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|Persuasion by Jane Austen||5||11.36%|
|Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass||3||6.82%|
|A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute||12||27.27%|
|The Iron King by Julie Kagawa||3||6.82%|
|Blood Song by Cat Adams||1||2.27%|
|The Vampire's Assistant and Other Tales from the Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan||3||6.82%|
|The Great Book of Amber by Roger Zelazny||18||40.91%|
|The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd||4||9.09%|
|The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz||5||11.36%|
|Survival by Julie E. Czerneda||1||2.27%|
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|03-03-2013, 06:19 AM||#61|
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Device: Kindle Fire HD, Kobo glo
It would be a toss-up for me between Bryson, which I want to read even though it lost the race for Book Club, or Catching Fire. As you seem to have really enjoyed the first in the series, it's worth reading the next two, IMO, though I do think Hunger Games was the best of the series.
|03-04-2013, 09:11 PM||#62|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Florida, USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite (2nd Gen)
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Forgive me friends, but I ended up opting for something completely different!
We took the kids to the bookstore yesterday, and I mentioned to my Hubby that I was interested in reading The Color Earth, the first book in a manga series I stumbled across while perusing GoodReads.
As we were still searching the shelves, (it turned out not to be available at that location), Hubby pointed out Chobits another anime/manga series. He saw a few episodes online and thought I might like it. The had the omnibus containing books 1 through 4.
I'm now 9 chapters in, and although I could not explain why, I am enjoying it! I already have the 2nd omnibus on order (as well as the Colors series). I also watched the first 2 or 3 episodes. The show and the books start at different points in the story, and the translations are quite different, for certain scenes, as well, but both cover the same points, eventually.
These will be my first forays into anime/manga.
Last edited by Nyssa; 03-04-2013 at 09:24 PM.
|03-06-2013, 10:29 AM||#63|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
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