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   MeiDei  Just finished a psychological mystery, tho' it's not for everyone. A good book w/lots of twists, 2nd in a series but not a disadvantage, plot is described well enough to pick up where first left off. Set in London. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13613568-tuesday-s-gone
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   MeiDei  Is this book recommended (? ) I leave you to judge. Today was the 1st installment to read at the on-line book club - rarely has anything grabbed me so quickly. The book is "I Let You Go" by Clare Mackintosh. Takes place in Bristol and Wales. If you like psychological thrillers check the reviews. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23125266-i-let-you-go
May 16 at 09:43 EST .

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   StormCnter  I'm halfway through Richard Russo's sequel to "Nobody's Fool", "Everybody's Fool". It's good. Russo excels at inserting bits of humor where it's not expected. I had forgotten what a really good character Sully was. Paul Newman was Sully in the film.
May 15 at 05:39 EST .

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   Daisymay  Just finished reading Paris Time Capsule. It is definitely the follow up Book to The House by the Lake (by Ella Carey ). I couldn't put it down! It answers all of the questions you asked at the end of the first Book. Both were Excellent!
May 14 at 13:48 EST .

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   MeiDei  "Flight of Dreams" was highlighted at the on-line club a while back. A friend finished reading it recently and highly recommended it. It's a fictional novel based on the actual last flight of the Hindenburg. I get to read it next month. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25614670-flight-of-dream
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May 12 at 06:14 EST .

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   Daisymay  I'm so excited to find this Wall. I can't believe I've missed it all these years. I'm an Avid Reader. I noticed I've read some of your suggested Books. I would like to recommend a couple of my most recent favorites. First a Wonderful WWII Trilogy by Petra Durst Benning. These are the first of her writings translated from German to English. Book 1, The Glassblower, Book Two The American Lady and Book 3 The Paradise of Glass.

Also I just finished reading The House by the Lake by Ella Carey. It is a True story. When you finish reading this Book you can actually go to your computer and look up News Stories and Pictures about one of the main Characters who lived in Paris during WWII. She died and left her Apartment to another Character in the Book. She left in a hurry during the Invasion and the Apartment remained the same for the next 70 years! I had to get up in the middle of the night and look this up on the computer because I knew I wouldn't sleep until I could see those pictures in the Newpapers!
May 10 at 20:30 EST .

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   StormCnter  Daisy, I thought I had read "The House by the Lake" because the title sounded familiar. But, when I researched it after seeing your post, I realized this is not the book I read. It sure sounds intriguing and I will put it on my order list. Thaks for suggesting it.
I'm halfway through "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Frederik Backman.
It's the 3rd of his books. His first was "A Man Called Ove" which I highly recommended on this Wall a few months ago. Bachman's second book was "My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry". That one was ok, not great. But, I'm enjoying "Britt-Marie". All the stories take place in Sweden and have been translated. This Amazon write-up includes readers' comments on the other two books, also.
http://www.amazon.com/Britt-Marie-Was-He
re-Fredrik-Backman/dp/1501142534
May 11 at 06:37 EST .

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   Daisymay  You may have read Paris Time Capsule by Ella Carey. I just started that Book last evening and discovered it refers back to some of the Characters in The House by the Lake. I could hardly put it down, but it was getting late, so I will continue tonight. I usually only read in the evening (while Hubby watches Sports ).

For the past four years I've been reading on my Kindle Fire. At first I did the Amazon thing. I signed up for their Amazon Prime which allowed me to read as many Books as I wanted for $10 a month. Last year I found I could connect to the Library and read for free. How great is that!

Thanks for the suggestions. I will add them to my Wait List. I am currently waiting for Lilac Girls.

I would bet you've already read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. If you haven't, it's probably #2 on my list of all time favorites! I loved it! Another WWII book!
May 11 at 08:32 EST .

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   StormCnter  Yes, "The Nightingale" was a terrific book. It was discussed here several pages back if you want to scroll to the older entries.
May 11 at 08:39 EST .

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   Jerico  Any Walter Mosly fans?
May 10 at 03:27 EST .

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   MeiDei  Just finished reading "Lilac Girls" and all I can say is WOW ... well written & based on actual people, Caroline Ferriday & Herta Obenhauser as themselves; with aliases for the ladies of Ravensbruck. Drove me to do an internet search on the people, places & events. The author's notes at the end answered any questions i.e., real vs. fiction. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/lilac-girls-martha-hall-kell
y/1122292015
This one will stay with me for quite some time.
May 2 at 20:59 EST .

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   StormCnter  I have this one on my new book shelf.
May 3 at 06:21 EST .

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   MeiDei  I hope you'll like it, the author handled Ravensbruck well - just enough without it being a downer. I'll be interested to hear your appraisal.
May 5 at 23:11 EST .

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   Jerico  Has anyone read Lisa Scottoline? I found her awhile back and really enjoy her stuff.
May 2 at 04:03 EST .

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   StormCnter  I have read one or two, Jerico. She's good.
I'm in the middle of Joseph Finder's "Paranoia" and I have to say, it's intense from the first pages and getting more so.
May 3 at 06:22 EST .

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   MeiDei  Paranoia is a nail biter to the end when you'll shut the book & declare "damn"! : )
May 3 at 22:03 EST .

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   StormCnter  Well, Mei, he turned out to be very human, after all. I don't think that's a spoiler.
May 4 at 15:32 EST .

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   Gram77  Just finished At The Edge Of The Orchard. Either MeiDei or Storm has read this. Opinion please.
May 1 at 10:12 EST .

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   MeiDei  Haven't read this one Gram.
May 1 at 18:36 EST .

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   StormCnter  I've read it, Gram. I thought it was okay and I think the writer set up the ending for a sequel. What do you think?
May 2 at 05:40 EST .

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   Gram77  Very well could be. I would love to see what Molly and Robert's lives would be, especially the 2 little girls. Love the Molly character.
May 2 at 08:36 EST .

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   StormCnter  A much younger Ruta Lee would be a perfect Molly. And a much younger Sam Elliott for Robert. Alas, they're both too old now.
May 2 at 11:57 EST .

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   Gram77  Oh, excellent!!
May 2 at 15:01 EST .

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