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but for my own part, if a book

is well written, I always find

it too short. 

—Jane Austen


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Led by Roseanne


I grew up loving to read and can remember many trips to the library. Working in a library was definitely an easy career choice for me to make. I now read chick lit, contemporary fiction, and books about women’s lives. I enjoy books with a bittersweet tone and if the story can make me laugh or cry I’m hooked. A new favorite of mine is historical fiction and one example is Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell. A good gentle read will lighten my mood. Also on my list is Christian fiction, psychological fiction, a good series, and mysteries. The Stephanie Plum series written by Janet Evanovich is my favorite. I prefer my mysteries on the lighter side, but will also read a thriller or a suspenseful story. I love listening to audiobooks and will often choose a book based on the narrator. Authors Barbara Kingsolver and Ann Patchett do a wonderful job narrating their books. Occasionally I'll read some nonfiction, autobiographies, memoirs, travel writing, though I prefer nonfiction that reads like fiction.




On Roseanne's Bookshelf


Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline 


Rise: How a house built a family by Cara Brookins     


Hiding the Past by Nathan Hill


Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders


Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline










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