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FlirtatiousBrat 09-04-2011 07:12 PM

~Sept Book Selection and Discussion~ *May Contain Spoilers*
 
Only going with 1 book this month since we're getting a late start (see my I suck thread HERE)

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

On the plus side this book has been nominated a few months in a row now and it's on MY list to read (and hopefully yours!) so figured this would be a great month for it!

Feel free to discuss it here as you read/finish it!!

FlirtatiousBrat 09-04-2011 07:13 PM

The following posts *May Contain Spoilers*

(just pushing the spoilers down a bit!)

FlirtatiousBrat 09-04-2011 07:13 PM

The following posts *May Contain Spoilers*

FlirtatiousBrat 09-04-2011 07:13 PM

The following posts **May Contain Spoilers**

emmasmommy 09-04-2011 10:06 PM

*sigh* i love this book. i'll wait until more have read it.

LoriJ 09-05-2011 09:20 AM

I really loved this book too! It made me nervous though, every time I couldn't remember where I put my keys I was sure I was getting Alzheimers. I am a bit of a hypochondriac!

*Celeste* 09-05-2011 09:44 AM

Oh this book was just so good. Glad that you are all reading it!

Jenn Barrette 09-05-2011 03:32 PM

It was really good...but man so depressing. I think I was getting teary eyed every other page.

Andrea G 09-06-2011 07:48 PM

it looks really interesting! I will try and get to it, this month is a killer for me, eek! :) I think you choose a great book.

adrianka 09-07-2011 09:05 AM

I've been one of the people who kept nominating it; I've even bought it and all, so hopefully I can brace myself and read it now. I'm a bit afraid of it, too.

mrspotts 09-07-2011 11:13 AM

Off to check it out at the library! This book intrigues me but scares me to death to read. I'm sure I'll get emotional reading it considering my grandma is starting show signs of having Alzheimer's.

KristinCB 09-07-2011 11:18 AM

I'm scared to read this book but I do want to.. *sigh*

emmasmommy 09-07-2011 02:40 PM

i suffered watching my grandmother live with alzheimer's for 4 years and it was something i made myself read. it was so interesting to read this from the person affecteds position. yes, it is somewhat depressing but...in all honesty....i sometimes like a book like that. :/

Paula 09-10-2011 01:56 PM

I just finished it and it was wonderful. Totally adds a fresh perspective to Alzheimer's patients.

FlirtatiousBrat 09-10-2011 03:25 PM

I just loaded the book onto my kindle but before reading I'm going to say that this is my BIGGEST fear...Aging and not remembering my family and memories most of all.

purple_colourz 09-12-2011 01:58 PM

I finished the book today and it was a great read. I shed a few tears at different chapters of the book, it made me a little bit sad but it was an insightful view of what a person with Alzheimer's goes through and their loved ones as well.

mrspotts 09-13-2011 05:50 PM

Picked up the book yesterday from the library and have about a 1/4 of it left to read. This one sucked me in from the beginning. Parts have made me cry and other parts have made me so mad! Can't wait to finish it! :thumbup:

adrianka 09-25-2011 09:02 AM

I think it's a fantastically written book, but after about 1/4 I had to give it up. Too hard to swallow for me for personal reasons. :-(


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