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Old 09-28-2014, 12:52 PM
 
Location: CO
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Very interesting, Autumn, and as you may know from my reviews this is not my type of reading. So I am curious to know if you think it was factual as I've read that it may be one of those conspiracy theory books where facts are twisted to make a plausible theory and that other things are made up. If you look at it from that light, what are your thoughts?
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Old 09-28-2014, 01:35 PM
 
Location: north central Ohio
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Very interesting, Autumn, and as you may know from my reviews this is not my type of reading. So I am curious to know if you think it was factual as I've read that it may be one of those conspiracy theory books where facts are twisted to make a plausible theory and that other things are made up. If you look at it from that light, what are your thoughts?
Well since the government ALWAYS tries to hide their dirt under the same "Conspiracy Theory" rug,and tries to ridicule or demonize every whistle blower,plus that I have read and heard many of these claims from many different sources,often silenced after the first release of it,such as on THE National Geographic and History Channels,yes I absolutely believe this book is factual.
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Old 09-28-2014, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Calgary, Canada
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just got The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin so Ill be reading that in between The Scorch Trials by James Dashner which is the second book in The Maze Runner series
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Old 09-28-2014, 08:41 PM
 
Location: In the desert, by the mirage.
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I finished A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #2) this morning and it gets or 5 stars. Brilliant writing and characters worth caring about.

I'm still stuck reading this collection of short stories After the People Lights Have Gone Off by Horror Writer Stephen Graham Jones.

The stories are well written but I'm used to zipping through chapter after chapter in a full novel and I can't do that with this book. I have to stop after every story and reflect on what the author wanted to say and what I took away. I also want to keep from weaving the previous story into the current one Once I put the book down, days (weeks) have passed before I pick it up again.

I've had this book for over 2½ months and I'm still only at 24%. I'm probably making this harder than it actually is but when I read I'd like it be longer than 10-minute spurts.

Rant over.

Have An Amazing Week!
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Old 09-28-2014, 10:04 PM
 
Location: North Central Illinois
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Natchez Burning. This is the first Greg Iles book I've read. Loved it! It was suspenseful and a page turner. I couldn't put it down. I am assuming there will be a sequel to this book since the ending indicated that was the case. I can't wait for the next book!
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:25 AM
 
Location: Floyd Co, VA
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Natchez Burning. This is the first Greg Iles book I've read. Loved it! It was suspenseful and a page turner. I couldn't put it down. I am assuming there will be a sequel to this book since the ending indicated that was the case. I can't wait for the next book!
While you are waiting go back and read his other stuff, it's all good.
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Windham County, VT
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Managed to finish my 3 library books in 10 days.

Got another one, “The Mood Repair Toolkit: Proven Strategies to Prevent the Blues from Turning into Depression.” by David A. Clark (2014).
It was so-so, a bit too simplistic for how I conceptualize things, but it might be valuable to someone with a different sort of brain/mind.
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Old 09-29-2014, 01:05 PM
 
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Natchez Burning. This is the first Greg Iles book I've read. Loved it! It was suspenseful and a page turner. I couldn't put it down. I am assuming there will be a sequel to this book since the ending indicated that was the case. I can't wait for the next book!
I have enjoyed all the Greg Iles books I have read. I agree with reading the rest of his stuff!
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Old 09-29-2014, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Natchez Burning. This is the first Greg Iles book I've read. Loved it! It was suspenseful and a page turner. I couldn't put it down. I am assuming there will be a sequel to this book since the ending indicated that was the case. I can't wait for the next book!
I always enjoy Greg Iles' books. Since you liked Natchez Burning I'll recommend another author whose books are just as good, IMHO. He has not written a lot of books. Simon Beckett. I can never guess the endings. Here is my personal favorite:
Amazon.com: The Chemistry of Death eBook: Simon Beckett: Books
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:13 PM
 
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Just finished The Hurricane Sisters by Dorothea Benton Frank. Now doing one of my quick reads with a paperback by Michael Connelly while I wait on John Grisham's new book Gray Mountain due out in October.
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