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Old 10-28-2011, 11:18 AM   #1821
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Hi, Vit. I'd say that The Dragonriders of Pern is a must read. She's a wonderful author. Don't plan on going anywhere for awhile, she's really hard to put down.
Agree, start with the Dragonrider stories. Early in her career, Anne McCaffrey wrote on her own and those stories are the best.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:37 AM   #1822
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I just finished Frankenstein by Dean Koontz. (Thought that was appropriate Halloween reading) and now I'm hooked. I'm moving on to book two. Koontz is freaking weird but is a really good writer. I've not yet been disappointed by his writing. I have to bend my brain sometimes to get around his concepts, but love his writing.
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:17 PM   #1823
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I'm in book heaven. All the books I ordered from Abe Books have arrived. I'm currently reading PartnerShip by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball.
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I just finished Frankenstein by Dean Koontz. (Thought that was appropriate Halloween reading) and now I'm hooked. I'm moving on to book two. Koontz is freaking weird but is a really good writer. I've not yet been disappointed by his writing. I have to bend my brain sometimes to get around his concepts, but love his writing.

huh, me too, alix! stumbling across a koontz book one day, i was pleasantly surprised--surprised at his intelligence, surprised by the caliber of his writing. at present, i am one happy-as-a-clam reader, immersed as i am in george r.r. martin's game of thrones (the first of a bundle of four--thanks, alix!!), and also reading anne mccaffrey's dragonriders of pern. these two will keep me contentedly reading for some time to come....
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You're welcome! I hope you enjoy them as much as I have been. I'm holding off on book 4. Its the last one I have so I'm saving it! (Weird huh?)
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Old 11-01-2011, 06:07 PM   #1826
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Just going to start reading Agatha Christie's THE MURDER AT HAZELMOOR. Love her books.
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Old 11-01-2011, 08:18 PM   #1827
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Just started Harry Belafonte, My Song. A Memoir.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:32 PM   #1828
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Just started Harry Belafonte, My Song. A Memoir.
I read a part of the book on some site the other day, very interesting.
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:22 PM   #1829
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You're welcome! I hope you enjoy them as much as I have been. I'm holding off on book 4. Its the last one I have so I'm saving it! (Weird huh?)

funny thing. i ran a reconstruction (or is it a restore?) on my computer tonight. as usual, don't have the foggiest...lost my whole grr martin bundle of books, and that had me on the verge of tears...returned to your original email, and downloaded the whole shebang again!...happily reading again....
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:27 AM   #1830
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funny thing. i ran a reconstruction (or is it a restore?) on my computer tonight. as usual, don't have the foggiest...lost my whole grr martin bundle of books, and that had me on the verge of tears...returned to your original email, and downloaded the whole shebang again!...happily reading again....
OMG! That would freak me right out! Glad you found it again. Whew! (And its a System Restore)
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