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Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Marianne

    Some great books to read. I just recently purchased a Kindle and it is so hard to get used to. I really don’t like it. I LIKE TO TURN PAGES AND USE A REAL BOOKMARK!!!!!!! It took me over 45 minutes to figure the thing out but will try to continue to use the thing. “Jar of Hearts” sounds intriguing maybe I will download that. Once again thanks for the suggestions.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Ha! I had the opposite problem! Now when I read real books, I poke the page like my kindle and expect it to turn for me. hahaha

  2. emmaclaire

    Thanks for the new picks, Lisa – and I liked your suggestions for Christmas gifts for readers, too! I just finished listening to Arrowwood at your suggestion – that was a good one that kept me guessing until the end. I’m currently reading Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero – it’s a fun, campy story about a group like the Scooby-Doo gang and what happens to them when they grow up. Not really deep, but fun. For example, the river in the Pacific NW town they’re sleuthing in is called the Zoinks River 🙂 If you’re looking for something light between the dark thrillers, I would recommend this. A warning, though, it does go a little heavy on the swearing in parts, if that kind of thing bothers you. Happy Holidays and happy reading!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Oh good! I always love to hear it when people read books I suggested and liked it. Is the Meddling Kids a YA book?

  3. emmaclaire

    Several commenters on Amazon said they felt it should be a YA book, but I felt that with the swearing and such, it really was written for an older audience. I probably wouldn’t recommend it to my 18-year-old granddaughter or my 16-year-old grandson, if that means anything. Plus, I’m not sure how much that generation was into the original Scooby-Doo, so a lot of the references might not resonate as much with them…

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Well I was a HUGE Scooby Do fan as a kid!!

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