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  • #103096
    Anne Evans
    Anne Evans
    Keymaster

    I just put myself on the waitlist at the library for My Life. #668!

    woo-boy! I might get to read it by the end of the year!

    #103097

    brothermarcus
    Participant

    Reckoning: Drugs, The Cities, and the American Future. by Elliot Curry.

    $0.99 with $2 shipping from amazon.com, or $19 at the bookstore. thank you amazon.com…

    #103098

    MB
    Member

    Seven is reading My Life, and i think he is actually enjoying it. Ann, you want it when he’s done?

    #103099
    Anne Evans
    Anne Evans
    Keymaster

    that’d be cool! thanks. :)

    #103100

    BillY B
    Member

    Reading Angels and Demons by Dan Brown right now. About a 3rd of the way through it. Once I start reading it at night it’s hard to put down. Dan Brown of one of my fav. writers right now.

    #103101

    Neil Jaye
    Member

    I am currently halfway through a book called Memorial Day by Vince Flynn. This is the fifth book in a series centering on a main character named Mitch Rapp, a CIA Counterterrorist Operative. It’s a REALLY quick and fun read, entertaining and actually a really insightful look into the way the White House, CIA, FBI, etc. operates from the inside. It’s really amazing considering many of the books were written about fictional terrorist plots and attacks before similar events really took place. I read the first five books in less than two months. If you like the writing style of Dan Brown, I think you’ll really enjoy these books; Transfer of Power, The Third Option, Separation of Power, Executive Power, Memorial Day (I am reading now), and Consent to Kill (the next in the series, reading that one next)

    #103102
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    I just started reading “The Shroud of the Thwacker” by Chris Elliott. Pretty hilarious so far. It’s a murder mystery set in 1882 New York, and Chris himself is retelling the tale as he goes through new evidence to try to solve the mystery in present day. Of course, it’s completely made up and includes some very wacky interpretations of history.

    I’ve read reviews comparing it to Douglas Adams’ work and to Monty Python-eqsue humor, but definately much more americanized than either. Even if you’re not a huge fan of Chris Elliott’s zany humor, you’d probably enjoy this book if you like his british comparisons. :D

    #103103

    brothermarcus
    Participant

    Neuromancer – William Gibson

    #103104

    mwa423
    Member

    I just finished as a bit of “beach reading” The Partner – John Grisham

    #103105

    gold42
    Member

    I am reading the David Eddings book series, “The Mallorean.” I am currently on the book “Demon Lord of Karanda.” This is a series of books my girlfriend recommended to me. They seem at first like a rip off of the Lord of the Rings books, but Eddings characters and stories are completey unique from LotR. If you like high fantasy, this is a great series.

    #103106

    seibu1
    Member

    From Beirut to Jerusalem – Thomas Friedman

    SO well-written and timely even though it was written in ’89.

    #103107

    mwa423
    Member

    In the past week, I read:

    Freakonomics – Steven Levitt

    It was possibly one of the most interesting books I have ever read. The chapter on the connections of names to financial success got a bit slow, but other then that, it was an amazing read. Highly reccomended

    Blood Brother: 33 Reasons Why My Brother Scott Peterson is Guilty – Anne Bird

    Eh, not bad, but not great. With so many great books to read, I wouldn’t reccomend it unless you were interested in the Scott Peterson trial for some reason.

    #103108
    Chris Sunami
    Chris Sunami
    Participant

    One of my favorite books last year was “Hairstyles of the Damned”. I highly recommend it for anyone who, like me, is about the same age as the writer (late twenties or early thirties). It’s a very acutely remembered picture of high school in the early nineties.

    #103109

    brothermarcus
    Participant

    last read – ender’s game by orson scott card

    currently reading – firefly by piers anthony

    #103110

    shroud
    Participant

    Currently polishing off A Feast For Crows by George R.R. Martin, latest (& currently last out) of his excellent “A Song Of Fire & Ice” series.

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