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Subject: Miss Julia...
Date Posted: 4/8/2008 7:57 PM ET
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I just found a new Miss Julia book.  "Miss Julia Paints the Town"!  Yay, I love her, she's so spunky & down-to-earth.  And I really love the audiobooks they do of this series, the actress who reads them does it so well.  Any other Miss Julia book lovers?  Or any recommendations on similar series/books?

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 8:51 PM ET
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Count me as another fan of Miss Julia!  Earlier this afternoon, I checked out Miss Julia Paints the Town from our local branch library and can't wait to see what adventures she experiences in this outing!

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 9:10 PM ET
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I read Miss Julia Hits the Road...very cute...especially if you like motorcycles. 

Date Posted: 4/8/2008 11:25 PM ET
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I've read the first two - and have the third on my TBR. I like Miss Julia.

Date Posted: 4/10/2008 12:06 AM ET
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I suggest the Southern Sisters mysteries.  I read them first, before reading a couple of Miss Julias.  I like them much better than the Miss Julia books.  Unfortunately, Anne George, the author, died just a few years ago after (I think) 7 of these books.

Date Posted: 4/10/2008 8:43 AM ET
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I just picked up my first Miss Julia book the other day but haven't read it yet. Great to hear I didn't waste my money. :)  She sounds fun.

Date Posted: 4/10/2008 10:44 AM ET
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I read Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind and loved it. I'm so glad you posted about this series because I wasn't even aware that there were more books.  I'm going to be looking for them. I ordered MJSHM on a whim because I was ordering another book from someone and I like to order multiples from people if they have things in which I'm interested and Miss Julia just sounded like good light reading.  BTW, it's still on my bookshelf if anyone's interested.

Date Posted: 4/11/2008 1:06 AM ET
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Gah! Now I'm halfway through Miss Julia Paints the Town and my mom took the book to D.C with her for the weekend because she had nothing to read..... Grrr... Oh well, I think the library might have another copy.....

Date Posted: 4/11/2008 5:32 PM ET
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Date Posted: 4/11/2008 5:38 PM ET
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Are the Miss Julia books mysteries at all? I'm thinking my mom might like them.... she always loved Mary Higgins Clark books more than anything else.

Date Posted: 4/11/2008 5:52 PM ET
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Just finishing Miss Julia Stands her Ground.  I love it.  I can't wait to read all the others. 



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Date Posted: 4/11/2008 9:18 PM ET
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Trivia question-  I remember reading an artice about the author.  She started writing later in life and was inspired by her daughter.  He daughter is a well known author but her name escapes me.  Help---  FALSE!!

 

Wrong book, wrong author.  Jeanne Ray wrote Julie and Romeo.  Her daughter is  Ann Patchett.

Wow-way off topic...

 



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