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30 Day Book Challenge

Day 30. Favorite coffee table book Right now it’s Amelia Emerson’s Egypt, the companion book for the Elizabeth Peters Amelia Peabody mysteries. This book provides background on Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the time period of … Continue reading

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Day 29. The book you’re currently reading. Currently I’m reading two books: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows and The Mummy Case by Elizabeth Peters. I’s like to finish reading Harry Potter before I see the movie. The Mummy Case … Continue reading

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Day 28. Last book you read. I reread The Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters. It is the first book in her series of Amelia Peabody mysteries in which she is introduced to archeology, specifically Egyptology. She also meets … Continue reading

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Day 27. Favorite fiction book. How to choose among so many? I think my favorite at the moment (maybe because of the movie) is The Help. I reminded me of life in the 50s and 60s in the South, where … Continue reading

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Day 26. Favorite nonfiction book. My favorite nonfiction book that I recently read is Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi Retreat. It is about a German woman who undertakes a 40-day solitary retreat (halvet) and this is … Continue reading

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Day 25. Favorite book you read in school My favorite book from school days is Little Women. I enjoyed reading about the four sisters and their love for each other and their good times and bad. I have reread this … Continue reading

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24. Book that contains your favorite scene. That would be any of the Amelia Peabody mysteries by Elizabeth Peters, such as Children of the Storm. There are so many that I have a hard time choosing just one. Peters is … Continue reading

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23. Book you tell people you’ve read but haven’t actually read (or finished reading). War and Peace. I rest most of it but never finished it.

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Day 22. The book you plan to read next. Pomegranate Soup It was recommended by Cindy from the Only Cin.

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21. A favorite picture book from childhood I loved the Tales of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. I loved the stories and the pictures.

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