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Old 05-23-2011, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Canada
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I'm reading a very boring book and I'm not sure why I haven't stopped yet. Escape from Hell by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle was in the bargain bin at the book store and so I bought it. I think the premise interested me - folks in hell based on Dante's Inferno. Escape from Hell was apparently preceded by Inferno, by the same authors. Maybe it was better.

Interesting premise, exceedingly boring book. I think I"m finishing it only because I don't actually have much reading time and since it is a started book, it is easy to pick up when I sit down for a few minutes here and there, and because it is boring, there is absolutely no chance of it mattering if I forget where the story has been
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Old 05-23-2011, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I'm reading The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan. I like her books. This one took me a while to get into but it is very good. Her stories are always interesting and very informative.

This particular book reminds me a lot of The Joy Luck Club which is my favorite Amy Tan book to date. I find her descriptions of mother/daughter relationships refreshing. I seem to always identify with her "heroines" and because of that I revisit my relationship with my mother.
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Old 05-23-2011, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford. =)
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:53 PM
 
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The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford. =)
Never heard of this book so I just looked it up and it looks delightful- thanks for mentioning it..........looks so sweet. gotta love this forum.
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Elsewhere
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I am reading Open, Andre Agassi's autobiography. It's pretty good, and I don't even care about tennis.
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Illinois
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Tami Hoag ~~ Night Sins
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:39 AM
 
Location: Carrboro and Concord, NC
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Just Kids Patti Smith

very very good; deserving it's acclaim
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:48 AM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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Just read 'The Help' and loved it. It's being made into a motion picture filem and it was the authors first book!
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:58 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Just read 'The Help' and loved it. It's being made into a motion picture filem and it was the authors first book!
The filming is already finished and they filmed it in Georgia outside Atlanta somewhere I believe .
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Old 05-25-2011, 11:03 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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It will be out on August 12th and it looks wonderful I just watched the trailer and it looks to be so good .
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