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Member: TheFlamingoReads

Book tastes

My library is as up-to-date as it can be and my "One Day You Shall Be Mine" list is chockablock with all the books I hope to own one day. As you can see I read a lot of Historical Fiction and Non-fiction, Mysteries (the cozier, the better!), and I'm starting to read more of the Classics. I love engaging stories and wonderful characters !

Don't get this!

As much as I'd love to expand my literary horizons, I'm just not into Romance, Anime, Poetry, Sci-Fi, Paranormal, Religion, or Wizards. Having said that, I have been given a few books that I would have never chosen and I loved them. Surprise me!

Other notes

A few of my favorite authors: Robertson Davies, Jacqueline Winspear (I'd love to have the last two in the Maisie Dobbs series), Bill Bryson, Charles Todd, Agatha Christie, and Kate Morton. Introduce me to your favorite!


United States

Santa: Select books from Amazon.com

Store: Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com)

Amount to spend: $40 USD

TexLiz19's picks so far.

0375505296https://smile.amazon.com/Dante-Club-Novel-Matthew-Pearl/dp/0812971043/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543588912&sr=1-1&keywords=the+dante+club+by+matthew+pearlThe Dante Club: A Novel$11.08
1101988584https://smile.amazon.com/Creature-Purring-Paws-Claws-Mystery/dp/1101988584/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543589621&sr=1-4&keywords=paws+and+claws+mystery+seriesNot a Creature Was Purring (A Paws & Claws Mystery)$6.47
0451477448https://smile.amazon.com/Crime-Poetry-Magical-Bookshop-Mystery/dp/0451477448/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543589393&sr=1-4&keywords=magical+bookshop+mystery+seriesCrime and Poetry (A Magical Bookshop Mystery)$7.19
1400082498https://smile.amazon.com/Murder-Most-Royal-Boleyn-Catherine/dp/1400082498/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1543589543&sr=1-1&keywords=murder+most+royalMurder Most Royal: The Story of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard$14.18

Secret Santa

TheFlamingoReads's Secret Santa is TexLiz19. Help TexLiz19 pick the right book.


TexLiz19: Hello!

It was so much fun picking for you - you gave me tons of information and we have a fair amount in common as far as preferences go! I wanted to get you one of the last two from the Maisie Dobbs series but they were more expensive pre-orders so I got you the most I could for the value!

These are all some of my most favorite books that I thought fit your tastes (and it looks like you haven't read yet) so I really hope you enjoy! Happy Holidays!!! (Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:57:46 -0500)

lorannen: Removed The Dante Club (9780375505294), TheFlamingoReads already has this one.

(Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:27:05 -0500)

Tropical-Library: From the wishlist: Company of Liars by Karen Maitland $11.73 https://www.amazon.com/Company-Liars-Novel-Karen-Maitland/dp/0440244420/ref=sr_1_1 (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:55:11 -0500)

WeeTurtle: Atwood's Oryx and Crake is on the "one day you will be mine" list but it does tip into sci-fi. It's $11 on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_7?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=oryx+and+crake+margaret+atwood&sprefix=oryx+an%2Caps%2C230&crid=2YIF2Q92CU8UJ (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 02:27:35 -0500)

pantsu: The Alto Wore Tweed by Mark Schweizer. $11.99 (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=alto+wore+tweed) (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:59:22 -0500)

libraryperilous: Second the Maitland: amazing novel. (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:50:12 -0500)

Cariola: A few favorites from What Should TheFlamingoReads Borrow?

Small Island by Andrea Levy. 978031242952 https://www.bookdepository.com/Small-Island-Andrea-Levy/9780312429522?ref=grid-view&qid=1544727012849&sr=1-2

The Observations by Jane Harris. 97801431120 https://www.bookdepository.com/Observations-Jane-Harris/9780143112013?ref=grid-view&qid=1544727148672&sr=1-9

News of the World by Paulette Jiles. 978006240921 https://www.bookdepository.com/News-World-Paulette-Jiles/9780062409218?ref=grid-view&qid=1544727205118&sr=1-1 (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:53:57 -0500)

lorannen: Replaced with Company of Liars (0440244420), from wishlist, and highly recommended!

Done. (Fri, 14 Dec 2018 04:56:48 -0500)

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