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Guilt by Jonathan Kellerman
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Winter of the World by Ken Follett
Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
by Ken Follett (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2013
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Ken Follett can write a long book that ends way too soon. This second segment is as good as the first and and follows the characters from Fall of Giants through WWII. I don't believe I ever had as vivid a picture of Germany during the Nazi regime or...more
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The Black Box by Michael Connelly
The Black Box (Harry Bosch, #18)
by Michael Connelly (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2013
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Harry Bosch is one of my favorite series characters and I wish Michael Connelly could write as fast as I can read. I hate it when I read the latest book and know that I am out of luck until the next one is published. In this novel, a character at the...more
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
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The characters were real, if rather familiar stereotypes, the plot predictable. I enjoyed Prodigal Summer by this author so much, but this book, even after more than 100 pages did not grab me. I may try it again some time because sometimes, it is a m...more
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"I am not sure I will be able to read this book. I loved Prodigal Summer. I liked Lacuna...or the first part. This one, I am having trouble staying int...more "
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The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
The Casual Vacancy
by J.K. Rowling
read in April, 2013
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This book shows kept me truly interested and involved, yet somehow was not a book that I would recommend to any of my reading buddies. Rowling must make cheat sheets to keep all of her characters and their histories and lineages straight. In many way...more
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Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
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Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice by Michael Brandman
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The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
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The five stars are not for the stories, which range from 1 to 4 in my estimation. It is for the pure joy of finding Agatha Christie stories I haven't read more than 40 years after her death. Not only that but Mr Quinn appears for one last bow....I al...more
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