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I am currently inactive on bookcrossing so this is quite out of date but it remains as a record of rings and rays.

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♥Books read in 2008 ♥

2. Last Night at the Lobster- Stewart O'Nan
1. Getting The Girl ~ Marcus Zusac
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♥Books read in 2007 ♥
13. Fairest - Gail Carson Levine *(They BETTER NOT ruin THIS movie like they did ELLA!!)
12. Mind Catcher - John Darnton
11. Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert *(LOVED this!)
10. Lean Mean Thirteen- J. Evanovich
9. The Victoria's Secret Catalog never stops coming and other lessons I learned from Breast Cancer" Jennie Nash
8. Ask Again Later ~Jill Davis
7. Universal Donor - Craig Nova
6. Poison Pen - Sheila Lowe *written by handwritiong expert*
5. Modern Toss. Featuring Mister Tourette. WARNING FOUL LANGUAGE
4. The Book Thief ~ Markus Zusak *best read in a long time!*
3. Journey Not Chosen...Destination Not Known: Living With Bipolar Disorder - Mary Worthen
2. Fly Me to he Moon - Alyson Noel
1. Plum Luvin'- J. Evanovich (really dissapointed)
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♥Books read in 2006 ♥
21. The Vampire of Venice Beach~ Jennifer Colt Can't wait for #4!
20. Attention. Defecit. Disorder. ~ Brad Listi- Also has Has an amusing daily Blog on MYSPACE.
19. The Mangler of Malibu Canyon ~ Jennifer Colt Great read!
18. The Butcher of Beverly Hills ~ Jennifer Colt Loved it!
17. Just One More Day- Mitch Albom
16. Marley & Me -John Grogan
15. Twelve Sharp- Janet Evanovich
14. Margaret Atwood~ "The Tent"
13. Blue Shoes and Happiness- Alexander McCall Smith
12. Ella Minnow Pea
11. A Million Little Lies, by James Pinnochio
10. Writ of Execution- Perri O'Shaunnesey
9. My Friend Leonard ~ James Frey---
8. Tabula Rasa (Now a BOOKRING)
7. From Time to Time ~ Jack Finney
6. Time and Again ~Jack Finney
5. Pun and Games: Jokes, Riddles, Rhymes, Daffynitions, Tairy Fales, and More Wordplay for Kids
~ Richard Lederer, Dave Morice
4. The Giving Box: Create a Tradition of Giving with Your Children"
by Fred Rogers
3. Night (1 of 3 in Trilogy) Elie Wiesel
2. God Jr. ~Dennis Cooper (about a father who survived the car-crash that killed his teenaged son)
1. A Million Little Pieces ~James Frey smoking gun debunking article

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♥Books read-2005 ♥
41. Woman at Point Zero ~Nawal El Saadawi
40. The Mermaid Chair- Sue Monk Kidd- (Library) superb writing.
We Thought You Would Be Prettier~ Laurie Notaroa RABCK from FANCLUB!!
39. Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis
38. Angelwings ~ One Leap Forward ~Donna Jo Napoli I like this author & wanted to see if this series was appropriate for my daughters. Not too bad. Not overly preachy. About angels helping kids in order to get their "wings". This one came with a theme of courage.
37. Eleven on Top- Janet Evanovich
36. Ten Big Ones- Janet Evanovich
35 To The Nines- Janet Evanovich
34. Hard Eight- Janet Evanovich
33. Seven Up- Janet Evanovich (Audio)
32. The Liar's Club by Mary Karr
31. Young Maxfield Parrish~ John Goodspeed Stuart (museum printing of early letters/illustrations)=P/C
30. The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man ~ James Weldon Johnson. Considering this book was written in ***1912!!!*** it is spectacular in it's insight and impeccably written and beautifully timeless in its wisdom.
29. Plain and Simple
28 Hot Six~ J. Evanovich (audio)
27 Five to get Deadly~ J. Evanovich (audio)
26. Four To Score~ J. Evanovich (audio)
25. The Purple Fables Quartet by Ingo Swann. Wonderful tales. Now seeking books by this author.
24. Pitiless Parodies and Other Outrageous Verse (Dover Books on Literature and Drama)
by Frank Jacobs
23. Pixie Tricks (Whole Series #1-8 with Daughter). Very cute series.
22. Portuguese Irregular Verbs~ A. McCall-Smith (Library)
21. Do Unto Others : 1000 Hilarious Ways to Screw with People's Heads
20. Three To Get Deadly- Janet Evanovich (Library copy) Gotta love Lula!
19. Two For The Dough Janet Evanovich These are just the kind of book I'm in the mood for!
18. One For The Money- Janet Evanovich Okay, I'm sold... funny book!
17. Two Old Women- An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival-by Velma Wallis --> WONDERFUL... will add to my PC!
16. The Magic Circle by Donna Jo Napoli
15. The True Story of Hansel and Gretel~Louise Murphy I Can't say enough. This book is AMAZING.
14. The Little House~Philippa Gregoryinteresting departure from Historical fiction
13. In The Company of Cheerful Ladies~ A. McCall Smith
12. A Brother's Journey Surviving a Childhood of Abuse, A Memoir of Richard Pelzer (Brother of Dave Pelzer-- A Child Called it)(Library)
11. Romantic Comedy~Duets: Too Many Cooks- Molly O'Keefe
10. Sidetracked Home Executives~ From Pigpen to Paradise Pam Young and Peggy Jones (as seen on Flylady.com)(Library)
9. The Camera My Mother Gave Me- Susanna Kaysen (author or Girl, Interrupted)(Library)
8. Truth and Beauty- Ann Patchett about Patchett and Grealy's friendship.
7. Lucky- Alice Sebold
6. Autobiography of a Face- Lucy Grealy
5. Between a Rock and a Hard Place- Aron Ralston(Library)
4. The World According to Mister Rogers- Important Things to Remember- Fred Rogers (Library)
3. The Broker - John Grisham *ring travelling now*
2. Blink- Malcolm Gladwell
1. I Love Everybody (and Other Atrocious Lies) ~Laurie Notaro Excellent first read... LOL humor.

♥BOOKRINGS I HAVE STARTED♥
The Butcher of Beverly Hills (1 of 3)
The Mangler of Malibu Canyon (2 of 3)
The Vampire of Venice Beach (3 of 3)
Autobiography of a Face ~ Lucy Grealy *COMPLETED*
Tabula Rasa Still open ;) Post in forum
Eragon ~~~~> *ressurecting Jaguar's stalled ring* ;)
The Broker- John Grisham *COMPLETED*
Underdog*STALLED*
This side of Peace *pending status*
Baked Potatoes (Movie Reviews)*COMPLETED* Now in the wild!
The Diving Bell and The Butterfly*COMPLETED* now a part of "Cody's Release"...In the wild!
The Life of Pi*STILL OPEN*
The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency [UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOKRING] *COMPLETED* :)

♥FREQUENTLY VISITED LINKS♥
Bas Bleu, Inc. produces a catalog of books and bookish things.--French for (Blue Stocking) click to find out what is a ..?
Booksense
Between The Covers Rare Books, Inc.
Moes Books"
bibliophil.org/default.asp"Bibliophil.org (a book lovers site)
To set up SCRABBLE GAME
Fairy tale retelling *BOOKCROSSING thread*
LAST WORDS of fictional characters
Whichbook @ cool book finder!:D
TINYURL
EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS for the following SURPRISE RABCKS!!
1. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim
-->RABCK from Buttonbright!!! Thanks so much for my early Bday present!
2. Grimm's Grimmest by Jacob Grimm~ received as a
-->RABCK from KitsuneCharmed! Thanks!!*
3. SEVERAL awesome fairy-tale and coffee themed books by -->Ellymae58
a. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
b. Naughty Fairy Tales from A to Z by Alison Tyler (Editor)
c. Feminist Fairy Tales
by Barbara G. Walker

d. You Know You're Drinking Too Much Coffee When...by Aviv M. Ilan
And also from ellymae58... a series of Lynne Hinton books:
e. Friendship Cake
f. Garden of Faith
g. The Things I Know Best
-->>And as if THAT weren't enough!!!... several **UNregistered** books for my daughters... from Ellymae58 ~(K)You rock! Thanks so much for all your awesome RABCKS! :0)

♥BOOKRINGS/BOOKRAYS I HAVE JOINED♥
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime~*fun, creatively written. :)
Ella Minnow Pea
The Other Boleyn Girl ABSOLUTELY loved it!
The Millionaire and the Scrublady revived!!!
Bleachers ( John Grisham)*can't recommend it
Assasin's Game *fast paced great book :D (AUTHOR STARTED!)
Happiness Bookring
The Time Traveler's Wife Loved it!! :D
Piano Tuner Bookray *seemes stalled*??
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling I decided not to H/S ->skimmed/SENT!
Stupid White Men ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! interesting surprised me in some ways.
Can You Keep a Secret?
The Sixteen Pleasures Bookring good but I'd hoped for MUCH better =(
The Twilight of American Culture" could not get into it SENT!
The-Memory-of-Running-[UNABRIDGED]-Ron-McLartyskipped
The Last Mermaid*(asked to be skipped)
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl
Beauty by Sherri S. Tepper

Woman at Point Zero" by Nawal El Saadawi read and forwarded.


♣ FUN STUFF ♣
Book search tool
GRIMMS FAIRY TALES online.
The Red Shoes
fantastic fiction
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