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Old 09-10-2008, 07:29 PM   #651
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Starting a book called " The Cat Who Wasn't a Dog" by Marian Babson, published 2003 so it is not a new book but new to me.
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Old 09-11-2008, 05:53 AM   #652
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Oh, of all the Koontz books I love the "Odd" series best. I think I've read three of them. Haven't read anything recently.
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Old 09-11-2008, 05:54 AM   #653
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The Cat Who Wasn't a Dog? You will have to tell us more!
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Old 09-12-2008, 08:17 AM   #654
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The 4-hour work week - very inspiring so far :-)
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Old 09-15-2008, 06:36 PM   #655
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just finished a dean koonz book. very , very good. "the darkest night of the year" very interesting premise and a good late night read
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Old 09-15-2008, 06:56 PM   #656
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I like many of Koontz's books, babetoo - like others, I especially love the Odd Thomas series. I just finished Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. Very entertaining if you are a fan, and I am.
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:07 PM   #657
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I like many of Koontz's books, babetoo - like others, I especially love the Odd Thomas series. I just finished Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. Very entertaining if you are a fan, and I am.
i really enjoyed the odd thomas series. don't care very much for bourdain but that is what makes the world go round.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:15 AM   #658
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chuckling over Agatha Christie's "Tell Me Again How You Live" which is an autobiographical account of her expeditions with her archaeologist husband, Max Mallowan........she really has a way with words and not just in murder mysteries......really opens your eyes as to what people had to go thru in the 30's and 40's to travel.........she's a trooper alright........despite all the hardships, she came away with a deep appreciation for the mideast areas that she helped her husband dig in...from what I've read her service in cataloguing specimens was invaluable to her husband's research......she was 10 years older than him and she said he valued her as a relic because the older she got the more he appreciated her.........
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Just finished F.N.G. by Richard Bodey. I'm now on Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Dispatches from the Front Lines of Earth.

For the past 6 months or so I've been receiving about 2 books a month from publishers for pre-release review and am a little behind. The review process has cut into my "fun" reading, but I'm enjoying it. I need to write my F.N.G. review this weekend.

I actually have about 6 books (4 of them pre-release) going right now, but don't have a list in front of me. I'll post my F.N.G. review when I finish writing it. Excellent, excellent book written by a Vietnam vet.
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:11 AM   #660
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I'm currently reading a crime fiction paperback called SHADOW WOMAN (1997) by Thomas Perry. This is the third book in his Jane Whitefield series where a woman helps people disappear and start a new life.

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