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You would lose that bet! I've read them too, though it has been quite a while.
One of the few authors/series I've read whose books I don't own oddly enough.
Maybe I'll buy them in epub edition or something.
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Hee hee. I just thought with a last name like Havig, we could have fun. AND I love the "best" sound of it.
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And I agree on the others. They didn't have the same oomph.

I found the same to be true of Lawanna Blackwell. Her Gresham Chronicles were great, but the others didn't have the same oomph.
Okay going to try Lawanna Blackwell.. Her first book of the Gresham Chronicles is free today.
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Back in 1997 or so, my friend moved to Hatton, ND (year of a big flood too), I read them because I missed her and I wanted to feel "connected" to her and man they were so good.
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Arlene, do you like C.S. Lewis?
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Okay going to try Lawanna Blackwell.. Her first book of the Gresham Chronicles is free today.
Is that the quartet of four set in England? I liked those too IIRC.
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I am glad you read the series too..... I would love to do a whole American History unit around them, but they are too high level for my students. So I will stick to the American Girl Books, and Magic Tree House.

We are currently reading AMerican Girl Caroline War of 1812.... and doing these neat lapbooks. Kids love love love it!
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Yes, but it has been years since I read any of CS Lewis books.
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Let's face it --- Arlene loves books. I cannot sleep if I don't read at least a chapter a night.

I read all kinds of books. Biographies, fiction, children books, historical, science fiction fantasy, mysteries, religious...

Mom always told people not to give me a book if they expected me to do anything else.....

It has always been a family joke that I EAT BOOKS not read them...
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C, how do you pronounce your last name?
I think of it as: haveeeg
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There are probably 900 books on my Kindle.

I really need to weed out some that I have read and that I don't need to keep.

I get on kicks for certain authors.....

Love the Tales of Grace Chapel Inn books, love David Eddings (The Belgarth and Mallorean), love Mercedes Lackey (The Valdemar books), loved The Pern books by Anne McCaffery.... just to name a few series (and apparently most were science -fiction fantasy lol)
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Then there is that author that hangs around here.... U know her.... lol ... think I have all of Chautona's books too.....
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Jen, Americanized it's "Ha (like apple)-vig (like fig). Emphasis on Ha.

Correctly--back in Norway-- it's "HAY-vig (like fig).
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Yes, but it has been years since I read any of CS Lewis books.
Try the Oxford Chronicles Trilogy by Melanie Jeschke

If you like Grace Chapel Inn, have you read Jan Karon's Mitford Series?
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Stumbled over Joel C Rosenburg books lately. They are very good. Got the first one THE COPPER SCROLL on a CD audio and had to go find all the others in the series.... omg hang on to your seat writing.
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If you like Grace Chapel Inn, have you read Jan Karon's Mitford Series?
Father Tim should live in my back yard... lol Loved Mitford and wanted to move there.
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Try the Lumby Lines by Gail Fraser..... love the flamingo...lol
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I just finished the second Father Tim novel. I am one of those idiotic people whose series of books must all match, so I have to wait for it to come down to softcover before I buy it.

Bodie Thoene is forever on my annoyance list because she first published a series with 6 books in it. Then a good 10-15 years later, added three books to the series. So my covers do not match. This annoys me.
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Arlene, have you ever read The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy?

Or any books by Micheal Phillips?
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I just simply read just about anything I can get my hands on...

I remember the summer I was 9 and stuck on my aunt's farm in the middle of nowhere in Mississippi. The only reading material in the house was the farmer's almanac, the encyclopedia (which we were not to touch -- her son was the 1st one to go to a semester of college) and the Bible....

That summer my cousin Betty got engaged to Donald. He brought me his hardback series of Zane Grey books and a chessboard. My how I loved him!!
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Or any books by Micheal Phillips?
Not the first, but yes to Michael Phillips....

A 2 part series by him called Rift in Time and Hidden in Time.... love them....
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Michael Phillips--Secret of the Rose series.

I am reading a book right now by Robert Whitlow. Higher Hope. So far, GREAT.
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If you can ever find Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson, read them... they are difficult to find... lovely stories.
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I remember the summer I was 9 and stuck on my aunt's farm in the middle of nowhere in Mississippi. The only reading material in the house was the farmer's almanac, the encyclopedia (which we were not to touch -- her son was the 1st one to go to a semester of college) and the Bible....

That summer my cousin Betty got engaged to Donald. He brought me his hardback series of Zane Grey books and a chessboard. My how I loved him!!
Best gift ever - scholastic book clubs used to have boxed sets of books - and I mean boxes - you picked male/female I think, and then the age and size of box. And they sent you a box of random books that fit the category. My parents ordered me a box of 100 books.
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Susan Meissner and Kristen Heitzmann are favorites.

Oh, and I love Kathy Herman and Mary Starns Clark. Oh, and Rene Gutteridge.
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I am reading a book right now by Robert Whitlow. Higher Hope. So far, GREAT.
Read his book JIMMY... all the Robert Whitlow books are good, but omg, Jimmy will tear you apart.
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I am reading a book right now by Robert Whitlow. Higher Hope. So far, GREAT.
One of the best series ever IMO.
Though I am almost equally enamored of The Journals of Corrie Bell Hollister.
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Try Terri Blackstock's - The Last Light. I liked it alot....

Here is Amazon's blurb on it....
Today, the world as you know it will end. No need to turn off the lights. Your car suddenly stalls and won't restart. You can't call for help because your cell phone is dead. Everyone around you is having the same problem . . . and it's just the tip of the iceberg. Your city is in a blackout. Communication is cut off. Hospital equipment won't operate. And airplanes are falling from the sky. Is it a terrorist attack . . . or something far worse? In the face of a crisis that sweeps an entire high-tech planet back to the age before electricity, your family faces a choice. Will you hoard your possessions to survive---or trust God to provide as you offer your resources and your hearts to others? Yesterday's world is gone. Now all you've got is your family and community. You stand or fall together. Like never before, you must rely on each other. But one of you is a killer. #1 bestselling suspense author Terri Blackstock weaves a masterful what-if novel in which global catastrophe reveals the darkness in human hearts---and lights the way to restoration for a self-centered world. Last Light is the first book in an exciting new series.
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After he split with Judith Pella, I totally agree. I was SO Glad they split up that series and the Russian series. Worst mistake he ever made was writing with her. Obviously, my opinion.
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Now chickies, I need to go to bed and get some rest,

Leave me lots of new authors and books to try....
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I LOVED the Last Light series.

I love most of Terri Blackstock.
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Oh, and I love Kathy Herman and Mary Starns Clark. Oh, and Rene Gutteridge.
Never heard of Meissner.
Heitzmann I think I might have read one series, but it has been a while.
Kathy Herman & Rene Gutteridge I haven't read.
Mindy Starns Clark I haven't read I don't think - I'm avoiding those Amish themed books like the plague and the local bookstore doesn't seem to carry the mysteries much. (Actually, my local Christian bookstore in the past six months has actually reduced their fiction section size by 1/3. So sad.) Although funnily enough I picked up and looked at the spa mystery one today and then put it back 'cause I'd already picked up too many.
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Sounds in many ways like the tv series Revolution.
I've read some Terri Blackstock, but I don't do suspense/thriller, so I haven't read much of hers. What I have read I thought was amazing writing, but just not my genre of choice.
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After he split with Judith Pella, I totally agree. I was SO Glad they split up that series and the Russian series. Worst mistake he ever made was writing with her. Obviously, my opinion.
Funny you should say that. I've noticed that she has published MUCH less since the split. I do have the Daughters of Valour series, which I liked (but then, I have an interest in WWII) and the two quilt ones weren't bad.

I did like the Stonewycke ones, and Robbie Taggart & Jamie MacLeod when I read them. Though admittedly that was probably about 20 years ago.
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I've not read much Amish fiction. Someone wrote one that was kind of suspense half contemporary/half amish... maybe Herman? Clark? That wasn't bad, but as for Amish fiction, I avoid it like the plague.
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I am reading a book right now by Robert Whitlow. Higher Hope. So far, GREAT.
In the last couple of months I've picked up the first two books in what looks like a new series from him - haven't really read them yet though (about 20 pages or so in on the first book). The Green Hills of Snowdonia series.
I haven't read his Shenandoah, Carolina or American Dreams series though. Much as I have loved his work, I just have not been interested in reading those series. No idea why.
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I like Nancy Moser sometimes. Her story of how she began writing is AMAZING.

I also like how Terri Blackstock bought back her books from secular publishers and rewrote them to fit her faith.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:42 PM   #2519
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I bought something about a harp but I haven't read it yet.

Any of the ones in the South, I skipped after the first one. Reading a graphic rape was too much for me. I am hyper sensitive to that. To some it might not have been graphic, but a few friends and I freaked.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:49 PM   #2520
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I've not read much Amish fiction. Someone wrote one that was kind of suspense half contemporary/half amish... maybe Herman? Clark? That wasn't bad, but as for Amish fiction, I avoid it like the plague.
I was at the store today. There were books in that genre from at least six authors I had never heard of. Saw at least 3 Christmas special books in this genre as well. Oy.

My current "favs" when it comes to more serious fiction, other than the above-mentioned Phillips, are Mesu Andrews and Diana Wallis Taylor.
My current favs when it comes to frivolous fictions are Deeanne Gist, Karen Witemeyer, Susan Page Davis, Cathy Marie Hake and Mary Connealy.
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