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Old 10-06-2018, 12:08 PM   #61
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I'm seconding Notes on a Scandal.

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Old 10-06-2018, 12:11 PM   #62
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I'm seconding Notes on a Scandal.

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I'll third so we have some variety in nominations.
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Old 10-06-2018, 01:50 PM   #63
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GMW already seconded it in post #59.
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Old 10-06-2018, 02:24 PM   #64
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GMW already seconded it in post #59.
Thanks. I see I posted minutes after him and I didn't see his post.

astrangerhere, you've got your nomination back.
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Old 10-06-2018, 03:31 PM   #65
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How about a third for Frederica? I know, everyone here shies away from "romance", but really, it's a fun book and quite witty. And misdirection it certainly is.
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Old 10-06-2018, 06:45 PM   #66
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I will third Frederica and Dog On It. Not sure I can get either at my library (no time to check recently) but the more the merrier.
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Old 10-06-2018, 11:52 PM   #67
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I will third Frederica and Dog On It. Not sure I can get either at my library (no time to check recently) but the more the merrier.
Worth a look, Dazrin. I know King County has both, because I'm on the wait list for Dog Gone It and checked -- Frederica doesn't even have a wait list. I already own it, however, from one of the big Heyer discount binges. Frederica is also KU, so you should be able to find a way.
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Old 10-07-2018, 08:56 AM   #68
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Ooops! Am I too late to nominate something for my own theme ?

How about Money by Martin Amis. He's long been one of my favourite authors. About Money:

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This is the story of John Self, consumer extraordinaire. Rolling around New York and London, he makes deals, spends wildly and does reckless movie-world business, all the while grabbing everything he can to sate his massive appetites: alcohol, tobacco, pills, pornography, a mountain of junk food and more. Ceaselessly inventive and thrillingly savage, this is a tale of life lived without restraint; of money, the terrible things it can do and the disasters it can precipitate.

One of Time’s 100 best novels in the English language—by the acclaimed author of Lionel Asbo: State of England and London Fields

Money was hailed as "a sprawling, fierce, vulgar display" (The New Republic) and "exhilarating, skillful, savvy" (The Times Literary Supplement) when it made its first appearance in the mid-1980s. Amis’s shocking, funny, and on-target portraits of life in the fast lane form a bold and frightening portrait of Ronald Reagan’s America and Margaret Thatcher’s England.
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Old 10-07-2018, 08:59 AM   #69
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Ooops! Am I too late to nominate something for my own theme ?
I should have posted a link to the poll after it went up.
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Old 10-07-2018, 10:34 AM   #70
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FYI, the audiobook of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is part of the current Audible 2-for-1-credit sale, through October 12.
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Old 10-07-2018, 10:53 PM   #71
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How about Money by Martin Amis. He's long been one of my favourite authors. About Money: [...]

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It's a shame you were late, orlok, that would have been an interesting one to add to the list. From the high number of 1s and 5s on the Amazon ratings it seems to be a book that people either love or hate, which might have made for some interesting discussion.
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:06 PM   #72
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It's a shame you were late, orlok, that would have been an interesting one to add to the list. From the high number of 1s and 5s on the Amazon ratings it seems to be a book that people either love or hate, which might have made for some interesting discussion.
Thanks. I'm in the 5 star category for this one.
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Old 10-08-2018, 05:36 PM   #73
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I like Martin Amis, too (but not as much as I like his dad - his books, that is, as he seems a reprehensible person).
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I like Martin Amis, too (but not as much as I like his dad - his books, that is, as he seems a reprehensible person).
Kingsley Amis was undoubtedly something of a swine. But he could write, that's for sure.
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