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What I'm Going to Read: Round 3

And the randomly selected winner is Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway, as suggested by KarenS!


I heard about this one when it first came out a couple of years ago and  thought it looked all kinds of fun. I'm glad this is giving me the final push to go ahead and read it. I'm in the mood for something delightful, which is what Karen says it is. 


Here is the full list of suggestions:
A Voice in the Wind by Francine Rivers (pirate penguin)
Galax-Arena by Gillian Rubenstein (Katy)
The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud (Mhyrrine, Chachic, & Amy)
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson (April)
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford (Alexa)
Diamond Ruby by Joe Wallace (MarnieCollette)
A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer (Ceci)
The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Carla)
Precious Bane by Mary Webb (melissa @ 1lbr)
Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway (KarenS)
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting (Rosey)
Trick of the Light by Rob Thurman (Ellyll)
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Emily)
Nothing But Blue Skies by Tom Holt (Diana)
A Spy in the House by Y. S. Lee (Raspberry)
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta (Chachic)
Once a Princess by Sherwood Smith (Charlotte)
Everlost by Neal Shusterman (Lyssa K)
A Rather Lovely Inheritance by C.A. Belmond (mainhoonemily)
Sir Apropos of Nothing by Peter David (literarymiss)
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (Christine)
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde (JoLee)
The Solace of Leaving Early by Haven Kimmel (Anon)
Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly (Jacqueline C)
The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold (Li)


Of these, I have already read:
The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (my review)
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting


Okay. That's it for now. I'm off to locate a copy of Audrey, Wait! and see how it treats me. As always, thanks for the lovely suggestions! 

Comments

  1. Oh, I LOVED Audrey Wait! I hope you enjoy it!

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  2. That's a fun one! I think you'll like it.

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  3. Audrey, Wait! is a cute book, but a far-fetched ending...

    I definitely think you should give THE Agency: A Spy in the House a try. I LOVED that book!

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  4. Oops LOL. I didn't even check if you read The Body Finder or not. Sorry. I'll remember that and suggest another one next time :)

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  5. Anonymous5:00 PM

    Fantastic! I really hope you enjoy this one. I love Audrey.

    KarenS

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  6. Oooh Charlotte recommended Once A Princess. I think that's what I recommended in the last round. Hope you enjoy Audrey Wait!

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  7. Angie, I'm going to continue to try to push Life as We Knew It on you until you pick it.

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  8. Audrey, Wait is SO good. I had to keep texting my friend while I read it because I am convinced Audrey is really my friend Allie. Yep.

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  9. I hope you like this one - it was so much fun to read. And I did notice that you can get it for like $3 at B&N right now in their bargain bin...

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