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Old 09-11-2012, 11:07 AM   #2591
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I just finished the much acclaimed Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

Holy cow, what a ride! It had me from the start to the very last page. It's been a very long time since I've been so wrapped up in a book, and it's like nothing I've ever read before. To tell anything about it would be a disservice. All I can say, is read it!!
Thanks, Kayelle. I hope to read it some day -- checking my library site I find there are 394 holds on it. Must be pretty darned good!
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:04 PM   #2592
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Thanks, Kayelle. I hope to read it some day -- checking my library site I find there are 394 holds on it. Must be pretty darned good!
Dang it Lizzie! If you had a Nook, I think I could loan it to you. I never dreamed I would enjoy my Nook so much but it was a wonderful Christmas gift from my kids. The price of the book "Gone Girl" was what I would have spent on a lunch out with the girls, or a movie, so it was well worth it for the sheer entertainment.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:12 PM   #2593
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Kayelle, do you borrow library books on your Nook?

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Old 09-12-2012, 01:05 AM   #2594
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No, I haven't Alix, in fact I didn't know you could. I have to look into that! Thanks!
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Old 09-12-2012, 07:56 AM   #2595
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Dang it Lizzie! If you had a Nook, I think I could loan it to you. I never dreamed I would enjoy my Nook so much but it was a wonderful Christmas gift from my kids. The price of the book "Gone Girl" was what I would have spent on a lunch out with the girls, or a movie, so it was well worth it for the sheer entertainment.
Fortunately for me, iGone Girl sounds like one of those books with staying power that will still be good by the time it gets to me. Regarding e-readers, shades of Charleton Heston -- they'll probably have to pry an actual library book out of my cold dead fingers.
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:33 PM   #2596
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Fortunately for me, iGone Girl sounds like one of those books with staying power that will still be good by the time it gets to me. Regarding e-readers, shades of Charleton Heston -- they'll probably have to pry an actual library book out of my cold dead fingers.
I understand Lizzie, and would have never bought the Nook Tablet for myself, but I have become a believer. These old eyes need the "perfect" light to read these days so my reading was limited to perfect conditions. With the Nook being back lit with varying degrees of light and the ability to change the font to larger, I'm enjoying reading more than I have in years.

By the way, I just finished another book called "Sharp Objects" also by Gillian Flynn and it was terrible. I hated every disgusting minute of it, so it goes to prove how unpredictable an author can be. "Gone Girl" was certainly edgy and twisted, but "Sharp Objects" is so profoundly disturbing I wish I had never read it.
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Old 09-12-2012, 07:17 PM   #2597
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I understand Lizzie, and would have never bought the Nook Tablet for myself, but I have become a believer. These old eyes need the "perfect" light to read these days so my reading was limited to perfect conditions. With the Nook being back lit with varying degrees of light and the ability to change the font to larger, I'm enjoying reading more than I have in years.

By the way, I just finished another book called "Sharp Objects" also by Gillian Flynn and it was terrible. I hated every disgusting minute of it, so it goes to prove how unpredictable an author can be. "Gone Girl" was certainly edgy and twisted, but "Sharp Objects" is so profoundly disturbing I wish I had never read it.
Duly noted. Thanks. BTW, the "i" in front of Gone Girl was due to my typing in a poorly lit room. And not reading it over before posting. My bad.
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These last five that I've read are all very different sorts of reading experiences, but I recommend all:

14 – by Peter Clines
Dare Me by Megan Abbott
The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
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I'm currently reading "Waking Lazarus" by T.L. Hines. Can't wait to finish it so I can start "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman that I snagged for my kindle for $3.
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These last five that I've read are all very different sorts of reading experiences, but I recommend all:

14 by Peter Clines
Dare Me by Megan Abbott
The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Tell the Wolves Im Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
When you have the time, Sharon, would you mind giving us brief thumbnails? TIA.
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