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what i like to read (16 titles)
a variety of books. my interests vary from non fiction to fiction. fantasy & sci fi to romance & comedy.

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Cover ArtFifty plants that changed the course of history
by Laws, Bill.
it was extremely interesting. a bit of history along w/ each plant. i enjoyed it immensely! shared the title with the gardeners in my family!   posted Nov 24, 2011 at 11:21PM

Cover ArtMy big fat supernatural wedding
by Elrod, P. N.
fun short stories by a variety of fantasy writers!! i enjoyed getting to know authors i did not know. good way to discover new series you may enjoy.   posted Nov 11, 2010 at 10:28PM

Cover ArtThe chocolate cupid killings : a chocoholic mystery
by Carl, JoAnna.
a just for fun murder mystery series set in michigan. same characters in the books so you get to know the townspeople & there's a heroine whom i like!! the author makes this series different by adding tips about chocolate which is fun as they are set in a chocolate shop!!   posted Jan 11, 2010 at 1:51AM

Cover ArtRevenge of the Spellmans
by Lutz, Lisa
i love this series. this is book 3. it is funny & highly entertaining writing about a quirky dysfunctional private investigations family. & always a mystery in each book to hold your interest. lisa lutz is a very inventive writer.   posted Jul 13, 2009 at 6:54PM

Cover ArtEnslaved by ducks
by Tarte, Bob
this is such a funny book & he just came out w/ the sequel, fowl weather!! i love animals & i don't know he & his wife linda manage all the ducks, parrots, bunnies, etc. in their home, but they do. written well & other life stories woven in w/ the pet stories. well done!!   posted Dec 8, 2008 at 8:11PM

Cover ArtDead until dark
by Harris, Charlaine
a friend shared this book & it was a pleasant surprise. fast paced & funny w/ characters that are "believable" in a vampire/supernatural way. i liked it alot & plan to read the rest!!   posted Dec 8, 2008 at 8:10PM

Cover ArtMistress of the art of death
by Ariana Franklin
excellent book!! a historical murder mystery & well written. not boring at all. i enjoyed all the characters & the time period seemed vividly real. a good book & am reading the next in line!! give it a try!!   posted Aug 28, 2008 at 8:18PM

Cover ArtDinotopia : the world beneath
by Gurney, James, 1958-
i really have enjoyed this whole dinotopia series. interesting characters & a creative place to visit in a always the art work is great!!   posted Aug 28, 2008 at 8:15PM

Cover ArtPushing up daisies : a dirty business mystery
by Harris, Rosemary
this is rosemary harris's first novel & i really enjoyed it!! if you like to garden, like the east coast & a heroine who is fun, go for it!! well done for a first novel.   posted Aug 28, 2008 at 8:13PM

Cover ArtDinotopia : a land apart from time
by Gurney, James, 1958-
great art work & wonderful story line for adults & kids alike (& adults w/ young hearts). the detail is amazing & you feel like you're really there!! how fun!!   posted Apr 9, 2008 at 8:05PM

Cover ArtAunt Dimity goes West
by Atherton, Nancy
i never thought aunt dimity would go west, but she does!! this whole series has been fun & entertaining, never a dull moment!! the ghost of aunt dimity & how she communicates w/ a journal is so creative. i love being in england or america, wherever aunt dimity is :)   posted Apr 9, 2008 at 8:04PM

Cover ArtEmotional genius [audio cassette] : [how your emotions can save your life]
by McLaren, Karla
karla mclaren is awesome!! a must read w/ an open mind. there is so much in her work, alot of life lived & experience. read & find out more!!   posted Apr 9, 2008 at 8:03PM

Cover ArtEven cat sitters get the blues : a Dixie Hemingway mystery
by Clement, Blaize
how fun. i love the main character & she struggles w/ the losses in her personal life & then her main job of pet sitting gets her in trouble w/ murder!! too entertaining & a nice break to visit florida when you're in minnesota!!   posted Apr 9, 2008 at 8:00PM

Cover ArtTurn up the heat
by Conant-Park, Jessica
i enjoyed this book alot, a nice combination of chef/restaurant info & the main character is in school for her masters in social work. so a nice blend of interests. the author, jessica's mother is one of my favorite authors of a dog (& cat too) mystery series, susan conant. i thought it was so interesting to see the mother/daughter photo on the jacket. i too, have a daughter getting her masters in social work & could relate to all the social work talk in the book :) have fun reading this series!!   posted Apr 9, 2008 at 8:00PM

Cover ArtEat, pray, love : one woman’s search for everything across Italy, India and Indo
by Elizabeth Gilbert
i enjoyed this book. she writes from the heart & is so honest & real. her pain is hard yet she writes so it’s not unbearable to go on this year long journey of self discovery. i got it for a christmas gift & loved it. the journey physically in her travels & emotionally was well worth it.   posted Feb 14, 2008 at 5:04PM

Cover ArtThe quickie : a novel
by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
i enjoyed the book. wasn’t sure who was the good guy or gal & what was going to happen... quit suspenseful!! good writing :)fun book to read. i like how james patterson is collaberating w/ other authors & have enjoyed his other collaberative works too!! his alex cross books are always the best too!!   posted Jan 16, 2008 at 3:51PM

Cover ArtResort to Murder : [thirteen more tales of mystery by Minnesota's premier writer
i also have read their book, silence of the loons. nice mix of minnesota authors writing mystery. very entertaining & gives you an idea of local authors that might be fun to read!!   posted Dec 12, 2007 at 5:16PM

Cover ArtFlower confidential
by Stewart, Amy
this book was so interesting!! i learned alot about flowers, how they are grown for the market & how they get to the market with what goes on in between. the author did alot of research & info is collected from world wide which was interesting.   posted Nov 26, 2007 at 7:25PM

Cover ArtDinotopia : journey to Chandara
by Gurney, James, 1958-
the art work in this whole series is wonderful!! very creative story line & interesting to read. enjoyable!!   posted Nov 26, 2007 at 7:17PM

Cover ArtLean mean thirteen [compact disc]
by Evanovich, Janet
i love all of janet evanovich's books. the listening cd, the reader is so fun!! a nice diversion & makes me laugh. stephanie plum is so likeable as are all the other characters in this series.   posted Nov 26, 2007 at 7:16PM

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