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Greaders result of Jan/feb 2013 vote

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AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 5 Jan 2013 09:33

Review date 16 February 2013

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain 111
The Christmas Angel by Marcia Willett
Thinking of you by Jill Mansell
Spellbound by Beauty by Donald Spoto
Visibility - Boris Starling 1
The Hobbit - J R R Tolkien 1
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Thursdays in the Park by Hilary Boyd 111
Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan 1111
One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern 1111
Lost Innocence ....by Susan Lewis
Whose Life is it Anyway....Sinaid Moriarty

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 5 Jan 2013 09:35

Result therefore is

Tied first

Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan 1111
One Hundred Names by Cecelia Ahern 1111

Tied second

Paris wife
Thursdays in the park

Please try and read at least one of the ones that came first as that is the pount of the vote. However if you can also read and review any of the others in the top 4 that would be good. :-) :-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 5 Jan 2013 09:36

As I already have Paris Wife and Thursdays in the park I will read those two but will get at least one of the others.

Michelle

Michelle Report 5 Jan 2013 09:46

Seen thanks, I can get 100 Names from the local library so will start from there and see how I go - Michelle

Pammy51

Pammy51 Report 5 Jan 2013 10:15

Thanks Ann
For anyone with a Kindle 'Thursdays in the Park' is only 20p at the moment!

Greenfingers

Greenfingers Report 5 Jan 2013 11:07

Thanks Ann, will read mine too if I get the chance

Jill in France

Jill in France Report 6 Jan 2013 19:24

Sorry I am late in seeing this but Ann knows the reason.
Have noted date and will sort out books

x Jill

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 6 Jan 2013 20:04

No problem Jill of course.

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 14 Jan 2013 14:24

I'm off to a different Library this afternoon.
Will be taking the book listt with me, having markd the =1st, =2nd and the two other books that got votes.
Wish me luck.


Tess

(I promise to do my best!).

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Jan 2013 15:17

Good luck Tess, hope you get at least one of them.

Pammy51

Pammy51 Report 14 Jan 2013 16:03

Was a bit early for the dentist so popped into the charity shop and there on the shelf was The Paris Wife for £1 - result! Almost made it worth going to the dentist.

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 15 Jan 2013 01:12

Son took me to the library. Its the one I used befor I got married and left home, but haven't used it since then.

I remembered to take my "greaders Book" plus four paperbacks .... three library books, and one I had got from a charity shop!
That meant that I had left a library book at home. (and I thought that I was organised for a change).

The library had changed a lot, which is not surprising as it is over forty years since I was last there.

When going in, I saw a notice which said something about due to internet system changes they couldn't reserve books at the moment.

There is a lot moe "stuff" there than on my last visit including a community room, lots of tables, and comfortable arm chairs, computers, etc.

However, they don't seem to have a big selection of fiction books.

None of the "top four" or "other two" were in stock....... :-(

Then just looked for books by authors on the (complete) list. Found a couple by Cecelia Ahern, so came away with one.

When I started to read it I realised that I'd read it before! :-S

Not once, but twice ! :-S :-S

I had forgotton about it, which is rather ironic as it is called .....................

"Thanks for the Memories"

I liked it the first and the second time, but don't think that I will read it this time.

Can now only borrow books for three weeks, so the books are due back on 4th Feb. Perhaps next time I will have more luck. :-D :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 15 Jan 2013 09:31

Well done Pammy and commiserations Tess.

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 19 Jan 2013 18:04

I shall look out for One Hundred Names - it could be interesting

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 19 Jan 2013 22:22

Nearly finished it and would recommend it.

Welcome to the thread, we next review the books in February, feel free to join us :-)

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 19 Jan 2013 22:31

Thank you Ann, I will ;-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 20 Jan 2013 10:06

I should have guessed really. Welcome back Dee

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 20 Jan 2013 10:10

For anyone with a Kindle Thursday in the Park is now free or was last friday :-D

Vintagefinemaid

Vintagefinemaid Report 20 Jan 2013 10:10

Thank you Ann :-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 20 Jan 2013 10:19

:-) :-) Dee.

thank you Hayley. I have it on mine already but useful for people to know as it was on the list last time.