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Old 08-20-2011, 01:21 PM   #1691
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I just started the new Grisham book, The Confession
Please let us know how you like it. Some Grishams are great, others not so much.
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Old 08-20-2011, 01:23 PM   #1692
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Please let us know how you like it. Some Grishams are great, others not so much.
His lawyer books are usually pretty good. It's when he strays from the law that he gets boring.
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Old 08-20-2011, 03:04 PM   #1693
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His lawyer books are usually pretty good. It's when he strays from the law that he gets boring.
He's DH's favorite author. I would agree with your observation. I take it this is a lawyer book? Will check out the Kindle edition. Thanks, Sir Loin!
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Old 08-20-2011, 07:04 PM   #1694
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Please let us know how you like it. Some Grishams are great, others not so much.
I just finished it last week! It was pretty good. There was a lot of tension in the beginning but it kind of flagged toward the end. IMO the climax came too early in the book. There was a lot of stuff after that could have been edited out and it would have been a better book.
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Old 08-20-2011, 09:12 PM   #1695
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I just finished it last week! It was pretty good. There was a lot of tension in the beginning but it kind of flagged toward the end. IMO the climax came too early in the book. There was a lot of stuff after that could have been edited out and it would have been a better book.
Will give it a try! Thanks, Jabbur.
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Old 09-14-2011, 04:10 PM   #1696
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Have started Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. The switch-between book is A Treasury of the World's Best Diaries, a flea market find.
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I just started 'Jamie at Home' last night.
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Old 09-14-2011, 04:52 PM   #1698
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I found an old copy of Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinan Rawlings at the flea market.

Her chapter on daily living and country food in the backwoods and swamps of Florida is wonderful.
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I got all 5 books of Vatta's War by Elizabeth Moon. I'm already on the 4th book, can't put 'em down.
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I'm reading Night-Dawn-Day by Elie Wiesel. Night is his autobiography of time in a concentration camp during WWII. Dawn and Day are both novels where he explores his feelings and experiences through fictional characters in different circumstances. I had read Night before but it still is a moving account of Hitler's treatment of Jewish prisoners. I'm ready to start Dawn tonight.
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