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Old 10-25-2011, 06:54 PM   #1811
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The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
When She Woke - Hillary Jordan
Both of these novels are set in a dystopian future... both really good reads.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:10 PM   #1812
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Loved Water for Elephants. I've been on the road for two weeks and have read a bunch of used paperbacks I pick up at the library's used book sale. Nothing stands out. Didn't know "Water" was a movie. Will ask husband to netflix it for me.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:24 PM   #1813
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Dracula, by Brahm Stoker. It was free for my kindle app. Liking it so far. He's good at creating an atmosphere without over explaining.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:16 PM   #1814
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I ordered a bunch of books from Abe Used books, including Water for Elephants.

I'm currently reading the third book of the founding of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster. I'm also in the middle of A Salty Piece of Land by Jimmy Buffett.
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:38 AM   #1815
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Midway through Those Who Walk Away - Patricia Highsmith cat & mouse in Venice and Rebecca Wentworth's Distraction, Robert J. Begiebing - set in 1740's New England. Both absorbing.

Sounds like I should add Water for Elephants to my list, along with Atwood's The Year of the Flood and several more. Thanks, folks.
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Old 10-28-2011, 04:10 AM   #1816
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I've just started to read "Emma" by J. Austen. I like her novels very much though they are all similar.
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Old 10-28-2011, 08:34 AM   #1817
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I've just started to read "Emma" by J. Austen. I like her novels very much though they are all similar.
I liked Emma. Not quite as much as Pride and Predjudice but a little more than Mansfield Park.
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Old 10-28-2011, 08:59 AM   #1818
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I just found PartnerShip by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball in my mailbox.

I won't read anything else until I've re-read this old favorite! Whoo Hoo!
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:11 AM   #1819
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I just found PartnerShip by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball in my mailbox.

I won't read anything else until I've re-read this old favorite! Whoo Hoo!

hiya zee. what is the best mccaffrey novel to showcase her talents, in your opinion? i'd like to take a look at her but she seems to write together with lots of different authors....
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:21 AM   #1820
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Hi, Vit. I'd say that The Dragonriders of Pern is a must read. She's a wonderful author. Don't plan on going anywhere for awhile, she's really hard to put down.
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