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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 05:10 PM

What are you reading the week of December 30, 2012?

No Defense by Kate Wilhelm - A Barbara Holloway Legal Mystery

2012 book # 195

Happy New Year Folks! May you read many great books in the coming New Year!

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Reply What are you reading the week of December 30, 2012? (Original post)
DUgosh Dec 2012 OP
Little Star Dec 2012 #1
Curmudgeoness Dec 2012 #2
pscot Dec 2012 #3
getting old in mke Dec 2012 #4
fadedrose Jan 2013 #5
SheilaT Jan 2013 #9
fadedrose Jan 2013 #15
fadedrose Jan 2013 #16
fadedrose Jan 2013 #18
SheilaT Jan 2013 #6
tosh Jan 2013 #7
Paladin Jan 2013 #8
Little Star Jan 2013 #10
Paladin Jan 2013 #11
Little Star Jan 2013 #12
getting old in mke Jan 2013 #13
Little Star Jan 2013 #14
Paladin Jan 2013 #17
pscot Jan 2013 #19

Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 05:25 PM

1. Happy New Year DUgosh & everyone else too!

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:55 PM

2. Happy New Year, DUgosh!



I am still reading The First Man in Rome by Colleen McCullough.....slow slow going, especially at the beginning when I was flummoxed by all the names, but it is a good book.

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 08:55 PM

3. Seven Men of Gascony, R.F.Delderfield...also

Born in Africa, Martin Meredith

Africa, 1500 to 1900 Constance Jones

Africa Since 1800, R.A.Oliver

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:01 PM

4. Trying to squeeze in...

_The Pallbearers_ by Stephen J Cannell (Shane Scully)

and

_Witches Abroad_ by Terry Pratchett (audio)

as the last two of 2012...

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:45 PM

5. THE SHAMAN'S BONES (1997) James D. Doss

Third in the Charlie Moon series, and also my third time reading. I have totally forgotten what it's about, but I recall that my favorites were after the 4th.

Took back about 7 books to the library without reading more than a few pages in any of them. Just couldn't get interested in any of them, but Doss won't give me a problem. I'll enjoy seeing my print friends again.

http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/D_Authors/Doss_James.html

Book 1 of 2013

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Response to fadedrose (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:26 PM

9. What I like best about the library.

For a number of years I bought pretty much all the books I wanted to read, but didn't always get around to reading them. Now, thanks to being somewhat less affluent, I've rediscovered the joys of the library. I frequently return books unread, and don't feel guilty about it.

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Response to SheilaT (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 10:20 PM

15. I love my library

After I borrow a book, if I really like it and don't want to part with it - that's when I go out and buy it. The more people borrow, the happier they are.

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Response to fadedrose (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 10:26 PM

16. Huh?

Blue Cup is a very very old Ute shaman who wants to catch a bad man, also a Ute -

"But first there was a more powerful magic to attempt. He would go to the great black stone that had fallen from the sky. The stone that had the marks of many powerful men. Blue Cup's lips made a serene smile. Softly he began to hum his favorite melody.

Ode to Joy

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Response to fadedrose (Reply #5)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 05:00 PM

18. Just finished this about an hour ago...

It was better this time than the other times I read it.

I may read it again if I live long enough. I'd like to remember some of the interesting phrases like "..a swarm of molecules, driven by pressure," is just the wind blowing....

Such a mixture of unschooled but charming superstitious characters and the scientific causes of conditions is so fascinating to me..

I hate that the author died.

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 02:45 PM

6. Sacrifice by S. J. Bolton.

I'm nearly done and so far it's excellent. This is her first book, and she's got three or four others out, and I'll probably read them also.

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2013, 04:22 PM

7. Almost done with

A Dance with Dragons (the 5th book of A Song of Fire and Ice / Game of Thrones ) and wondering what to read until book 6 is released.

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:57 PM

8. "Mad River," John Sandford's New Novel....


...featuring Virgil Flowers, Minnesota criminal investigator/muskie fisherman/serial divorcee. This one isn't quite as funny as the previous Virgil novels---it's more of a police procedural, involving the pursuit of some young mass murderers. It took me a while to get this book from the library: by the time I reserved it, there were a hundred people ahead of me. I hope there's a Virgil movie in the works, and that it does the character justice.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 05:21 PM

10. Doesn't Tom Selleck play Virgil? My memory ain't what it use to be.

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Response to Little Star (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 05:51 PM

11. Selleck Played Jesse Stone, A Cop In A Small New England Town.


And he did a good job of it. I stand to be corrected, but I don't think he's done Virgil. I think Owen Wilson would be a good fit for the part.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:21 PM

12. Your right and..

Mark Harmon played Lucas Davenport of the Prey series.

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Response to Little Star (Reply #12)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:25 PM

13. That sounds like a good casting.

Haven't seen it, though.

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Response to getting old in mke (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:38 PM

14. I think it premiered on USA channel back in early November 2011?...

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They've only done one (Certain Prey?) movie so far as I know. It was good but not as good as the book tho.

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Response to Little Star (Reply #12)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 07:24 AM

17. Anything That Gets Harmon Away From The Execrable "NCIS" Is A Positive.... (nt)

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Response to DUgosh (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 03:05 PM

19. Sacre Bleu, By Christopher Moore

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