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    Good beach reads?

    I broke down and bought a Kindle. A couple of rainy days at the camp in NH and I decided I wouldn't come back without some books. Suddenly the Kindke made sense. My first book is an Island Away which I'm enjoying. So I'm thinking I should load up for our November Trip to the Divi/ Renaissance. So what's everyone reading these days?

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    Here's one I don't recommend...I have always been a John Grisham fan, but I really did not enjoy Gray Mountain. I think it came out last year, one of his more recent books. The story was just not suspenseful and was more politically charged against the coal industry.
    Not sure when, but we will be back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Traceyd14 View Post
    Here's one I don't recommend...I have always been a John Grisham fan, but I really did not enjoy Gray Mountain. I think it came out last year, one of his more recent books. The story was just not suspenseful and was more politically charged against the coal industry.
    I have to say that Gray Mountain is one of my favorite Grisham books :-). Peg, if you like An Island Away, you will probably like the sequel, Under a Blue Flag. I've read all of Dan's books. My favorites are Dark Currents (based on the disappearance of the other blonde girl in Aruba - not Natalie, that happened a few years ago), and Bunks Bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hatteras View Post
    I have to say that Gray Mountain is one of my favorite Grisham books :-). Peg, if you like An Island Away, you will probably like the sequel, Under a Blue Flag. I've read all of Dan's books. My favorites are Dark Currents (based on the disappearance of the other blonde girl in Aruba - not Natalie, that happened a few years ago), and Bunks Bar.
    Different strokes I have been wanting to start some of Dan's books.
    Not sure when, but we will be back

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    I really liked Dark Currents and agree Under a Blue Flag should be on my list. Haven't read any Grisham books in awhile. Also thinking of some cookbooks that I'm interested in since I no longer room to have any more hard covers to my collection.

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    i recommend any of the Stuart Woods (Stone Barrington series) books for kindle and beach reading

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    For vengeance books and getting the bad guy go with Vince Flynn, John Sanford, Baldacci, Lee Childs or Michael Connelly.

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    "Flesh and Blood" by Michael Cunningham. Epic family saga. Couldn't put it down.

    "Naked" by Davis Sedaris is a book of brilliant short stories and one of the few to make me choke with laughter... in public...on a subway. You'll never look at chocolate brown towels or speech therapists the same way again.

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    When I first bought by Kindle a few years ago, Arubalisa gave me a link to Amazon's Free Top 100. And also it shows the Top 100 you have to pay for. But I've discovered some great authors for free. Of course usually any other books of their's you pay for but its a great way to find new authors. I am so done with James Patterson and the like. I can't read any Grisham because after 26 years in a courtroom, the last thing I want to read is anything to do with the legal system, lol. But here is the link on Amazon for you to check out.
    http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-K...ding=UTF8&tf=1

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    When I first bought by Kindle a few years ago, Arubalisa gave me a link to Amazon's Free Top 100. And also it shows the Top 100 you have to pay for. But I've discovered some great authors for free. Of course usually any other books of their's you pay for but its a great way to find new authors. I am so done with James Patterson and the like. I can't read any Grisham because after 26 years in a courtroom, the last thing I want to read is anything to do with the legal system, lol. But here is the link on Amazon for you to check out. And if you don't like the book, just delete it.

    http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-K...ding=UTF8&tf=1

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