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Old 07-04-2012, 02:06 PM   #2481
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I'm reading, off and on, Anne of Green Gables on my iPhone. I never read it before. It is really well written. I am enjoying it a lot.
I loved the whole series. L.M. Montgomery was a wonderful author.
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Old 07-05-2012, 07:18 AM   #2482
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Guantánamo 10 Years After: By: Emma Reverter

Buon Giorno,

This is a non fiction work based on the prison that was created under the Bush Administration after the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centres.

Journalist Emma Reverter reveals the secrets behind this concentration camp.

I about to begin the book in Spanish and it is called:

Guantánamo Diez Años Despues

Have nice wkend.,
Ciao, Margaux.
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Old 07-05-2012, 07:45 PM   #2483
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I'm reading a kindle freebie "Don't Let Me Go" about a young girl whose mom is going through drug and alcohol addiction. The girl makes friends with a ragtag group of folks in her apartment building who band together to take care of the girl. One of the folks is agoraphobic. The girl bonds with him and seems to help him with his anxieties. I'm about 1/3 into it. Really good.
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:18 PM   #2484
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I haven't been keeping up with this thread lately as I've been reading so much. I'm now working on the Eve Duncan series by Iris Johansen. It's stand alone stories, but I got tired of reading about happenings from other books so I finally looked up the order they were written and am working my through my latest batch.
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Old 07-05-2012, 09:29 PM   #2485
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Funny I just finished Iris Johansen's What Doesn't Kill You which was a bit better than her And Then You Die... and Eight Days to Live, but I made a note to never read another of her novels. Not exactly bodice rippers but I think there are plenty of better novels out there.

Recommendation: Stephen White's latest "Alan Gregory" novel is out next month, Line of Fire. Gregory is a psychologist, just like the author, and White has unusual perceptions about psychological characters and psychological thrillers. Sadly this is the planned penultimate volume of the 21 novel series. White says he will be writing new projects that do not involve the Alan Gregory character.

The release announcement must have been well hidden (or I'm the only White fan awake in Los Angeles) because I reserved my copy at the LA Public Library in a sub-20 spot, and if LAPL buys as many copies as previous Steven White novels then I expect them to buy 200+ copies, so I'll get to read the novel within about a week of the publishing date.

The publishing date of this novel is August 7, 2012, mere weeks from today. Are there any other White enthusiasts here on the forum? ... Any who read the reviews and are attracted to the series should begin with the first published volume and should continue in chronological (publishing date) order. Although the novels can be enjoyed separately, but there is a progressive character ensemble development.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:13 PM   #2486
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I'm reading a kindle freebie "Don't Let Me Go" about a young girl whose mom is going through drug and alcohol addiction. The girl makes friends with a ragtag group of folks in her apartment building who band together to take care of the girl. One of the folks is agoraphobic. The girl bonds with him and seems to help him with his anxieties. I'm about 1/3 into it. Really good.
Thanks for the rec, Jabbur! It was $3.99 without Prime, but I ordered it anyway. Reviews are stellar.
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Right now, because it is hot and not something that inspires me to read anything intellectual, I'm going for the latest #1 Ladies' Detective Agency novel. I love them.
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I'm a woman. What do you think I'm reading right now?
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GQ...you have me stumped
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:11 AM   #2490
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Kyles, google 50 Shades of Grey....

I downloaded it to my Kindle for only two quid odd. I dont know what that is in real money but its cheap here!
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