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The Mortal Instruments by cutie_marlena
Monday, September 17 2012 at 7:05 pm

This series is a great, light read. They are targeted toward teens, but I really enjoy reading them and so do my mother and sister-in-law. I would put them in a category with Harry Potter as they are fantasy and are similarly written. The series thus far includes 5 novels: Cuty of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, and City of Lost Souls. The author is Cassandra Clare.
If you liked Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, or even Twilight, then you'll absolutely love this series!

Cassandra Clare has also started a prequel series to the Mortal Instruments called The Inernal Devices. They are just as great and they're interesting because they reveal a lot about why things happen the way they do in the mortal instruments. The other interesting thing is that Cassandra is writting new books to both series at the same time so I read Book 5 of the Mortal Instruments then read Book 2 of Infernal Devices. It's pretty neat this way.
Like Marian Keyes by cathymahar
Friday, August 6 2010 at 1:32 pm

Does anyone know of an author whose style is similar to Marian Keyes. I've read everything she's written and although I enjoy other authors, I really like her writing style.
The Dark Divine - Bree Despain by fredamans
Thursday, August 5 2010 at 11:29 am

My favorite book of July 2010

Lemon Tart - Josi S. Kilpack by fredamans
Thursday, April 8 2010 at 12:20 pm

This is a great book! Its a murder/mystery complete with a few recipes.

I'm eagerly waiting for book 2; English Trifle.


My favorite read so far for April, but still have a while to go so it may change.
Raven Stole the Moon - Garth Stein by fredamans
Tuesday, March 23 2010 at 11:57 am

This is my favorite read of March, so far. Since the month is almost over, I'd bet it'll stay.

Read my review here;
Quotes about Books, Reading and Writing by elahet0001
Wednesday, September 16 2009 at 12:09 pm

"When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."  John F. Kennedy

"Neither is a dictionary a bad book to read. There is no cant in it, no excess of explanation, and it is full of suggestions, the raw material of possible poems and histories."  Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written."  Oscar Wilde

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.  Mark Twain

I love these!

Greg Iles by ohana5
Tuesday, August 18 2009 at 11:04 am

Really Good author. I have a few of his books. Each one is different, but the books sometimes do get intertwined with various characters, etc. I suggest giving him a try.
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