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Old 08-06-2013, 01:57 AM   #3021
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I have just finished reading Gordon Ramsays Humble Pie...very short book but good!

I have just started the new one by JK Rowling The Cuckoo’s Calling...her alias Robert Galbraith
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:21 AM   #3022
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It's not often that characters from a book stay with you after you finish reading but I have to say that is the case with Almost Heaven by Chris Fabry. It was a lovely book. Lots of drama but simply told. Takes place in the West Virginia mountains and includes the main character's guardian angel's observations as well. It is a beautiful story and very thought provoking getting you think about God's relationship with us. I'll be getting the sequel June Bug as soon as my new credit card arrives!
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:26 AM   #3023
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It's not often that characters from a book stay with you after you finish reading but I have to say that is the case with Almost Heaven by Chris Fabry. It was a lovely book. Lots of drama but simply told. Takes place in the West Virginia mountains and includes the main character's guardian angel's observations as well. It is a beautiful story and very thought provoking getting you think about God's relationship with us. I'll be getting the sequel June Bug as soon as my new credit card arrives!
Their are several series that will always be with me. The first one is "My Friend Flicka" by Mary O'Hara. The sequel was "Thunderhead." The Bicentennial Series by John Jakes. The "Exiles" and all the eight sequels that followed. And Barbara Braddock has had some great series. These make you impatient for the next book to follow to become available.

When the Bicentennial Series was in the making, every morning going to work, you could see every one on the subway had a book in hand and was intently reading it. The whole train car was totally silent. Same going home at night. During the lunch hour, parks and any benches in the area had readers sitting there intently reading. It was a series that grabbed the nation and made readers of a lot of folks that would never think of picking up a book.
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Old 08-06-2013, 12:25 PM   #3024
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I'm reading the Kindle edition of "Seriously, I'm Kidding," by Ellen DeGeneres. Thankfully, there haven't been many people at the pool lately, cuz I'm laughing out loud!

Just finished "Bad Monkey" by Carl Hiassen, another fun read.
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:03 PM   #3025
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It's not often that characters from a book stay with you after you finish reading but I have to say that is the case with Almost Heaven by Chris Fabry.... I'll be getting the sequel June Bug as soon as my new credit card arrives!
Unless you absolutely want a hard copy for your own personal collection, why not head to the library and get a copy there? Even my library system has it, so EVERYBODY must have it by now! I'm a terrific library patron...after baseball season is over.
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Old 08-07-2013, 12:58 AM   #3026
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I am currently reading a crime novel by Robert Crais called ''Suspect''. I thought when I picked it up it would be another ''Joe pike'' hero book. This is about a German Shepard ''Maggie'' who was a military dog that has just returned from Afghanistan. Her and a L.A.P.D. officer meet at a K-9 training center. Both have many physical and physiological problems to overcome. Her military training becomes a great asset to solving a case that involves murder and corruption.''Interesting and informative''
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:32 AM   #3027
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I was just introduced to Robert Crais by Vitauta -- the book was Two Minutes, which I thought was a cracking good read. A fast-paced page-turner. I'm eager to try another, so thanks!
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Old 08-07-2013, 08:17 AM   #3028
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Thanks to Kindle I am re-reading a book I read when I was very young. "Tales of Secret Egypt", by Sax Rohmer.
It 's almost like traveling back in time. Not sure what happened to that book.
Strange how things like that can get away from you.
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I love Robert Crais books. I've read everything he has written and I think Suspect is his best ever.
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