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Exposing the Hidden Things is the other book by the same author Stephanie.  This one is a little crazier than Exposed World.  To keep a long story short, these are two books that need to be on the shelf.

 

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I too have Dean Koontz's "Relentless" on my TBR pile. He's one of my favorite suspense authors. 

 

I count his "Velocity" as one of the most terrifying stories I have ever read. 

 

Thank goodness that he's so productive...  I wish my other favorite writers would write as much and as quickly.

 


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Just got my husband the newest Dean Koontz for Father's Day- Relentless  and I wanted to start it before he did!  He has already started it, however, so I suppose I'll have to wait.

 


 

 

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I just completed "Relentless". Loved it.  Try my book "Twisted Desires" .
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Twisted Desires is your book!  We have an author in the board! :smileyhappy:
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She may not be the author unless that's an alias name :smileyhappy:
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Stephanie, what are you reading right now?
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MrsWaki wrote:
Stephanie, what are you reading right now?

 

I'll guarantee she's reading Return to Sullivans Island  This link will direct you to HarperCollins Publishers, giving the first three chapters of this book, coming out the end of this month.

 

Have you ever been in one of our book discussions?  If you haven't, you should join us on this one.  Starting around July 6th, Dot Frank will be here.  She's always a joy to talk to about her book, or books. 

 

Return to Sullivans Island 

 
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I just finished RIGHT NEXT DOOR, by Debbie Macomber
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I just started 

 

The Neighbor  

 

I am a great fan of the scary Ms. Gardner and as I expected the hair started standing up on my arms on the first page.

I once made a comment on a review I did for one of her books about her husband sleeping with one eye opened and she actually used it on one of her video interviews.

I was introduced to her with her first thriller The Perfect Husband and even after all the other books I've read I can still see some of those scenes in my head. If you've never read her and love to be scared out of your mind. Pick her up. 

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I'm getting ready to start on The First King of Shannara by Terry Brooks.  It's a book I've read many times but since we are reading The Sword of Shannara for the SciFi/Fantasy board next month I figured I would read this prequel just to remind me of the history that is mentioned in the book we will be reading.

 

 

First King of Shannara 

 
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I found  a book that caught my interest:

 

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

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I notice B&N recommended a good one - > The Name of the Wind
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WestchesterRFranks wrote:

Exposing the Hidden Things is the other book by the same author Stephanie.  This one is a little crazier than Exposed World.  To keep a long story short, these are two books that need to be on the shelf.

 


Thanks for the recommendation... I'm looking them up now!

 

 

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Kathy's right- I was reading Return to Sullivans Island  which we'll be discussing in July - can't wait!   Please do join the discussion, I promise we will have a ball.

 

I'm actually reading The Shack now, recommended to me by a number of friends, my sister, and finally, my son's best friend (a 13 year old boy!).   It was actually his thumb's up that propelled me to read it next, I have so many books waiting for me (much like everyone who reads) that I never know what to pick up next.  It's quite compelling, and more than a little sad.  Perhaps it will give me perspective and the ability to prioritize. 

 

 

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Stephanie wrote:

Kathy's right- I was reading Return to Sullivans Island  which we'll be discussing in July - can't wait!   Please do join the discussion, I promise we will have a ball.

 

I'm actually reading The Shack now, recommended to me by a number of friends, my sister, and finally, my son's best friend (a 13 year old boy!).   It was actually his thumb's up that propelled me to read it next, I have so many books waiting for me (much like everyone who reads) that I never know what to pick up next.  It's quite compelling, and more than a little sad.  Perhaps it will give me perspective and the ability to prioritize. 

 

 


 

A few weeks ago, as I was walking into the clubhouse, someone I knew entered through the door at the same time.  She had The Shack in her hands, and asked me if I wanted it.  I said...ahh, "I don't know.  I know nothing about it."  I asked, "Did you like it?"  She said, "No".  She's, as far as I've heard, a Christian.... I think "heard" is the operative word.  I just now read the reviews, and found some interesting pro and con perspectives of this book, but all seem to be good, whether Christian or not.  I really didn't get a chance to ask this person I know, what about it she didn't like.  I'll have to give her a call!  Or maybe someone can enlighten me further.  "Perspective and the ability to prioritize".... I don't know what you mean by this, Stephanie.
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Kathy,

 

I know they were discussing this book this month on the Relgion/Spirituality board, so you may want to check and see what others thought of it.  I never got around to reading it.  Most of my friends didn't like it though a few did.  I have never really discussed the book any further with them though.


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Stephanie wrote:

Kathy's right- I was reading Return to Sullivans Island  which we'll be discussing in July - can't wait!   Please do join the discussion, I promise we will have a ball.

 

I'm actually reading The Shack now, recommended to me by a number of friends, my sister, and finally, my son's best friend (a 13 year old boy!).   It was actually his thumb's up that propelled me to read it next, I have so many books waiting for me (much like everyone who reads) that I never know what to pick up next.  It's quite compelling, and more than a little sad.  Perhaps it will give me perspective and the ability to prioritize. 

 

 


 

A few weeks ago, as I was walking into the clubhouse, someone I knew entered through the door at the same time.  She had The Shack in her hands, and asked me if I wanted it.  I said...ahh, "I don't know.  I know nothing about it."  I asked, "Did you like it?"  She said, "No".  She's, as far as I've heard, a Christian.... I think "heard" is the operative word.  I just now read the reviews, and found some interesting pro and con perspectives of this book, but all seem to be good, whether Christian or not.  I really didn't get a chance to ask this person I know, what about it she didn't like.  I'll have to give her a call!  Or maybe someone can enlighten me further.  "Perspective and the ability to prioritize".... I don't know what you mean by this, Stephanie.

 

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We are going to be reading this on the SciFi/Fantasy board in August if you want to drop by then and discuss with a whole bunch of people.

MrsWaki wrote:
I notice B&N recommended a good one - > The Name of the Wind

 

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Thanks, Ryan...I totally forgot about that board, I'll check it.....I haven't been reading many boards lately, for that matter :smileysad:  Is the castle still standing? :smileyhappy:
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Kathy,

 

I know they were discussing this book this month on the Relgion/Spirituality board, so you may want to check and see what others thought of it.  I never got around to reading it.  Most of my friends didn't like it though a few did.  I have never really discussed the book any further with them though.


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Stephanie wrote:

Kathy's right- I was reading Return to Sullivans Island  which we'll be discussing in July - can't wait!   Please do join the discussion, I promise we will have a ball.

 

I'm actually reading The Shack now, recommended to me by a number of friends, my sister, and finally, my son's best friend (a 13 year old boy!).   It was actually his thumb's up that propelled me to read it next, I have so many books waiting for me (much like everyone who reads) that I never know what to pick up next.  It's quite compelling, and more than a little sad.  Perhaps it will give me perspective and the ability to prioritize. 

 

 


 

A few weeks ago, as I was walking into the clubhouse, someone I knew entered through the door at the same time.  She had The Shack in her hands, and asked me if I wanted it.  I said...ahh, "I don't know.  I know nothing about it."  I asked, "Did you like it?"  She said, "No".  She's, as far as I've heard, a Christian.... I think "heard" is the operative word.  I just now read the reviews, and found some interesting pro and con perspectives of this book, but all seem to be good, whether Christian or not.  I really didn't get a chance to ask this person I know, what about it she didn't like.  I'll have to give her a call!  Or maybe someone can enlighten me further.  "Perspective and the ability to prioritize".... I don't know what you mean by this, Stephanie.

 


 

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DQM Kathy,

 

As a matter of fact the castle is still standing if a little slow.  Observatory just got finished and Mel now has a waterfall inside :smileywink:

 

I'm going to try and do something tonight as well


KathyS wrote:
Thanks, Ryan...I totally forgot about that board, I'll check it.....I haven't been reading many boards lately, for that matter :smileysad:  Is the castle still standing? :smileyhappy:

 

 
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