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Old 09-08-2016, 12:02 AM   #3781
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"The Bat in My Pocket", "So That Others May Live", Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant", and "The Long Way Home", more or less all at the same time.
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Old 09-13-2016, 10:43 AM   #3782
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I've started re-reading Isaac Asimov's "The Foundation Trilogy". I bought a later pre-quel (sorry, that sounds a bit odd but I expect you know whart I mean) in a charity shop and decided I needed to read the original three first so I knew where I was.

I'm into the first of the trilogy and finding it harder going than I remember.
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Old 09-14-2016, 12:12 PM   #3783
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In the middle of this book: https://www.amazon.com/Last-Bookanee...last+bookaneer
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Old 09-14-2016, 07:44 PM   #3784
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I love historical fiction and this one was excellent and unusual.
In addition to a captivating well written story it has interesting period medicine, along with compelling character development. It was a real page turner and I will start on the sequel right away. Take a look!!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/...tor-s-daughter
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Old 09-14-2016, 10:40 PM   #3785
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That sounds like a really good story, Kayelle, and I love historical fiction, too. I added it to my Amazon wishlist for when I finish my current book. Thanks for the recommendation

Before I left to visit my mom a couple weeks ago, I downloaded a book to read on my Amazon Fire tablet: "In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner," by Elizabeth George, a murder mystery. My mom gave me another of the books in this series last year. The primary character is an inspector at Scotland Yard. The stories are complex and really well done.
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Old 09-14-2016, 10:46 PM   #3786
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This interests me too, Kay. I subscribe to BookBub, and get many of my favorite authors free, but since I also have Amazon Prime, I'll need to look into Goodreads as well.
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Old 09-14-2016, 11:41 PM   #3787
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Dawg, I do Book Bub and Amazon Prime as well, but I like the Goodreads site for looking at at book without a sales motive.
I'll have to look into In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner GG!!
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Old 09-15-2016, 12:30 AM   #3788
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Although my reading tends to skew towards cozy mysteries, I'm not averse to reading other genre. I did read a historical novel that I did enjoy. Back when I was still volunteering at the local library, I shelved and then removed a Mary Higgins Clark novel called "Mount Vernon Love Story: A Novel of George and Martha Washington". If I recall correctly, it was told mostly in Martha Washington's voice, and gave a very soft and engaging profile of our first president. I really enjoyed it.


Made a stop at said library today to pick up a movie DVD (I'll review "Trainwreck" after we watch it) and also came home with a new book that caught my eye. Called "Cooking for Picasso", it's a mix of historical information and fictional writing. Haven't started it yet, but I'll review it when I'm done.
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That sounds like a really good story, Kayelle, and I love historical fiction, too. I added it to my Amazon wishlist for when I finish my current book. Thanks for the recommendation

Before I left to visit my mom a couple weeks ago, I downloaded a book to read on my Amazon Fire tablet: "In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner," by Elizabeth George, a murder mystery. My mom gave me another of the books in this series last year. The primary character is an inspector at Scotland Yard. The stories are complex and really well done.
Inspector Lynley, he's fantastic! I need to start reading E. George again.
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