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Summer reading

Discussion in 'The Breakroom' started by zenlunatic, May 24, 2009.

  1. MinorCuts

    MinorCuts Empty Pockets

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    Just finished " One Second After" by William R. Forstchen. Now reading Cody Lundin's "98.6 Degrees The Art Of Keeping Your :censored: Alive" and "When All Hell Breaks Loose" along with "Build The Perfect Survival Kit".
     
  2. nizdog

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    Eagerly awaiting for the the sequel to The Girl with Dragon tattoo by Steig Larrson. This is a supperb thriller. In France the trilogy was on the top of the charts for the last year but only the first book was translated into English till now. The second book is coming out on July 28. Mean while I am reading Gore Vidal's Lincoln.
     
  3. jennlauren

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    I'm reading The Boleyn Inheritance and The Constant Princess
     
  4. zenlunatic

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    I've read through my autograph copy of Devil Dog DIary. Thanks Gunny Will!
     
  5. greyhound352

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    I just started reading a new author named Thomas McGuane, which is a good friend of Jimmy Buffett. The first book of his I read was called Ninety-two in the Shade and now I into The Bushwacked Piano.
     
  6. yam350

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    I have just downloaded Darwin's `The Voyage of the Beagle´from the Gutenberg Project, it's quite lightly written and way more interesting than I thought it would be. The Gutenberg Project has over 10.000 free book downloads, mostly classics but not all, there is some really good stuff there.Otherwise I read a couple of books a week of whatever I can find here in English, have just finished a couple of Jack Reacher books, they are a little samey but never the less entertaining.
     
  7. illusion

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    Just want to recommend to you "lights out" and "One second after"! They are both a good read...If anyone have some similar books to recommend please do, I am out of stuff to read right now..:)
     
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    Have read halfway through Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez. Good personal finance book, though it's slowly giving me the feeling that I buy knives but do not receive the appropriate fulfillment from them...
     
  9. yam350

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    I know there are a few Sci-fi fans here so if you want a little `in genre´summer reading for free try the Baen Free Library a lot of really good stuff on there.
     
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    'Mister B. Gone' by Clive Barker. :evilgrin:
     
  11. elkhills

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    Finished "The ZZOHM BEE Survival Guide" and "The Road".

    Why can't I type the "Z" word spelled phonetically above? Try it, it wont go!
     
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    Select works of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Tom Wolfe's The Bonfire of the Vanities, and the Sunday LA Times comics.
     
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    Funny, I was just about to start this very same thread.

    Just started reading "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto" by Mark R. Levin.
     
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    Just picked up an original 1944 copy of "The Ashley Book of Knots" from Fleabay! Got a great deal. Has every knot known to man I think.
     
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    Greenspan's The Age of Turbulence, the Bourne Identity, and EDCF articles.
     
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    Welcome to EDCF, tmoflight!
     
  17. tmoflight

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    Thanks! i found out about this place while researching flashlights...now it's practically my homepage.
     
  18. lovecraft47

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    Now it's 'At the Mountains of Madness' by H.P. Lovecraft. (For the 20th time). ;D
     
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    I read Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett earlier this summer, and thought it was amazing. I never thought I would ever read a 900+ page book, but this one held my attention the entire time. The book is basically historical fiction, taking place in the 12th century England. Apparently, the author wanted to write a book about European church and cathedral architecture, but realized that the topic would probably be a bit dry for most people. He decided to write a story instead, while inserting his love and knowledge of architecture. Sounds like a disaster -- but it actually works really well.

    Now I'm reading another one of his books, World without End. It takes place at the same location as Pillars of the Earth, but 200 years later. So far, it's great!

    Also, for us EDC freaks, it's interesting to see what people carried in middle ages. :)
     
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    1) Lone Survivor-Marcus Luttrell

    2) The Killer Angels-Michael Shaara

    3) Fahrenheit 451- Ray Bradbury

    All for School :D