What good books have you read recently?

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Post # 16
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Newbee

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is an amazing read, its a comedy sci-fi. I wouldn’t say I am a die hard sci-fi fan but this book had me turning page after page even when my brain was telling me to go to sleep. Also Dracula is a classic and awesome read, a little heavy though, I could only read a few chapters at a time. 

Post # 17
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2019

TheMrsTulip :  

 

Fiction – anything by Chuck Palahniuk – “Choke” “Beautiful Monsters” “Survivor” “Lullaby”

Non Fiction – Just Mercy, Peoples History of the United States, The Nordic Theory of Everything, No Ordinary Time, The New Jim Crow

Post # 18
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: City, State

misty2007 :  I’m reading this too and it’s a struggle but my husband has been begging me to read it. Just finished Book 5 today!

Post # 19
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: City, State

I read that in high school and was devastated. Dorothy image shattered and pretty tragic death too!

foreverdreaming :  

Post # 20
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2017

Seven Fallen Feathers…. it is a tragic story of seven Native Canadian children who lost their lives by suicide, and the book tells their stories. It is so insightful and was just incredible to read!

Post # 21
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Bumble bee

Recently finished: 

The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short, The Blind Side).  It was great, I highly recommend.  

Grape, Olive, Pig by Matt Goulding. Was a joy to read.

 

Currently reading:

Our Man by George Packer.

 

Post # 22
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2016

Watership Down is one of my favorites! 👍

A very good book I finished recently was The Wife by Meg Wolitzer. They made a movie starring Glenn Close about it, though I haven’t seen it yet. The book was wonderful though! Highly recommend!

Also recently read Michelle Obama’s autobiography which was very good.

Oh! And my favorite read of 2018 was Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. FANTASTIC! 

Post # 23
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Honey bee

Fall and Rise – Mitchell Zuckoff

Post # 24
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Sugar bee

Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley. Fascinating.

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