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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!"
Amish, Breath Kate, Worth Reading, Novels Kate, Linda Castillo, Best Friends, Book 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 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."
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.
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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
An amazingly well written book! Filled with suspense which I love. Kept me reading late into the night. Highly recommend it!
Princesses Patrik, Worth Reading, Small Town, Camilla Lackberg, Ice Princesses, Book Worth, Crime Novels, Childhood Friends, Camilla Läckberg
The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedström, #1) by Camilla Läckberg
To consider: The Ice Princess / Camilla Lackberg. The first of her novels translated into American English. Writer Erica Falck returns to the small town where she was born to pack up her parent's home after their deaths. She meets up with Detective Patrik Hedstrum who has always had a crush on her. Unfortunately, she also meets up with the dead body of her best friend from childhood. Charming and thrilling. ~LF
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!
The Ice Princess (Fjällbacka Series #1)
Suspenseful! Page turner builds as you go! Like her! Keeps you guessing. Highly recommend anything she writes.
Worth Reading, Sets Free, Book Worth, Book Review, Book Covers, Bestselling Author, Savannah Georgia, Lisa Jackson, Childhood Friends
Tell Me by Lisa Jackson Summary from www.bccls.org: "Just as a woman who was convicted of killing her daughter, Amity, twenty years prior is about to be set free after her son recants his testimony, reporter Nikki Gillette, a childhood friend of Amity, seeks the real truth."
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 ..
Tell Me. Click on the book cover to request this title at the Bill or Gales Ferry Libraries. 6/13
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, Book Worth, Elm Creek, Quilts Elm, Projects Linus, 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, Book Worth, Heather Barbieri, 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!
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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!
Author Debbie, Worth Reading, Book Worth, Families Affairs, Black-Ti Affairs, Bestselling Author, Debbie Macomber, New York, Jack O'Connel
blockquote p Rediscover the joy of #1 iNew York Times/i bestselling author Debbie Macomber
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.
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!
Libri Da, Di Avventura, Cheryl Strayed, Hank1972 Bookshelf, Diventeranno Film, Media Wild, Favorit Author Book, Libri Wishlist, Book Addiction
Reese Witherspoon sarà la protagonista della pellicola diretta da Jean-Marc Vallée: una storia selvaggia di avventura e rinascita
do yourself a favor and read it. Wild - Cheryl Strayed
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.
Yardsal, Book Worth, Yard Sales, New Book, Fleas Marketing, Garage Sales, Occasion Dumpster, Thrift Shops, Lara Spencer
I Brake for Yard Sales: and Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster: Lara Spencer, Kathy Griffin: 9781584799221: Books - Amazon.ca
Lara Spencer's new book: I Break For Yard Sales.
Lara Spencer Brakes for Yard Sales #yardsale #style
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, Book Worth, Favorit Book, Great Book, Doce Paul, Richard Paul Evans, Walks Series
The Road to Grace: Third Journal of The Walk Series - 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!
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Mom and Pop Culture : Book Review: Palisades Park
Palisades Park by Alan Brennert
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, Dust Wrappers, Book Worth, Cuckoo Call, Jk Rowling, Robert Galbraith, Book Jackets, Dust Covers
The Cuckoo's Calling: Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling)
"Great book. An emotional story that you don't want to put down."
Worth Reading, Soldiers, Book Worth, Nooks Book, Lisa Scottolin, At Homes, Doctors, Bestselling Author, Book Jackets
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 Mindfulness, Book 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, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1451659202/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_28cisb1GP1RZ7
"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, Book Worth, Book Review, Broken Glasses, Deborah Crombi, Gemma James, Crystals Palaces, Sounds
The sound of broken glass / Deborah Crombie. Detective Inspector Gemma James is investigating a mysterious death in London's Crystal Palace.
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, Catching Fire, The Hunger Games, Book Worth, Hunger Games Trilogy, Hunger Games Series, Katniss Everdeen, Suzann Collins
Catching Fire - books worth reading - Continued!
In Catching Fire, the second novel of the Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins continues the story of Katniss Everdeen, testing her more than ever before... and surprising readers at every turn.
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
"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, Suegrafton, Millhon Mysteries, Book Worth, Sue Grafton, New Book, Mysteries Book, Vengeance Kinsey, 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...
V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton - her new book!
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, Karenkingsburi, Best Friends, Book Worth, Karen Kingsburi, Book Jackets, Dust Covers, Childhood Friends
THE CHANCE [KINGSBURY, KAREN ] 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. The plan was to return...
NEW RELEASE by Karen #Kingsbury! "The Chance" on #sale for onlly $14.99 #hardcover! @Lisa Pulling Books @KarenKingsbury
4/5 "Terrific novel that offers an engaging, sensitive take on the typical post-apocalyptic zombie adventure."
Worth Reading, Bounty Hunter, Book Worth, Young Adult, Benni Imura, Jonathan Maberri, Book Review, Older Brother, Ya Book
Rot & 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.
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 & 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."