What I'm reading...

Discussion in 'Book Reviews' started by Irish Pixie, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Irish Pixie

    Irish Pixie *under construction

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    I started and finished the first book in the Alex Delaware/Milo Sturgis mysteries, "When the Bough Breaks." It was good, but dated. I do think I'll read the second book tho.

    Today I start book 10 in the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs, "Silence Fallen."
     
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    I enjoyed the Kellerman books up to a point. And like many series it probably should end.
     
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    MO_cows I calls em like I sees em

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    I stumbled over the Gabriel Du Pre series by Peter Bowen. Reading them out of order because apparently there are some slooooow readers and I'm impatient. Enjoying them, a real different character.
     
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    I'll check out that series, Mo Cows.

    I finished, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by Newt Scamander. It was excellent. After I started, "An Innocent Client" Joe Dillard book 1, by Scott Pratt. It was quite good. I'm just finishing, "The Weight of This World" by David Joy. I loved his debut novel, "Where All Light Tends to Go" but this one is soul sucking dark. Well written, but man.
     
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    Just started American War by Omar El Akkad, Kind of timely. A couple chapters in, pretty good.

    Also just finished Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles-good completion to his Natchez trilogy.
     
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    I'm working on Isles's Devil's Punchbowl.
     
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    I'm on the 3rd book of the "Long Earth Series" by Terry Pratchet and Stephen Baxter
     
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    The "Long Earth" looks interesting, thank you tjlmama.

    I finished "The Devil's Punchbowl" and it was meh. It was much better than "Turning Angel", but fell short of the first book in the series "The Quiet Game."

    I started Faith Hunter's "Blood of the Earth" yesterday and already bought the second book in the series. Next up is Stephen King's "Dead Zone" read by James Franco.
     
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    Right now I'm re-reading "The Sheer Ecstasy of being a Lunatic Farmer" by Joel Salatin. I love the way this guy writes. I've read a few of his other books as well: "You Can Farm", "Holy Cows and Hog Heaven" and "Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal". I really enjoyed them all!

    I think he should run for president.
     
  10. Irish Pixie

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    I finished, "Curse on the Land" by Faith Hunter, and it was as good as her first Soulwood novel. I'm now reading book #11 "Cold Reign" in Hunter's Jane Yellowrock series.

    I think I'll read "Girl on a Train" by Paula Hawkins next.
     
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    I just finished "Finger Lickin' Fifteen" by Janet Evanovich. She makes me laugh! I've gotten my Mom and sister into reading her stuff too.
     
  12. Irish Pixie

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    Stephanie is my guilty pleasure. She makes me laugh too.
     
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    Just finished the Glenn Beck book "Agenda 21"
     
  14. Irish Pixie

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    Many times a book is hyped, but I really enjoyed "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.

    Today I'm starting "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeywell. I like the title. :)
     
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    Read "Stranger in the Woods" while traveling. An interesting read about a guy who lived for 27 years in the Maine woods while pilfering from cabins and camps. Brought up some interesting thoughts and conversations I'm still pondering.
     
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    I saw something about this man on a documentary, I think. Somehow it's familiar, and was interesting.

    "Eleanor Olyiphant" was a good read, not what I expected but definitely worth reading. I started "Greywalker" by Kat Richardson the other day, it's my second attempt. It's supposed to be a great urban fantasy series, so I'm trying again.

    I'm on track in my 50 book goal for 2017. :D
     
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    I finished "Greywalker", and I'll download the second book in the series later today.

    I started "Born in Fire and Ice" by KF Breene and so far it's a bit slow.
     
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    I just downloaded, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath by Ted Koppel.

    In this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America’s power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.

    It looks like it will be a good read.
     
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    Currently reading patriots by James Wesley Rawles
     
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    i have decided to go back and read some of the classics im starting with nineteen eighty four by George Orwell
     
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