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Old 12-05-2014, 10:33 AM   #3541
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I'm sitting here spellbound reading the first book from Drew Chapman, called The Ascendant.

Today is supposed to be a cooking day, but I can't seem to put it down. This author is really good. I'm excited and already hoping for more.

There is a blurb in the front of the book to be waiting for another book, The Conjurer King.. Gee, I hope he writes fast. I would gobble them up.
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Old 01-15-2015, 06:19 PM   #3542
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"Eat, Pray, Love"

Just finished "Unnatural Death" by Dorothy L Sayers and "Pardonable Lies" (The third "Maisie Dobbs" novel. Mysteries with a difference) Both good.

About to start (when it arrives) "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything." by Elizabeth Gilbert, which is our February book group choice. I've made the mistake of reading the Amazon reviews both on .co.uk and .com and there are some real humdingers!

Has anyone read it and what did you think of it?
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Old 01-19-2015, 01:36 PM   #3543
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I just started reading this, and it had me hooked with the first chapter....very rare for me.

https://mynook.barnesandnoble.com/re...9780307421746#
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Old 01-19-2015, 01:51 PM   #3544
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Just finished "Unnatural Death" by Dorothy L Sayers and "Pardonable Lies" (The third "Maisie Dobbs" novel. Mysteries with a difference) Both good.

About to start (when it arrives) "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything." by Elizabeth Gilbert, which is our February book group choice. I've made the mistake of reading the Amazon reviews both on .co.uk and .com and there are some real humdingers!

Has anyone read it and what did you think of it?
I have not read it MC but it sure sounds like something I'd like..I just ordered it, and thanks...
Here's more about it.

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert | 9781101010914 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
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Old 01-19-2015, 02:30 PM   #3545
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Having skipped "Modern Novels" class in favor of Shakespeare, there are many classic books I've not read. I'm trying to read them now. I'm currently reading "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. I'm enjoying it.
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Old 01-19-2015, 06:21 PM   #3546
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Thoroughly enjoying this one! It's fiction written around how a fairy-tale (Rapunzel) came to be.

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Old 01-22-2015, 05:56 PM   #3547
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John Grisham. Sycamore Row.
Almost done.
Good read.
Next up....
David Baldacci. The Hit.
I read a lot of books I find at the grocery store.
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:39 PM   #3548
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Just finished "Unnatural Death" by Dorothy L Sayers and "Pardonable Lies" (The third "Maisie Dobbs" novel. Mysteries with a difference) Both good.

About to start (when it arrives) "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything." by Elizabeth Gilbert, which is our February book group choice. I've made the mistake of reading the Amazon reviews both on .co.uk and .com and there are some real humdingers!

Has anyone read it and what did you think of it?
I've been wanting to read that. I saw the movie and it was somewhat underwhelming, but I'm not a Julia Roberts fan. I can imagine the book is a lot better.
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:48 PM   #3549
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I just ordered "Wild". Can't wait till it gets here. Much of the locale is near where I live and play, and close to my daughter and SIL's cabin up in Kennedy Meadows. It should be a fantastic read. Also want to see the movie, but I want to read the book first.
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:59 PM   #3550
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My BIL gave DH a book for Christmas, but he doesn't have much patience to sit and read, so I picked it up. It's true story called "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides about a Navy ship's crew stranded in the Arctic and how they get home. It takes place in the 1880s. Good so far.
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