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Old 11-27-2013, 08:14 AM   #3181
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Not reading, yet but hit the motherlode at Hastings last night. Purchased: Winter Fire, by Preston & Child; King and Maxwell, by Baldacci and To Live and Let Drood , by Green.
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Old 11-27-2013, 10:44 AM   #3182
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And my first Elmore Leonard - .
Elmore Leonard's books are some of the absolutely pleasure-reading best I've ever read. I hope you enjoy his wit as much as I did. Maybe it's time for me to reread them.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:24 AM   #3183
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I thought I had posted that I read Stephen King's (sequel to The Shining) Doctor Sleep. Was great!
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Old 11-27-2013, 05:21 PM   #3184
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Elmore Leonard's books are some of the absolutely pleasure-reading best I've ever read. I hope you enjoy his wit as much as I did. Maybe it's time for me to reread them.
Do you have a favorite title? I'd like to check at my library. Thanks.
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Old 11-27-2013, 05:48 PM   #3185
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Got two going right now. The first is "Imperfect Harmony" by Stacy Horn. It's about her experiences in a volunteer community choir in NYC and how it has affected her life. There's a lot of research in there too on how singing affects our bodies and emotions. Interesting stuff to this fellow community choir member. The other is "The Countertenor wore Garlic" by Mark Schweizer about a small Appalachian town in NC and the quirky townspeople. There is usually a murder but it's light reading.
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Old 11-27-2013, 06:38 PM   #3186
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Right now I'm working on my Sunday School lesson, so I'm reading the Bible. I took a break from it to come here.

Otherwise, I'm reading Hitler's Mein Kampf.

Don't ask.

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My Father read it when he was a young man (he was never in anyway a fan of Hitler, he just thought he ought to know what it was all about). I was going to read it when in my teens but the librarian said it was unsuitable reading for a schoolgirl and wouldn't let me take it out. I've never had the time or the inclination since.

I'm currently working my way through the "Tales of the City" series and waiting for volume 4 to arrive. And I'm looking forward to the latest in the "No 1 Ladies Detective Agency" series. Nothing on the go at the moment as I'm busily knitting for Christmas and I haven't quite cracked how to read and knit at the same time. I'm afraid the requests for hand-knitted socks won't be fulfilled this year but I bought some rather beautiful handmade shawl pins at a craft fair earlier in the year so I'm knitting some silky smooth knobbly yarn into scarves to go with them as gifts for female relatives.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:25 PM   #3187
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Right now I'm working on my Sunday School lesson, so I'm reading the Bible. I took a break from it to come here.

Otherwise, I'm reading Hitler's Mein Kampf.

Don't ask.

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I would be interested on your thoughts after you read Mein Kampf. I wrote a thesis on it when I was writing my officers exams in the RCAF. It was forbidden reading when I was growing up.
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Old 12-03-2013, 04:53 AM   #3188
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It's till forbidden here in G... and even if not, I'm not sure it's the kind of book I want to read..

Just reading through the trilogy of four again... Got the Hitchhiker out of the shelf again after 20 years

and also Laini Taylors Days of Blood and Starlight as an Audiobook on the MacBook.
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:22 PM   #3189
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I just found the second of three books by Iris Johansen about Eve Duncan. The first was Taking Eve, this one is Hunting Eve, which picks up where the first book left off. I'm already engrossed in the story and hope the last one of this series comes out as quickly as this one did.

Off to be engrossed (again).
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I have been reading "How to be a Frugalista". It is really a good read with a lot of good tips. I have been trying to put it into practice.
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