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DUgosh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:08 PM
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What are you reading the week of October 23, 2011?
China Lake by Meg Gardiner Evan DeLaney #1

just finished Stowaway by Karen Hesse
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virgogal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:12 PM
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1. "Unbroken" Laura Hillenbrand
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teddy51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:12 PM
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2. Just finished "The Help" and it was an awesome read. My main concern is that the
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right wing would be more than happy to take this country back to the 1960's or even before that, to the civil war.
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MindandSoul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:25 PM
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3. Little Bee, by Chris Cleave
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lordsummerisle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:30 PM
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4. The Random Walk Guide To Investring
by Burton Malkiel
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fadedrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:37 PM
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5. THE REDBREAST by Jo Nesbo
Just started...



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in appreciation for this list...
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elfin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 08:58 AM
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15. I liked this book
Liked the ones following it even better. Wonderful writer.
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fadedrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 09:59 AM
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16. I'm liking it too....
Very confusing but worth the effort. I'm glad to know they get better as you go along...some start out great and go downhill after that.

The current problems of Norway are a surprise to me, and their part in World War II is new to me. We've had so many movies about America in WWII that we get to thinking we fought it all alone, and didn't know that some Europeans were held accountable for helping Hitler and spent years in jail. Very enlightening.
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PetrusMonsFormicarum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 10:57 PM
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6. "FevreDream" George R.R.Martin
Kinda like Mark Twain meets Stephen King, by the author of Game of Thrones and threst of the bloody Song of Ice and Fire.
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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 10:20 AM
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7. Still working on The Race" by Clive Cussler
Not sure where to go next.
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Devin M Donating Member (13 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 02:26 PM
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8. Romney's "Plan" for America
:scared:
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Louisiana1976 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 08:10 PM
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9. The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 03:46 PM
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10. Now Wait For Last Year, by Philip K Dick
It is a futuristic timey wimey adventure made possible by a drug developed as a weapon , and is so addictive that you are addicted as soon as you take one dose. Our hero's' wife puts it in his coffee( she has taken it at a party}----

PKD is awesome! just finished the book and I haven't decided what is next , but it wont be sci fi.
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DisgustipatedinCA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 06:02 PM
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11. The Reserve, by Russell Banks
I've never read any of his books before now. I'm about a quarter of the way into this one, and I like it so far. Amazon readers only give it 3 stars, and it was panned in a couple of reviews. This makes me look forward to reading more of Banks' books, which all get higher ratings from readers.
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Zoigal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 10:03 PM
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12. Just finished John Sanford's "Shockwave" last night...
Good old Virgil Flowers always comes to the
rescue.....z
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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 06:52 AM
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13. Now reading "Persuader" by Lee Child
I'm reading the Reacher series in order.
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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-11 06:45 PM
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19. Very disappointed by the details
This is supposedly set in Portland, Maine. None of the details are accurate. One of the things I've always liked about Child's books is the location detail. But I'm having a hard time getting past the things that I know are not correct. Silly things like the location of highway rest areas, description of the waterfront, etc.

The story is good but now I know I'll question details in subsequent books. I know I should accept it and I probably will but it's tough when you know the area so well.
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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-25-11 03:22 PM
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14. The Black Minutes by Martin Solares
A Mexican police procedural. Also, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Fineman. Up next, The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva.
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SheilaT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 03:34 PM
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17. The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern.

Really, really good.
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-26-11 10:10 PM
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18. "Rubicon: The Last Years of The Roman Republic" by Tom Holland
Really good history.
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The Northerner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-29-11 01:49 AM
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20. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy
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