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Old 08-08-2012, 08:39 PM   #1
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So, now that I've officially finished my internship and my gradschool class for the summer. I also work at my pool job about 30+ hours a week.

So, needless to say, I've got plenty of time. LOL I finished two books between Sunday and yesterday, and read the first of the Hunger Games trilogy today.

So...anyone got any good books to read?!? I've already finished the entire Game of Thrones series and Harry Potter series this summer as well.
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:18 AM   #2
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I would suggest the 50 Shades trilogy but somehow I don't think that is the type of book you read LOL
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I would suggest the 50 Shades trilogy but somehow I don't think that is the type of book you read LOL
LOL, never discount anything! I've heard they're good...and anything that can grab my attention is fine by me.
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If you like thrillers, then I'd suggest Stephen King's "Misery". It's a great scary book.

For crime novels, I love J.A. Jance. Her series using Ali Reynolds as the main character is good. Start with "Edge of Evil." Also, the James Patterson series with Alex Cross is great. That one starts with "Along Came a Spider."
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I've only read Stephen King once, and I vowed never again. Although the book was really good and I couldn't put it down...I believe the word gruesome is apropos.

I'll definitely look into the other! The two books I read earlier this week were from Lee Child (?) and the character of Jack Reacher. That man amuses me.
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Yeah, I would say that gruesome is appropriate for Stephen King novels. He's definitely got a twisted mind.

I haven't heard of the other author, but I'll look into it. I love finding new authors and reading in general! Thanks for the tip!
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If you're the least bit interested in spy novels and thrillers, and don't mind the occassional use of religious based characters and venues, I'd suggest the complete works of Daniel Silva.

As for a single book just to spend an afternoon with, can't go wrong with "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams.
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If you like true crime, and what reality show watcher does not like true crime? Anything by Ann Rule.

James Patterson's Women's Murder Club series is my hubby's favorite
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The J.A. Jance books are great... all 3 of her series!! She also writes about a detective named J.P. Beaumont who lives in the Pacific Northwest, and about Joanna Brady, the sheriff of Cochise County in Arizona. And I just found out she has a new Joanna Brady that just came out this summer, it's # 15 in the series!
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