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1. Olive Kiteridge - Elizabeth Strout - 9/10: I started the year with a very good book. It won a Pullitzer and It isn't difficult to see why. The book is about a small town in Maine (I kept waiting for a clown to jump out) and the lives of the residents. It rings so true and one can completely understand the stories as they unfold.

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It's so good to see you around! P!ease come back more :)

 

I'm happy your first book of 2017 was a good one. Have you heard of The Cold Dish (Walt Longmire Mystery)?

 

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year

 

I will check out The Cold Dish. I just started a book recommended by Athena....."Mistborn"

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I haven't read The Cold Dish (yet) but it's about an aging cop in a small Wyoming town. There's a murder and his deputy is a young woman. It was a Netflix series too.

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I've watched a few episodes of Longmire but have never seen the books.  Happy reading!

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Happy new reading year, muggle not!  Hope your reading continues as well as it's started for the rest of the year :)

Thanks, It hopefully will be better than last year. I only read about 36 books last year and although most were enjoyable there were very few really great ones.:)

 

Have a great reading year, muggle not! :smile:

 

Thanks, hopefully it will be better than last year.:)

 

I've watched a few episodes of Longmire but have never seen the books.  Happy reading!

 

Thanks, I believe I may give the "Longmire" series a try. :)

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Happy New Year Muggle Not! I hope you have a great year of reading in 2017 :)!

 

I hope you enjoy Mistborn :).

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I hope you have a great reading year 2017, muggle not! :) 

 

1. Olive Kiteridge - Elizabeth Strout - 9/10: I started the year with a very good book. It won a Pullitzer and It isn't difficult to see why. The book is about a small town in Maine (I kept waiting for a clown to jump out) and the lives of the residents. It rings so true and one can completely understand the stories as they unfold.

 

What a coinkydinky, I keep seeing this title here and there these days and I need to add it to my wishlist before I forget. Glad you enjoyed it! :) 

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LOL at your clown reference above, muggle! 

 

We watched Longmire, and enjoyed it......up to a certain point.  When

Longmire grabbed up the gun, or knife ( I forget now) after the Gerald Rainey character was killed in Longmire's living room, I thought that was the absolutely DUMBEST move anyone could make, much less a Lawman!!!!

That finished me with the show.

 

Happy Reading Muggle!!

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Thanks you all. You give me good vibes!

The more I Think of Olive Kitteridge the more I liked the book. (although pontalba, I am still waiting for a clown to appear).:0

 

2. Mistborn - Brandon Sanderson - 8/10 - A totally enjoyable book. I will now probably read many more of Brandon Sanderson's books. In fact I just now downloaded from the library the 2nd book in the series....Well of Ascension and am looking forward to it.

3. Death on the Nile - ​Agatha Christie - 8/10 - The usual delightful read of an Agatha Christie novel. I guessed the culprits at the very beginning of the book though. It was a total guess on my part. :)

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I'm happy you enjoyed Mistborn :)! I hope you enjoy The Well of Ascension too :).

 

I'm glad you liked Death on the Nile. I haven't read that one yet, but glad it was a good one :).

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I hope you have a great time reading in 2017, Muggle Not!  I picked up William Kent Krueger's Mercy Falls the other day and thought of you :D.

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I'm happy you enjoyed Mistborn :)! I hope you enjoy The Well of Ascension too :).

 

I'm glad you liked Death on the Nile. I haven't read that one yet, but glad it was a good one :).

I am a bout 70% into Well of Ascension and, if anything, am enjoying it "even more" than Misborn which I also really enjoyed.

 

I hope you have a great time reading in 2017, Muggle Not!  I picked up William Kent Krueger's Mercy Falls the other day and thought of you :D.

I have enjoyed all of William Kent Krueger's books. There are about 6 though that our library doesn't carry and I have been buying those from Amazon. The library does carry the last two in the series but I don't want to read them out of sequence.......please don't as there are some changes that will ruin the previous books.

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I am a bout 70% into Well of Ascension and, if anything, am enjoying it "even more" than Misborn which I also really enjoyed.

That's great to hear read :). I hope you enjoy the last 30% of it and that you'll enjoy The Hero of Ages (I presume you're planning to read that one too?) I think I enjoyed The Well of Ascension more than Mistborn too, by a little bit.

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4. Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson - 8/10 - Excellent read.and I enjoyed it maybe even more than Mistborn. This is a good 3 book series.

 

I now have Cold Dish and The Hero of Ages on hold at the library, along with about 4 other books.

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4. Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson - 8/10 - Excellent read.and I enjoyed it maybe even more than Mistborn. This is a good 3 book series.

 

I now have Cold Dish and The Hero of Ages on hold at the library, along with about 4 other books.

I'm glad you enjoyed The Well of Acension. I hope you'll like The Hero of Ages when you read it :).

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I have enjoyed all of William Kent Krueger's books. There are about 6 though that our library doesn't carry and I have been buying those from Amazon. The library does carry the last two in the series but I don't want to read them out of sequence.......please don't as there are some changes that will ruin the previous books.

 

I hate reading a series out of sequence, Muggle Not, so I will definitely not be doing that! :D  I read on WKK's website that he's putting on the finishing touches to #16 in the Cork O'Connor series, Sulfur Springs, and also working on a companion novel to Ordinary Grace called The Tender Land.  Both new books sound great!  I hope to attend one of his many readings around the state this year, I think that would be really fun! 

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5. The Redeemers - Ace Atkins - 7.5/10 : Pretty good reading. I am now reading another of Ace Atknis books to see if this author will stay on my TBR list. I have what I think are some fairly good books on hold at the library. Off to a good start in 2017.

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