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Groundbreaking Reads - June

Books read during June

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Teens

Fallen by Lauren Kate “Good book.”

Torment by Lauren Kate “Good book.”

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead “This was a great book really got my attention. It was hard to put down. It was one of the best books I’ve read.”

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein “Incredibly amazing!! Will break your heart but definitely worth it.”


Adults

Stories & Pranks of a Country Boy by Vestal Ashby “I’ve been know to read most anything – family friend’s tales.”

Stories & Pranks of a Country Boy by Vestal Ashby “Personal story of a friend.”

The Broken Places by Ace Atkins “Atkins isn’t Robert Parker but not a bad read. Boring compared to Parker.”

Total Control by David Baldacci “Slow start, however, very interesting and could not put down.”

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy “A very sweet story about different kinds of people coming together.”

Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell “Excellent, captivating story set in old English Times”

The Inferno by Dan Brown “Excellent book. If you liked The Da Vinci Code, this is excellent.”

Heat Wave by Richard Castle “Fun and good.”

The Affair by Lee Child “Very good. It kept you guessing until the end.”

Straight Shooter by Ralph Compton

Zero Hour by Clive Cussler “Predictable, but entertaining. Good read.”

Abundance: The Future is Better Than you Think by Peter H. Diamantis and Steven Kotler – “Not fast or easy read. Tells how technology has improved our lives and will continue to do so. We will be able to do more good with less expense and waste.”

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel “Very interesting topic but I didn’t really like the author’s style. Still, a good read.”

Longarm and the Gun Trail by Tabor Evans “I like this author.”

A Marriage Carol by Chris Fabry and Gary Chapman “A story about love and life at different perspectives to always look at the brighter side of love. For long lived marriages and new ones. A good book. 5 star rating.”

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory “Great book – very well written”

Down the Darkest Road by Tami Hoag “Very good!”

The Miracle Baby by Janice Kay Johnson

Preacher’s Journey by William W. Johnstone

Sidewinders by William W. Johnstone

The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen “Humor. Mystery. Romance. Enjoyed the book very much.”

Angel Baby by Richard Lange “ Really good mystery”

The Ophelia Cut by John Lescroart “Excellent”

Summer Nights by Susan Mallery

Summer Nights by Susan Mallery “Quick read.”

Jack 1939 by Francine Mathews “Good, interesting.”

Roses by Leila Meacham “Wonderful!!! Second reading.”

Big Sky Summer by Linda Lael Miller

Ragged Rainbows by Linda Lael Miller 

Second Honeymoon by James Patterson “Patterson is always a good fast read and full of suspense.”

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn “Very good. Keeps you interested.”

An Offer From a Gentleman by Julie Quinn “3rd in series. Very good.”

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn “Peaked my interest in 19th century”

Gulp by Mary Roach “Very interesting and funny. You might not think it would something you’re interested in, but you might be surprised.”

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson “Cultures collide but love wins out. Heart warming story.”

Defiant by Bobbie Smith “Entertaining.”

Rapture’s Tempest by Bobby Smith “Ok. Something to read”

Betrayal by Danielle Steel “Very good as usual.”

Hotel Vendome by Danielle Steel “Not at all what I expected. Different and interesting.”

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout “Good study of family roots and lifestyle between NYC and small town Maine.”

Go Green by Nancy H. Taylor “ How to build an earth-friendly community, to slow global warming, and reduce your carbon footprint.”

No Dogs Allowed by Bill Wallace “It was a great book.”

10-10-10 by Suzy Welch “A formula for making important decisions by considering the practical outsome over time. (10 minutes, 10 months, 10 years)

Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate “Realy great story and excellent author.”

Orchid Blues by Stuart Woods “Good in his usual writing.”