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Old 10-19-2009, 05:03 PM   #861
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DH found 2 black garbage bags of books on the curb for the trash man and brought them home. Half of them were ones I had already read but I kept about a dozen. I'm reading one of them now "Looking for Alaska" by Peter Jenkins. He wrote the book "Walking Across America" about his travels as a young man looking to find himself. This one is about his adventures in Alaska living there with his wife and kids. It's been enjoyable. Makes me want to go there!
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Old 10-19-2009, 06:15 PM   #862
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I'll be reading an Amish Cookbook, as soon as it arrives in the mail. YUM.

Oh, but in the meantime, Isabel's Bed by Eleanor Lipman.
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:40 AM   #863
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Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate) by Gail Carriger

On the spine it is listed as horror/fantasy more accurately it is a steam-punk historical urban fantasy mystery romance.
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Old 10-21-2009, 11:28 AM   #864
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I'll be reading an Amish Cookbook, as soon as it arrives in the mail. YUM.

Those who enjoy cookbooks will enjoy this!
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Old 10-21-2009, 01:00 PM   #865
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The other day I read an excerpt from Dean Koontz's new book, a big little life; Memoir of a Joyful Dog. Yesterday, being payday, I went in search of it. I started reading it last night at about 7 pm and just finished it at 10:30 am. Wonderful book and I highly recommend it to anyone who loves Dean Koontz's books, dogs and/or memoirs. Very funny in parts and quite uplifting. A very nice read.
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Old 10-21-2009, 01:04 PM   #866
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Old 10-21-2009, 03:19 PM   #867
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I am reading the Cedar Cove series from Debbi Macomber. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, all her books!!!!!
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Old 10-27-2009, 05:59 AM   #868
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I'm currently reading The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway and Twelve Mile Limit by Randy Wayne White. I just finished The Orchard Keeper by Cormac McCarthy and The Year of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs. I've gotten hooked on McCarthy lately and am in love with his clean, sparse style of writing. It's been likened to Hemingway before, but I find McCarthy's much more readable.
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Old 10-27-2009, 07:24 AM   #869
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Just finished 'In a Dry Season ' by Peter Robinson, and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' by Stieg Larrson, while sitting in the sun on holiday. Both were good books, although Larrson's book has some fairly unpleasant adult themes, all justified by the contex of the story, so be warned if you are of a sensative nature. I will be searching out other books in both series, as I enjoyed them both immensly. However, I am re-reading Hayeck's 'The Road to Serfdom' at the moment.
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Old 10-30-2009, 07:12 PM   #870
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I am reading the new cookbook by Clara Cannucciari from YouTube. She is the lady who is 94 years old and does the recipes from when she was growing up during the depression. I love reading all of her recipes and her stories.
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