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Journal Entry 1 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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January 2004

The Cider House Rules - John Irving (thanks Chelseagirl)

Last Man Down - Richard Picciotto

South of the Limpopo: Travels in South Africa - Dervla Murphy (thanks Netstation)

Brick Lane - Monica Ali (thanks Lady-Mondegreen)

February 2004

Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (thanks Gooner)

Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper - Patricia Cornwell (thanks robbiesmum)

Everything: A book about Manic Street Preachers - Simon Price (thanks robert-walker)

Surfacing - Margaret Atwood (thanks robbiesmum)

Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden (thanks Lucycat)

Fast Food Nation - Eric Schlosser (thanks crrcookie)

Property - Valerie Martin (thanks MrsBridgewater)

March 2004

The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy (thanks lechatnoir27)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood - Rebecca Wells (thanks Blithe10)

Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons (thanks Lucycat)

The Pilot's Wife - Anita Shreve (thanks estherase)

Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert (thanks perniciousjules)

Flat Out and Flat Broke: Formula 1 the Hard Way - Perry McCarthy (thanks Netstation)

The Color Purple - Alice Walker (thanks Anechka)

Monsignor Quixote - Graham Greene (thanks Kittiwake) 

Journal Entry 2 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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April 2004

Life at the Limit: Triumph and Tragedy in Formula 1 - Sid Watkins (thanks Netstation)

The Blind Assassin - Margaret Atwood (thanks Citrus)

The Height of the Scream - Ramsey Campbell (thanks WistfulDragon)

Demons by Daylight - Ramsey Campbell (thanks WistfulDragon)

The Last Days of America - Paul E Erdman (thanks Arturogrande)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time - Mark Haddon (thanks glasgowgal)

No Second Chance - Harlan Coben (thanks MoJeDenUK)

Jenny: My Diary - Yorick Blumenfeld (thanks Weebly)

To Brave Every Danger - Judith Cook

May 2004

To the Edge of the Sky - Anhua Goa (thanks Netstation)

In My Hands - Irene Gut Opdyke (thanks robbiesmum)

Bill Bryson's African Diary - Bill Bryson (thanks rachels-ratty)

Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier

Elizabeth - Evelyn Anthony (thanks ermintrude75)

Reefer Madness - Eric Schlosser (thanks skribble)

Fairy Paths and Spirit Roads - Paul Devereux (thanks kittiwake)

Notes on a Scandal - Zoe Heller (thanks skribble)

June 2004

Lucky Man - Michael J Fox (thanks camis)

9-11 - Noam Chomsky (thanks nikel27)

Soft - Rupert Thomson (thanks glasgowgal)

Sorcery Rising - Jude Fisher (thanks auglaise)

The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer - Jennifer Lynch (thanks davenred)

The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts - Louis De Bernieres (thanks rozen)

The Slayer Files - Peter Mann

Wild Magic - Jude Fisher (thanks wistfuldragon)

Star of the Sea - Joseph O'Connor (thanks flajol)

Shopped - Joanna Blythman (thanks loopy1)

Journal Entry 3 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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July 2004

The Bookseller of Kabul - Asne Seierstad (thanks MarianFrench)

The Songlines - Bruce Chatwin (thanks chelseagirl)

Cider with Rosie - Laurie Lee

The Listeners - Christopher Pike

The Weight of Water - Anita Shreve (thanks Diane0)

Adventures in a TV Nation - Michael Moore and Kathleen Glynn (thanks YowlYY)

Oranges are not the only fruit - Janette Winterson

The Witches' Cradle - Gillian White

Prozac Nation - Elizabeth Wurtzel (thanks Oblivious1980)

Life of Pi - Yann Martel

Unnatural Selection - Mel Odom

Audrey Rose - Frank De Felitta

Deep Water - Laura Anne Gilman and Josepha Sherman

August 2004

Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood (thanks Loopy1)

Psychoville - Christopher Fowler (thanks daemonwolf)

She said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall (thanks chelseagirl)

The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver

The Killer Next Door - Joel Norris

Red Dog - Louis De Bernieres

Rebecca - Daphne DuMaurier (thanks Loopy1)

If Only - Geri Halliwell

The Other Side of the Dale - Gervase Phinn (thanks ChinaSourcer)

Lucy's Child - Shaun Hutson

The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith

Practical Demonkeeping - Christopher Moore (thanks WistfulDragon)

PS, I love you - Cecelia Ahern (thanks rainbowandrain)

Grave Secrets - Kathy Reichs

Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh

September 2004

Falling Leaves - Adeline Yen Mah

The Cup of the World - John Dickinson (thanks Wiblick)

The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster

The Robber Bride - Margaret Atwood (thanks Tintti)

The Great Museum - Donald Horne (thanks au3)

Perdido Street Station - China Mieville (thanks ermintrude75)

The Poet - Michael Connelly

Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov (thanks daemonwolf)

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood 

Journal Entry 4 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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October 2004

Eden Close - Anita Shreve

The Surgeon - Tess Gerritsen

Playing The Moldovans at Tennis - Tony Hawks (thanks weebly)

Is That It? - Bob Geldof

Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the cattle rancher who won't eat meat - Howard Lyman (thanks novasoy)

Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire - Amanda Foreman

Our man in Camelot - Anthony Price

All he ever wanted - Anita Shreve (thanks vespa)

A Nation Of Immigrants - John F Kennedy (thanks luv2sewjtr)

The Remains Of The Day - Kazuo Ishiguro

The Breaker - Minette Walters

Shadow Land - Peter Straub

November 2004

Disturbia - Christopher Fowler (thanks daemonwolf)

Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom (thanks glasgowgal)

Scandal in Bohemia - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (thanks semioticghost)

The Perfect Storm - Sebastian Junger

Last Chance to See - Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine

The Golden Web - Nell Grey (thanks mytilusgirl)

Jamaica Inn - Daphne du Maurier

The Bad Mothers Handbook - Kate Long (thanks catrionamoore)

Dirt in the Well - Linda Lyon (thanks WistfulDragon)

Around the world in 80 days - Michael Palin

Mist Over Pendle - Robert Neill (thanks ermintrude75)

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri

December 2004

The Best of African Folklore - Phyllis Savory (thanks coolboxuk)

Not on the label - Felicity Lawrence (thanks jackshome)

Middlemarch - George Eliot (thanks SquirrelNutkin)

The Doomsday Conspiracy - Sidney Sheldon

What's it all about? - Michael Caine

Farenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy - Greg Palast (Thanks daemonwolf)

Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt

Journal Entry 5 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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January 2005

A Monk Swimming - Malachy McCourt

The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum

The bell Jar - Sylvia Plath (thanks tehuti)

The Clan of the Cave Bear - Jean M Auel

Waiting for the world to end - Nicole Hunter (thanks robert-walker)

Altered Land - Jules Hardy (thanks chelseagirl)

Midnight in the garden of good and evil - John Berendt

Autobiography of a Geisha - Sayo Masuda (thanks glasgowgal)

Left Behind - Tim LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins

The Husband's Story - Norman Collins

February 2005

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

Dark Visions - Stephen King, Dan Simmons and George R R Martin (thanks rachels-ratty)

Geisha - Liza Dalby (thanks sterile)

Goodnight Mister Tom - Michelle Magorian (thanks Drusillamac)

The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie (thanks bb012c3442)

The Blue Flower - Penelope Fitzgerald

LA Confidential - James Ellroy

Good Bones - Margaret Atwood

March 2005
Somebodies and Nobodies - Robert W Fuller

The Woman in White - William Wilkie Collins

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging - Louise Rennison

It's OK, I'm wearing really big knickers - Louise Rennison

Longitude - Dava Sobel

The Other Boleyn Girl - Philippa Gregory

The Suitcase Kid - Jacqueline Wilson & Nick Sharratt

Bones & Silence - Reginald Hill

Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys

The Plague - Albert Camus

The Fifth Child - Doris Lessing

Wilderness Tips - Margaret Atwood

Strange Fits of Passion - Anita Shreve

Living Dangerously - Ranulph Fiennes

Atlantis of the sands - Ranulph Fiennes

Darkest Fear - Harlan Coben (thanks summerskye

Journal Entry 6 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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April 2005

Man & Boy - Tony Parsons

Man & Wife - Tony Parsons

A thousand Acres - Jane Smiley

Life before Man - Margaret Atwood (thanks EvaLowrain)

Sickened - Julie Gregory

Red, White and Blue - Susan Isaacs

The Dice Man - Luke Rhineheart (thanks SwissToni)

We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed by our familes - Phillip Gourevitch (thanks Netstation)

A Jarful of Angels - Babs Horton

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - Jean-Dominique Bauby

Prodigal Summer - Barbara Kingsolver (thanks hotflash)

Bluebeard's Egg - Margaret Atwood (thanks psychjo)

May 2005

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom

Miss Smilla's Feeling for snow - Peter Hoeg

The Future Homemakers of America - Laurie Graham

A short history of nearly everything - Bill Bryson

JFK: An Unfinished Life - Robert Dallek

Tears of the giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith (thanks Kleptokitty)

Morality for beautiful girls - Alexander McCall Smith (thanks Kleptokitty)

Baker's Boy - JV Jones

The Kalahari Typing School for Men - Alexander McCall Smith (thanks Kleptokitty)

Sleep, Pale Sister - Joanne Harris

Black Ice - Matt Dickinson

June 2005

On The Road - Jack Kerouac (thanks q-cow)

Staring At The Sun - Julian Barnes (thanks chancer1967)

The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

The Gangster We Are All Looking For - Le Thi Diem Thuy

The Devil & Miss Prym - Paulo Coelho

Aberystwyth Mon Amour - Malcolm Pryce

A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali - Gil Courtemanche (thanks mastulela)

Inside Hitler's Bunker - Joachim Fest (thanks mastulela)

White Oleander - Janet Fitch

Don't let's go to the dogs tonight: An African childhood - Alexandra Fuller

The Know - Martina Cole

Phoebe - Patricia Dizenzo

I capture the castle - Dodie Smith

Last Chance Saloon - Marian Keyes

The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

Portrait in Sepia - Isabel Allende

Where or When - Anita Shreve (thanks tabyorky

Journal Entry 7 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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July 2005

The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides

Bel Canto - Ann Patchett

Witchery Tales - Adam Lyal

501 Ways to Save Money - Pamela Donald (thanks kleptokitty)

Where Did it all go Right? - Andrew Collins (thanks skribble)

Getting a life: The Downshifter's guide to happier, simpler living - Polly Ghazi (thanks kleptokitty)

A little white death - John Lawton

Shakespeare my butt! - John Donoghue (thanks del-monte)

The Time Machine/War of the Worlds - HG Wells (thanks MollyGrue)

The First Counsel - Brad Meltzer

Vicky Angel - Jacqueline Wilson

Dude, Where's My Country? - Michael Moore

The Rule of Four - Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason

The Illustrated Mum - Jacqueline Wilson

After Silence - Jonathan Carroll

Sabriel - Garth Nix

Cry, the Beloved Country - Alan Paton (thanks beebarf)

August 2005

The Full Cupboard of Life - Alexander McCall Smith

Dog Days, Glenn Miller Nights - Laurie Graham

Lancashire - JD Marshall

The Famished Road - Ben Okri

Drowning Ruth - Christina Schwarz

2001: A space odyssey - Arthur C Clarke

The Shipping News - Annie Proulx

Orange Laughter - Leone Ross

I have lived a thousand years - Livia Bitton-Jackson (thanks Robbiesmum)

Gone, But Not Forgotten/After Dark - Phillip Margolin

American Gothic: Family - W T Quick

Forget you had a daughter - Sandra Gregory

The Little Friend - Donna Tartt

The Diary of a Nobody - George & Weedon Grossmith

Bodily Harm - Margaret Atwood (thanks psychjo)

September 2005

The Long Lie - Simon Michael

Servants of the people: Inside the story of New Labour - Andrew Rawnsley

Knowledge of Angels - Jill Paton Walsh

An evil cradling - Brian Keenan

The World's Money: How it works - William M Clarke & George Pulay

Regeneration - Pat Barker (thanks kittiwake)

Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf

Old School Ties - Kate Harrison (thanks glasgowgal)

The Tale of Murasaki - Liza Dalby (thanks nut)

Persuader - Lee Child

Wild Animus - Rich Shapero

E is for evidence - Sue Grafton (thanks pennywhistler)

Marilyn Monroe - Barbara Leaming (thanks BWL)

The Eye in the Door - Pat Barker (thanks kittiwake)

The Bonesetter's Daughter - Amy Tan

The Ghost Road - Pat Barker

The Scolds Bridle - Minette Walters

The Year 1000 - R Lacey 

Journal Entry 8 by perfect-circle from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, September 02, 2004

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October 2005

Elizabeth Costello - JM Coetzee

Career Girls - Louise Bagshawe

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Fannie Flagg

The Witches of Eastwick - John Updike

The Secret Service: Hidden History of an Enigmatic Agency - Philip Melanson

Park & Ride - Miranda Sawyer (thanks ermintrude75)

Written on the body - Jeanette Winterson

Ghostwritten - David Mitchell

The Hellfire Club - Peter Straub

We need to talk about Kevin - Lionel Shriver

The Nation's Favourite: True Adventures of Radio 1 - Simon Garfield

The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks

Just Killing Time - Derek Van Arnam

It's what he would have wanted - Sean Hughes

Good Harbor - Anita Diamant

November 2005

A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

How Mumbo Jumbo Conquered the World - Francis Wheen (thanks ermintrude75)

The Lazarus Child - Robert Mawson

Lost Worlds: What have we lost and where did it go? - Michael Bywater (thanks kittiwake)

Downsize This! - Michael Moore (thanks cougmax)

Village of Stone - Xiaolu

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal - Christopher Moore (thanks yowlyy)

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

How to be Good - Nick Hornby

Broken - Martina Cole

The Lost Daughter of Happiness - Geling Yan

Veronika Decides to Die - Paulo Coelho

Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood (thanks droogie)

The Guyana Massacre - Krausse

The 39 Steps - John Buchan (thanks jesmondgirl)

The Magic Cottage - James Herbert

December 2005

The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli (thanks pennywhistler)

The Princess Diaries - Meg Cabot(thanks AsianWaterfall)

First they killed my father - Loung Ung

Boating for Beginners - Jeanette Winterson

London Fields - Martin Amis

King Edward VIII - Philip Ziegler

Three Men in a boat (to say nothing of the dog) - Jerome K Jerome (thanks jesmondgirl)

Blair's Wars - John Kampfner (thanks chancer1967)

The Baby Trail - Sinead Moriarty

The Promise of Happiness - Justin Cartwright

The Fatal Shore - Robert Hughes

'Tis - Frank McCourt (thanks hunnyb)

The Bright Forever - Lee Martin

Missing: Code name Cassandra - Jenny Carroll 

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