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Old 08-10-2011, 08:17 PM   #1651
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Next on my bedside table is a 50-cent thrift store find, As Always, Julia - The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto. The copyright is 2010 and I wasn't aware of its existence. Can't wait to open the cover. I know it'll be great fun.
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Old 08-10-2011, 08:59 PM   #1652
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Next on my bedside table is a 50-cent thrift store find, As Always, Julia - The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto. The copyright is 2010 and I wasn't aware of its existence. Can't wait to open the cover. I know it'll be great fun.
don't you love finding bargain buys like you just did with julia's book? it gets very high ratings at amazon, too. nice one....
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don't you love finding bargain buys like you just did with julia's book? it gets very high ratings at amazon, too. nice one....
Yep, I LOVE bargains!!! Plus, it was a pristine hardback, which is super. I've been building my personal library of my favorite books, all to be in hardback. This was a real find and I can't wait to start turning the pages.
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Old 08-11-2011, 06:58 PM   #1654
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I have one more chapter to "Left Behind" by Tim Lahaye and Jerry B Jenkins. After that, I'm going to start "Tribulation Force" by the same authors.
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:19 PM   #1655
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I'm reading Lisa Gardner's The Survivor's Club. I'll probably finish it tonight, then I'll start Lisa Unger's Fragile.
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Old 08-13-2011, 02:37 PM   #1657
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i just found out that kindle and b&n are finally acting competitively in the marketing of books! previously, whenever i checked book prices on one i wanted to buy, i found that both bookseller's prices were right in lockstep and never varied. i don't know what has happened with them, but today i am downloading mary kurlansky's salt from amazon's kindle for $7.64 instead of b&n's $9.99. i'm glad to see that capitalism is alive and well once again in our national bookstores....(mark, not mary) :)
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Just started a new-to-me author, Peter King's Spiced to Death, interspersed with The Monkey's Paw, a collection of spooky stories by W. W. Jacobs, and Walking the Appalachian Trail by Larry Luxemberg.
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compromising positions, by susan isaacs. it's still summer.... :)
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just finish My Dark Places by james ellory. a disturbing story of the murder of the authors mother. his quest to find her killer and who she really was. he was ten when the murder occurred. it is in some ways very sad. am now reading "father, forgive me" a story (true ) of the murder of a nun. the suspect is a priest.
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