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Bowietrek

Joined March 2018

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Missing Daughter | Rick Mofina
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Well written thriller by one of my favorites, Rick Mofina. Well drawn characters, kids actually seem like real kids. Plausible situation and plot. I liked it, but then, I usually like any of his books.

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Jack Reacher, my favorite character. Dealing with two mobs in an unnamed city. This story puts Reacher in a more humorous situation than usual, when he attempts to help an elderly couple solve a mob problem. I enjoyed reading about the ethnic problems of the mobs and their technological exploits and European/Russian culture. This is one of the best Reacher books.

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The new Harry Bosch/Renee Ballard book. Bosch and Ballard investigate a cold case originally worked by Harry‘s mentor. Many complications and new information about Harry‘s past plus Ballard, too.love Harry and like Ballard more and more. Los Angeles becomes a character in these books, too. A fascinating character. I liked it a lot.

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Recessional | James A Michener
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The only book by James A Michener I have never read. Written about 1988, it tells about the new manager of a retirement/ nursing home in Florida. It is a fascinating read about aging, health, friendship and character. Michener could make any subject fascinating and this is no exception. This is information many of us will need as we age, told in an amusing story that follows a year in the lives of six characters. Being a Michener fan, I liked it.

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The Lady Astronaut series, book 2. Preparations for a trip to Mars. Well written, fascinating alternate history of a group of astronauts and their trip to Mars. Warning, detailed description of being ill in zero gravity. Be prepared. Great series so far. Looking forward to the next one.

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From 1987, when I didn‘t read it. A book of essays on food and cooking. Some recipes, but mostly essays on her life involving food, entertaining and friends. I like her writing style and sense of humor. Wish I hadn‘t waited so long to read it.

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This book features J P Beaumont, Seattle detective. It is an interesting and engaging read, comfortable like being with an old friend. I like Beaumont, his sense of humor and his intelligence at detecting. He has grown as a character over the years and it is always interesting to see how Jance ages him and keeps him fresh and sharp in each succeeding book.

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Elevator Pitch | Linwood Barclay
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I can‘t really say much yet, since I have only read a little bit of it so far, but I love Barclay‘s work and this looks like a particularly good one. More later....,........finished reading the book. I liked it, as I do all of Barclays books. Liked the feeling for life in New York and the characters. Captured my feelings about skyscrapers, and about heights in general. I have visited most of the skyscrapers during my 18 years of living in New York

suzie.reads I was abit disappointed 😣 2mo
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Quantum: A Thriller | Patricia Cornwell
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Borderline science fiction by Patricia Cornwall, includes rather a large part of medical examiner activity in the story, not much science fiction yet. I have read about half the book so far. Interesting story, some fascinating characters and technology but where is she going with it? Only one mention of any idea which could develop into science fiction so far.

TrishB I read about 50 pages and just couldn‘t get it! Not gone back to it yet. 2mo
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"J" is for Judgment | Sue Grafton
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The best I have read in the series. Gives details about Kinsey‘s past and introduces her to some family members. Excellent story and very well written.

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A Walker in the City | Alfred Kazin
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Fascinating. The daily life of the author and his family is shown to the reader in intricate detail, from cooking and eating to clothing and sewing, to sleeping arrangements and cleaning. I was most intrigued by seeing how the author learned, what he read, and what and how he was taught.

Bowietrek I am finally learning to add photos, but I don‘t like this method much. 2mo
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Memphis Blues | Brett Howard
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Bowietrek Trying to learn how to add photos to my posts. Having no luck so far 2mo
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A Walker in the City | Alfred Kazin
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Fascinating reading about Jewish life in the boroughs of New York City. I learned a little first hand when I lived in New York for 15 years in the nineties and early in the new century, until 2003. This is answering many of my questions and I am enjoying it.

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I was not disappointed. Excellent book. The alternate history timeline was well done and and the characters outstanding, especially the lead character. It deserved the best novel Hugo award it received. Looking forward to the next book.

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Thoroughly enjoying this book. His writing is relaxed, funny, and fascinating. His life was difficult, sad, and disturbing. He writes with humor, honesty, and joy despite the the meanness and callousness of his family. Much about his life found its way into Babylon enriching the characters and plot enormously.

Bowietrek Babylon 5, that is. 3mo
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Jack of Spades | Diane Capri
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Book number 8 in her Jack Reacher series. Best in the series. Reacher‘s nephew Jake was introduced. Gaspar has retired and Otto has not been assigned a new partner. Jake is an interesting character. Hope he will be used in future books. Interesting and well written series. Lee Child approves of the stories and they do not infringe on his copyright.great series.

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Liking this book a lot. Anna is my favorite of the six.

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"I" is for Innocent | Sue Grafton

Reading this title and whole series again. Love this series and enjoying my rereading.

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Just downloaded. Will begin reading it this afternoon.

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Guilty Minds | Joseph Finder
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Started reading this today. I like Finder. About a quarter of the way through. Fun fast read.

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The best book I have read in months. Sat down to start reading it and didn‘t get up until I finished it.

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Very informative and entertaining book about Battlestar Galactica. Best I have read.

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Lifelode | Jo Walton
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So glad I finally started reading Walton‘s nonfiction. She rereads as I do. love that.

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"A" is for Alibi | Sue Grafton
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Love Grafton and this series.

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Outlander | Diana Gabaldon
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This is a test post since it is my first post. Haven‘t the nook yet so my thoughts about it might change. Very difficult to edit this post.

Bowietrek How do I add A photo? 2y
swishandflick Hi! Welcome to Litsy! There's an "add image" button near the bottom of the screen when you start a new post or are editing an existing post. Check out the #litsywelcomewagon and https://raimeygallant.com/2017/10/31/litsytips/ for some more tips ? (edited) 2y
RaimeyGallant It takes about ten posts to get the hang of things on here. :) Also check out @chelleo's how-to videos linked in her bio. :) And welcome! 2y
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RaimeyGallant And in case you're looking for a few Littens to follow to get started, I recommend @jennym @alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @tk421 @divinediana @lt_eva @youreadmyeyes @trishb 2y
TK421 Welcome to Litsy!😊 2y
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DivineDiana Welcome @Bowietrek! Thank you for the tag @RaimeyGallant ! 2y
YouReadMyEyes @Bowietrek Welcome! This is such a fun community for book lovers, so glad to meet you 🙂 2y
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