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Marilyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer
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I've read most of Jon Krakauer's books and always enjoy them. This is one of the best. Pat Tillman was an amazing larger than life character and if you like biographies, this has everything you would want in the genre.
The author also does a great jo
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Marilyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
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Loved this one as much as the first one in the series. I can't wait until the third one is out.
Marilyn rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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Fabulous! One of the best mysteries I've ever read. Compelling characters, great writing, intricate plot all make for a fabulous read.
Marilyn rated a book 2 of 5 stars
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
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So, I started reading this series to know what my daughter is reading. I didn't like this book as much as the first one. I grew weary of watching Bella do stupid things and constantly needing to be rescued. She's a terrible role model for girls! Lear ...more
Marilyn rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
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So, I finally started reading the Sookie Stackhouse series! I cheated and read the latest one first because it was available at the library. I liked it, but the gruesome ending was rather shocking. It is an adjustment to reconcile the juxtaposition o ...more
Marilyn rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigel
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I picked this up on vacation in Europe when I ran out of my books and started reading my computer geek husband's books. Although I love biographies, I would not have chosen this biography of an Indian mathematician. However, the book was fascinating- ...more
Marilyn rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Breach of Faith by Jed Horne
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I was attracted to this book because the author was a Times Picayune reporter and their coverage during Katrina was a award winning. The book did not disappoint. As expected it was a detailed account of what went wrong with plenty of blame to go arou ...more
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The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr by Reduced Shakespeare Company A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Vote on this list »
Marilyn rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Daddy's Girl by Lisa Scottoline
Daddy's Girl
by Lisa Scottoline (Goodreads Author)
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This was a fun "read it on the beach" type mystery. I love this author and have read many of her books. This book was quite as good as some--a little too predictable.
Marilyn rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King
The Language of Bees (Mary Russell, #9)
by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2009
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This is a wonderful mystery series centered around a protagonist, Mary Russell who is the wife of Sherlock Holmes. I've read every book in the series and just read this latest one. I didn't think it was as good as many of the past ones but I still en ...more
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