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Old 06-03-2012, 04:41 PM   #2401
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Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, by Seth Grahame-Smith. Should be some fun.
Princess, I just saw an ad on tv for the movie based on that book! Not sure if I want to get into the whole vampire/zombie meets classic characters or not. I know there's a book out that blends zombies with Jane Austen. Just seems cheesy. Let me know how you like it.
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Old 06-03-2012, 05:17 PM   #2402
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The Birds and The Bees... :D Not really! Actually I'm reading the daily news paper... Just browsing through it as usual. :)
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:31 PM   #2403
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Princess, I just saw an ad on tv for the movie based on that book! Not sure if I want to get into the whole vampire/zombie meets classic characters or not. I know there's a book out that blends zombies with Jane Austen. Just seems cheesy. Let me know how you like it.
So far, it's pretty good. It's the same author who did Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. I tried to read that one but didn't care for it. The Abraham Lincoln one is much better. But I am a sucker for good vampire stories.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:49 AM   #2404
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I just finished Lee Child's Persuader and am moving on to his Gone Tomorrow. After that I've got 3 more Lisa Gardner books to read.
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:11 AM   #2405
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:22 AM   #2406
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Tricky Business by Dave Barry. Boy, is he skewering Florida! This one's about the off-shore gambling boats.

Just finished There Goes the Bride by M. C. Beaton. I enjoy her Agatha Raisin series for quick, fun reads in between more serious stuff.
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Social Life of Virginia in the 17th Century by Philip Alexander Bruce
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I found a copy of Elizabeth David's Christmas in the thrift store.

The book was stitched together after she died and it is an interesting look at Christmas in England through the years. It is also kind of a mild rant against many of the traditions involving excessive spending, eating and drinking during the holidays. One interesting idea that I need to try was an omelet filled with mincemeat. I am happy to have it in my collection at a bargain price but, I would have been disappointed if I had paid full price.
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:27 AM   #2409
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James Beard: Delights & Prejudices

Buon Giorno,

The way James Beard had talked about gastronomy and food inspires me. He is considered a master of traditional American Cuisine.

I enjoy pulling out the cookbooks to stimulate the thought process for the weekend coming.

Ciao,
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At the recommendation of my best friend, I picked up a copy of The Secret Life of Bees at the library last week.

I started reading it a few days ago and am enjoying it very much. I'd been aware of the book but was unfamiliar with the subject until Suzanne told me about it. She and I have been best friends for over 58 years and have many of the same reading tastes, so I trusted her suggestion.
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