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  1. Esther23

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Still Alice by Lisa Genova The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
  2. Esther23

    Usernames!!!! How did you get yours?

    One of my favorite books in the Bible (Old Testament). - Esther
  3. Esther23

    Buy books?

    I buy lots of books, both hardcover and paperback at our local BJ's warehouse (hardcovers are 40% off). I also go to Barnes and Noble a few times a year. I get books from the library, and I frequent Annie's Book Swap, and oh yes, I belong to the Mystery Book Club, and also buy from Amazon...
  4. Esther23

    Recommendations - good mystery series

    I highly recommend Harlan Coben if you haven't already read his books. He has the Myron Bolitar series, and several stand-alone books. His latest is "The Woods" which is on my TBR pile.
  5. Esther23

    Lisa Gardner: Gone

    Lisa Gardner is an excellent author. I have read all of her books and many that she endorses. Can't wait for her next offering.
  6. Esther23

    Can working in a bookstore make you hate books?

    I worked at our local Borders for a little over a year in 2000 and loved it, absolutely loved it. I spent all my paycheck on books, however (LOL). It never made me hate books, but it did test my patience with customers sometimes! I would do it again if I could. Maybe Barnes and Noble...
  7. Esther23

    Who are your favorite mystery writers?

    I posted on this thread already, but would like to add one of my favorite authors whom I forgot to mention: Dennis Lehane - all his books are good but my favorite is "Mystic River" Esther
  8. Esther23

    Most influential book you ever read?

    The absolutely best book I have ever read is my life guide, the Bible! Cheers, Esther
  9. Esther23

    What fiction book do you keep reading over and over?

    Anne Tyler's "Ladder of Years"
  10. Esther23

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    I bought these recently: Eleven on Top - Evanovich Rage - Jonathan Kellerman Devil's Court - Lisa Scottoline Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
  11. Esther23

    The Most overrated fiction book ever?

    Most overrated: Definitely "The DaVinci Code"
  12. Esther23

    Who are your favorite mystery writers?

    Favorite mystery writers are Elizabeth George, Laura Lippman, Deborah Crombie, Agatha Christie.
  13. Esther23


    Hello, this is my introduction post Hi all, I am Ester23, and this is my first post. I am a homemaker full-time, love books and read as much as I can, am a confessed book-a-holic, and love to travel, love summer all the time, have 3 dogs and 5 cats, and love lighthouse searching and...