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Amendment to list of favorite reads.....

Yes, I know I have a list of favorite books already in my profile, but I thought I'd add to the line-up:

Most recently---- ATONEMENT by Ian McEwan
--I don't know how the movie turned out and I really don't have plans to go and see it, but the book was really well done. As a warning though, most people I know (myself included) struggled with about the first 50 pages or so... almost to the point of putting the book down ----DON'T put it down. Fight through the first part because the book is totally worth it by the end. You will regret it if you don't keep reading.

Not on previous list---- RUNNING WITH SCISSORS by Augusten Burroughs
-- I'm not really sure why this one didn't make it on my original list, because it is so well-written and entertaining. It is definitely not for every reader, there are some intense and at times graphic scenes, but Burroughs is such an entertaining and descriptive writer that it is definitely worth trying. You almost look past the fact that it is a true story because he doesn't write it in a "pity me" or self-serving way, it's almost comedic (tragic, yet comedic) and without a doubt one of those books that will stick with you.

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