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Old 02-20-2016, 09:36 AM
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I am reading the Outlander series for the second time. Also have the dvd of the of the first book but must find time to view (lol).
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Old 02-20-2016, 10:56 AM
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I was so saddened by Vince Flynn's death...a new writer is trying to copy his style but the first issue did not do it for me. Then I discovered Lee Child! Oh boy, he has written a lot of books (the Jack Reacher series) and I am going from one to the next. I love his mysteries. Our son has tried the Vince Flynn books and become a huge fan. We are keeping him stocked from our shelves. I suspect he will become a fan of Jack Reacher also.
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Old 02-20-2016, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Jcarpentier View Post
I just finished the "Earth's Children series" by Jean Auel. Very good books if you can get past the sex scenes. I am supposed to be reading "Game of Thrones" series as my husband bought it for Christmas for me, but the author still has 2 more books to write and seems in no hurry to finish...I am in the process of reading "Wolves at Our Door" by Jim and Jamie Dutcher and it is fascinating. They also made a documentary by the same name.
My first step mother's best friend was Jean Auel, I remember her when she babysat us a few times. She was always a warm, fun loving person. We had four kids and so did she. (The sex scenes were insisted upon by her publisher.)

The latest books I have read is the "Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon. I am eagerly awaiting the next book. She is a great writer. Her books keep you turning pages to see what happens next.

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Old 02-20-2016, 11:10 AM
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I listen to audio books , but it's still reading.
Right now i am listening to : The Cat Who... is a series of twenty-nine mystery novels
and three related collections by
Lilian Jackson Braun.
I am also a Sandra Dallas fan and also Jennifer C
hiaverini and Sue Grafton.

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Old 02-20-2016, 12:04 PM
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I just finished reading Meg Cabot's Mediator series (it's geared towards young adults, but I enjoyed the read).
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Old 02-20-2016, 02:21 PM
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Because I enjoy Great Brit history, my daughter put me onto the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. These are fictional and about Scotland, but I am totally immersed in her writing style,, the locations, the characters -WOW - and the dramatic story line. Diana truly has a gift for writing; now her books are being turned into movie series for the Starz channel to enormous acclaim. Costumes are to die for!

Each book of the 8, so far, are about 800 pages, making them wonderfully captivating and detailed. I am starting through them for the second time, finding so much I missed or didn't understand the first reading. These characters become part of your circle, which has fans of the series in "droughtlander" until the next is published, hopefully next year! Lovin' me some Outlander!!

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Old 02-20-2016, 02:23 PM
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The Glassblower trilogy by Petra Durst-Benning. Still enjoying the Clifton Chronicles by Jeffery Archer, # 6 released last week.
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Old 02-20-2016, 02:24 PM
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Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken." Could not lay it down.
Have read this one twice! How resilient the human spirit can be!
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Old 02-20-2016, 02:27 PM
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Just started Pilgrim's Progress. Try to read it every year, missed last year. Listening to Biography of Daniel Boone. It's called Boone, a biography.
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Old 02-20-2016, 03:30 PM
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I am a fan of James Patterson-Mary Higgins Clark-Nicholas Sparks---I love to read everything!
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