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Wow, I'm on the same wavelength as you guys! Just finished up Then There Was You a couple weeks ago and Boundaries the other day! \:D/

Currently reading Max Perkins: Editor of Genius. It's a little bit of a slog, if I'm honest, but there are a lot of interesting tidbits about some of the authors Perkins edited (F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, just to name a few).
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I just finished The Shepard's Wife, excellent book. Up next for me is A Mosaic of Wings by Kimberly Duffy. New author for me. 
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Petrichor wrote: Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:58 pm Wow, I'm on the same wavelength as you guys! Just finished up Then There Was You a couple weeks ago and Boundaries the other day! \:D/

Currently reading Max Perkins: Editor of a Genius. It's a little bit of a slog, if I'm honest, but there are a lot of interesting tidbits about some of the authors Perkins edited (F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, just to name a few).
Haha, what are the odds? That's great. You clearly read a variety of books!

I'm moving on to "All Made Up" by Kara Isaac. I'm really looking forward to it because the earlier three books by the author all have the main character of this book as a minor character, and she's very interesting!
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I'm in the middle of Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson, and I'm also listening to Jesus and John Wayne by Kristin Kobes Du Mez. I almost always listen to books as opposed to reading them because I rarely find the time to sit down and just read. I don't necessarily agree with all of the things in the latter book, either, but it has been a really fascinating read having grown up in the heart of American evangelicalism. It reminds me that my relationship with Christ should always be personal and biblical, not swayed by popular opinion or even the "talking heads" of Evangelicalism which are often not promoting sound doctrine.
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That sounds really interesting, JIA! I enjoy audiobooks, though I still read more paper books.

I'm starting "One Thing I Know" by Kara Isaac. It looks good, and I've enjoyed all her other books, so I expect this one to be great as well! :yes:
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I finished A Mosaic of Wings, wonderful story. Up next for me is The Woman in the Green Dress by Tea Cooper. New author for me. 
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Just finished Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn. It was an epistolary novel with a conceit that every time a letter of the alphabet falls off a sign in the town, the residents have to stop using the letter. Fun concept, but probably only something I'll read once.

Now I'm reading A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner. I started her Queen's Thief series years and years ago, but I just couldn't get into them at the time. I think this time they're catching my interest a bit more!
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Currently reading Hitler 1889-1936 Hubris by Ian Kershaw
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That sounds like heavy reading, Jonathan.

I just started "Start With Me" by Kara Isaac. It's her newest book. I've been reading through her books and really enjoying them, so after this one (the sixth) I'll miss having another one waiting for me!
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I finished The Woman in the Green Dress, wonderful story. Up next for me is Minutes to Die by Susan Sleeman. It is the second book in her Homeland Heroes trilogy/series.
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Catspaw wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:04 pm That sounds like heavy reading, Jonathan.
It is. Part 1 of a 2 part biography, 1500 pages between the two books.
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Jonathan wrote: Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:19 pm
Catspaw wrote: Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:04 pm That sounds like heavy reading, Jonathan.
It is. Part 1 of a 2 part biography, 1500 pages between the two books.
My goodness gracious. Good luck with that. ;) Hopefully it's interesting along the way!
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I just finished Minutes to Die, excellent book. Up next for me is Pelican Point by Irene Hannon, it is the fourth book in her Hope Harbor series.
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I'm a few chapters into "The Thief of Blackfriars Lane" by Michelle Griep. I really like her books. This one seems to have a bit more of a humorous vibe than some of her other ones, which is fun.
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I finished Pelican Point, very good. Up next for me is: The Crushing Depths by Dani Pettrey. It is the second book in her Coastal Guardians series/trilogy.
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I'm currently reading The American President, by Philip Kunhardt. It's pretty good, I'm enjoying it so far. :read:

Also, I recently finished reading the Kidsboro book series, by Marshal Younger. I liked them. :yes:
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I'm just starting "The Cowboy's Honor" by Lacy Williams. It looks like a pretty light read, which is just what I want. I'm blaming the time change and stress at work for my total lack of interest in picking up anything heavier than that. ;)
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I just finished The Crushing Depths, excellent book. I'm hoping for more books in this series. Up next for me is Vying for the Viscount by Kristi Ann Hunter. It is the first book in her Hearts on the Heath series/trilogy.
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I've moved on to the second part, Hitler: 1936-1945 Nemesis
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