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Old 09-16-2008, 10:37 AM   #661
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Has anyone read Relentless by Simon Kernick? What did you think?
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:03 PM   #662
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Does anyone read nonfiction here? Just wondering......not an accusation.......I like nonfiction, too......
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:04 PM   #663
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I mean I like fiction too.........chime in if you can.........
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:12 PM   #664
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DH thinks i'm out of line.......don't mean to be.......sorry if I come across that way......... forgive me if I do........but do any of you like nonfiction like autobiographical, biographies,,, etc., that you can recommend..........thanks for your hep and input........debs.........
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:19 PM   #665
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Nonfiction is fine but it really depends on the subject and how it is written. Right now, I'm reading the nonfiction "Reading Between the Signs" and "So You Want to Be an Interpreter" and over the summer I read "Language in Hand : why sign came before speech". As you can see, most of my nonfiction reading has to do with my classwork for my degree in sign language interpreting. They are not books the general population would read although if you have an interest in Deaf culture (yes, they have their own culture!) the first one mentioned would be good. For my own enjoyment however, I tend to lean toward fiction. My own life can seem so dull to me that I need that "thrill" from reading interesting fiction!
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:38 PM   #666
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Currently reading a terrible sci-fi... but the last good book I read was Jitterbug perfume! Definitely recommend it! :)
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Old 09-16-2008, 08:54 PM   #667
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I know......thanks, Jabbur...........if anyone comes across any good autos let me know.......hubby was right..........was in a real weepy mood last night.....not responsible for anything that I posted....:):):)
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No need to apologize, epg - we are all friends here. I like nonfiction occasionally (just read Kitchen Confidential by Bourdain) and I especially like Doris Kearns Goodwin's biographies. I'm looking for her LBJ book, but hard to find here in English. My job required lots of challenging reading (statutes, regulations, legislative bills) and I got in the habit of reading for relaxation. Right now, I'm coasting with "J is for Judgment" by Sue Grafton. Fun read.
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Old 09-16-2008, 09:34 PM   #669
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Thanks, Karen...........I read an auto of LBJ years ago and he sure was a colorful character.........he probably did more for civil rights than any other president in history .........
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:36 PM   #670
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more decent books

has anyone here read any of the greywalker series. the first one was ok. do the risk stack up?
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