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It's Monday! What Are You Reading?



Books completed last week:
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Reviews written last week:
The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompsom

Books currently reading:
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Up next:
Crossing the Bridge by Michael Baron
Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

Upcoming reviews:
The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Visit J. Kaye's Book Blog to see what others are reading.

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  1. I love your book selections! I have been wanting to delve into Stieg Larsson and David Sedaris.

    Mine is here

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  2. The "One-Half the Sky" book sounds intriguing!

    My post:

    http://laurel-rain-snow.blogspot.com/2009/12/its-monday-what-are-you-reading_28.html

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  3. I've heard that Holidays on Ice is fantastic!

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  4. How was The Christmas Train, I read his Wish you Well and liked it.
    Have a Happy New Year!

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  5. Thanks for stopping by everyone! Joy, I wasn't crazy about The Christmas Train. I'll put up a review later this week. I do think I'll try one of his other books though. I've heard good things about them.

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