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Subject: It's February 2021 - What Are You Reading?
Date Posted: 2/3/2021 1:55 PM ET
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  1. "THE SLIPPER" by Jennifer Wilde (A++++) Once upon a time There were three young women who dreamed of glittering, magical lives, of living with Prince Charming happily ever after. Yet even they could never have guessed how magnificently their prayers would be answered-and the prices they would pay for having their fantasies fulfilled. Nora Levin a saucy, wisecracking girl from Brooklyn, she went to college in the Midwest full of her dreams to write. After a stint in the fast-paced world of New York publishing, she got her wish. But a blockbuster novel could not take the place of love. Carol Martin cool and elegant, she was the quintessential blonde beauty who wants more than anything to be a movie star. Little did she know what it would take to see her name in lights. Julie Hammond she was the most gifted of the three, a luminescent actress who was transformed from a shy, self-effacing girl to a dynamic performer on the stage. But though she loved to act, she loved her husband even more - and would give up everything for him.


  1. "Gastien: From Dream to Destiny" (Gastien #2) by Caddie Rowland (reading on a Kindle app on my computer)
  2. "Seven Stones to Stand or Fall" by Diana Gabaldon
  3. "More Than Words" "The Greatest Gift" by Diana Palmer "Shelternet" by Jan Richardson and Kathryn Babcock "Close Call" by Carla Neggers "Quilts from Caring Hands" by June Nielsen "Hanging by a Thread" by Emilie Richards "Memory Box Artist Program" by Tera Leigh "Small Packages" by Brenda Novak "The Motheread/Fatheread Literacy Program" by Dena Wortzel "Built to Last" by Susan Mallery
  4. "No Holding Back" by Lori Foster


  1. "Dark in Death" (In Death #46) by J.D. Rob (listening to on an Audible app on my phone) 
  2. "Ireland" by Frank Delaney (audio CD)

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Finished this month: 

Death's Half Acre by Margaret Maron 

Trunk Music by Michael Connelly 

The Body in the Cast by Katherine Hall Page

Angels Flight by Michael Connelly 

Dolley by Rita Mae Brown

Pennies On A Dead Woman's Eyes by Marcia Muller 

The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumb 

Monument to Murder by Margaret Truman 

Last Chance Hero by Hope Ramsay 

The Man Who Invented Florida by Randy Wayne White 

Borrower of the Night by Elizabeth Peters 

Captiva by Randy Wayne White


Currently reading: undecided







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Finished in January:  On Gold Mountain  by:  Lisa See

                               Knit Lit  by:  Linda Roghaar & Molly Wolf

                               Promises To Keep  by:  Joe Biden

                               Promise Me, Dad  by:  Joe Biden

                               Where The Light Enters  by:  Jill Biden

Currently Reading:  The Truths We Hold  by:  Kamala Harris

Hope to get to:       Murder, She Wrote Murder In Season  by: Jessica Fletcher & Jon Land

                            The Answer Is...  by:  Alex Trebek

                            Dreams From My Father  by:  Barack Obama




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Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game by Rob Ruck

Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame edited by Franklin Foer & Marc Tracy

The Opposite of Love by Julie Buxbaum



Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Wild Horse Country by David Philipps

The Silent Man by Alex Berenson

Leaving Van Gogh by Carol Wallace

Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

What Did We Use Before Toilet Paper: 195 Curious Questions & Intriguing Answers by Andrew Thompson

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I am currently on a memoir kick.. Read this month: 
     Could It Be Forever - by David Cassidy
     A Mothers Reconning - by Sue Klebold (mother of one of the Columbine shooters)
     A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes - by Annette Funicello
     Love, Lucy - by Lucille Ball

All were excellent.

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