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Old 03-19-2008, 05:54 PM   #441
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A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle is an amazing writing; a transformation of oneself. This book is changing my life and my perception of life as well as my purpose for everything. If you feel it's that time in your life when you need a positive change, read it. It will certainly enlighten you.
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Old 03-19-2008, 09:33 PM   #442
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I'm reading Two Little Girls in Blue, by Mary Higgins Clark. It was the perfect choice for traveling (airplane, lay-overs, a little time now and then at night during my visit) since the chapters are so short. Plus I just love her books.

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Old 03-24-2008, 11:43 AM   #443
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Memory Keeper's Daughter a novel by Kim Edwards
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Old 03-24-2008, 12:15 PM   #444
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I'm re-reading LOOK AWAY BEULAH LAND it's an old book set in the time of the civil war.
Romance and murder and family stories.
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Old 03-24-2008, 01:54 PM   #445
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About to start the collected works of Frederic Bastiat. I just finished Empire by Orson Scott Card.

I am also going to read the Golden Compass series. I didn't like the movie but I heard the books were good. Just waiting for them to be delivered, I ordered them online a few weeks ago.
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Old 03-24-2008, 03:07 PM   #446
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I'm half way through Naked by David Sedaris. He makes me giggle!
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Old 03-24-2008, 03:25 PM   #447
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The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follet

want to read "World Without End" wich is the follower, so I want to know what happened..
It's years ago I read the Pillars..
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"Perfect Pairings," by Evan Goldstein....

not fiction. It's research for my thesis, but very interesting topic, if you're into wine with food.
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:37 AM   #449
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a cheery little nonfiction number dealing with the science of forensics "Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers" by Michael Baden, MD who was the former chief coroner of NY.
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