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First Comes Love - Emily Giffin
32 Yolks - Eric Ripert
Barkskins - Annie Proulx
The Apartment - Danielle Steel

Luckily, two of these are large print which means I'll probably be able to finish all four by this weekend. I loved Giffin's last book, The One and Only, so I'm sure I'll enjoy this one. Eric Ripert is a famous French chef and I love any book about cooking. Proulx's book is a huge one - this will be saved for last. I read anything Steel puts out because they are so light and quasi-realistic.
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I have First Comes Love on my "To Read" list as well, but all copies are checked out at the library, so it's a waiting game. As of now, I'm reading Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin. I had started it a while ago, then lost the book LOL. Finally found it, so I'm starting it again. I've finished some other books recently that were fantastic!

The Girl From the Train - Irma Joubert
What's funny about me reading this book is that I had asked the librarian to reserve The Girl ON the Train by Paula Hawkins. She reserved the wrong book, but I took it and read it anyway. It ended up being a completely amazing story that I would even read again! Unfortunately, this is the only book by this author that has been translated to English, so I joked to my sister that I must learn the author's native language so that I can read the rest of her books LOL!

Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
If you're a parent, I think you'll find this murder mystery book absolutely hysterical. If you didn't know a murder mystery could be comical, read this book.

You - Caroline Kepnes
The main character of this book was THE definition of "creepy"! This was the author's first novel, and I think she did an EXCELLENT job. I can't wait to read whatever else she publishes, and I plan to read this book again.
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The main character of this book was THE definition of "creepy"! This was the author's first novel, and I think she did an EXCELLENT job. I can't wait to read whatever else she publishes, and I plan to read this book again.
A second release of her's came out earlier this year. Here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Bodies...1501832&sr=1-2

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I have enjoyed the new "Bookshots" by James Patterson - they are short books, about 120 pages and some will continue with the next bookshot and some are complete. Wanda Brunstetter, who writes Amish and Plain books, does this also. One book in 6 sections, if you can believe it.

I just started Belgravia by Julian Fellowes, who is the creator of Downton Abbey. I'm only a few pages in, but I'm hooked.

I started Did you ever have a family by Bill Clegg and got sidetracked. I will go back to it, but I fear it's a tear jerker and I'm not looking forward to that.

After these, I will read Braving It, which is about a father and daughter who go into the wilds of Alaska to help a cousin build a cabin in a wildlife refuge. It centers more on the 15 yo daughter and how she adapts and learns how to live and survive in the wild.

At the library waiting for me now is Philippa Gregory's newest novel, Three Sisters, Three Queens. It's about Katherine of Aragon, wife of Henry Vlll and her two sisters, who go on to be Queen of England, Scotland and France. I love her writing and I love learning about the history of the time.
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Thank you so much! I hope my library has this.

I just finished The Girl on the Train. Read it in one day, so guess whether or not I enjoyed it. LOL!

Still also reading Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin. I'm more than half-way through. It's not a type of book one can plow through. Too much going on.

On my desk to read soon are Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.
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So far this year I've read 177 books. Just wanted to toss that out there. Yep, I'm a weirdo, I like to keep track of the number of books I read.

So far this month I've read:

1) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
2) Chase by James Patterson (Bookshot)
3) Let's Play Make Believe by James Patterson (Bookshot)
4) The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone
5) Night and Day by Iris Johansen
6) Fall from grace by Tim Weaver
7) WillNot by James Sallis
8) Bullseye by James Patterson
9) Currently reading Damaged by Lisa Scottoline

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So far this year I've read 177 books. Just wanted to toss that out there. Yep, I'm a weirdo, I like to keep track of the number of books I read.

So far this month I've read:

1) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
2) Chase by James Patterson (Bookshot)
3) Let's Play Make Believe by James Patterson (Bookshot)
4) The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone
5) Night and Day by Iris Johansen
6) Fall from grace by Tim Weaver
7) WillNot by James Sallis
8) Bullseye by James Patterson
9) Currently reading Damaged by Lisa Scottoline
I used to keep track of mine, but I've slowed down a bit - I need new glasses. I average 3 - 4 a week, so I'm at 100 at least.
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Thank you so much! I hope my library has this.

I just finished The Girl on the Train. Read it in one day, so guess whether or not I enjoyed it. LOL!

Still also reading Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin. I'm more than half-way through. It's not a type of book one can plow through. Too much going on.

On my desk to read soon are Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.
Well, I finished Clash of Kings which was great, and I'm now reading Storm of Swords which is the 3rd book in Martin's series. Some of the characters' stories are long and heavily detailed oriented, while others are more light and humorous. I'm enjoying it so far.

I've read both the Cursed Child, and Junger's book. Junger's book was a huge letdown. He didn't really say anything or offer much commentary for how he thinks the problems he pointed out in his book could be remedied. To me, it just ended. I was shocked and thrown off like, "That's it?" So yea, disappointment.

Cursed Child was also a disappointment. I know the author was not Rowling, and did not compare him to Rowling. But being that it is considered to be the 8th book in the series, I expected more from it. I found it very juvenile, angsty, and whiny. I did not like the main character at all, and it just read like teenage drama. I've read the HP series many times from age 11 to 30, my age now, and I've never felt as annoyed and irritated as I felt reading this book. Did not enjoy it.

Six of One by Rita Mae Brown - I loved this book. It was absolutely hilarious. It focuses on the comical dynamic between 2 sisters, and jumps back and forth in time between their childhood in the early 1900s, and the present where they are 70 something year old VERY "colorful" ladies I'll say in the 80s. They hadn't lost their wits one bit. I read it after finishing Clash of Kings because after reading something so heavy, I needed something light.
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