book count /round up

December 31, 2012 at 5:22 pm (Uncategorized) ()

130 books this year

Fang Girl*, Gone Girl*, whispers Under ground*, Guitar Notes, Tattoo, Night Circus*, Murder misdirected, encrypted, Every Other day, how to be sick , Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children*, modern witch ( 1st one by this author – so now I am reading them all ) , Perdido Street Station*

Those are the ones that stand out — but a lot of others were good. * ones are some of the ones that I try to get lots of people to read or just come along in passing thoughts frequently.

Really, read Night Circus

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booklist for december

December 28, 2012 at 3:41 am (Uncategorized)

Sundays at Tiffianys Patterson ( see previous post entiled really? )

Bewitching you Viola Estrella (KB ) witch romance – fun

Sppokygirl Jill Baguchinsky (LB) very good review here

Nerves of steel ( Hart and Drake #1) ( KB) CL LYONS medical thriller romance – in some spots I found it difficult to believe some of the romance, however they mystery was interesting.

White Heat M.J. McGrath (LB) excellent mystery in – the artic . A little slow to get off the ground, but that’s because I didn’t really love anyone . But in the end – so well done and ALMOST made me miss winter.

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December 27, 2012 at 3:27 pm (Uncategorized) (, )

Sundays  at Tiffany James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (KLB)

If  you liked  this book ,Don’t  read  any further. Rant  ahead.

I don’t love  James Patterson as  an author,  but  he  is often  amusing  and  fun . Not  this  books . It  starts off  very  sentimental  imaginary  friend , 8  year old  girl…but  he has to leave her on  her  9th  birthday. She is supposed to  forget, but of course,  she doesn’t  .   Fast forward  20  years. Loneley woman, dominated by her mother and sort of boy friend, no spine… this describes Jane. Through a serie of events – she remeets her imaginary friend. – and Jane tosses away all her pitiful behavior . Micheal – who is a mystical being – becomes human. Her mother on her death-bed says – I was just being mean so you didn’t have to be ( WHAT?!?!?). happily  ever  after.

basic  message of the story – woamn needs man to be  strong.   And parents are mean becasue  they love  you

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