Discussion Forums - Hidden Gems Hidden Gems

Topic: Juy...What are you reading now?

Club rule - Please, if you cannot be courteous and respectful, do not post in this forum.
Page:   Unlock Forum posting with Annual Membership.
Date Posted: 7/30/2007 1:22 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2005
Posts: 254
Back To Top

Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen  

I thank everyone PBS for suggesting this book,    I love it.  



Date Posted: 7/30/2007 3:08 PM ET
Member Since: 8/31/2005
Posts: 3,730
Back To Top
  1. In Other Worlds: Romance At the Edge by various
  2. Witch Fire by Anya Bast
  3. Good Ghoul's Guide to Getting Even by Julie Kenner
  4. Fanged & Fabulous by Michelle Rowen
  5. Doing Ireland! by Kate Hoffman
  6. Unbound by Lori Devoti
  7. Pick Me Up by Samantha Hunter
  8. Beneath a Rising Moon by Keri Arthur
  9. Beneath a Darkening Moon by Keri Arthur
  10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
  11. Catch a Mate by Gena Showalter
  12. On the Prowl by various
  13. In Darkness Reborn by Alexis Morgan

Last Edited on: 7/30/07 7:06 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/30/2007 11:41 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
Posts: 4,603
Back To Top

So far in July I've finished:

  • Bleeding Hearts by Susan Wittig Albert
  • Death of a Colonial by Bruce Alexander
  • In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker
  • Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
  • The Hanging Valley by Peter Robinson
  • Sweet Silver Blues by Glen Cook
  • Don't Look Back by Karin Fossum
  • The Wheelman by Duane Swierczynski
  • Chains of Folly by Roberta Gellis
  • The Magickal Life: A Wiccan Priestess Shares Her Secrets by Vivianne Crowley
  • The Wyndham Case by Jill Paton Walsh
  • The Nightingale Gallery by Paul Harding
  • Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came by M.C. Beaton
  • Exodus From Obesity by Paula F. Peck
  • The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
  • The Trouble With Witches by Shirley Damsgaard
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  • The Wench is Dead by Colin Dexter
  • The Brothers of Glastonbury by Kate Sedley
  • Murder on Washington Square by Victoria Thompson

Okay, that's it for July as I just started reading The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch...I know I won't finish by tomorrow. What a great reading month!


Date Posted: 7/31/2007 12:39 AM ET
Member Since: 11/2/2006
Posts: 9,102
Back To Top

The Colordo Kid by Stephen King

Last Edited on: 8/6/07 1:14 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/31/2007 5:33 AM ET
Member Since: 1/18/2006
Posts: 62
Back To Top

Here's the final tally:

June Bug - Jess Lourey

Empire Falls - Richard Russo

Naked - David Sedaris

The Brief History Of The Dead - Kevin Brockmeier

Size 14 Is Not Fat Either - Meg Cabot

The Goodbye Summer - Patricia Gaffney

The Innocent - Harlan Cobin

The Summerhouse - Jude Deveraux

Date Posted: 7/31/2007 10:31 AM ET
Member Since: 6/10/2007
Posts: 242
Back To Top

Just Finished:  Tonight and Always by Linda Lael Miller

Now Reading:  Bobbie Faye's Very (very, very, very) Bad Day by Toni McGee Causey

Date Posted: 7/31/2007 3:12 PM ET
Member Since: 6/10/2005
Posts: 960
Back To Top
  1. Succubus Blues - Richelle Mead - 4/5
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - JK Rowling - 4.5/5
  3. Betrayal in Death - JD Robb - 4/5
  4. Stephanie's Menage - Mari Bryne - 2.5/5
  5. Jane's Warlord - Angela Knight - 3.5/5
  6. Jude Outlaw - Jan Springer - 3.5/5 (ebook)
  7. The Talisman - Stephen King - 3.5/5
  8. Carved in Stone - Vickie Taylor - 2.5/5
  9. The Claiming - Jan Springer - 3.5/5 (ebook)
  10. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - JK Rowling - 4/5
  11. Lean Mean Thirteen - Janet Evanovich - 4/5
  12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows - JK Rowling - 5/5
  13. Colter's Revenge - Jan Springer - 2.5/5 (ebook)
  14. Apache Magic - Janis Reams Hudson - 4.5/5
  15. Mortal Danger - Eileen Wilks - 4.5/5
  16. Interlude in Death - JD Robb - 4/5
  17. Beginnings - A Samhain Anthology - 3.5/5
Date Posted: 7/31/2007 5:01 PM ET
Member Since: 4/17/2007
Posts: 918
Back To Top
  1. HP 6
  2. The Namesake
  3. The Year of Magical Thinking
  4. Redeeming Love
  5. The Girls
  6. The Myth of You and Me
  7. Finishing HP 6 tonight (it is the best one (HP) so far)

Although I am a fast reader, I guess not as fast as some of the other posters on here.

Date Posted: 7/31/2007 10:05 PM ET
Member Since: 9/23/2006
Posts: 6,362
Back To Top

I was going to finish things today - but didn't.

Finished in July:

The Shadow of Albion, Andre Norton, Rosemary Edghill

Having a Wonderful Crime, Craig Rice

Judgment of the Grave, Sarah Stewart Taylor

Cue the Easter Bunny, Liz Evans

Sleep With the Fishes, Brian M. Wiprud (fun change of pace)

A Minister's Ghost: A Fever Devilin Mystery, Phillip DePoy (enjoyed this, despite some loose threads)

Damn Straight: A Lillian Byrd Crime Story, Elizabeth Sims

Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain (audio)

Well Bred and Dead, A High Society Mystery, Catherine O'Connell - really didn't like this - lots of stupid, a plot twist, and some more stupid

Casual Rex, Eric Garcia

The PMS Murder, Laura Levine


Currently reading:

Wit'ch Fire, James Clemens

Sick as a Parrot, Liz Evans

Too Easy (Flap Tucker Mysteries), Phillip DePoy

Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead, Cassandra Danz

The Brightonomicon, Robert Rankin

The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (audio)



Date Posted: 8/1/2007 1:20 AM ET
Member Since: 11/2/2006
Posts: 9,102
Back To Top

1. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

2. The Inhuman Condition by Clive Barker

3. Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton

4. The Eyes of Darkness by Dean Koontz

5. The Key To Midnight by Dean Koontz

6. Servant of the Bones by Anne Rice

7. Cry for the Strangers by John Saul

8. The Colorado Kid by Stephen King

Last Edited on: 8/6/07 1:12 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/1/2007 2:48 AM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2006
Posts: 28,593
Back To Top

Finished at 10pm in the nick of time "At Home in Mitford" by Jan Karon