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Old 07-08-2012, 10:54 AM   #2491
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My latest books hadn't arrived yet, so I checked the downstairs community library and someone else has donated a whole shelf of murder mysteries. I grabbed a bunch! These are authors I don't recognize, but I've been finding a lot of new favorites this way.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:34 PM   #2492
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Just started -Ender in Exile- by Orson Scott Card. The second timeline book in the Ender saga. Great si-fi series. I recommend it to everyone.
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:02 AM   #2493
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Just about to start City of Bones by Cassandra Clare.
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:10 AM   #2494
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I am currently in the middle of The Litigators by John Grisham, with James Patterson's Private Games waiting in the wings.
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:03 PM   #2495
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I've just started book #3 of a military sci-fi series called "The Lost Fleet". Mindless stuff, really, but kind of fun. It's full of space heroes, villains, distant worlds, and epic shoot-em-up battles. I'm hoping it will carry me into vacation in another week.
I'm now up to book #6 of this series, which is the final book. The characters and story pick up in another series called "Beyond the Frontier". So that's next on my reading list.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:33 PM   #2496
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I just started a new series, 26 books. It's by E. Britannica, the first book is "A".
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:04 AM   #2497
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I'm reading Deep Creek by Dana Hand; tells the story of Chinese miners back in Gold Rush days. Coincidentally, last night a radio program told of gold miners in the Peruvian Amazon jungle, who are apparently living the same hardscrabble existence today as those 1800's miners.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:48 AM   #2498
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I just started a new series, 26 books. It's by E. Britannica, the first book is "A".
Fun! When I was a kid, my parents bought World Book Encyclopedias. Over the course of two years, I read all of them from cover-to-cover. I just love that sort of stuff.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:31 PM   #2499
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Fun! When I was a kid, my parents bought World Book Encyclopedias. Over the course of two years, I read all of them from cover-to-cover. I just love that sort of stuff.
Actually, I did too! Dad couldn't bring a reference book home without me sitting down to read it cover to cover.
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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.
I've been listening to those books on CD while I'm driving. I drive an hour one way to my weekly chiropractor appointment so I have 2 hours to listen. I've been enjoying those stories. I'm listening to "Tea Time for the Traditionally Built." I accidentally picked up an audiobook by the same author with similar box design but it wasn't part of the detective series. I got bored listening to it. Maybe it is better in print. I'll have to check for it at the library. I don't remember the full title but it has "Muddy Saturday " in it.
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