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OK, I just started reading Jessica Simpson's memoir and it's GOOD! I'm not sure she had help - she's been super open so I think if she had a ghostwriter she would have noted that but who knows. Anyway, so far so good....

My college roommates have decided to do a book club after doing an alumni webinar a few weeks ago from one of our favorite professors on geopolitics. So we're reading Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall, and in a few weeks, we'll have the first of our discussions. I've never been in a book club before! ;-) This one will be tri-continental!! We're in the US, UK, and Mozambique.....

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Really enjoyed Jessica Simpsons memoir. Who knew?! Had our first book club for Prisoners of Geography on Saturday and that was amazing. We talked for 3 hrs - and some of it was actually the book! 😉 Next book club in a month...

Half way through The Woman Before Wallis by Bryn Turnbull - historical fiction about David, Prince of Wales mistress before Wallis, Thelma, Lady Furness. Aunt of Gloria Vanderbilt too...Very well written and y'all know I have a minor Wallis obsession so this is an interesting piece of history/fiction to add. It's her first novel too, I think.

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I decided to re-read The Stand.  Haven't read it in over 20 years, but seems appropriate :)

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1 hour ago, princess said:

I decided to re-read The Stand.  Haven't read it in over 20 years, but seems appropriate :)

Used the laugh thing, but this really needs a 😂😢

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Didn't they just remake that? I was living in Salt Lake when they filmed the original - lots of it in City Creek Canyon, right next to where I lived. So normally I hate steven king (I can't do scary!!) But I had to watch that....

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On 9/8/2020 at 3:44 PM, Hoyaheel said:

Didn't they just remake that? I was living in Salt Lake when they filmed the original - lots of it in City Creek Canyon, right next to where I lived. So normally I hate steven king (I can't do scary!!) But I had to watch that....

I hear they are doing a mini series on one of the cable channel streaming services later this year.  I think CBS?  Whoopie G. plays one of the leads.

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