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Old February 23rd, 2003, 09:22 AM
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Here is a list of books to read while cruising that I have compiled over the last couple of years. I haven't read them all myself. Many were suggestions by others on the BBs. Most have some kind of cruising or ocean theme. Do you have others to add?

My Body Lies Over the Ocean -J.S. Borthwick
No Honeymoon for Death - Mary Kruger
Murder on the Atlantic - Steve Allen
Decked - Carol Higgins Clark
Birds of Prey - J. A. Jance
Murder on the Lusitania - Conrad Allen
Murder on the Mauretania - Conrad Allen
Cruising for Murder - Susan Sussman
The Case of Cabin 13 - Sam McCarver
Death in a Deck Chair - K.K. Beck
To Davy Jones Below - Carola Davis
High Seas Murder - Shelly Freydont
Kon Tiki
Don”t Stop the Carnival
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You Belong to Me by: Mary Higgins Clark
The Gift by: Julie Garwood
Going Overboard by: Christina Skye
Seperate Cabins by: Janet Daily
Princess Charming by: Jane Hellar
Skippng Christmas by John Grisham

edited to get rid of my stoopid spelling errors ;-))



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Old February 23rd, 2003, 10:17 AM
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Thanks Jennifer, I'm always looking for a good book to read on the cruise.

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Old February 23rd, 2003, 11:53 AM
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Anything by Nora Roberts (Sanctuary, The Villa, The Reef, Homeport, etc.), Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard.

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Old February 23rd, 2003, 12:20 PM
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Who has time to read??
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Old February 23rd, 2003, 01:11 PM
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Thanks, I wrote the whole list down, will work my way through them.
Trip just gave us one the other night on chat, Tropical Getaway by Roxanne St. Claire
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Old February 24th, 2003, 12:23 AM
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Wow! I never have time to read on a cruise!
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Old February 24th, 2003, 08:49 AM
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Thanks for the book tips, Jennifer and Nora Roberts is great, too, Lisa!

I like to read on sea days, find a great spot by the windows and just sit back and relax!

My friend Ginny used to tell me, "nothing is better on sea days, than a good brisk "Sit"!

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Old February 24th, 2003, 09:17 AM
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I also love to read on sea days. Here are a few of my favorite "cruise reads."

I like light, frothy reading while I'm on vacation. The book I always pack for a cruise is "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" by Terry McMillan. I love the tropical setting and laid-back writing style.

Then there's "If I Were Not Upon The Sea" by Joyce Adamidis. She's an American who is the wife of the captain of the Celebrity Millennium. A little personal at times, but it gives you an interesting view into behind-the-scenes life on a cruise ship. I bought it on board the Millennium, but I think you can get it directly from the author if you're stuck on land. Unfortunately I don't have the contact information with me at the moment, but if anybody's interested I'll post it later.

And of course, one would be amiss without mentioning "Cruise Control" by a certain Pam Kane. It's a good thing I'm not cruising soon, because I lent my copy to my future mother-in-law a few months ago and it hasn't been returned yet.

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Now Me. I don't have time to read onboard a cruise ship. I am too busy doing the other things that are offered. I don't cruise to read books. I can do that at home. But I am not saying that reading is bad. Books are fine and wonderful. Without books we would be in trouble. But the timing is not for me. I go on cruises to enjoy my surroundings. Good thoughts though Jennifer. Different opinions are what makes the world go around. Saying "If things get any better, I may have to hire someone to help me enjoy it".
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I usually will grab a magazine from the library to read on sea days. I can't seem to get into a "book groove" when on a cruise, so much to do, so much to see, so little time.
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Took one with me on the last cruise,,,didn't have time to even open it,,,,way to much fun.

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