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What's everyone reading?

Hi everyone,

Thought
I'd get my thread started here on what's everyone readingI'm currently
reading John Grisham's "The Summons".  It's very interesting and I hope to finish it
sometime todayWhat's on your coffee table, nightstand or end table?

Janese

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I'm reading two interesting books:
PHOENIX,by Amos Aricha and Eli Landau. The book was written in 1979, has an assasin, conspirators who participate in THE CONTRACT. Very nicely written and riveting, and it helps that I remember some of the history of the time. If reading about intelligence agents and agencies is your thing, give this a try.

THE LIBRARY BOOK, by Susan Orlean is a beautifully written story about the Los Angeles Public Library fire of 1986. The author clearly loves books, libraries and reasearch and it shows in this wonderful book. It was recommended to me by a friend and I recommend it to all of you.
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Please consider my novel, Adman Cowboy. If you liked viewing the television series Mad Men, you will enjoy reading Adman Cowboy which is also set in the advertising business. Go to admancowboy.com for details including a complete excerpt of the first chapter, story overview, author bio, reviews, and purchasing link to Amazon.com.

 

Thanks everyone. This project was the #1 item on my bucket list when I retired. Please give it a good look.

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Hi Bob,  After reading your posting, I jumped over to Amazon and got your book.  As I do all my "pleasure" reading on my Kindle - and I do read a lot - I have Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Free reading - and luckily, your novel was one of the titles available. Smiley Happy

At the moment - I'm into Devil's Bargin by Robin James  (A legal,thriller, murder genre).  Yours will be a nice change of pace, I think.

If you wish - I can do a review after reading .  On Amazon and here or just one, or neither; whatever is your pleasure. 

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Thanks so much.  Hope you enjoy. Reviews are very appreciated.

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I also just finished where the crawdads sing and that was a great book! I wasn't sure I was gonna like it at first but it turned out to be a really good story.

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@ManicProgressive wrote:

Where the Crawdads Sing.

 

Incredible.

 

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/567281/where-the-crawdads-sing-by-delia-owens/9780735219090...


I just ordered this one. 

 

 

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Ahh...thanks to the recommendation, maybe you all will hear less of me for awhile.... Smiley Wink

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Elizabeth The Queen by Sally Biddell Smith  and also Brading Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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ONE OF HER VERY BEST"HAVE YOU SEEN MARIE?"- SANDRA CISNEROS- A PROFOUND ADULT PICTURE BOOK ABOUT LOSS.
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The Woman Who Smashed Codes. Subtitled The True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies. I personally feel that a lot of working females can relate to this womans history.

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I have pulled out my copy of  "White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America." by Nancy Isenberg....started but got very occupied with life.  Time to complete it!

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Tina Turner A Love Story

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Into the Water.  Paula Hawkins

 

same author as The Girl on the Train.  

 

 

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Loved this book & passed it on to my niece who also enjoyed it & passed it on to her daughter.  This is how you get people to keep reading.

 

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@nyadrn   I have to start posting here again, it has been a long time!  Of course I am still reading, but lighter stuff due to lifestyle (stress) demands. Hope you are well.  The only place I post these days is the Front Porch but maybe that will change.  I do miss this thread and TV Talk.

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" THE SHAME OF THE NATION"- JONATHAN KOZOL- WELL-WRITTEN BOOK ABOUT THE PERPETUATION OF APARTHEID IN THE U.S. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM.
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20 years ago, when I first read Zadie Smith's "White Teeth" - I was really impressed. A work of fiction about a British family.  The unique style of writing that this 21 year old author developed was astonishing!  I loved it!   It immediately became a blow-away international best seller.  If you haven't read it - I highly recommend you do so.  Since "White Teeth" - I read a couple more of her books, but did not care much for them.  Am presently reading her "The Autograph Man".  It's going OK.

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 JUST FINISHING  "EMPIRE FALLS " BY RICHARD RUSSO- LOVED HIS "NOBODY'S FOOL"& STILL LOVE HIS STYLE & STORYTELLING.

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Just started The Prince of Tides. Pat Conroy. Have seen the movie but the book is wonderful so far. The low country South Carolina. My happy place ❤️

 

 

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