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Old 02-09-2010, 09:00 AM   #931
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pdswife, I'm like you. There are books all over the place. I read almost anything besides romances (nothing against them, just too predictable and too many pretty people). Right now I'm in the middle of a murder mystery (my favorite "light" genre), Through a Glass Darkly, and a biography of Edith Piaf .... and am reading aloud two different books to a blind friend.
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Old 02-09-2010, 09:12 AM   #932
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Love Harry Dresden! There is a short story collection just out with a Harry Dresden story, the book is called "Mean Streets." The other writers are: Simon R. Green (John Taylor story), Kat Richardson and Thomas Sniegoski. I haven't heard of the last two, but will be finding out about them shortly.

If you like Jim Butcher, you should like Simon R. Green's Nightside series with John Taylor.
Thanks for the recommendation. I tossed Mean Streets and one of Simon Green's books onto my Amazon wishlist. As soon as some of this snow clears away and UPS can get to the house (which may be a while..supposed to snow again today) I'll let them ship.
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Old 02-12-2010, 04:17 AM   #933
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The Good Soldiers by David Finkel - A gut-wrenching account of an American battalion stationed outside Iraq's Green Zone.

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Old 02-12-2010, 07:51 AM   #935
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"Blindness," by Jose' Saramago.
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:18 AM   #936
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Just started "Open" the autobiography by Andre Agassi. I bought the hard cover - I have a Kindle, but wanted the book. Kindle also helps with me remembering what books I've read - it keeps a list :) just like audible.com keeps a library of read books.
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Old 02-13-2010, 04:27 AM   #937
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I'm going for some light reading right now; picked up some Miss Read novels at the library. Not something I'd read on a regular basis, but nice, soothing, bed-time reading. Much on the line of Jan Karon's books, only English, and written in the early 60s. Let's just say Karon's stuff is almost hard-hitting compared to Read's, but both are soothing, when you're stressed out, kind of reading.
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Nothing. Im currently too busy doing work and I barely have time!
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians - The Lightning Thief. It's really good! I'll be picking up the rest of the series.
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Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer. Basically, the book is about George Mallory who died while trying to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. The book tells his story from mostly college age to when he died. The mystery is whether or not he actually reached the summit or died enroute.

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