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What Book or Kindle Book are you reading ??

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Mersey

Mersey Report 31 Jul 2015 15:14

Hi Perse :-D <3

Lovely to see you as always...I have read it and I loved it.... :-D

Just starting to get back into my reading again so watch this space ;-)

~~~~~ s to one and all bookworms <3 <3

Persephone

Persephone Report 13 Jul 2015 12:55

I asked for Man at the Helm in June it was unopened so assumed that I was too late.. missed out.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 13 Jul 2015 08:21

I haven't checked the application Vera but I have heard absolutely nothing. Seems like a waste of time this time. I just thought I had not been chosen. I do wish they would put something on the board if it has gone wrong. I am going to repeat this in an open message as I doubt they read this thread,

SuffolkVera

SuffolkVera Report 13 Jul 2015 08:14

Has the Genes Book Club gone completely to pot? My application for the June book, sent on 9th June, hasn't even been opened yet.

Persephone

Persephone Report 12 Jul 2015 22:50

Hello Emms... I do see you dancing around on the boards from time to time.

Miss not seeing you on FB though..

Persie <3 <3

'Emma'

'Emma' Report 12 Jul 2015 14:08

Hi Persie <3

Long time no speak, hope you and yours are all well x

Persephone

Persephone Report 12 Jul 2015 05:54

However, I will pass on that the book Mersey suggested a couple of GRreaders bookreads ago is really good.

She Wore Only White by Dörthe Binkert

The author spins this story from an article in the New York Times on August 3rd 1904; "Woman Crosses Ocean in an Evening Gown Without Another Dress"
The characters in the book reveal snippets about themselves, their transgressions and bits of their lives before their travel as the journey progresses on the "Kroonland" from Antwerp to New York.

and have you read it our Mersey? :-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 22 Jun 2015 11:43

Persie, that is a shame. I said you should have a kindle!!!

I finished Amy Snow while away and then read A Breath of snow and Ashes followed by a quarter of An Echo in the Bone both by Diana Gabaldon two of her Crosstitch series. Both engrossing as all the others have been.

Mersey

Mersey Report 21 Jun 2015 22:39

Hi Linda thanks for posting will take a look and get back to you.......many thanks :-)

~~~~~~s to all Bookworms & Kindle Tarts <3 <3

Linda

Linda Report 14 Jun 2015 06:31

I have just written my first book, called The Other Family by Linda A. Hardy, it is available only on Kindle at present from Amazon and is available worldwide and in all currencies.

The story is about a woman in her 50's who starts to research her grandfathers family tree and discovers a few family secrets along the way, it is fiction but is also based on my own family in parts.

Linda A. Hardy

Persephone

Persephone Report 13 Jun 2015 02:58

That book Glossie Ann, has still not come up in our libraries. I would like to read it.. looks like I could be waiting some time.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 12 Jun 2015 12:09

I am reading Amy Snow, a greaders read. enjoying it too although I had not expected to. Very well written.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Jun 2015 11:31

Wow! We have an author in our midst!

Although we aren't supposed to advertise on GR, at least one Poet has done the same with no repercussions.

The synopsis on Amazon looks interesting. You never know, some of us might buy a copy ;-)

Edward

Edward Report 11 Jun 2015 11:08

If anyone out there likes reading science fiction, you may like to read my book,
Martian Legacy by Edward Nickson. Available on Kindle and, Lulu.com.

I also have a book of short stories, under the same name, again through both sites to download.

I hope you enjoy them.

Edward Nickson

Persephone

Persephone Report 10 Jun 2015 22:24

My OH reads true crime.. and he investigates the ins and outs very thoroughly.

He has read several books (of which we have a few) on the Peter Falconio murder in the Australia outback. After he read to books on the Australian Snowtown murders when we were over in Australia we went to where two of the houses were north of Adelaide. One had been pulled down and units built and the other was still standing.

We had the Aramoana Massacre in the South Island, where a guy killed 13 people and then killed himself. He read that and then we went and drove around Aramoana.. You have to realise I cringe at going to these places and try to either be nonchalant or slide down in my seat.

We watched the Ivan Milat, rape and murder case unfold over a couple of nights on TV.. he has now finished a book on the subject and had ordered another to read.

He said to me you should read the Basset Road murders in Auckland a lot of the people in it you probably know as they lived in and around Ponsonby which is an area I grew up in. He mentioned one of the names in the book who was in and out of jail and I described him. We actually lived in a nice area and is now one of the most costly areas to live in, in Auckland.

SuffolkVera

SuffolkVera Report 10 Jun 2015 21:00

I've been reading a couple of easy reading detective novels.

The Detective and Mr Dickens by William J Palmer. " In Victorian London, Charles Dickens and his protege, the renowned author Wilkie Collins, make the acquaintance of the shrewdest mind either would ever encounter: Inspector William Field of the newly formed Metropolitan Protectives. A gentleman's brutal murder brings the three men together in an extraordinary investigation that leads Dickens to the beautiful young actress Ellen Ternan. Almost immediately, she becomes the love of his life. But first, Dickens must protect her from the noose, as she is the main suspect." A slightly strange book written as though it is taken from the diary of Wilkie Collins. The story was pure fiction but many of the characters, and one or two of the incidents, in it were taken from real life so occasionally it was a bit difficult to be sure what was fact and what was fiction. I think there are several books in this series but I'm not really tempted to read the others.

Kith and Kill by Rodney Hobson. A fairly standard detective novel. A man with 6 grown up children dies leaving a problematic will. The children start being killed off one by one. Who is the murderer? It wasn't difficult to guess and there weren't many surprises in this book.

I've now started on Robert Massie's tome of Peter the Great which I am finding really interesting.

Persephone

Persephone Report 10 Jun 2015 09:33

12 in the series. I used to sell them when I had the secondhand bookshop.


Mau, I could not be bothered with Gone Girl, I started it when it first came out. If I first don't succeed in getting into a book in the first few pages, I will start again and give it another go.. it failed both times and yet my daughter really liked it and I generally like most books that she reads.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 May 2015 16:03

Anne they were/are seperate books, can't remember how many but there were quite a few. I used to have them all but sadly sent them to a charity shop

AnotherAnneinGlos

AnotherAnneinGlos Report 16 May 2015 15:04

Hello Karen and Ann,
Are the poldark books seperate books. I have looked on the library online and I can only see Poldark quartet . Is this the book.

Anne

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 May 2015 09:17

Read them and loved them many years ago Karen, they are addictive. :-)