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Subject: new Laura Childs book- an early review just for you :)
Date Posted: 11/20/2008 7:12 PM ET
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I got an early copy of the 1st book in her new series- Eggs in Purgatory.  i know that some, like me, were really turned off by her main chracter on the scrapbooking series, and others think the tea series is boring... well this is neither.. a very likable widow in her 40's is the main chracter, the shop sounds delightful, and the pace is just quick enough to keep you interested... of course I'm only 1/2 way through, but so far it's one of her best I've read. :) 

 

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 7:28 PM ET
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YAY!

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 8:12 PM ET
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I am so glad- Carmela is getting on my nerves in the scrapbooking one- so I am glad this one is good~!

Date Posted: 11/21/2008 3:25 AM ET
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I couldn' teven remember the woman's name in the scrapbooking but I hated that entire setting...I love the tea shop ones though mainly for reading about the different teas! I skim over the mystery  just to read about the tea!

Date Posted: 11/24/2008 9:32 AM ET
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Date Posted: 11/24/2008 11:00 AM ET
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good to know....I read her scrapbook series but prefer the main character in her tea series.  of course I am wayyyy behind in that series

Date Posted: 12/8/2008 6:22 PM ET
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Good to hear.  I got my copy a couple of days ago.

Date Posted: 1/4/2009 2:25 AM ET
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I think its a matter of preference

I really like the scrapbooking books but have been unable to finish any of the tea ones.  They just don't hold my attention

I'll need to try this new book though

 

Date Posted: 1/4/2009 9:12 PM ET
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That's good to know. I've never read any of her books before but I have this one on the way in a book order that shipped on the 31st so it should be here in the next couple of days and it's the 2nd book in the box that I plan on reading so I'm glad it sounds worth it :)

Date Posted: 1/5/2009 7:31 AM ET
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I loved this new book :)