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Rustic Modern Knits by Yumiko Alexander
Rustic Modern Knits: 23 Sophisticated Designs
by Yumiko Alexander
recommended for: adventurous knitters, or just the curious...
read in February, 2016
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Three stars. recommended for those looking for a naturalistic wrap or scarf pattern - some of the designs are leafy, etc. Also has a sweater, some socks, and a couple of awful headband/turban things...

Some nice stitches, a couple of interesting ways
Abbey is 20% done with The Gabriel Method: saw author inHUNGRY FOR CHANGE video, liked what he said and how he said it! Interesting, informed look at body chemistry and the difficulties of losing weight.
The Gabriel Method by Jon Gabriel
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A Gentleman Called by Dorothy Salisbury Davis
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1958, #2 Mrs Norris, housekeeper to James Jarvis, Lawyer, and Inspector Tully NYC PD; nominated for Edgar Best Novel 1959. Someone is murdering little-old-ladies-with-money as well as playing games; nice Mrs. Norris finds herself on both sides of the ...more
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Ghost Story by Jim Butcher
Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13)
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#13 Harry Dresden, PI/Wizard, Chicago, sort-of... Harry, now incorporeal, must help his friends (who can't see or hear him) survive a LOT of nasty beings who want to Take Over The World now that Harry's gone. Or is he?... [supernatural PI - 5.0]

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Changes by Jim Butcher
Changes (The Dresden Files, #12)
by Jim Butcher (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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2010, #12 Harry Dresden, Chicago, Mexico - and other “places”...
Harry’s little girl is kidnaped by vampires to use in an evil rite that may spell the end of the world. [Urban fantasy/quest - almost five stars]

Boy, Butcher sure pulls out all the stop
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