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Book, books and more books

I've decided to get back to Net Galley and be more active there. I have requested and been approved for three titles, "End of Secrets" by Ryan Quinn, "Dreaming of Spies" by Laurie R. King, and "Walking on Trampolines" by Frances Whiting. Penguin First To Read approved me for "Funny Girl" by Nick Hornby. I guess I know what I'll be doing between now and mid-February!

Funny Girl, takes place in the raucous 1960's and the main character, Sophie Straw is likened to Lucille Ball. I will start reading it this evening. The book is Mr. Hornby's first in five years. I have to be honest, I have not read any of his other books. I do enjoy British authors and British comedy, so I anticipate a lot of laughter. His books overall have 3-4 star ratings on Good Reads. The only one I'm really familiar with is "About a Boy" which was made into an NBC show starring Minnie Driver amongst others. I have not actually watched the show.

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