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Subject: What Are We Reading This Week? 9/15- 9/21 2013
Date Posted: 9/15/2013 4:54 PM ET
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New week!

Date Posted: 9/15/2013 4:55 PM ET
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I started The Last Renegade for the second time and *still* can't get into it. I may give up.

Date Posted: 9/15/2013 5:46 PM ET
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Im not going to start anything until tomorrow...or after midnight if im still up, so it'll count for the reading challenge I joined that starts tomorrow.

I'm pretty sure first up will be Beats by Kendall Grey.

Date Posted: 9/15/2013 6:41 PM ET
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Beats was different than Strings. Definitely different personalities. I loved it, but a few times I got so mad I had to put it aside for a while. Hard to imagine where the author is going from here.

Edited to add - Forgot what I came here to post after remembering Beats...

Finishing up White Trash Beautiful because I'm trying to read physical books on the weekends when I'm at home a little more than during the week.



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Date Posted: 9/15/2013 7:39 PM ET
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DNF'd Jesse by C.H. Admirand.  Not my style of book.  This is the second book by her I've tried to read and both were a dnf.  It just feels like she's trying too hard, to me.  No chemistry.

Date Posted: 9/15/2013 8:00 PM ET
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I DNFed C.H. Admirand as well and I remember clearly DNFing that particular book.

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 3:58 AM ET
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readin a love inspired christian romance- liking this one pretty well - think this author writes better than the last one in this same mini-series. not sure what I'll read after this one mabye another mystery..

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 12:21 PM ET
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Finished Grace Burrowes Darius, Nicholas and currently reading Nathan's book and loved or loving them. This is apart of her Lonely Lords seris and they have been pretty good. These are various characters that intersect with some of the Moreland stories, but you don't have to have read any of the Moreland family books to read these. So many good books to choose from!

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 7:17 PM ET
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Just finished Wicked Games, Playing Games and Ice Games by Jessica Clare (AKA Jill Myles) which I loved. I enjoyed Wicked Games so much I bought the other two and read them right after.

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 7:17 PM ET
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I DNFed C.H. Admirand as well and I remember clearly DNFing that particular book.

Well I'm glad it wasn't just me.  I was beginning to think something was wrong with ME.  I've dnf'd so many books lately.

 
Date Posted: 9/16/2013 10:00 PM ET
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I loved Beats!! Even more than Strings.

I also read Loving Me, Trusting You by CM Stunich and it was great!

Now starting Real by Katy Evans.

Date Posted: 9/16/2013 11:16 PM ET
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I started 12 Days, a kindle freebie. A sentimental type of story, but pretty good. DNF'd All Alone in a Sea of Romance, the voice didn't appeal to me.
 

Date Posted: 9/17/2013 8:46 AM ET
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Cyndi, Wicked Games was one of my favorite books of the year. And for those who haven't read it yet, it's still free at Amazon & B&N. smiley

I am reading Night is Darkest by Jayne Rylon. Good so far.

Date Posted: 9/17/2013 4:44 PM ET
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I am thisclose to DNFing Some Like it Hot by Susan Andersen.  I have been reading it here and there in between Rock Chick books, and now that I finished the RC series I have tried to get back into it, but it's just not working.  Hero is..nice.  Heroine...nice.  That's about it.  I'm halfway through it now- shouldn't it be more than "nice" by now??  Meh.  I also downloaded and started reading Mystery Man by KA, and only 3 chapters in, that one is more interesting than the other one.

Date Posted: 9/17/2013 6:49 PM ET
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Gina, I really loved Wicked Games. I've been going through some stuff lately so it's saying something that I was able to get into a book and liked it as much as I did.

Date Posted: 9/17/2013 7:25 PM ET
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This is kind of off topic but I did want to share.  I took a new job recently doing pre-certifications for a regional Cancer Center in my town.  I've seen so many cases come through of women in the 30-55 age range with cancer (and not just breast or ovarian) that had little or no symptoms prior to being diagnosed.  My point is this - READ WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY.  Don't feel guilty about dnf'ing a book.  We never know how much time we have on this earth, so enjoy the little things, like reading.  heart
 

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Date Posted: 9/17/2013 7:30 PM ET
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Leslie, I loved Mystery Man. In fact, that whole series is awesome. My favorite is Motorcycle Man and I need to do a reread of that soon.

I've just started Playing it Safe, the only one of two Kristin Ashley books I haven't read yet.

 

Date Posted: 9/18/2013 12:49 AM ET
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I think I'm about in the mood to get back to KA's rock chick revolution..started it but wasnt in the mood and knew I'd better wait at the time!

Date Posted: 9/18/2013 11:18 AM ET
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I am liking Mystery Man, even though it's pretty much more of the same from KA.  I guess she sticks to the forumula pretty much every time?  I guess I can live with that, I like her writing style.  But I just have to ask, how many badass PI firms does a town the size of Denver need, anyway??  LOL.

Date Posted: 9/18/2013 12:00 PM ET
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Chasing Perfect - Susan Mallery.  This is the first in the Fool's Gold series.  I guess since I have read others, really should read the first three as she writes in threes.  It's pretty good.

Date Posted: 9/18/2013 6:47 PM ET
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I have a couple of books I've started but none of them are really pulling me in, so I started yet another one - One Wrong Move by Shannon McKenna (got it on kindle for 99 cents). I'm not really thrilled about mind reading villains but it's been a while since I've read a Shannon McKenna book and it's really drawing me in despite that part.

Date Posted: 9/19/2013 5:48 AM ET
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I don't think Mystery Man is with a PI firm but heck look how crowded Virgin River got with OB/GYNs and doctors/nurses/midwives... wink

finished Ruth Logan Herne's Running On Empty and man it was good! selfpublished christian author (she also writes for Love Inspired) could hardly put the book down. deals with an icky topic and I hate it drove the heroine away from her love for so long but I was on edge waiting for justice...the ending I really wanted wouldn't be suitable for a christian romance I don't guess!

started another Leslie Meier mystery - not liking her husband in any of the books so far - wondering if she dumps him later on since there are a lot more books in the series.

Date Posted: 9/19/2013 7:58 AM ET
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Reading Gone Country by Lorelei James and Rock in Hard Places by Andrew Mueller SFW at the gym. Listening to The Peach Keeper by Sarah Allen in the car.

Date Posted: 9/19/2013 12:27 PM ET
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Yeah Susanna, it's kind of hard to tell what exactly Hawk does, but his MO is pretty similar to the Hot Bunch, so I'm just assuming.  If his occupation is ever explained, I haven't reached it yet, and I'm 77% done.

Date Posted: 9/19/2013 2:45 PM ET
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I'm reading The Edge of Courage by Elaine Levine. I tried to read One Wrong Move by Shannon McKenna but it was too weird.

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