PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 14

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?) Week 10– 5 books, Week 11– 4 books, Week 12– 4 books,Week 13– 15 (!!!!) books, Week 14- 3 books (if my count is right, we are down to just 27 left)

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

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Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 13

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?) Week 10– 5 books, Week 11– 4 books, Week 12– 4 books,Week 13- 15 (!!!!) books (Way to go, Berryville!!)

A Game of Thrones by J.R.R. Martin

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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The Martian by Andy Weir

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

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This Present Darkness by Frank E. Peretti

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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

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Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

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Watchers by Dean Koontz

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White Teeth by Zadie Smith

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 12

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?) Week 10– 5 books, Week 11– 4 books, Week 12- 4 books (I’ve no idea where my count is at at this point in the summer- a goal for this week is a recount!)

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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The Godfather by Mario Puzo

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

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Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

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PBS’ The Great American Read Card Catalog Reviews- WEEK 11

In Search of the End of the Sidewalk has teamed up with the Berryville, Arkansas library for this summer’s “The Great American Read” with PBS. The goal for Berryville residents is to have one Card Catalog Review for each of the 100 books on PBS’ list. (You can find the list here.)  Each Saturday, In Search of the End of the Sidewalk will post a roundup of all of the reviews that came in during the week.

Summer stats:
Week 1– 3 books (97 to go), Week 2– 5 books (92 to go), Week 3- 5 books (87 to go), Week 4– 4 books (83 to go), Week 5- 5 books (78 to go!), Week 6– 5 books, Week 7- 5 books Week 8– 5 books, Week 9– 5 books (58 left on the list. Can we do it?) Week 10– 5 books, Week 11- 4 books (You’ve been on a five-a-week roll Berryville. What happened?)

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah

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Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

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