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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Good Read

I just finished reading "Water For Elephants" by Sara Gruen.

The Kindle edition was $4.19.

It was a quick read.  A good story.

I recommend it to anyone.









I have also read Jean Auel's new book "Land of the Painted Caves " this month.  I enjoyed her earlier books more than this one.  It seemed very repetitious and lacked an interesting plot line.

I feel like the $12.00 I spent for the Kindle edition was a waste of money.

I use the Kindle Application on my MacBook Pro, but we also have a Kindle. I have gotten several free Kindle books,  and  e-books from the library.

Have you read any books that you really enjoyed lately?
 Any Recommendations?

10 comments:

  1. If you haven't read the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon, I highly recommend that. A couple of the middle books in the series get a little bogged down with historical details, but the story is worth it! I think they are my favorite historical fiction books ever. :)

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  2. I used to read a lot. Now my mind can't keep still for more than a magazine. I know once we full time it, I will relish reading good novels again :)

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  3. I am a big Jodi Piccoult fan...so anything by her is a favourite of mine!

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  4. I enjoy historical fiction books. I just finished one called Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah about the siege of Leningrad. I really enjoyed it!

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  5. "Elephants" was on of the first downloads to my Kindle, and I loved it, too.

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  6. I read a lot of books but most of them are plain old mystery type novels with no real message or moral.

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  7. Hi Merikay. I keep a blog of my book reviews, and though I am behind (I have two reviews to write at the moment) it's not that far out of date. If you're curious, take a peek: http://jrpbookreviews.blogspot.com/

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  8. I'm with Rick on my choice of reading material ~ mystery and suspense.

    I can't wait to see the Water for Elephants movie tho.... love Robert Pattinson!!!!!

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  9. I.M. thinkin' yer movin' up on the animal head scale reedin' bout them elephants and all. Sorry me and Nilda can't help ya with yer reedin' as I.M. are such a good writer, reedin' only confusions me.

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  10. I liked WFE too. Disappointing to hear Auel's newest book was not up to par. May wait for the library copy in that case.

    JeffP--thanks for the reading blog tip. Always looking for good books. Will have to see if our tastes match--our sci fi series sure does!

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