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Never Give Up on Your Dream: My Journey
NFL Record and Fact Book 2009 (Official National Football League Record and Fact Book)
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^Love the Alf doll.

I ordered this yesterday from Amazon.

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I got this in the mail yesterday

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Chasing Down the Dawn - Jewel
I Lived to Tell It All - George Jones and Tom Carter
Sideways - Rex Pickett

Bought all three at Half Price Books a couple of weeks ago. Already finished Jones and started Sideways tonight.
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Bought last night at Half Price Books:

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I bought:

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Finished Run and Lords and got through about 15% of Loving Care: the book is not exactly a breezy read. Working on Factory Girls now, will probably finish it within the week, if that.
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^Love the Alf doll.
Thanks!
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For a friend
Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami
The Disappointment Artist - Jonathan Lethem

For me
Kneadlessly Simple - Nancy Baggett
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For my ereader:

The Lost City of Z by David Grann
Paradise Lost by Kathy Marks
The Colorado Kid by Stephen King
The Survivor's Club by Ben Sherwood

and plan to pick up very soon:

Columbine by Dave Cullen
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What? No Dustin Diamond tell-all? Im appalled.
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Went to my favorite indie bookstore yesterday and picked up this:

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Nine Dragons - Michael Connelly
The Gates - John Connolly
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I bought Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy) as a birthday present to myself today. Can't wait, I hear it's one of the greatest novels on the 20th century...also reading it because of the film adaptation coming out in 2011.
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Picked up a first edition of Thomas Harris' Silence of the Lambs last night.
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Just bought "Eating Animals" by Jonathon Safran Foer
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For my father's birthday: Perfect: Don Larsen's Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen

A just-because gift for my mom: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
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I just bought a shitload:


Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution By T. J. English

Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytechs, from Communism to al-Qaeda by Robert Wallace

Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs by Buddy Levy

The Olive Tree: A Personal Journey Through Mediterranean Olive Groves
by Carol Drinkwater

Wilbur and Orville by Fred Howard

One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War by John C. Waugh

A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White Jr

Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins

Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay (Book club)

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Book club)

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

Nathan Hale: The Life and Death of America's First Spy by M. William Phelps

Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World by Roger Crowley
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Stephen King's Under the Dome, just need to finish my reread of his Drawing of the Three before I get to it.
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I mostly go for the history titles: Son of the Morning Star, Custer and the Little Big Horn
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Ordered it last night, hope to read it soon.
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Wednesday night, I bought Between the Bridge and the River by Craig Ferguson and Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House by Mark K. Updegrove. I bought both at Half Price Books. I just polished off Ferguson's memoir, American on Purpose, and was excited to track down his novel. I learned about Second Acts in a podcast episode of Things You Missed in History Class from HowStuffWorks.com and, given my fascination with the U.S. presidency, it seemed a good fit for my library.
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Just bought and started The Beckham Experiment by Grant Wahl. I've been wanting to read it for a while, and with a 33% coupon floating around for Shortcovers.com, I decided to take the plunge. Only a short way in, but so far, I like it.

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