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Old 10-28-2012, 10:05 AM
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Default My Favorite Authors( For Us Adults)

I am actually going to steal some me time today while ds naps & go to the library so I jumped onto this board & wanted to share! My favorite authors...
humor-Marion Keyes(she wrote a group of books about one family. each book focuses on a different sister, very funny to read. loved all of them)
Jodi Picolt(loved most of the ones I have read, especially The Pact, My Sisters Keeper, & Sing You Home(note: do not read this one while expecting). I always look for her books.
Emily Giffin....very good books(Something borrowed, Something Blue.) Read them all.

There is a book by Debbie Maccomber, Between Friends, that is a very easy read because it is all written in announcments, journal entries, letters, etc. it follows two friend from birth thru their adult lives(warning I cried EVERY night while reading as it tskes place during Vietnam) but, this book is the one I gave to my grnadma to read(she never did, claimed she didnt like it) & she is an avid reader now

I love to read & just wanted to share my great finds in case any of you ard looking for new reads!
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Old 10-28-2012, 03:29 PM
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Lisa Wingate. They classify her as a Christian writer, but it is very light Christian-no sexy scenes, but not heavy-handed with religion. Just really good story-telling.

She has either 3 or 4 series. One series, Texas Hill Country is sort of his romance series--but they are so funny!

The Tending Roses series is probably my favorite of the series. I think there are 5 books in the series.

The Daily Texas series are also funny, light romances with real stories.

The most recent are the Blue Sky Hill and Moses Lake series. I haven't read but a couple of them, but I've really enjoyed them.

Her characters aren't all likable, but they are real and people you can connect to from real life.
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:28 PM
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Francine Rivers (Always good)
Nicolas Sparks (I love and hate his works)
"God said, I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart. He will do everything I want him to do.'"
Acts 13:22
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I just found a free Lisa Wingate book on my Nook...yay!
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:37 PM
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Stephen King
James Patterson
Lee Child
Mary Higgins Clark
Laura Lippmann
Robert K. Tanenbaum
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Patricia Cornwell
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Nora Roberts
Lee Child
Piers Anthony
Nicky Charles (her books are only e-books)

But I will read almost anything I can get my hands on.
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