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What book are you reading? 2009 edition

I thought I'd start a new thread as the other has gotten so very long!

 

Anyway, I am reading Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather for LbW

and Sag Harbor for FLBC, though have yet to post there.

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Good idea!  I'll make the other one read-only and float this one.

 

I'm currently reading:

 

Lamentation by Ken Scholes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harrington on Hold'em by Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And I'm thinking of reading The Inferno with Classics this month as well.

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Re: What book are you reading? 2009 edition

I just finished Sag Harbor last night and am now reading Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Very Valentine is staring at me from its place on my desk, waiting patiently for its turn to be read.
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i just finished reading "The Indigo King", by James A. Owens. He is a superb writer! This is book III in his series. All of his books have references to other famous literary books, which is what makes this a fantastic read. These books are exremly unique.

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Re: What book are you reading? 2009 edition

I'm reading Sag Harbor, by Colson Whitehead (FLBC), and The Language of Bees (ARC) by Laurie R King. Next up is another ARC, American Rust, although I think it might be out by now.
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Re: What book are you reading? 2009 edition

I just finished reading

Pandemonium one of the best books I've read in years.  Everyone should read this book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am also reading

A Great Improvisation 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and

Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot Series) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and finally.....

The Watchers Out of Time 

 
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For the new year I started reading "Fiction on a Stick."  Stories written by Minnesota authors.  It is many short stories, written by Minnesotans, and the theme is the Great MN Get Together: State Fair.  Obviously I'm a native MN reading this book.  The short stories have great plots, wonderful characters, and many different genres.  I'm reading this book as it was a gift from my brother, who is one of the many authors.  Although I'm related to an author I do have to say that this book is a great easy read for a midafternoon.  I highly recommend it especially if you are a Minnesotan.  Many of the settings are familiar to me and the MN area.  That is what I'm reading right now.:smileyhappy:

 

Fiction on a Stick  

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Currently. reading When you are Engulged in Flames by David Sedaris. I enjoy  him much more on audio. The first time I read one of his books I just didn't "get him" and didn't even finish the book. After hearing him on tape I understand him a little bit better and am able to read him fairly well.

 

Jon_B and Ryan_G, how did you post your books like that (with the covers)? I really liked that, I'm one of those people that are teased by cover art into reading the back cover.

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Re: What book are you reading? 2009 edition


pjpick wrote:

 

Jon_B and Ryan_G, how did you post your books like that (with the covers)? I really liked that, I'm one of those people that are teased by cover art into reading the back cover.


 

That's one of our new features!

 

Click on the "Add Product" button in the editor when you are making a post.  That'll bring up a popup window where you can search for the book your talking about.   Do your search and then when you see the results you'll see two buttons next to each book - "Add Link" and "Add Link and Image".  If you choose that second one, it'll put the book cover in your post.

 

It's a bit funky so you might want to play around with it for a little bit.  The main thing is to remember to put enough spaces between talking about your first book and posting the cover of a second book, or they'll get jumbled together.

 

 

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pjpick wrote:

Currently. reading When you are Engulged in Flames by David Sedaris. I enjoy  him much more on audio. The first time I read one of his books I just didn't "get him" and didn't even finish the book. After hearing him on tape I understand him a little bit better and am able to read him fairly well.

 

Jon_B and Ryan_G, how did you post your books like that (with the covers)? I really liked that, I'm one of those people that are teased by cover art into reading the back cover.

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I LOVE David Sedaris!

 I was really interested in adding book covers, too. That's so cool...

Thanks for sharing!

 

SL

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