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Subject: What are you reading?
Date Posted: 10/9/2007 3:48 PM ET
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I just finished The Hard Way by Lee Child, my first of many to come by him. 

Also just read Judge & Jury by James Patterson, The Camel Club by David Baldacci and Memorial Day by Vince Flynn.  Is it obvious that I love mysteries??  These were all good books.



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Date Posted: 10/9/2007 6:05 PM ET
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I am really trying to get through Suite Francaise it's getting tougher to stick with it as a i go

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Date Posted: 10/12/2007 7:18 PM ET
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I'm just about done with Vamped by David Sosnowski and will be starting Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite. Horror anyone????
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Date Posted: 10/12/2007 8:18 PM ET
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Just finished Fish! Amazingly motivational book.

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Date Posted: 10/12/2007 10:29 PM ET
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Whistling in the Dark

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Date Posted: 10/12/2007 11:18 PM ET
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I'm currently reading Whispers by Dean Koontz. I'm getting more and more engrossed in the story and I've read over a hundred pages this evening. After this book, I'll be reading some accounts of real ghost stories as I've deemed October "Creepy Book Month." :)
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Date Posted: 11/14/2007 11:43 PM ET
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I am reading a few books at the moment;    Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber, The I-5 Killer by Ann Rule, In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, and awaiting American Psycho to arrive any day so I can throw that one in there too...I know it's a lot of books at one time, I like to have one in my purse, car, diaper bag, and nightstand!  Does anyone have any reviews for any of these books I am reading??? 

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Date Posted: 11/14/2007 11:47 PM ET
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I am reading "Immoral" by Brian Freeman.  It is really good, hard to put down.


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Date Posted: 11/16/2007 1:37 PM ET
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I'm finishing the Cedar  Cove series by Debbie Macomber;  two books of seven left!  And also have started White Chocolate Moments by Lori Wick (sounds yummy doesnt it).............

Anyone interested in the complete Cedar Cove series;  check the book bazaar forum early December;  I plan on offering a special deal for all seven books!  Would make a great Christmas present for a Debbie Macomber reader...........

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Date Posted: 11/16/2007 2:23 PM ET
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I'm a little more than halway done with Bentley Little's "The Vanishing".  Lost Souls, BTW is an excellent book!


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Date Posted: 11/16/2007 2:33 PM ET
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I'm reading Holidays are Hell (a collection of 4 short stories by various authors).

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Date Posted: 11/16/2007 3:39 PM ET
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I finished March by Geraldine Brooks for book club.  I wasn't thrilled with it and recently posted and mailed it.

I enjoyed Time Traveler's Wife and just started My Sister's Keeper.  I'm so behind; absolutely everyone I know has read these books!

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Date Posted: 11/17/2007 7:35 PM ET
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Cat & Mouse by  James Patterson   Im half through it very hard to put down



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Date Posted: 11/18/2007 12:45 AM ET
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I am with you, Gigi.  I love Lee Childs' books.  I have them all and am on the waiting list for his new one.  I also like Harlan Coben.  He writes good mysteries.

I am Listening to "No Second Chance" by Harlan Coben.  Great story.  I am reading "A Thorn in my Heart" by Liz Curtis Higgs.  I am going to order more of her books.

I finished reading "Taft".  It was so-so.  I am also reading "Wild Fire" by Nelson DeMille.  He is one of my favorite authors.

I am collecting all of the "Redwall" books by Brian Jacques.  I have only read one but loved it.   Eventually I will collect only hardbacks of that series.

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Date Posted: 11/18/2007 11:15 AM ET
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Blood Canticle by Anne Rice

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Date Posted: 11/18/2007 7:16 PM ET
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I'm reading Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy--and am enjoying it as much as her other books.  Also reading Used and Rare, Travels in the Book World by Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone, about a couple who starting collecting rare books--it's fascinating, I'm learning a lot about book collecting.  (Serious book collecting, not my form of book collecting, which is just grabbing any and all books that look like I might want to read them someday...)

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Date Posted: 11/18/2007 7:56 PM ET
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the white dragon by anne mccaffrey and redemption: the myth of pet overpopulation and the no kill revolution in america by nathan winograd.

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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 7:57 AM ET
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Play Dirty By Sandra Brown

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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 9:00 AM ET
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Just finished Romancing Mary Jane: A year in the Life of a failed Marijuana Grower by Michael Poole. Though I personally do not advocate drug use( like many people I tried pot when I was a teenager but I haven't done any drugs or drank any alcohol in many years) it as an interesting story.


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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 12:20 PM ET
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I just read Water for Elephants.  I loved that book!  I'd borrowed it from a friend and had to give it back.  Too bad...I would have read it again soon just to appreciate the prose at a more leisurely pace.

I found it vastly superior to "Riding Lessons."  I liked Riding Lessons well enough, but it was familiar and predictable.  Water for Elephants was an engrossing story, and historically accurate from what my major circus fan friends say.

Grafton's "S is for Silence" is another that I read recently.  I didn't like it as well as most of her others.  There were few glimpses into Kinsey's life, and I kept gettting her characters mixed up.  I got to the end and didn't even remember who the "done it" guy was.  But maybe it was just me.


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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 3:47 PM ET
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I just finished Under the Overpass by Mike Yankoski and Bless Your Heart, Tramp by Celia Rivenbark. I didn't really care for Bless Your Heart, Tramp. It was choppy and the chapters weren't developed enough. That being said, it was an easy read and i did get a couple of laughs out of it.


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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 5:38 PM ET
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Finishing up with Seeds of Betrayal by David B. Coe, in the middle of Gabriel's Woman by Robin Schone, and started last night Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas.

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Date Posted: 11/19/2007 7:36 PM ET
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I just finished reading On Strike for Christmas by Sheila Roberts, and it was a great story about wives who got tired of running themselves ragged doing everything at Christmas, while their husbands watched TV. The wives go on strike, and the men are stuck trying to get everything done by Christmas!

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Date Posted: 11/20/2007 2:16 AM ET
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I also just read Water for Elephants, and LOVED IT!

Also finished Sugar Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke

I am currently reading On Writing by Stephen King, good so far I have read 200 pages in about 4 hours, around the daily household interuptions.

Next on the list....I don't know yet, I can't wait!

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Date Posted: 11/20/2007 10:32 AM ET
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Just finished Life's a Beach by Claire Cook that I managed to finish in the span of 24 hours.  It's rare that that happens!  It was a very cute story - it'd be a cute romantic comedy!

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