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Old 01-31-2012, 08:00 PM   #2041
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Anyone read Koontz' Frankenstien series?? I read them a while back and got "Koontzed out" But a good series nonetheless. I just pilfered DD's complete Lovecraft book today.
I finally broke my "junkfood for the brain" magazine habit.
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:22 PM   #2042
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Anyone read Koontz' Frankenstien series?? I read them a while back and got "Koontzed out" But a good series nonetheless. I just pilfered DD's complete Lovecraft book today.
I finally broke my "junkfood for the brain" magazine habit.
Yes, I read the Frankenstein series. They were really good and different from his other writing.
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:18 PM   #2043
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By the way, thanks, Timothy for posting about the physics book.

In my high school SAT tests, I scored highest in physics, which I've never studies, and have always wanted to get a good textbook. Even if I only read at bedtime, I think I'll get a lot out of it. I also think bedtime reading would be an excellent time to "sleep on it" and absorb it better, in my opinion.
You're very welcome, Zhizara. I found it on the net for $25, through Amazon. That's not a bad price for a text book.

The reviews on this book were all favorable and there were a LOT of them.
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:20 PM   #2044
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Have you ever checked out the town Casadaga in florida?
No. I've never even heard of it. Why?
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:12 PM   #2045
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trying to get into "Mr. Fox" by Helen Oyeyemi for book club. Have to get it read by next Sunday... I keep picking it up and putting it down. One reviewer called it "Funny, deep, shocking, wry, heart-warming and spine-chilling..." Now, who wouldn't want to read that? I'm not feeling it... on page 38. hah
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:40 AM   #2046
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You're very welcome, Zhizara. I found it on the net for $25, through Amazon. That's not a bad price for a text book.

The reviews on this book were all favorable and there were a LOT of them.
I did even better. Someone here at DC turned me on to Abe Used Books (Alix?). $5.56 with free shipping!
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:03 AM   #2047
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I am a new member and here is a little about me: living in the Mediterranean between 2 Mediterranean countries, for my Profession and my paternal Grandmom Margherite, owned her own Trattoria ...

Now to your post, Type of book :

Gastronomically oriented or Fiction or Non Fiction on a non-food topic ?
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:11 AM   #2048
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If you like campy murder mysteries there are several that feature chefs, cooks, bakers, gourmets. Many feature recipes. If you're interested, I'll do a search and come up with some authors.
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:20 AM   #2049
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Have you ever checked out the town Casadaga in florida?
Physics, not Psychics. Timothy, Casadaga is a town of Psychics, not that far from where you live! A once Utopian community that has been settled by palmists, tarot card readers, etc. Doubt you'll find much Physics there! But it is worth a side trip if you're ever in the area. I have friends who wouldn't miss the place when visiting our neck of the woods.
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Right now I'm looking for an "Orphan Train" trilogy. Started my research at Amazon and was surprised to realize there are at least two of them. So went further and the one I want is by Robert Noonan. It strongly features Galena. Surprisingly, my library doesn't have it. I'm not sure I want to buy it, but might go ahead. I just don't often buy books, especially novels.
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