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Journal Entry: Fri Mar 27, 2009, 1:02 PM



BOOKSHELVES & PAPERCUTS</u>

** The 'book of the month' will
be chosen from this list each month. **
The first month we'll select the 'book of the month'.
Please check the "Book of the Month"
section: bookreportsclub.deviantart.com…

:bulletred: Voting :bulletred:
** Each month we'll have a club members vote,
one choice per member vote. Where you'll
be able to vote for the clubs next 'book of the month.' **
Simply send us a note titled VOTE
with your book choice from our booklist (see below).

** You are also welcome to suggest books to add to our 'booklist'.
See the "Suggestions" section: bookreportsclub.deviantart.com…
on how to do that. **


:bulletred: ~ BookReportsClub Booklist ~ :bulletred:

:bulletred: Be aware that each book can only become
the book of the month once and once only :bulletred:

:reading::library::reading:

The Catcher in the Rye ~ JD Salinger
Crime and Punishment ~ Fydor Dostoevsky
The Red and The Black ~ Stendhal
The Unbearable Lightness of Being ~ Milan Kundera
The Perks of Being a Wallflower ~ Stephen Chbosky
A Seperate Peace ~ John Knowles
Rumble Fish ~ SE Hinton
Tideland ~ Mitch Cullin
The Virgin Suicides ~ Jeffrey Eugenides
Lolita ~ Vladmir Nabokov
Joy in the Morning ~ Betty Smith
The Picture of Dorian Gray ~ Oscar Wilde
The Architecture of Happiness ~ Alain de Botton
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter ~ Carson McCullers
Jude the Obscure ~ Thomas Hardy
Mrs Dalloway ~ Virginia Woolf
Daddy Long-Legs ~ Jean Webster
The Bell Jar ~ Sylvia Plath
Morvern Callar ~ Alan Warner
The Ripening Seed ~ Colette
In Search of Lost Time ~ Marcel Proust
Fahrenheit 451 ~ Ray Bradbury
Nineteen Eighty-Four ~ George Orwell
A Scanner Darkly ~ Philip K Dick
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas ~ Hunter S Thompson
Gravity's Rainbow ~ Thomas Pynchon
The Orange Girl ~ Jostein Gaarder
The Welsh Girl ~ Peter Ho Davies
The Ghost Writer ~ Philip Roth
The Trial ~ Franz Kafka
The Handmaid's Tales ~ Margaret Atwood
The Time Traveller's Wife ~ Audrey Niffenegger
Sophie's World ~ Jostein Gaarder
To Kill A Mockingbird ~ Harper Lee
Anne of Green Gables ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery
Little Women ~ Louisa May Alcott
Anna Karenina ~ Leo Tolstoy
Madame Bovary ~ Gustave Flaubert
The Hill of Dreams ~ Arthur Machen
I Capture the Castle ~ Dodie Smith
Coraline ~ Neil Gaiman
Hunger ~ Knut Hamsun
The Outsider ~ Albert Camus
American Psycho ~ Brett Easton Ellis
Brave New World ~ Aldous Huxley
Slaughterhouse-Five ~ Kurt Vonnegut
The Fountainhead ~ Ayn Rand
No One Belongs Here More Than You ~ Miranda July
A Clockwork Orange ~ Anthony Burgess
Crash ~ JG Ballard
Animal Farm ~ George Orwell
Breakfast of Champions ~ Kurt Vonnegut
1985 ~ Anthony Burgess
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas ~ John Boyne
The Little Prince ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Life of Pi ~ Yann Martel
One Hundred Years of Solitude ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Invention of Solitude Paul Auster
Tree of Smoke ~ Denis Johnson
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
The Book of Words ~ Jenny Erpenbeck
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing ~ Melissa Bank
Paper Towns ~ John Green
Sick Notes ~ Gwendoline Riley
Pack up the Moon ~ Anna McPartlin
Nausea ~ Jean Paul Sartre
The Diary of a Young Girl ~ Anne Frank
Tess of the d'Urbervilles ~ Thomas Hardy
The Other Side of You ~ Sally Vickers
Less Than Zero ~ Brett Easton Ellis
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest ~ Ken Kesey
Franny & Zooey ~ JD Salinger

:reading::library::reading:

:bulletred:Books of the Month:bulletred:
April2009 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
May09 Sophie's World
June09 Lolita
July09 Crime & Punishment
August09 The Unbearable Lightness of Being
September09 The Bell Jar
October09 Brave New World
November09 The Outsider
December09 A Clockwork Orange
January2010 Coraline
February10 The Catcher in the Rye
March10

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  • Listening to: Morrissey, The Cure, &amp; Joy Division
  • Reading: Franny &amp; Zooey
  • Watching: The Virgin Suicides
  • Drinking: Tea
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LivRavencroft Apr 6, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Very good choices! :) I love all of these books :)
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:iconbookreportsclub:
thanx we're delighted you think so =)
and we want you to enjoy the club :hug:
don't forget to watch us to get all the updates
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:iconlivravencroft:
LivRavencroft Apr 11, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
:) Oh, I sure am enjoying it :)
And I will, don't you worry =D
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we wish you a lovely easter mariska scott thomas =)
:hug::reading::tea::heart::butterflytwo:
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:iconlivravencroft:
LivRavencroft Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Why thank you mr. yorke :)
you as well :)
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:iconmxyomatosis:
Aaah! Oh my god! I'm so excited about these.
I've read a few, and some of them I've been planning on reading.
I'm glad about seeing JD Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, and George Orwell on that list. I do have a few suggestions, I believe. I'll request them in that link.
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:iconbookreportsclub:
Yeah, those are good books and I am excited about reading them too. :) I am very happy you have suggestions. We want to compile as many good books/good authors onto our list as possible. A good book, a great read, and to be well read is our goal! :)
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:iconmxyomatosis:
I do have something to say, though. I already read The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand and it took me about 7 months. I just finished it about two weeks ago... And now I see it on your list. Do you think I could skip over that that month? I don't mind rereading all of the other ones I've read, though!
But, also, The Fountainhead might be a little difficult for people to finish in a month. It is about 700-some pages long. A fast reader could probably tackle it. But, a normal one. Not so much.
How should we come across books that are like that? Lengthier and harder to finish within a one month period? Extending it might be hard. Because then some people will be done and it might just screw up the schedule!
Well, I won't pound you with too many conundrums seeing as you've just started the club and you've got just the basics to get down as it is.
Have a good day, though. And good luck with your club. If you need help with anything, I can be of assistance.
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:iconbookreportsclub:
people can read any of the books in the booklist
the book of the month is the featured book
for that month we'd like people to read
and/or discuss it or produce art based on it
any books that are long or anyone who can't read
the book in the month will be ok too as long
as people read some of the books and/or discuss
the books in the list or books that they know
we appreaciate all your help and enthusiasm and curiosity emmy :glomp::hug: feel free to suggest anything and to note us or chat anytime with us or other members :hug:
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