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Old 08-19-2011, 08:52 PM   #1681
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Oh Amelia and Emerson are two of my favorite characters. Elizabeth Peters also writes as Barbara Michaels in case anyone is interested. I've read nearly all her stuff and enjoyed them all. The most recent Amelia and Emerson stories aren't quite up to par IMO, but still readable.

I'm currently on the second book in Game of Thrones. DANG its addictive. It is reminiscent of Pillars of the Earth.

OOOO....vitauta, you should pick up Pillars of the Earth if you haven't read it yet.
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Old 08-19-2011, 09:33 PM   #1682
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Oh Amelia and Emerson are two of my favorite characters. Elizabeth Peters also writes as Barbara Michaels in case anyone is interested. I've read nearly all her stuff and enjoyed them all. The most recent Amelia and Emerson stories aren't quite up to par IMO, but still readable.

I'm currently on the second book in Game of Thrones. DANG its addictive. It is reminiscent of Pillars of the Earth.

OOOO....vitauta, you should pick up Pillars of the Earth if you haven't read it yet.
on your say so i'm putting pillars of the earth on my short list, alix. and only on your sayso. ken follett did not thrill me with his eye of the needle, and i'm not much for the whole medieval times thing. trusting you on this one...
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Old 08-19-2011, 10:28 PM   #1683
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on your say so i'm putting pillars of the earth on my short list, alix. and only on your sayso. ken follett did not thrill me with his eye of the needle, and i'm not much for the whole medieval times thing. trusting you on this one...
Yes, good suggestion, Pillars of the Earth...fantastic read. Good job Alix!!!
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Old 08-19-2011, 10:44 PM   #1684
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Trust me vitauta, Pillars of the Earth is not to be missed. I poo poo'd Ken Follett too, but this one is a winner. Its less about the times than the people. Its really a keeper.
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Didn't care for Follett either. Will prepare to be impressed!
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:05 PM   #1686
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Trust me vitauta, Pillars of the Earth is not to be missed. I poo poo'd Ken Follett too, but this one is a winner. Its less about the times than the people. Its really a keeper.

kay then, i'll report back....myomyo alix--look at your posts, will ya? be catching up w/andy soon, will ya?
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:14 PM   #1687
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kay then, i'll report back....myomyo alix--look at your posts, will ya? be catching up w/andy soon, will ya?
I've been here a few years longer, I'm just a late bloomer I s'pose!
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Have to agree that Pillars of the Earth is a must read! This was a book I had a hard time putting down and one I didn't want to end! Currently reading a book by a local author about a local subject (the life of a border patrol agent) so far it isn't one that I'm having trouble putting down. Lol! I have "The Help" waiting in the wings, but I want to save it for vacation/holidays! I'm sue it will be a good read.
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Another vote here for Pillars of the Earth. And thanks, Vitauta, for Devil's Knot. Duly added to my list for the library.

On the lighter side, I like M. C. Beaton's stories, both the Hamish Macbeth and the Agatha Raisin lines. They're fast and fun.
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