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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Progress: 9 %
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind
Progress: 49 %
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Tracy Borman
Progress: 14 %
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
Progress: 20 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart

Earworms: 2007

It is 2007.


The Spice Girls reunite for a reunion tour.  The Police reunite for the opening of the Grammy Awards, and go on a 30th reunion tour.  Elton John celebrates his 60th birthday by playing Madison Square Garden for the 60th time.  London's Wembley Stadium hosts the Concert for Diana, a concert of her favorite bands, and her sons' favorites, headlined by Duran Duran, Elton John, Fergie, Joss Stone, Kanye West, Rod Stewart, and Tom Jones.  The Live Earth concerts against Global Warming take place on July 7th, at a variety of sites internationally, with acts including Madonna, Shakira, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, the Beastie Boys, Duran Duran, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Spinal Tap, and Metallica.  The great "Timbaland lyrics controversy" takes place.


Big Hits: Irreplaceable (Beyonce), Say It Right (Nelly Furtado), What Goes Around Comes Around (Justin Timberlake), Glamorous (Fergie featuring Ludacris), This Is Why I'm Hot (Mims), Girlfriend (Avril Lavigne), Give It To Me (Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake), Makes Me Wonder (Maroon 5), Big Girls Don't Cry (Fergie), Umbrella (Rihanna featuring Jay-Z), Stronger (Kanye West), No One (Alicia Keys), It's Not Over (Daughtry), The Sweet Escape (Gwen Stefani featuring Akon), Not Ready to Make Nice (Dixie Chicks), Beautiful Liar (Beyonce and Shakira), I'll Stand By You (Carrie Underwood), Never Again (Kelly Clarkson), Before He Cheats (Carrie Underwood), Home (Daughtry), Party Like a Rockstar (Shop Boyz), Rehab (Amy Winehouse), Rockstar (Nickelback), Who Knew (Pink), Gimme More (Britney Spears), and Tatoo (Jordin Sparks).