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Old 08-24-09, 10:17 AM
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Always Looking Up-Michael J. Fox
The Know It All-A.J. Jacobs
The Night Shift-Stephen King
The Year of Living Biblically-A.J. Jacobs
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What did you think of Lost Light? I also didn't read Blood Work before ADMTN, but I did know about the Terry Caleb character. What did you think of Blood Work?
I thought Lost Light started off strong, but lost its momentum half-way through. Was told in 1st person -- which hindered its suspense and the narrative, imo. I did read Blood Work and liked it quite a bit (perhaps the reason I was let-down with ADMTN).

Putting my complaints into perspective -- just want to clarify that I think Connelly is arguably the best voice in modern crime fiction (likewise w/ his protagonist). I'll continue to seek out whatever he publishes.
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Agreed. No doubt Connelly is a top notch writer and the Harry Bosch series is the best thing going right now, IMO. Still it's fun to nitpick. And just out of curiosity, in City of Bones, what was your take on:

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how Bosch's girlfriend got killed? So she tried to wound herself in the shoulder in order to have justification to take out the supposed bad guy (who turns out to be the actual bad guy in the end) and ends up dying because of a bullet ricochet? And we never got clarification on what she was trying to say to Bosch, did we?



Decided to take a little break from Harry Bosch. Next up:

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And just out of curiosity, in City of Bones, what was your take on:

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how Bosch's girlfriend got killed? So she tried to wound herself in the shoulder in order to have justification to take out the supposed bad guy (who turns out to be the actual bad guy in the end) and ends up dying because of a bullet ricochet? And we never got clarification on what she was trying to say to Bosch, did we?
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Yeah, her death was rather unconventional, but that is how I understood it as well. I can't recall if we ever got closure on what she was trying to say to Bosch -- if we did, it must not have been very memorable.
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coming back to this one:

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Rereading The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte.

After that I'm rereading The Last Coyote from Michael Connelly.
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I just started the series Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison.
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Interseting background on the history of this, JRR and the rings trilogy.
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Read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and followed it immediately by The Girl Who Played With Fire.
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Finished "Management" by Peter Drucker

Starting Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
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Read these over the weekend:




I get sucked in by the free kindle book above so now I'm reading this
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FINISHED:



Still figuring out what I want to start next.
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