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Old 09-25-2012, 06:09 PM   #2611
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I will have to look into that one Lizzie
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:38 PM   #2612
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Isn't Laurie King the woman who writes the Sherlock Holmes and his wife series? I love them!
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:15 PM   #2613
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Isn't Laurie King the woman who writes the Sherlock Holmes and his wife series? I love them!
I believe you're right, Claire. So, sounds like you think Kylie and I should give that series a try. Thanks.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:45 PM   #2614
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Flashback by Dan Simmons. I'm just under halfway through and already ready for it to be over. It's decent, just holding my attention do well.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:54 PM   #2615
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I'm about half-way through Ken Follet's Fall of Giants.
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:51 AM   #2616
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Flashback by Dan Simmons. I'm just under halfway through and already ready for it to be over. It's decent, just holding my attention do well.
We have that one stored on the Kindles to read...good to hear it is not bad
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:45 PM   #2617
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Am reading Maigret In Holland. I have always loved Georges Simenon's Inspector Maigret mysteries.
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Old 09-29-2012, 10:40 PM   #2618
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"People Trying To Be Good", Sanford Phippen.
Easy, Entertaining, Free read from Amazon.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:29 PM   #2619
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When you have the time, Sharon, would you mind giving us brief thumbnails? TIA.
Here are some thumbnail descriptions, but really you'd do better to look up the descriptions on Amazon or Goodreads or such! Just wanted to share what I've been reading...
14 by Peter Clines - Another reviewer labeled this one "A riveting apocalyptic mystery in the style of LOST" - which is what made ME read it. It's a little comic-book like (but it's not a graphic novel) - just a fun, fast read.

Dare Me by Megan Abbott - This one was a rather disturbing look into the hearts of American teenage girls on a cheerleading team. I kept saying, 'Oh, THAT would never happen..." and kept on reading to see how it would be resolved.

The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker - This one is particularly good - about what happens to a 10-year-old girl and her family and friends when the rotation of the earth suddenly begins to slow. It is an unusually realistic narrative, as end-of-the world novels go ...

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green - I've known for a while that teenagers love to read John Green's books - now I now why. It's about teenagers with cancer - and so much more.

Tell the Wolves Im Home by Carol Rifka Brunt - The narrator of this story is a teenager, too. Set in the 80's, it's a beautiful story of 14-yr-old Hazel, who loses the person who understands her best - her uncle Finn, a famous artist, who dies of Aids. This book is about art and love and loneliness and redemption...
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:41 PM   #2620
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Just got back from the library:

An Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd
the Dog Stars by Peter Heller
NW by Zadie Smith
Criminal by Karin Slaughter
Odd Apocolypse by Dean Koontz
Breakdown by Sara Paretsky
Nothing quite like a pile of books from the library! Thanks for sharing your list. I've read Paretsky and Slaughter and have just downloaded the Koontz book to listen to - I like those Odd Thomas books! I've added the others to my list of books to "look into"! Thanks.
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