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Re: What are you reading right now ?

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I have started a collection of essays by Italo Calvino called Why Read the Classics?, and am about to start tonight The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux (more well know for The Phantom of the Opera).
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The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
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I just finished the second book of the We are Voulhire series by Matthew Tysz. I really love it and I'm hoping to finish the series soon.
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I am reading "Call me by your name" currently and I am loving every minute of reading this book.
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"Running the Sahara", which is about an authors experience in an ultramarathon. It's surreal and incredible. I'm not big into running, but I do love peoples ordeals in psychology, how people prepare for events, and even just the mentality that people approach physical preparedness with. It's a real eyeopener for a couch potato like me.

I'd totally recommend it.
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I recently finished House of Leaves. It literally took me like five years to read it! I can't believe I hung in there. It is dense and super interesting.

A few days ago I finished We have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. Absolutely loved it! It gripped me from the very beginning.
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I am currently reading Presidents Day.
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Post by dawnr »

I am reading two books:
All He Ever Wanted / Anita Shreve ...just started, the first chapter is one you can not put down from the first sentence, if the rest of the book is the same, it will be a fast-as-lightening-read!

The next book I am reading: The Agony and the Ecstacy/ Irving Stone....it is a book set in Florence in the year 1475 and it is about Michelangelo....it is so vividly detailed and brilliant, it is a slow read but one that sticks with you.

I have a bookshop online: OldnewbooksShop if you go to Etsy and type the name in exactly the way it is printed, it will pull up for you. I have a ton of first editions and a variety of books that may interest you, like the two above.

If you go to google and type it in, look for "When life gives you lemons....read a book." in the heading, should be at the top of google search.
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I currently reading The Night Circus hicj is one of my favourite books and I love rereading it. It is a mix of mystery magic and love but it is also so hard to describe.
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Currently reading a catalan book, L'esclau del Mercadal, for school and also the hobbit with my class. the first one i have just reached the most depressing part and the second is kinda boring sorry for all y'all fans out there
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I have started An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, winner of the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction. I have very much enjoyed what I have read so far.
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I just finished reading Kalayla by Jeannie Nicholas. A must-read. I so enjoyed how the author described the people, places, and events and dealt with social issues.
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Im reading the last 50-60 pages of Star Trek New Frontier book 4. New Frontier series is pretty good
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About to begin The Collected Stories of Grace Paley
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I'm on an erotic romance kick, so Alpha's Temptation is my "fun" read, and Business Made Simple is my "learning" read.
Alpha's Temptation is my first by Renee Rose and Lee Savino, and so far it's pretty good. I am a bit of a picky reader so a few repeated phrases stand out, but the story and scenes as a whole are hot and engaging.
Business Made Simple is just awesome by Donald Miller. I love his style and have been on his newsletter for awhile.
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Post by Nicholus Schroeder »

Just got myself a copy of Final Act by Van Fleisher, I've got a feeling that I'm really gonna love it
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