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Subject: Any fans of Roxanne Henke?
Date Posted: 2/23/2008 11:03 AM ET
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I really enjoyed her "Coming Home to Brewster" series. The first book is called "After Anne" and it's a real tearjerker! I think there are five or six book in the series. They are set in a small town in North Dakota, and the books focus on different families in the town. She also has written several stand alone books as well.



Date Posted: 2/23/2008 6:33 PM ET
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I read "AFTER ANNE" too. It was sad but good. I also read "FINDING RUTH" which I really enjoyed.

Date Posted: 2/23/2008 10:41 PM ET
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No I hadn't heard of this author.  It sounds like a good series.  Thanks for sharing :o)

Date Posted: 2/24/2008 5:41 PM ET
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I haven't read them yet but, I just received Becoming Olivia, After Anne, and thinking I'm waiting on Finding Ruth (unless it is in this big TBR and I can't see it).

Date Posted: 2/26/2008 10:01 PM ET
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I've read After Anne - it's one that's been staying on my keeper shelf. The rest are on my wish list. I'm not sure, but  maybe I'll be able to pass After Anne on after I read the rest of the series.

Date Posted: 2/26/2008 10:07 PM ET
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i tried reading After Anne but i just couldn't finish it. it's one of the few books that i tried to read but ended up disliking the main character so much that i couldn't read any longer. i just really hated how libby refuses to talk to anne for no good reason especially when anne needs her the most. it really bothered me about the way she acted.

Subject: learning to fly
Date Posted: 3/10/2008 11:44 AM ET
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i just finished her newest book, learning to fly.  it was great.  story of a mother and daughter.  coming to brewster was listed in the back...i would love to read them...on my wish list. 

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 5:06 PM ET
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I just got The Secret of Us. I haven't read it yet, but it looks wonderful. Her website is great and she has a page of books that she has read and recommends. You might want to check it out. I found a lot of books there that made their way to my wishlist. The Link - Roxie Reads

Date Posted: 3/11/2008 7:14 PM ET
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I have only read "Always Jan" but I really enjoyed it and have put the other books in this series on my wishlist. No luck getting them yet, though.

Date Posted: 3/12/2008 8:22 AM ET
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I enjoyed "The Secret of Us", but wasn't so sure about "Learning to Fly".

Date Posted: 3/26/2008 6:02 PM ET
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I picked up After Anne at the library just on a whim, and it's turned out to be one of my all-time favorite books!!!  I have read the next three in the series, and the last one is sitting on my bookshelf calling my name and begging me to come read it!!  :o)