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Old 02-02-2008, 11:11 AM   #391
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My daughter tried the Golden Compass series and didn't find it grabbed her. So I never bothered. I think the movie might be Ok though.

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Old 02-02-2008, 12:01 PM   #392
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Just finished So B. It by Sarah Weeks. It's a beautiful and touching story.

If you have much, give of your wealth. If you have little, give of your heart. - Arab proverb
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Old 02-03-2008, 12:42 AM   #393
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My daughter swears that "Atonement" is great and better than the movie--I loaned it to a traveling friend on a five hour flight from from Frankfurt to Kazakhstan and she didn't lift her head once and she had seen the movie. She said it was "excellent" and better than the movie. So I'm looking forward to reading it whenever I get it back.
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Old 02-05-2008, 02:01 AM   #394
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I just finished Ken Follett's epic "World Without End", which was a sequel to his "Pillars of the Earth".

Good read, if you can put up with 900 pages of small print

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Old 02-05-2008, 10:13 AM   #395
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Cane Mutiny by Tamar Meyers, funny mystery.
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Old 02-05-2008, 10:56 AM   #396
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Caine Mutiny - one of my all time favorite books, the one I read was written by Herman Wouk.
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Old 02-05-2008, 01:58 PM   #397
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Old 02-05-2008, 02:08 PM   #398
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I don't seem to have time to read much these days. I am listening to a book on CD though. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS. I'm only into the first chapter but so far it's great.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
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I am rereading 'Why didn't they ask Evans?' by Agatha Christie (Agatha Christie is one of my favorite authors)
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Caine Mutiny by Tamar Meyers
I believe you mean The Cane Mutiny.


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