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Summer Reading List
Posted By Alejandra Owens On April 23, 2009 @ 10:56 am In Entertainment | 1 Comment
Remember when we were kids and we had summer reading lists? Lord of the Flies, The Scarlet Letter, Animal Farm…the classics we had to read between trips to the beach, camping and day-long excursions to the pool.
I’m reviving the summer reading list this year – but you won’t find any classics on mine. I’m making it a goal to finish a couple books that are difficult to get through and carry on to a few fun ones that will entertain me while I’m trying to get some sun!
If you’re like me, a walk through the book store can end with five books in hand and a never ending list of “books I should read.” I like to keep track of my reading list on a site called Goodreads . You can connect with your friends, their reading lists, form book clubs, get reader recommendations and convene with other people who love to smell the spines of books, too (maybe that’s just me).
I’m going to finally finish A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers…and pick up Supreme Courtship , by Christopher Buckley, Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp , by Stephanie Klein, and The Pillars of the Earth , by Ken Follet.
What will you be reading this summer?
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URLs in this post:
 Goodreads: http://blog.aarp.orgwww.goodreads.com
 A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius : http://www.amazon.com/Heartbreaking-Work-Staggering-Genius/dp/0375725784
 Supreme Courtship: http://www.amazon.com/Supreme-Courtship-Christopher-Buckley/dp/0446579823
 Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp: http://www.amazon.com/Moose-Memoir-Camp-Stephanie-Klein/dp/0060843292
 The Pillars of the Earth: http://www.amazon.com/Pillars-Earth-Ken-Follett/dp/0451166892
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