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    I just started “Wicked” for my book club selection. I was surprised by the colorful and imaginative first 4 pages! I think I will enjoy spending time in this OZ with Dorothy being described as a leader, a Mighty Girl. Hope it continues being entertaining.
    Who wrote Wicked?

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    Gregory Mcquire. I am one degree of separation from him. Peter's Best Man takes care of Mcquire's computers.

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    I was loving your droll comment, “except that so far it doesn't seem likely to have an actual plot.”
    Well, I'm on the 10th and last section and still no sign of a plot. There's been mention of a mugging though, and that just might turn into something resembling a plot. You never know.

    Several characters were introduced, and there are some details about them, but then they're left dangling. I keep hoping Cusk will tell us more, and maybe that will still happen.

    If it doesn't, the book looks a lot like some assorted travel notes the author jotted down during a trip to Greece and decided she could make them into a novel. The story takes place in Greece.
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    What keeps you reading the book?

    Finally , End of the Night by John McDonald arrived on inter library loan. Stephen Kong said it’s the best crime novel ever.

    I started it and it is very good so far! And I didn’t care for his Travis mcghee novels. This one is different. Not wisecracking or tongue in cheek. A stand-alone study of character, capital punishment.

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    I've heard a lot about John McDonald and am glad you mentioned this title. I should definitely try one of his books. I'm looking into crime novels--I'm on one by Ian Rankin at present but so far have no opinion.

    The book by Rachel Cusk that I mentioned (Outline) turned out to have something to say by the end. There is a plot in a way--a woman who agrees to go on a boat ride, and then another, with a man she's met on a plane and knows little about. She and the man are alone on the boat, and he's in charge of the boat. It would strike most readers as a precarious situation for an unaccompanied woman but she reports it matter-of-factly. Later on, her attitude seems to change.

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    I spent over an hour, I think almost 1 1/2 hours on chat line with Amazon today. I have been having trouble downloading my books. They use to just zip to me. So she said tell me what kindle you have. I said where do I find that. She told me where and I told her what I had. She said there was an update I needed. I said is this safe because I had to deregister my device and then register it, and the kindle told me that if I did it I might loose everything I had saved (over 200 books). She said I could always go on Amazon and download them if anything happened. So I deregistered and then registered and didn't loose anything. It took a long time because on a small keyboard like that my tremor gets worse and I have a problem hitting the right keys.

    Then I downloaded a book by David Baldacci. I had not read one by him in a long time. This is his latest and the name of it is The Fallen.
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    Virginia, I'm so glad you didn't have to lose all of those books!

    A new library audiobook came today--What Happened by Hillary Clinton. I requested it so long ago that I'd forgotten I asked for it.
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    For terrific crime novel agate, try The Poet by Michael Connelly.

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    Sunshine, I read that, like all his books and I do remember it being good. I will admit that sometimes they run together when I am thinking back on them.
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    I haven't read this but since it's a novel about someone with MS by an author who has MS, it might be of some interest--So Lucky by Nicola Griffith. The reviewer found it "original but disappointing," and I probably won't read it but wondered if anyone else has read it?

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