What are you reading the week of February 23- March 1?

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What are you reading the week of February 23- March 1?
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Wed, 02-26-2014 - 7:41pm

Yesterday I finished reading The Beastly Bride edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. It's short stories where the husband, wife, &/or children are shape shifters, monsters, or others.

Today I finished Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner, which is for older teens and adults. It's dystopian, but unlike most recent dystopias, it's truly awful. It's beautifully written, I mean that it's awful in its despair. But the main character Standish is able to experience joy and humor amidst the bleakness. It's set, not in the future, but we find in 1956 in the Motherland. The Allies did not win World War II, though that is never said.

Now I'm reading Skin by Donna Jo Napoli, which I got as an ARC back in December. Next up, I'll finish Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. I read only half of it on the Kindle, before last week's book club discussion of it. It has since arrived at the library.

What's a favorite tv show --that you are willing to admit? Either one you watch now, one you watch on Netflix, or one you used to like?

For me, and it's not the only one, but I quite like "The Walking Dead."

Julia

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 I'm going to start Delivering Death by Julie Kramer.

 I think that I've watched both Grey's Anatomy and The Good Wife from the beginning.

 Kathie

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I started the Hush, Hush saga by Becca Fitzpatrick. It's an interesting young adult story about a fallen angel and what that means. I just finished the first book, Hush, Hush and started Crescendo, the second book last night. So far, I'm enjoying it. It's got mystery, a little romance, and the lore of fallen angels (how they came about, what they do now that they are on earth, how they can become human or redeem themselves).

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I read the February 28, 2014 release of G.E. Griffin's second novel in The Starr Series "STARR Destined." I enjoyed returning to the series with this heartfelt and tender love story between a reformed non-committing bad boy Liam Starr with fiesty co-ed Art student Seraphina R. Jones who is initially introduced to Liam by his younger brother Jamie who is infatuated with Sera. The characters are based in London and it has an emotional ending with a great cast of characters. Digital/E-Book. Visit the website at www.gegriffin.com or bookstores like Amazon, Kobo, B&N depending on which device/E-Reader you use. Adult Content. Watch a great love story unfold! Find ot about "The One!!" 

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Hi Kathie,

I also watch The Good Wife. I hope it returns soom now that The Olympics & the Oscars are over.

Julia