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Old 05-25-2013, 07:09 AM   #2971
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'Game of Thrones' by George R R Martin. I am on book 3 of 7!! Loving' them. There is a TV series of them but don't want to see that as the characters in my head are always different to someone else don't you think??
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:29 AM   #2972
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Right now I'm reading "The Hangman's Daughter" which is a murder mystery set in the 1600's Germany/Bavaria. A midwife is accused of the murder and is tried as a witch. The hangman and a physician are trying to prove she's not a witch. Very interesting reading.
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Old 05-25-2013, 02:26 PM   #2973
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Jabbur, that sounds really good. I love books like that.

I just finished "The Salt Bride," a Georgian romance. Very good. Yesterday I downloaded "Sh*t My Dad Says." It's just like it sounds It started as a Twitter feed and is now a book. I read a sample and laughed out loud a couple of times, so I had to buy it.
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:55 PM   #2974
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'Game of Thrones' by George R R Martin. I am on book 3 of 7!! Loving' them. There is a TV series of them but don't want to see that as the characters in my head are always different to someone else don't you think??
I agree with you on that menumaker. I watched one movie based on a Rita Mae Brown; when I saw who they cast for the lead all I could think of every time she was onscreen was "Really?". This is also the reason I don't listen to books on disc. When I read a book I "hear" the characters' voices. Even if the author themself reads his/her own book they never sound like "my" character sounds!
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Jar City: A Reykjavi­k Thriller [Paperback] Arnaldur Indridason

A crime novel that takes place in Iceland. The first of the series. I think this author has won the Golden Dagger Award for mysteries for this series. I'm going to crank up my a/c and pretend that its not so hot outside!
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:33 PM   #2976
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Jar City: A Reykjavi*k Thriller [Paperback] Arnaldur Indridason

A crime novel that takes place in Iceland. The first of the series. I think this author has won the Golden Dagger Award for mysteries for this series. I'm going to crank up my a/c and pretend that its not so hot outside!
I usually read Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett in the summer when it's hot...thanks for something else to read on a hot day!
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:46 PM   #2977
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Just finished "Flatscreen", weirdly interesting, and restarted "The Devil in the Kitchen", which is proving to be fun.

I ordered "Bad Monkey" by Hiassen, but I'm saving it. All are Kindle.
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:38 AM   #2978
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I am reading a crime novel '' Helsinki Blood'' by James Thompson. It's very good .It's the fourth book by this author I have read.All take place in Finland but author is American so the translation waiting time is eliminated. [Sometimes it takes several years]The first book is set farther north from Helsinki in the arctic circle of Lapland. I seem to be reading a lot of Scandinavian crime novels lately.I Also like Arn. Indridason from Iceland. I used to like the'' Jesse Stone'' novels, but since Robert B. Parker passed, the new authors first book was not quite as good. Also liked the Steig Larsson 3 part series. mysterychef
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:32 AM   #2979
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Right now I'm reading Tempest at Dawn. It's about the convention in Philadelphia when our constitution was created. It's a novelization of the facts but so far it's been interesting reading.
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