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"Very good! Exciting to the end - loved the insights to the Amish culture. Now I need to read the others in the series!"
Worth Reading, Amish, Breath Kate, Linda Castillo, Novels Kate, Best Friends, Books Worth, Burkhold Series, Kate Burkhold
Her Last Breath, by Linda Castillo. (Minotaur Books, 2013). When her best friend's husband and two children are killed in a suspicious car accident, Amish community member Kate Burkholder maintains a vigil by a grievously injured survivor who may hold answers before investigating a brutal killer who makes her question everything about her Amish culture.
"Her Last Breath (Kate Burkholder Amish Series #5)" by Linda Castillo
Her Last Breath (Kate Burkholder Series #5) - Once again the Amish country comes to life in a sinister way. It's true that you never know what goes on behind closed doors.
Her Last Breath: A Novel (Kate Burkholder) by Linda Castillo Series (Book 5) ** Amish buggy holding a father and 3 of his children are victims of a hit and run by automotive vehicle. Kate is now on the case to find out if accident or murder. Enjoy this series
"Eerily relevant to today's issues of social apathy and entertainment trumping truth. Worth a read. It's "afterword" is priceless."
601 Books, Freshman Year, Favorite Books, Bookscans Com
Favorite book, like ever XD
read it freshman year and i still love it
This author is amazing... choosing each world like a five-star chef, to tell a delicious story. Rosnay is another new favorite author for me.
Worth Reading, Sarah Keys, Of Rosnay, Tatiana, Books Worth, Bestselling Author, Derosnay, House, Books Review
Book Review: The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay I Eating Bender
"The House I Loved" - new book from Tatiana DeRosnay (author of "Sarah's Key"). I look forward to its release on Feb 14.
THE HOUSE I LOVED. From Tatiana de Rosnay, the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah’s Key and A Secret Kept, comes The House I Loved, an absorbing new novel about one woman’s resistance during an époque that shook Paris to its very core. Good book
An amazingly well written book! Filled with suspense which I love. Kept me reading late into the night. Highly recommend it!
Worth Reading, Princesses Patrik, Ice Princesses, Books Worth, Camilla Läckberg, Crime Novels, Dragon Tattoo, Childhood Friends, Camilla Varnish Mountain
The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedström, #1) - Camilla Lackberg
On my reading list: The Ice Princess- a crime novel by the Swedish author Camilla Läckberg. It was originally published in 2002 in Swedish, titled Isprinsessan.
The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg. A writer returns home after her parents' funeral to find out her childhood friend is dead and the community is falling apart. Delving into her and her friend's shared history, she begins investigating the strange death with a local detective.
MUST READ MYSTERY! The Ice Princess / Camilla Lackberg Book that worths reading!
For the same Nordic Noir experience as you had with "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" - try the Books of Camilla Lackberg. Cool scandinavian thrillers!
The Ice Princess (Fjällbacka Series #1)
Suspenseful! Page turner builds as you go! Like her! Keeps you guessing. Highly recommend anything she writes.
Sets Free, Books Covers, Books Worth, Nooks Books, Bestselling Author, Savannah Georgia, Lisa Jackson, Childhood Friends, Books Review
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson creates her most electrifying thriller to date, as a mother's unspeakable crime sparks a new killing spree. . . The most hated woman in Savannah, Georgia, is about to be set free. Twenty years ago, Blondell O'Henry was convicted of murdering her eldest daughter and wounding her two other children. The prosecution argued that beautiful, selfish Blondell wanted to be rid of them to be with her ..
book cover of Tell Me
Tell Me - Reporter Nikki Gillette returns in Lisa Jackson's hard-hitting Tell Me. For 20 years, Nikki has lived with soul-piercing guilt. One long-ago day, her childhood friend, Amity, begged Nikki to meet with her, saying she had a secret to tell. Nikki didn't go-and that night, Amity died. Her mother, Blondell O'Henry, was convicted of murdering her and wounding her two other children.Now, Nikki's guilt intensifies as the most hated woman in Savannah, Georgia, goes free. Nikki's attorney uncl…
BARNES NOBLE | Tell Me by Lisa Jackson | NOOK Book (eBook), Hardcover, Audiobook, Other Format
One of my favorite authors does it again -- brings you into a lovely story and teaches you along the way. Jennifer is never a dissapointment
Worth Reading, Creek Quilts, Elm Creek, Books Worth, Projects Linus, Master Quilter, Creek Manor, Quilts Novels, Jennifer Chiaverini
The Giving Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts #20) by Jennifer Chiaverini. “Why do you give?” asks Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper in The Giving Quilt, the New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s artful, inspiring novel that imagines what good would come from practicing the holiday spirit each and every day of the year.
The giving quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel Author:Jennifer Chiaverini Publisher:New York : Dutton, ©2012. Edition/Format: Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats Summary:When the creative residents of Elm Creek gather the week after Thanksgiving to work on quilts for Project Linus, they respond to Sylvia's provocative questions to alleviate respective personal challenges and learn helpful lessons about the strength of human connections.
New 10/30/12. The Giving Quilt (An Elm Creek Quilts Novel) by Jennifer Chiaverini. The week after Thanksgiving at Elm Creek Manor is "Quiltsgiving", a time to commence a season of generosity. The Giving Quilt will remind us all: Giving from the heart blesses the giver as much as the recipient, and while giving may not always be easy, it is always worthwhile.
The Giving Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
Nora escapes with her daughters to her childhood home in Maine to sort out her rocky marriage. The story is one of Irish Fairy Tales and mysteries of Nora's past. I could not put the book down!
Worth Reading, Glasses Beaches, Beaches Reading, Heather Barbieri, Books Worth, Summer Reading, Cottages, Novels, Reading Lists
Nothing like a great beach read listening to the waves...or just on my back garden swing...oh those lazy hazy days of summer...bliss
The Cottage at Glass Beach Summer Reading List #Books
A great summer read. The Cottage At Glass Beach: A Novel by Heather Barbieri .#indigo #perfectsummer
The Cottage at Glass Beach: A Novel
Excellent story teller. Can't wait to read her other novels!
Album Covers, Books Covers, Eyecatch Books, Books Worms, Books Kindle, Imogen Robertson, Historical Mystery, Historical Fiction, Books Review
Circle of Shadows by Imogen Robertson. The latest in a superb historical mystery series. FABULOUS!
Quick read, an hour or less, and a cute story. You have to like a cat named Dog!
Worth Reading, Author Debbie, Books Worth, Black-Ti Affair, Debbie Macomber, Bestselling Author, New York, Jack O'Connel, Families Affair
Family Affair Rediscover the joy of #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber's delightful tale of unexpected love, second chances, and a cat named Dog. Lacey Lancaster has always longed to be a wife and mother. However, after a painful divorce, she decides it's time to lay low for a while in her charming San Francisco apartment with her beautiful Abyssinian cat, Cleo.
"Debbie Macomber writes characters that are as warm and funny as your best friends."-Susan Wiggs, New York Times bestselling author #1 New York Times bestseller Debbie Macomber invites readers to an unforgettable Family Affair-a glorious celebration of heart, love, and laughter..more on boikeno.com
Very inspirational. A woman overcame great odds on her independent journey along the Pacific Crest Trail. A testimonial to one's grit, determination, and indomitable will in search of self discovery. A great read!
Di Avventura, Cheryl Strayed, Books Addiction, Hank1972 Bookshelf, Diventeranno Film, Media Wild, Books By, Favorite Author Books, Libri Wishlist
Wild. Una storia selvaggia di avventura e rinascita
Wild - Cheryl Strayed-- read this book!! Funny, touching, inspiring.
I love this book! Anything you can do to spend less and get more is great. Beautiful find with informative sidebars and charming back-stories.
Books Worth, Yard Sales, Fleas Marketing, Garage Sales, Yardsale, Occasion Dumpster, Thrift Shops, New Books, Lara Spencer
Lara Spencer's new book: I Break For Yard Sales.
Lara Spencer Brakes for Yard Sales #yardsale #style
I Brake for Yard Sales: and Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster by Lara Spencer. Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends’ homes with her fabulous finds. In I Brake for Yard Sales, Lara shares her secrets for bargain hunting and tells you where to shop, what to look for, how to pay for it, how to restore it...
Book 3 of this excellent series. I hope my spouse loves me half as much as Alan loves McKabe. Love it.
Worth Reading, The Roads, Journals, Books Worth, Favorite Books, Doce Paul, Walks Series, Richard Paul Evans, Great Books
The Road to Grace: The Third Journal in the Walk Series by Richard Paul Evans
The Road to Grace: one of many Richard Paul Evans' books-all worth reading :)
The Road to Grace | Richard Paul Evans...another great book in the "walk" series.
Probably my favorite book in this series so far
Patron review: Great historical fiction. From a unique perspective. Loved it!
Worth Reading, Alan Brennert, Books Club, Nooks Books, Books Worth, Favorite Books, Books Ebook, Books Review, Palisade Parks
Mom and Pop Culture : Book Review: Palisades Park
Palisades Park by Alan Brennert, http://www.amazon.com/dp/
Patron review: The book is very enjoyable. It is much better than "Casual Vacancy." It kept me guessing until the end.
Worth Reading, Dust Jackets, Books Jackets, Dust Wrappers, Cuckoo Call, Jk Rowling, Books Worth, Robert Galbraith, Dust Covers
The Cuckoo's Calling. Robert Galbraith: Books - 14/7/'13: today revealed its actually written by JK Rowling, herself.
"Great book. An emotional story that you don't want to put down."
Worth Reading, At Home, Soldiers, Books Jackets, Additional Scottolin, Nooks Books, Books Worth, Bestselling Author, Doctors
Don't Go - Lisa Scottoline Just read this one, and I liked it. Not like the BEST book ( I don't like books describing war), but one worth reading. The main character is male...a doctor who serves our country, and tries to return after his wife passes away. There is mystery to it. Late teen. 7/14
Definitely a book worth reading.
Bestselling author Lisa Scottoline has thrilled millions with her emotionally-charged novels that feature strong women exploring the boundaries of family, justice, and love. In Don’t Go, she breaks new ground and delivers the story of a soldier who discovers what it means to be a man, a father, and ultimately, a hero. When Dr. Mike Scanlon is called to serve as an army doctor in Afghanistan, he’s acutely aware of the dangers he’ll face and the hardships it will cause...
Don't Go by Lisa Scottoline (376) When Dr. Mike is called to serve as an army doctor in Afghanistan, he’s acutely aware of the dangers he’ll face and the hardships it will cause his wife Chloe and newborn baby. However, in an ironic turn of events, as Mike operates on a wounded soldier in a war-torn country, Chloe dies at home in the suburbs, in an apparent household accident.Devastated, he returns home to bury her, only to discover that the life he left behind has fallen apart.
BARNES & NOBLE | Don't Go by Lisa Scottoline | NOOK Book (eBook), Hardcover, Audiobook
"A very interesting look about the genesis of the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the production company MTM. Lots of fun to read and many memories revived for readers of my age and yet appealing to younger people too."
Worth Reading, Brilliant Mind, Books Worth, Lou, Keishin Armstrong, Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda, Jennifer Keishin, Ted
"Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: and all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic" by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. Sounds like a book I desperately need. It's $11.89 for Kindle version from @Amazon.com.com
"Great! Always love the books in the series. She has a very likable protagonist couple and they are very satisfying to read!"
James Of Arci, Deborahcrombi, Sound, Books Worth, Broken Glasses, Deborah Crombi, Gemma James, Crystals Palaces, Books Review
The sound of broken glass by Deborah Crombie. While investigating the murder of a well-respected barrister who was found dead at a seedy hotel in Crystal Palace, Detective Inspector Gemma James and her partner, Detective Sergeant Melody Talbot, begin to question everything they think they know about their world and those they trust most.
The eReader Cafe - Bargain Book, #kindle, #mystery, #policeprocedural, #deborahcrombie http://www.theereadercafe.com/2014/02/thursday-mornings-kindle-freebies_27.html
"Great Book, I loved it so much. Can't wait to see the movie in November!"
Worth Reading, Catch Fire, The Hunger Games, Books Worth, Hunger Games Trilogy, Hunger Games Series, Hungergam, Katniss Everdeen, Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire the second book in The Hunger Games Series. Suzanne Collins will take you out of this world, as we step back into the world of Pannam once again to see how Katniss Everdeen will deal with the struggles she faces. Prepare not only to be emotionally moved, but conflicted as things heat up. For good or for bad, life will happen at it's own pace, and the question is are you ready to keep up? Observe and Enjoy life in Pannam, in Catching Fire
Catching Fire - books worth reading - Continued!
Cathing Fire - part two of The Hunger Games Trilogy. Definitely worth reading!
The Hunger Games - Catching Fire (Book 2) Suzanne Collins #dystopian #lovestory #DualLoveInterests #futuristic #teenagereading #hungergames
Catching Fire is the second book in The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. As the sequel to the 2008 bestseller The Hunger Games, it continues the story of Katniss Everdeen and the fictional, futuristic nation of Panem. Following the events of the previous novel, a rebellion against the ruling Capitol has begun, and Katniss and fellow tribute Peeta are forced to return to the arena in a special edition of the Hunger Games.
"It was hard to get into at first -- by the second half I was engaged. Ending was very satisfying! Main character remains very likable."
Worth Reading, Books Worth, Mystery Books, Its Grafton, Millhon Mystery, Vengeance Kinsey, Alphabet Book, Dr. Suess, Kinsey Millhon
The latest Sue Grafton book. All of her alphabet mysteries, starring private investigator Kinsey Millhone, are worth reading. They are "fun" reads. Read A thru V so far...
Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone mysteries are really good! She does the alphabet books V is for Vengence just came out. (Kinsey is a female private investigator)
V is for Vengeance (Kinsey Millhone Mystery Book 22) by Sue Grafton, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0054TVO0M/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_DUw4tb13SWYFC
"I haven't read anything by this author before, however, I will be sure to do so again. Excellent read!"
Worth Reading, Karen O'Neil, Best Friends, Books Jackets, Books Worth, New York, Karen Kingsbury, Childhood Friends, Dust Covers
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a heartwarming story about childhood friends, broken lives, and a long-ago promise that just might offer the hope of love for today. The day before a teenage Ellie moved from Georgia to California, she and her best friend Nolan sat beneath the Spanish moss of an ancient oak tree where they wrote letters to each other and buried them in a rusty old metal box.
4/5 "Terrific novel that offers an engaging, sensitive take on the typical post-apocalyptic zombie adventure."
Worth Reading, Bounty Hunters, Young Adult, Books Worth, Jonathan Maberri, Benni Imura, Ya Books, Older Brother, Books Review
10 Tips for Surviving the Apocalypse from YA Lit - LOVE THIS!! @Steve Foster might want to read some of these YA books!
Rot & Ruin (Benny Imura, #1). I'm not usually a huge Young Adult fan- but I am soo looking forward to book #2.
Rot & Ruin (Benny Imura, #1) by Jonathan Maberry. Like the Hunger Games with ZOMBIES! (From Zombie Apocalypse Survivalists: Rot & Ruin Book Review)
Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry. In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter. It was a really good book and wasn't to freaky for a zombie book
Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin Series #1)
"Powerful story of a wife's death, a husband's mourning, & the effect on their animals. Like a pebble in the water, the ripple effect leads to a powerful courtroom battle over the morality of how animals are treated."