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Old 05-12-2010, 02:30 AM
 
Location: In my own personal Twilight zone
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Mystic River by Dennis Lehane. Have quite a hard time reading it.

Also reading The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan. Very gripping right from the start although it takes a few pages getting into this new fantasy which is a little like LOTR. A real page turner so far.
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Old 05-12-2010, 06:29 AM
 
Location: Living near our Nation's Capitol since 2010
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I just started The Postmistress. It has gotten rather mixed reviews so I will be interested to see if I like it.

Just finished Pillars of the Earth for the second time. I love that book.
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:41 AM
 
Location: NJ, but my heart & soul are in Hawaii
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The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

It's a story of Danish painter Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe, the first person to undergo sex reassignment surgery.
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:44 AM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Just finished Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell for my book club.
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:12 PM
 
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I finished Dead in the Family last night, the newest installment in the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. It was very disappointing and read like a rough draft. Hope the next one is better.

Now I'm back to The Book Thief.
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Old 05-12-2010, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles>Little Rock>Houston>Little Rock
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I'm reading I,Sniper by Stephen Hunter. It's the latest in a series featuring Bob Lee Swagger, a former Marine sniper. It is taking me a while to get into it, but it's starting to pick up.
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Old 05-12-2010, 03:53 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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I just finished reading :secrets of eden " by chris bohjalian . It was not really that good in my opinion , not as good as his others . I hope to read the help and the postmistress soon . I have heard that the post mistress was really good . I want to get my hands on a copy of the help soon before i go insane from hearing ppl you really must get that book.
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Old 05-12-2010, 07:31 PM
 
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I finished Dead in the Family last night, the newest installment in the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. It was very disappointing and read like a rough draft. Hope the next one is better.

Now I'm back to The Book Thief.


i was also disappointed but it read far better than the previous-
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Old 05-14-2010, 02:02 AM
 
Location: UK
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I'm only on page 28 of MENNONITE in a LITTLE BLACK DRESS by Rhoda Janzen and I've laughed so hard I think I pulled something.

To any woman out there who has ever come home from the hospital with a bag of pee strapped to your leg (you know who you are - it's a very special little club we belong to) buy this book. If you are too cheap to buy this book or this rotten economy has left you as strapped as the rest of us, go to Barnes and Noble or your local library and pick up this book. Start reading at page seven. Warning: Do not do this while sipping your latte because it's all going to fly right out of your nose.

You are welcome. Enjoy the rest of your day! Me? I have a new favorite author.
It sounds great fun, I just looked it up in the web and I think I will get it, thank you for the reccomandation
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Old 05-15-2010, 07:57 PM
 
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I'm reading THE HEART SHAPED BOX by Joe Hill, Stephen Kings' son. I don't usually read books about ghosts, but so many people recommended it, I finally decided to read it. It is great. I'm so glad I picked it up.
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