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What are you currently reading?

Postby CHLLady » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:26 pm

What is on your To Be Read pile?

Currently, I am reading Gavin De Becker's Gift of Fear. I read it a very long time ago and find it more relative now than ever.

In my TBR pile:

Fear Less by Gavin De Becker
The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense by Suzette Elgin
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Abraham » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:47 pm

"Guns, Germs, and Steel" by Jared Diamond.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby JALLEN » Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:01 pm

Gibbons "History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." a re-read from a long, long time ago.

Just finished "Coolidge" by Amity Schlaes and "Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain, both multiple re-reads.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby jimlongley » Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:27 pm

Alternately working through the entire works of Robert Louis Stevenson, and other books. Currently Octavia Butler's "Seed to Harvest."
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby MasterOfNone » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:40 pm

I am currently reading this forum. :biggrinjester:
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby MotherBear » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:58 pm

Just finished reading "Sense and Sensibility" this afternoon, which meant that dinner was salads instead of stir fry because I should have put down my book to make dinner half an hour before. I'll probably wind up making my way through the Austen collection (it happens every year or two; I can't resist). I'm waiting for a friend to finish her draft of the final novel in her trilogy so I can read it. She's not published yet, but if the publishers have any sense she will be. And I'm also waiting for the next Diana Gabaldon "Outlander" book. Otherwise I'm trying to stay away from fiction because I have terrible self control when it comes to books and nothing gets done when I get into a good book.

For non-fiction, I'm working through "The Well-Trained Mind." I want to finish the entire thing, but with a particular focus on getting the elementary years sorted out.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Wodathunkit » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:48 pm

Hebrews, I'd highly recommend it.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby jmra » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:55 pm

MasterOfNone wrote:I am currently reading this forum. :biggrinjester:

What a coincidence, me too.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Vol Texan » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:57 am

The Bluegrass Conspiracy An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder, by Sally Denton
ISBN: 978-0-5951-9666-1 (sc)
ISBN: 978-1-4502-8378-6 (ebook)

This is the true story behind the 'Drew Thornton' storyline that was highlighted in the last few seasons of the TV show 'Justified'
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby Reds45ACP » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:18 am

Just finished "Robot Apocalypse". Good fiction book.

Going to pick-up "Tesla: A Man Out of Time" next.

Then I'm going back to re-read "Ender's Game" before the movie comes out. It's been most of 10 years since I read it last.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby carlson1 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:21 am

The Bible. I read everyday a few chapters in the Old Testament, a few chapters from Psalms, one chapter from Proverbs, one chapter from Acts, and then a a few chapters in the New Testament.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby OldCannon » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:20 am

Abraham wrote:"Guns, Germs, and Steel" by Jared Diamond.


An excellent book. Wasn't too crazy about his others, but G,G,& S is extremely illuminating.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby OldCannon » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:23 am

My current reading books are "MongoDB" and "MongoDB Applied Design Patterns"

You think I went to college for 12 years just to be an FFL? :lol:
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby VMI77 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 9:52 am

Light of the World, by James Lee Burke.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Postby texanjoker » Wed Sep 11, 2013 9:53 am

Physical Anthropology....real interesting stuff :smash:


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