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Topic: More Bags of Mysteries From My Friend

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Subject: More Bags of Mysteries From My Friend
Date Posted: 6/27/2010 1:01 PM ET
Member Since: 8/30/2008
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A little over a year ago a friend gave me dozens of mysteries; yesterday she gave dozens more, getting to be a wonderful yearly ritual. One of the authors I'm not familiar with at all and the two books she gave me are the author's newest of many.

There's a very long backlist so I'm wondering if Katherine Hall Page is worth keeping until I can read through all the books; or whether I should just donate the two (BCE HCs).  

Gail

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 6/27/2010 2:53 PM ET
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They're OK. The serires is a bit uneven with some better than others. They read pretty fast, especially if you've just recently read the previous ones and can skim over some of the backstory.

Geri (geejay) -
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 7:22 AM ET
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To me they're a very light cozy.  A very quick read because you can skim the back story.  Just need to read the first. :)

Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 7:49 AM ET
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They are okay. I liked the first couple but the character, Faith is annoying. Haven't picked them back up in about 2 years got bored with them.

Alice

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 5:53 AM ET
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Thank you for the feedback. I've requested the first book from the library (anal about reading series in order, trying to break the habit) and I'll take it from there. I hate getting rid of books without at least giving the author a fair shake but her backlist is huge and if the first book or two don't pull me in I'll donate what I have. Thanks again.

Gail

currently reading Christie Craig's GOTCHA! which I'm enjoying a lot



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