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Old 01-23-2014, 11:30 PM   #3231
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Laurie, even though the Harry Potter series started for young readers, the characters and plot are good enough that many adults enjoyed them as well. I know I did!

I'm currently reading an Agatha Christie mystery starring Hercule Poirot "Hallowe'en Party" which I'm slogging through. After the fast paced mysteries that are written today, this one is fairly pedestrian. Interesting plot though. Just tough sitting through all of the interrogations Poirot does.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:09 AM   #3232
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When the first Harry Potter book came out, I read an excerpt in Newsweek magazine and was hooked. Loved them all.

One of our exchange students gave me JK Rowling's latest for Christmas - "The Casual Vacancy." So far, pretty interesting .
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:09 PM   #3233
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I like youth books. just finished Days of Blood and Starlight as Audiobook and now Dustlands waits for me - both books for the young readers...
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Old 01-26-2014, 03:58 PM   #3234
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I seldom write a review for books but I just did at B&N. Just thought I'd pass it on.

I just read the last page, and I'm forever changed by this trilogy of books so beautifully told about a remarkable woman. I'm nearly in tears and missing her already. Nancy E Turner painted such a rich picture of Sarah Agnes Prine that I'll be forever affected by the memory of her. Don't miss reading these episodes in order..."These is My Words", "Sarah's Quilt" and "The Star Garden". If there were 10 stars to rate these books I would have used them.

If you like historical fiction these books are a really great read.
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Old 01-26-2014, 05:46 PM   #3235
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I seldom write a review for books but I just did at B&N. Just thought I'd pass it on.

I just read the last page, and I'm forever changed by this trilogy of books so beautifully told about a remarkable woman. I'm nearly in tears and missing her already. Nancy E Turner painted such a rich picture of Sarah Agnes Prine that I'll be forever affected by the memory of her. Don't miss reading these episodes in order..."These is My Words", "Sarah's Quilt" and "The Star Garden". If there were 10 stars to rate these books I would have used them.

If you like historical fiction these books are a really great read.
These sound fascinating, will look for them. Thanks Kayelle!
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:08 PM   #3236
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:58 PM   #3237
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These sound fascinating, will look for them. Thanks Kayelle!
My favorite reading matter is American historical novels Dawg. These books will go down as some of my very favorites like "The Proud Breed", "Follow the River","From Sea to Shining Sea".
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Old 01-27-2014, 01:43 AM   #3238
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I'm on the second Cassie Palmer novel "Claimed by Shadow" by Karen Chance. I'm really loving urban fantasy!
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