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Jenny Hodges. Tampa Librarian. Book Lover. Weight Watcher. Fitness Buff. SharePoint Wife. Mom to Irish Triplets. Living and Traveling in the Autism World.


13. August 2015 08:58
by jennifer
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What I'm Reading Wednesday

13. August 2015 08:58 by jennifer | 3 Comments

This has been a slow reading week for me. I was only able to finish one book this week, but it was a good one!!

The Rosie Effect is the second book from Graeme Simsion. The Rosie Project was his first book and this book picks up where the other left off. Well, not right where the other left off. Rosie and Don are now married and have moved to NYC for Rosie to finish her MD and PhD, and Don is working at Columbia University (where Rosie is also going to school.)

New characters are introduced, and a more human side of Don is displayed. 

It was really a fun book, and I highly recommend it.

 

I also started (just last night!!) Buried Prey by John Sandford.

Patrons at my library branch are always checking out books by John Sandford, but I don't think I've ever written anything by him, so I picked this one. It's got me hooked. I just started chapter 6, and I'm already super curious what is going to happen! From the author: "An entire block on the edge of the Minneapolis loop is being torn down for development, when an unpleasant surprise is unearthed: the bodies of two girls, wrapped in plastic, underneath an old house. It looks like they've been down there a long time. Lucas Davenport knows exactly how long.

In 1985, Davenport was a young cop just about to be promoted out of uniform, despite a reputation for playing fast and loose with the regulations. A local hockey hero, a womanizer, a superb undercover guy, he was part of the massive police effort that followed the kidnapping of two girls who were never found again, dead or alive. Eventually, the case was closed.
But not for Davenport. Now, with the bodies discovered, he has the chance to investigate the kidnappings all over again, and the deeper he probes, the more one thing becomes clear: It wasn't just the bodies that were buried. It was the truth."
 
So that's what I'm reading these days. What are you reading???

 

11. August 2015 09:02
by jennifer
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The 5K Zombie Run and the 5K Color Blast are coming to Sarasota and Tampa-Giveaway and Discount

11. August 2015 09:02 by jennifer | 5 Comments

So many runs, so little time!! The amazing people that have brought you The 5K Zombie Run, and the 5K Color Blast are at it again!!  But this year, this year is going to be EPIC!! They will be in Sarasota for a 5k Zombie NIGHT run on Saturday Oct. 24, and the 5k Color Blast on Sunday Oct. 25th, and returning to Tampa on Saturday November 14th for the 5k Zombie Run in the morning, followed by the 5k Color Blast in the afternoon!AND – since they doing the events back-to-back, they are o... [More]

5. August 2015 08:52
by jennifer
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What I'm Reading Wednesday

5. August 2015 08:52 by jennifer | 5 Comments

Books, books, books. I love books. What have I finished since last week and what am I reading now?? Well, I finished the audio version of Gone Girl and I LOVED IT!! It was so good. Much better than the movie and much better than the "book." As I mentioned last week I was listening to the audio version and it was very very good. The characters really came alive for me listening to the story. Amy is so totally nuts. N.U.T.S. and while the movie did get into the nutty behavior, the book does a muc... [More]