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Anita M.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:01 am

Just finished Bonita Faye by Margaret Moseley! Very good book! It was the authors first book and won an Edgar! Highly recommend!
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Marian

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:22 am

I got Catcher In The Rye from Bethany yesterday - a classic. I have never read it before.

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Anita M.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:10 am

I am reading At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon. Great book!
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:53 am

Anita M. wrote:
I am reading At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon. Great book!

Liked it too! I'm reading Rebecca Forster's "Silent Witness" the second book in her Witness Series.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:28 am

Anita - I read that book years ago, forgot what it's about though!


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Gimpy Cat
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:01 am

Been trying to read Year One by Nora Roberts since the week before xmas, cant get past the first 3 pages, one interruption after another. Maybe I can try again, I want to read it Thud

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:26 am

For anyone who was a fan of Alice Hoffman's earlier novels (Practical Magic, Seventh Heaven, Here on Earth...), you'd love her latest, The Rules of Magic. It's Alice Hoffman at her best.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:49 am

Gimpy Cat wrote:
Been trying to read Year One by Nora Roberts since the week before xmas, cant get past the first 3 pages, one interruption after another. Maybe I can try again, I want to read it Thud

Ummm, Im now at page 10, looks like I made a lot of progress since Jan 21st Thud

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Gwennie M

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:48 am

I just read two Nancy Thayer books, the first of hers I've read, Nantucket Christmas and Island Christmas, just mindless reading... and now I'm on Jenny Colgan's Little Beach Street Bakery, I've read about three of hers now, they are good.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:02 am

I've read all of Jenny Colgan's books. Love, love, love the Little Beach Street Bakery series. Wish there were more.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:28 pm

Thanks for the two new authors, sounds like what Mum likes to read so I just found them on the library catalogue and put in a request for some of the titles! Always looking for new stuff for her to read

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Anita M.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:52 pm

Just finished another Mitford book. Tomorrow I plan to start Outlander. Want to see if it's all that!
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:18 am

Let me tell you, as a retired librarian, I think it's great there are so many avid readers among this group. So many people can't be bothered to pick up a book. I'm not talking about anyone in particular, and I realize that in general people are so busy they are lucky to read their daily mail. You all always provide more and more titles to put on my list.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:40 am

Yesterday I started 'Second Star to the Right' by Mary Alice Kruesi-Monroe. It's not my usual fare, but the description caught my attention... Very Happy

As a single mother of two, Faye O’Neill has no time for fairy tales. She’s not even certain she believes in luck. Practical, smart and desperate to escape a shadowy past, Faye takes a job at a top advertising firm in London where she hopes she and her children can find a fresh start. When she finds the beautiful two-story flat for rent in a stately old Victorian complete with a neglected but tumbling English garden, she can scarcely believe her good fortune. But it’s not long before Faye realizes everything in the old home may not be as peaceful as it seems.

A strange light begins to appear in her children’s rooms at night, and then there’s the reclusive elderly tenant her landlady warned her to steer clear of, the woman who spends her evenings spying on Faye’s children from her garret-room window. To make matters worse, Faye, who has sworn off men, discovers her downstairs neighbor Jack is a disturbingly handsome professor with a talent for charming women and children alike. Before she knows it, Faye has embarked upon a whole new adventure into a world where anything might be possible, where broken hearts can be healed by a kiss, and where Neverland may not be a place of fables, but a forgotten land one can still find if they are only brave enough to follow the second star to the right.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:53 am

Anita, I loved the Outlander books, I've read them all through once and am thinking it's time to start over and read again.
FB, that sounds like a good one.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:53 am

Sounds interesting Tracey, let us know what you think of it. Im finally half way through the Nora Roberts doomsday one, just findinig it hard to get a free moment to read. I sat down yesterday with a cuppa to rest my feet and back for a bit (cooking all day sorting my produce) I never do this, no one was around, a few minutes peace and some pages of the book. Within 5 mins the 3 cats who had been no where to be seen showed up, thats ok, they all fit on the chair ok and I can pat kitties, read and drink a cuppa but then DH appeared and sat himself on the couch. Looked at my book, then started talking. Twice I huffed and picked the book up the moment he stopped and pointedly pretended to read, he just went on talking. I packed the book up, took my half a cuppa to the kitchen and went back to work Thud

Jill there are lots of readers around our area the librarians tell me, young and old alike, thats so nice to know. I found Laura and interesting book online the other day, it came into the library Friday and I see she has her nose in it already. At school the class novel is a 5th grade text, actually it was a movie and then the scriptwriter wrote the script into a small book to make more money. But hey, what would I know, Id have thought Grade 8 students could read something more to their age bracket or higher above, but Im not a teacher, so obviously I have rocks in my head thinking that.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:09 pm

"Temple To The Wind" by Christopher Pastore. For someone who gets seasick on the porch swing, I sure love tales of the sea and boats. I'm reading this for the second time and still trying to learn the language.

There are many readers in my little town and no library for 15 miles. So the local hairdresser has a wall of books for exchange in her shop.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:51 pm

I just finished my book. Awwww. I liked it a lot. If the blurb intrigued you at all, I recommend you give it a try.

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:35 am

I am reading From Black Heels to Tractor Wheels, an autobiography of Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman. I know some people don't but I like her show, blog and recipes. It's good so far.
I also finished the 3rd book in the JoJo Moyes series, Still Me. It's the one that started with Me Before You, there's a movie for that one. All are good, I like them. She stayed consistently good through all three which is rare.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:34 am

I love some of Ree Drummond's recipes, dont see her show or follow her blog though, havent time. I did finish the Nora Roberts book Year One, it was ok, nothing spectacular, just ok

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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:35 am

Ouglander. I am hooķed!
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:41 am

Hardcover: The Land of Dreams by Norwegian writer, Vidar Sundstol. Set in Minnesota near Duluth - a mystery - liking it. CD: Most Dangerous Place by James Grippando - a Jack Switek, lawyer novel - they are always good.
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PostSubject: Re: Book I'm Reading   Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:07 am

Oh, Anita, I'm happy for you that you're hooked. Now is a good time to read through them since you have the broken ankle. I was thinking of rereading those but haven't yet.
I am on the third Beach Street Bakery book (Christmas). Also been reading a lot of Nancy Thayer books and the new Anna Quindlen. And not getting much done in the way of sewing.
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