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Small town secrets and lies...

Orient by Christopher Bollen

This is a thriller about small town America writ large – and chunky, weighing in at 609 pages. However, it was totally gripping right from the start as each page peels away all the secrets and lies that foster in the particular community on Long Island where it is set. 1,058 more words

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2015 Reading Challenges

I have a saying, whenever I’m about to do something ridiculous or worrisome, or think I might be ‘weird’ — that “I cannot be the only person in the world who does/thinks this”. 478 more words

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Sister Carrie Readalong Announcement #CarrieAlong

This January, a few of us are committing to reading Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser.

The hashtag will be #CarrieAlong for those who like to discuss books on Twitter.  484 more words


War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace is a story about how the lives of various members of the nobility change during the Napoleonic Wars. Pierre is the illegitimate child of a nobleman and considered vulgar when he first appears in society, whose life changes forever after the Emperor legitimizes him and he inherits one of the greatest fortunes in all of Russia. 1,376 more words

Historic, Chunky, Lucky 2014!

Testing bonds of time ~ 1-5
Slipping through time ~ 6-12
Traveling back in time ~ 13-20
Living in the past ~ … 921 more words

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2014 Challenge - Chunkster Reading Challenge

My second challenge for 2014 – The 2014 Chunkster Challenge!

The Chunkster Reading Challenge is hosted here, and a chunky book is defined as 450+ pages. 161 more words