, maybe I’ll tackle Slaughterhouse Five next! I’ll keep you posted. Thanks for helping me choose!

  3. Dame Violette permalink
    November 22, 2008 8:58 am

    oooh i didn’t see On Writing…that book’s fab – and I’m not a Stephen King fan.

  4. November 30, 2008 1:44 pm

    Are You There Vodka really cracked me up but even I, as open minded as I like to think I am, found myself cringing at some of the stuff Chelsea Handler will just blurt out. Perhaps I am more prudish than I thought? LOL

  5. Lisa permalink
    December 9, 2008 1:28 pm

    Emma by Jane Austen; there’s a reason it’s a classic and it’s unlike the others you’ve read recently. I always like to mix it up.

  6. February 16, 2009 1:26 pm

    Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri definitely! It’s one of the best books I’ve read in recent years. It’s one of the five fiction titles selected by NY Times as best books of 2008. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.
    I’m also a fan of Belle. She’s one of my favorite fictional characters. I’m a book and movie lover and write about them in my blog. You’re welcome to stop by. Thanks for a wonderful book blog you have here!

  7. February 24, 2009 1:44 pm

    One Thousand White Women was fantastic!!! I didn’t much care for the Lovely Bones. But I have loved pretty much all of Larry McLurty books.

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