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Subject: I wanna go back in time...
Date Posted: 6/11/2010 8:33 PM ET
Member Since: 1/1/2009
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So I've  decided to return to the 80's!

 Im looking for some light , innocent, beachy, summer fun kinda readind and I havent been able to find anything to cure my craving/

I asked myself what I read that gave me that feeling and it hit me, that was what I read in the 80's, when I was 13 to 17 and I loved the books from the First Love from Silhouette line!

 so Im gonna read some of them again and I was happy to see alot of them available here!

Did anyone else read those and love them as much as I did???

Also if anyone knows a great romantic book with a plot that that takes place on a beach or in a tropical location Im open to suggestion!

 

 

 
Date Posted: 6/11/2010 9:43 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/12/2010 12:47 AM ET
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The Trouble with Paradise by Jill Shalvis was a lot of fun. Romance, a tropical island, humor...

All Janet Evanovich's non-Plum books from the 1980s and early 1990s, re-released now, are fun reads... There was one that took place mostly on a boat... Love Overboard is the re-release title, I think.

Running Hot by Jayne Ann Krentz takes place partly in Hawaii... it's part of a series, though I'm sure you could enjoy it as a stand-alone. Paranormal, though. I think that one is her funniest yet. I just loved that one.

To Die For by Linda Howard takes place in the summer, I think, and is absolutely hilarious. ETA there is a sequel, Drop Dead Gorgeous. Come to think of it, I might have the order of those reversed...

Hmm. I'll have to branch out more with my reading. I definitely need some tropical settings.

 



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Subject: Thanks for the input!
Date Posted: 6/12/2010 1:38 AM ET
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 Allie:I have  "To Die For" and I havent read it so... YEA!!! I havent ever read any of  Janet Evanovich's books so i'll have to check those out :)

Nancy: I am intrigued! I love when a book makes u want to go back in time to read it all over again for the first time! Now I have to check out "The Art of Racing in The Rain"!