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Subject: It's January 2019 - What Are You Reading?
Date Posted: 1/1/2019 10:24 AM ET
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Of Men and Mountains by William O Douglas. smiley 

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Finished:  Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber, Family Affair by Debbie Macomber ( one of her earlier novels, she certainly has improved)., Wicked Games by Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush, The Blue Last by Martha Grimes, The Grave Maurice by Martha Grimes, Razor Sharp by Fern Michaels, Queen of Hearts by Heather Graham, On Lavender Lane byJoAnn Ross, A Murderous Yarn by Monica Ferris, Bookplate Special by Lorna Barrett, The Body in the Bouillon by Katherine Hall Page, Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief by Dorothy Gilman

 

Currently reading: undecided



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Unfortunately I did not finish any books in December.

Currently reading:  Little Women  by:  Louisa May Alcott for book club

I hope to do much better in January and all of 2019, as my total for the year was not good either.  

I hope to get to:  Becoming  by:  Michelle Obama

                        The Master of His Fate  by:  Barbara Taylor Bradford

                        Little Men  by:  Louisa May Alcott for book club

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Finished The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves, first in the Vera Stanhope series for a book club. I enjoyed it very much.

Next  I’m reading p urge trash: Target Alex Cross by James Patterson. I’ve read the whole series so I will continue.

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Reading:

The Biology of Luck by Jacob Appel

Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary Sullivan

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

Finished:

The Call Me Dirty by Conrad Dobler and Vic Carucci

Code to Zero by Ken Follett

Painting in the Dark by Russell James

How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill

Oh My Stars by Lorna Landvik

Orr:  My Story by Bobby Orr

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham



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Just fiished Aretha--From These Roots, the memoir of Aretha Franklin, of course.  I enjoyed it, although regretfully it was published in  1999, 20 years ago, so her later and last years are not included.  She had a rousing career and reached many pinnacles and zeniths.  The books takes us along quite chronologically through her career intertwined with her love life intertwined with her family obligations, going year by year, song by song, amour by amour, etc.  I enjoyed most reading about her devotion to her father, and his devotion to her, and then the tragedy of his passing left me shocked and slack-jawed because I had no idea.  

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I finished:

And All the Phases of the Moon  Judy Singer

At The Mercy of the Sea  John Kretschmer

Murder of a Chocolate Covered Cherry  Denise Swanson

The Boys of Dunbar Alejandro Danois

The Cabin at the End of the World Paul Tremblay

The Library at the Edge of the World   Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Time's Shadow: Remembering a Family Farm in Kansas  Arnold Bauer

Haatchi & Little B  Wendy Holden

Our House  Louise Candlish

We The Animals  Justin Torres

Paw Prints at Owl Cottage  Denis O"Connor

 



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Re-reading a steampunk series Magnificent Devices, I am on the 4th book Brilliant Devices, it is such fun.  Also re-reading the Tony Hillerman books, began the Sinister Pig yesterday.  They take place on the Navajo reservation with a Lt. Chee from the Navajo Police and a retired officer Leaphorn solving the crimes.



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Had I a Hundred Mouths by William Goyen. slightly disturbing short stories.

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The Wolf and the Buffalo by Elmer Kelton.

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An Unwanted Guest by Shari LaPena. Not my favorite.

the Woman In The Window by A.J. Finn, I didn’t like it in the first half, but am very glad I finished. I did not guess the mysteries at all, surprising to me. Well done

reading When The Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica. Only a third of the way in but a good premise.

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A Horseman Riding Series By RF Delderfield

 

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Interstate by Julian Sayarer. travel

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The Lost Man by Jane Harper. I really liked her other 2 books, hoping this one is just as good.

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The Wandering Jews by Joseph Roth. nonfiction. had to buy this on abebooks to get it. A much smaller book than I realized.



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