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text 2018-05-14 03:38
Reading progress update: I've read 70 out of 432 pages.
The Fallen (Amos Decker series) - David Baldacci

Amos Decker is adorably miserable when he was ordered to take leave. He didn't have anywhere to go so he followed Alex Jamison and visit ther sister. 

 

So he was just hanging out. The thing I like about Amos is that he was like me, and prefer to hide or get out of the way of the party at a corner, or a balcony or at the back yard. That's what he did.

 

So he talked to a kid who is 6 and then at a flash caused, he saw something. Run across a quiet street and investigate. He crashed the door to go in because he thought he smell something burning and someone might be in trouble.

 

What he found is two dead bodies. 

 

And he called the police. 

 

Not very competent police. Instead of being an opinion from Amos or Alex, the scene was setup so that the cop almost shoot at an FBI agent because he is too trigger happy. 

 

Nice. Amos insert himself to the investigation as he is not confident that the local police could handle this. Even more so if this is not the first two dead bodies but number 5 and 6 in the last few weeks. 

 

Liking it. 

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review 2018-03-07 01:10
How two lovers meet in Summer
Call Me by Your Name - André Aciman

Really nice story about a 17 year old teenager Elio meeting and falling for the house guest Oliver.

 

Teenage boy being romantic, he is Italian, and falling for a young professor who came to live in his house, in his room, to work on his book and helped out with paper work with his father, 

 

They met. They ate together and playing cool at first. The first 100 pages are all about the Elio longer to get to Oliver and afraid of what he would find out with him.

 

The rest of the book picked up quickly on how love came through. It is beautifully written and although there are some sex scenes, they are not really that pornographic. 

 

It reminds us all of youth, of Summer romance, or being bold because one has not learned how to act like an adult yet. 

 

Really enjoyable. This type of book is usually not my cup of tea. And I have enjoyed this a lot. 

 

Solid 4.5 read. 

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text 2018-03-04 14:55
Reading progress update: I've read 121 out of 248 pages.
Call Me by Your Name - André Aciman

Elio is 17 and has hot for the new house guest Oliver. 

 

The first 121 pages are still on how much he wants him. And then dreamed of him being together. 

 

Horny would be a word of choice. Unlike chick-romance, the expression on want and sex is quite honest and out there.

 

It is fortunate that this is well written, or it would read corny as hell. 

 

Oliver is a nice looking and they were in swim suits. 

 

Nice

 

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text 2018-03-02 17:33
Reading progress update: I've read 90 out of 248 pages.
Call Me by Your Name - André Aciman

A teenager having a crash on the house guest. 

 

That's about it. 

 

The writing is good and it slow down the plot enough to go into the mind of the teenager, and details on the struggle with close proximity with the person of interest. 

 

Not usually my cup of tea. This is an exception.  

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photo 2018-02-25 20:42

So real.

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