Tuesday, August 04, 2015

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What I'm Reading Right Now (9)

Quote of the day:
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
-Mark Twain

My first book for the month of August is by a familiar author -one which I read throughout July. He is a great story teller, certainly one of the best. The book is part two of a seven series chronicle. The first in the chronicle, A Time To Tell by Jeffrey Archer was a wonderful read. I have decided to continue with the series and this second instalment is titled 'The Sins of the Father'.

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The story continues from where the first part finishes -the ongoing story of Harry Clifton, and his attempt to escape the unforeseen consequences of a family scandal.

This is another page turner by Archer, and it definitely is an intriguing read so far.

What are you reading at the moment?

Peace and Love. 

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  1. A page turner is always a good thing, as is when the sequel is good.

  2. I'm reading "The brethren" by John Grisham

  3. Interestingly, right now for fiction I am rereading Mark Twain (Tom Sawyer and Roughing It). For non-fiction, I am reading a "Mark Twain and Orion Clemens: Brothers, Partners, Strangers" and N. T. Wright's "Surprised by Scripture" (I am also teaching a class on Twain's Western Years)

  4. This is indeed a very good series. I just finished the first one and I hope to be starting on this one soon. I just need to get my hands on a copy; perhaps check the local library.

  5. I am currently finishing Whiskey Beach..it has everything I need in a page turner..

  6. Nice!
    Hiya Blogoratti **waves** have a great week.

  7. Oh so you continued your ride with Harry Clifton...happy reading.
    And welcome to the fab month of August!

  8. I've just discovered the "Constable Evans" series about a Welsh village policeman. They're gentle - in so far as murder mysteries can be!

  9. I've not read anything by that author. Did they make a movie based on that book?

  10. I love Jeffrey Archer's books :-)

  11. Yesterday, I read a couple of poems by Ezra Pound. I vaguely remember reading Jeffrey Archer's 'Cain and Abel' one time. His own story must be something of a page turner too, if such a book exists.

  12. Sounds interesting....Christine

  13. Great quote! Thanks for sharing the book review. Happy Monday, have a great new week ahead!

  14. "The House At The End of Hope Street"... Magical, whimsical, but with suffering. Of course! How to have an intriguing plot, with only lightness and magical? Nope. Need suffering.

    But still, I know, all will work out, in the end. :-)))))) Even 50 pages, from the end.

    Wising you some whimsey and magic, in your week,

  15. I am tempted to pick up one of his books again, may be for my up coming trip :-) I am currently reading "The house girl" by Tara Conklin.

  16. I have not read any of Jeffrey's book. Have a wonderful day!

  17. Have read one of Jeffrey Archer 's book way back. He is one great author.. Am interested in this story..


  18. Sounds like a great book.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

  19. Believe it or not in the past week I have read "To Kill a Mockingbird", and now "Peyton Place. The place where we are staying had these two on a shelf, and I can't remember ever reading these classics.

  20. Series are great, aren't they - as long as you still have something to look forward to :-)
    My current reads are two works of non-fiction: Phoenician History on my kindle, and "Does Anything Eat Wasps?" as a physical book.

  21. This is a new author for me, but it sounds quite interesting. I'm reading American Gods, by Neil Gaiman. It's amazing :)

    1. Hello Ramona, I have finished another Neil Gaiman last weekend and reviewed it on my blog. "American Gods" I have read some years ago and found it amazing, too.

  22. I have heard this is good!

  23. I'm not reading anything at the moment... this author looks good... I'm going to have to look them up. I like that there is a series :-)

  24. Yes, Jeffrey Archer writes some good page turners. A seven part series sounds great, I love when you can read straight through a series.
    I'm reading an old book by John Creasey, one of the Baron series, and these are real page turners too.

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  26. The Story of my Life by Helen Keller - what I am currently reading.

    Shop through my punchline story, and win a jewelry set

  27. Definitely sounds like a page turner. Let us know how you like it? I'm not reading anything at the moment. I need to find a good book this month.

  28. Love it when you find a good series and the next book is out. I'm reading "A Sorceress of His Own" and "The Undying Legion". Happy reading!

  29. It's fun to find a series that draws you in! I'm reading "The Truth" still, sadly I haven't had much opportunity for reading lately.

  30. I am familiar with the name of this author but i don't remember ever reading anything by him. I have decided to take part in Austen in August this month and read 7 of her novels....we shall see how far I get.

  31. I've never read anything by Jeffrey Archer, but I DO love a good page turner!

  32. I am reading, "Emotions - Freedom from Anger, Jealousy and Fear", by Osho.
    Have a Great Week!
    Peace :)

  33. I love that quote from Mark Twain. Very wonderful. I see you're continuing on with Jeffrey Archer's work. Isn't he a good writer? I'm catching up with a few Catherine Coulter FBI thrillers that she wrote in 2014. As usual, I'm behind. Hope all is well. Hugs...Ro

  34. I am reading a book about the family of Anne Frank. It has many photos and is quite a fascinating book. :)

  35. I am reading a book about the family of Anne Frank. It has many photos and is quite a fascinating book. :)

  36. I like the cover, and I'm glad it's a good one.
    I prefer non-fiction, and I'm working my way through several bloggers' books now (Missing Link by Brandon Meyers and Bryan Pedas; Profanity Granny by Pat Hatt - can't wait to read that one; Vanessa's Morgan's Avalon...)

    Be well, Blogoratti.

  37. I like reading books by this author.

  38. It sounds like a great book :) I really need to get stuck into a good book

    Rachel xx


  39. it looks like a good novel...am even on my way to a bookstore...so hopefully i get a good novel


  40. I love reading too but African authors majorly probably cause i sort of relate to their stories more. Think so.

    I nominated you for the Versatile Blog Award.

  41. Seems a amazing book!


  42. Hello again...it's time that I visited one of my favorite blogs again :)

    I love cottages because I live in one and have another one room cottage that is mine alone that my hubby and son built for me.

    Well, anyway I am just beginning a book that I found at Goodwill...a favorite thrift store of mine where I buy many of my books. The title is "The Magic Cottage" by James Herbert. Some of the reviews are:

    "A spellbinding tale of mystery and happenings."
    -South Wales Evening Post

    "A modern story of horror and magic...will chill your nerves."
    -Guernsey Evening press

    I cannot wait to get started reading...have a great day and happy reading to all~


  43. I've not read anything by him. He has a mixed reputation in the UK, but I don't think that's to do with his writing. My wife says his books are excellent!

  44. Such an amazing post! Have a wonderful Wednesday dear. :)

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  45. Good choice! Thanks for inspiration!


  46. Thanks for sharing! I've never read anything by this author, but I do see his books at the library quite often.


  47. I love it when one particular author pulls me in and I have to read one book after another from him or her.

  48. Just finished rereading the Complete Sherlock Holmes after 60 years. Next on to the Wright Brothers by David McCullough..:)

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  50. wooow! it sounds insteresting ... I`m reading now " S.Jobs true story"
    I love brave person, they inspiring me :)
    dreamers and fighters :)

    have an amazing day my dear :*

  51. I'm currently reading Cinder by Melissa Meyer. It's a sci fi retelling of Cinderella. :-)

  52. Hmmm. Now, i'm tempted to pick up a book by Jeffery Archer. I'm not sure I'm reading anything right now. Though, I do have a number of half-read books in my library. :-)


  53. @Pat Hatt: That's true. Many thanks!

    @Amaka Hundeyin: Great choice indeed, I have read that. Thank you for visiting!

    @EG CameraGirl: Hello and nice to see you!

    @sage: Great stuff, you teach and read at the same time. Thanks for stopping by!

    @Plowing Through Life (Martha): Yes the local library is a good start. Many thanks for stopping by!

    @Truedessa: Good for you. Thanks for visiting!

    @CatwalkwithPAT(Please CLICK on my name): Greetings to you lovely, do enjoy the week!

    @Tamie: Yes I did. Thank you for your visit!

    @The History Anorak: That sounds just like my type of stuff. Thanks for visiting and sharing!

    @Alex J. Cavanaugh: Not that I am aware of, no. Many thanks for coming through!

    @Lisa Comperry: Same here. Good to have you here, greetings!

    @Gwil W: Good stuff. Nice to see you here as always!

    @xinex: Yes indeed. Thank you!

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    @favour moyse: Yes I think he's a great writer. Many thanks!

    @Tessa~ Here there be musing: Hello and nice of you to share that. Have a great week and thank you for visiting!

    @Titis Passion: Good idea. Best wishes and thanks for visiting!

    @Nancy Chan: Thanks for visiting!

    @Gloria Okaimam: Hello and its so good of you to come by!

    @Sandee: Yes it is. Nice of you to visit!

    @Linda Kay: Great classics no doubt. Thanks for sharing and have a nice week!

    @Librarian: I quite agree with that, as long as there's something to always look out for. Its goo of you to visit and comment. Thanks a lot!

    @Christine: Thank you!

    @Ramona: Yes indeed, thank you so much for your visit!

    @Teresa: Hello and thanks for visiting!

    @Launna: Yes do look him up. Its good of you to visit!

    @sheila 77: That sounds great and I might just add it to my reading list. Nice of you to drop by, thank you!

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    @msmariah: So far so good. Thanks for coming by!

    @Melissa (Books and Things): Yes indeed. Many thanks for visiting!

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    @aspiritofsimplicity: Great idea, wish you the best. Nice to see you here!

    @Paola Lauretano: Yes indeed. Thanks for visiting!

    @Stephanie Faris: You should give him a try sometime, all the best and nice of you to stop by!

    @GreenComotion: Hello and thanks for visiting!

    @RO: Yes he is, a wonderful writer. Do enjoy your book, and have a nice week, thanks!

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    @A. George: Many thanks!

    @Rajesh: Greetings and good to have you here!

    @Rachel-Beth: It is actually. All the best and thanks for stopping by!

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    @Nick Wilford: Yes indeed. Good to have you drop by!

    @Style For Mankind: Greetings friends, nice to see you here!

    @Оксана Золотухина: Hello and thanks for stopping by!

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    @Medeia Sharif: I love that too. So nice of you to visit!

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  54. At the moment I'm reading GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn. I saw the movie Gone Girl on the plane coming back from UK a couple of weeks ago, but missed so much of it.... due to tiny screen, interruptions, crackly headphones, uncomfortable seat, loud engine noise.... so I decided to read the book. It's quite a page turner!

  55. This goes directly to my reading list. Thank you for sharing! :) Currently I'm reading The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.
    Have a nice day!

  56. This sounds great! I love it when I find an author that writes stories that I love! Happy Reading :)

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  57. One I recently finished that I'd recommend is "Boys in the Boat - Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel James Brown.


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