The Anomaly - June CC Book Club Selection

I loved Bel Canto. After I finished the book, I did a lot of reading on the real-life crisis that inspired it.

Could it be any more distressing than Our Endless Numbered Days? I made it through that book, but that was the end of Claire Fuller for me.

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Have read the books The Gift of Fear and Protecting the Gift both by Gavin de Becker.

The Gift of Fear I feel was the best book for survival I have ever read. It is an absolute necessity for life skills. I read it years ago and relayed the info to both of my D’s who were young at the time. Even if it never makes the bookclub list, it is worth the time.

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I’ve read those Gavin de Becker books too, @rockymtnhigh2 . I found the first one especially helpful.

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I just read the synopsis on Amazon, and I’ll be happier (I’m sure) skipping that one. So many books, so little time!

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Claire Fuller’s “ don’t let’s go to the dogs tonight “. Memorable

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My one-and-done book by Claire Fuller: Swimming Lessons. I too parted ways with that author.

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Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: an African childhood was written by Alexandra Fuller, not Claire Fuller. I’ve wanted to read it but again so many books …

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Thank you, @ignatius my bad ………. Got fooled by the fullers :woozy_face:

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For fantasy, I really enjoyed A. J. Lancaster’s Stariel series. Sort of Downton Abby if the land were sentient with faeries. My DIL gave me the first book and I was hooked!

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That book reminded me so much of my childhood in Somalia - the ex-pats at the Hargeisa Club were straight out of that book!

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You had such an incredible childhood !

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Happy to read “The Lincoln Highway” for this group since I’m also reading it for Books on the Beach. (Two birds, one stone, etc.)

For my RL Book Club, which takes the summer off, we’re reading “The Fountains of Silence” by Ruta Sepetys for September.

Speaking of Agatha Christie, I’m currently reading “The Mystery of Mrs. Christie: A Novel” by Marie Benedict. The book explores the mystery of Agatha’s 11 day disappearance in 1926. Fun read!

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Thank you! This sounds intriguing! I will check my library for availability🤞
Our library system is big but the book and copy availability isn’t always reliable.

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I received “The Lincoln Highway” from my daughter for Christmas and read it earlier this year. I am looking forward to rereading it and the following discussion.

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Get ready to settle in for a 500 + page summer read!: The Lincoln Highway - August CC Book Club Selection

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Why the related modules by the FBI interrogators with the subjects birthplaces?

IRC it was just part of the protocol to see if they really were the same person. I think they nearly always tried to confirm one wrong fact and got corrected. That was how they decided they really were doubles, not fakes.

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By the way, “The Lincoln Highway” is indeed a quick read. I read it in 48-72 hours. It reminded me of several books we have read recently—will discuss in August.

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Just watched an episode of “ American built” about the Lincoln Highway. I hope it enriches my reading experience. It was fascinating to see footage .

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Tried to post link- just google “American built” with Stuart Varney