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Reuniting members of the group  Bookoholics, and welcoming new members who love to read and talk about what they're reading.

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Picked up at library Louise Penny’s latest A BETTER MAN Thurs, read it and returned it Sat. Am sorry to say I didn’t enjoy it as much as her other books. Perhaps because there wasn’t as much exposure to Three Pines as usual. Last night started…Continue

Started by rapa. Last reply by rapa yesterday.

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I find myself reading a series that I thought would never interest me. A Strong Woman in the Middle Ages by Lina Potter It is set in the 11th century and involves a woman who somehow goes from being in a bad accident in this century to back to the…Continue

Started by Lyn Sep 5.

SUMMER READS 11 Replies

Hot spell is good reading weather! Thank goodness for a/c!Am currently about 3/4 finished some historical fiction that boggles my mind via a story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. THE NICKEL BOYS  is by…Continue

Started by rapa. Last reply by rapa Sep 4.

I met Rachel! Rapa here 9 Replies

She is such a lovely woman with a wonderful sense of humor.  We had the pleasure of her company for a few hours today.  We met 12 years ago on EONS and this was our first face to face encounter!  I just love herLyn   Rachel in the front, Corky and…Continue

Started by Lyn. Last reply by rapa Aug 4.

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Comment by rapa on March 29, 2019 at 8:34am

Karin, our member "Apposite", is quite the history buff and specializes in the Civil War.  

I've visited Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond several times.  Many Civil War stories there where Jefferson Davis and many others are buried. 

Comment by Karin M Fichtner on March 28, 2019 at 10:57pm
I live in the middle of Civil War country, and have an extensive collection of books re that era.
Comment by rapa on March 28, 2019 at 8:55pm

Oh,Karin, am currently reading AMERICAN PRINCESS , a novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt.  Yes, I love historical fiction!

Comment by rapa on March 28, 2019 at 8:52pm

Karin, I stopped reading Patterson years ago when he stated releasing new books almost monthly. At that point they ceased to be special for me. 

Two of my current mystery/thriller authors are James Grippando, author of the Jack Swyteck novels and Dugoni, author of A STEEP PRICE and WRONGFUL DEATH.

Comment by Karin M Fichtner on March 28, 2019 at 9:38am
Are there any fans of Patterson or Lee Child? Or history readers?
Comment by rapa on January 22, 2019 at 5:33pm

Here is a newpaper article regarding the fire in grammyk's town.

https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news/barker-village-hall-and-librar...

Comment by Countryphyl on January 22, 2019 at 4:35pm

That is terrible about your library. I would really miss mine.

Comment by grammyk on January 22, 2019 at 11:32am

They haven't listed a cause yet, still investigating.  I hope it wasn't arson; that would make it even worse.  I really think that the town will work together to find temporary solutions for borrowers and, hopefully, for computer access also.

Comment by Lyn on January 22, 2019 at 11:23am

So sorry about the loss of your library. I cannot even imagine.  Hope ways can be found to help all get their books and have access to a computer while waiting for the rebuild.

Comment by rapa on January 22, 2019 at 8:42am

grammyk, what a loss!  I mourn with you.  Do they think that it was arson?

 

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