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Old 06-04-2014, 11:09 AM   #3381
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:21 AM   #3382
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I'm reading an old paperback by Barbara Delinsky, Coast Road. A couple with 2 teen daughters divorce because the husband is too tied up in his job to spend time with the family. When the wife is left in a coma as a result of an automobile accident, the husband goes to stay with the daughters, and also spends a lot of time at the hospital with his ex-wife. As time goes on he is leaving his work by the wayside to spend time with his wife and kids. I'm not more than half way into it, but I think in time he will realize that family is more important to him and when she comes out of the coma they will get back together. The writing reminds me of Nicholas Sparks.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:03 PM   #3383
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I just finished 2 books by M. Louisa Locke, "Maids of Misfortune" and "Uneasy Spirits". They are set in 1879 San Francisco and follow a young widow Annie Fuller who runs a boarding house. She manages to do some sleuthing as well. Both well written. Now I'm starting "They came to Baghdad" by the wonderful Miss Agatha Christie.
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Old 06-08-2014, 01:11 PM   #3384
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I'm reading The Blackhouse by Peter Mays.

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*Starred Review* Scottish novelist May (whose series include the Enzo Files, starring a Scottish forensic scientist working in France) starts a projected trilogy, again with a Scottish sleuth, with a shotgun blast of a debut. Two bodies are found hanging from trees: one in Edinburgh, the other on the Isle of Lewis, the most northerly isle in the Outer Hebrides. Edinburgh cop Fin Macleod, originally from Lewis, is assigned to the case for no more reason than that he speaks Gaelic. Two narratives vie with each other. "

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Old 06-08-2014, 01:33 PM   #3385
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Just wondering ... what is everyone reading now?

I blew through a few Tess Gerritsens (good stuff!) and just finished Alan Parks' "Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?" that was a $.99 Bookbub deal. Their life as expats in Spain with all the local quirks reminded me of Mexico. A delightful, quick read, especially for animal lovers. I'm now on the sequel (cheap for Kindle).
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:08 AM   #3386
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I started Total Recall this morning.
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:07 PM   #3387
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I started Total Recall this morning.
Don't you mean"We'll Remember It For You Wholesale"? I like PKD's title better.
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Don't you mean"We'll Remember It For You Wholesale"? I like PKD's title better.
Newp.. I said what I said... that's on the kindle download.
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Newp.. I said what I said... that's on the kindle download.
Who write it?? Nosy people must know...
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Who write it?? Nosy people must know...
It lists Philip K Dick as the author.. some hack I believe.

I didn't pay attention to length and didn't realize that was a short story. Feh.

Been spending some time reading Absolute C++ this morning
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