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Old 02-28-2018, 05:32 PM   #3891
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I read Dan Brown's Origins in a day while on our cruise a couple of weeks ago (I got quarantined with some kind of gastroenteritis). It was fairly predictable, but a good read, as Brown's books always are. Right after that I plunged into Ken Follett's newest, A Column of Fire while also still working on Demille's The Cuban Affair, Barnet's Biography of a Runaway Slave and Marlon James's A Brief History of Seven Killings.
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Old 02-28-2018, 07:12 PM   #3892
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Just finished Mary Roach's Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal. Fascinating! And funny in unexpected places. Many details on what happens to our food after we eat - the section on saliva was very interesting.

I'm about half-through Tarquin Hall's The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken. Very enjoyable with lots of on-the-way-to-solving-a-murder information on Indian life, some on the eating habits of the always-hungry (it seems) detective Vish Puri. I think someone on this thread mentioned the title, and I thank them.
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Old 03-11-2018, 09:26 PM   #3893
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Just got done reading the KATE ELLIS- Joe Plantagenet Mystery Series. Seeking the Dead - Playing With Bones - Kissing The Demons - Watching The Ghost and Walking By Night. Really enjoyed each one.
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Old 03-12-2018, 08:39 AM   #3894
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I am reading interesting and informative non-fiction..


Dead Wake...The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson...

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Old 03-17-2018, 10:15 AM   #3895
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Just finished reading Joanne Flukes - FUDGE CUPCAKE MURDER. Love her mysteries and her recipes in them.
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Old 03-17-2018, 02:57 PM   #3896
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I'm in the middle of

The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard..

From the critically acclaimed author of Mr. Timothy comes an ingenious tale of murder and revenge, featuring a retired New York City detective and a young cadet named Edgar Allan Poe.

Interesting book...

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Old 03-20-2018, 11:45 PM   #3897
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I found a book on my bookshelf that I don't remember buying. Maybe a houseguest left it. Anyway, I just finished it; not bad. Not a great novel, but it was entertaining. It's called "The Housewife and the Assassin," by Susan Trott.

Last week I finished the next book for my book club meeting Thursday. That was really good - a sci-fi thriller by John Scalzi called "Lock In."

Today, I started re-reading the Harry Potter series.
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Old 03-21-2018, 10:42 PM   #3898
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I'm reading three different books right now...at the rate I am going it will take me three years.
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Old 04-10-2018, 01:59 AM   #3899
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Picked up an old (2008) Ina Garten book from the library - Back to Basics Just a little diversion from being online or cleaning out vintage magazines.
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I'm reading, for the 2nd time, The Painter by Peter Heller.. All about art and mayhem.. Interesting and enjoyable..

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