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Old 10-19-2019, 02:14 PM
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Plus one for the boys in the boat as recommended by Glenn. It is an exceptional book. Iím currently reading Quiet which is a book about how to be an introvert in an extroverted world. Pretty good so far.
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Nothing that uses "R U" in it as grammar.
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Lonesome Dove.

What a great book.
That whole series is great, my wife and I watch the dvds once every year.
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That whole series is great, my wife and I watch the dvds once every year.


Those are some of my favorites!
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I always have a bunch of books going at the same time, so I have to stop and remember the names of the authors.



My wife and I have been reading out loud to each other Michael Connelly books, particularly about Bosch and the two new ones where Rene Ballard is the lead character. The language seems a little rough to be reading out loud, (sometimes I change the words a little ) but these books and the character development is always so good. We are currently reading "Dark Sacred Night."



Another book we read out loud to each other just recently was "The Boys in Boat". We loved this book. It's about an 8-man crew team from University of Washington that won the 1936 Olympic gold medal in Berlin. It's a great story of the Great Depression and the strength of these young men to rise out of it. I can't recommend this book highly enough.



These is also an American Experience show based on this book ("The Boys in the Boat") on Amazon and on PBS that people can stream.



I've also been reading "The Turn of the Tide" by Arthur Bryant based on the diaries and journals of Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke. I am about halfway through this book about World War II in England and it's fascinating.



- Glenn


Love this Connelly books! Just finished Trunk Music.
Good stuff!
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On the road again?
I've been full time in Oregon for the past 6 months, home every other week-end. Great gig.
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Lonesome Dove.

What a great book.
"Lonesome Dove" is a great book! That is another one that my wife and I read out loud to each other. When we were done, we watched the DVD, but after the book, it merely seemed like an outline of the book. The book is fantastic!

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I had to see how this idea could be supported. The author makes some interesting points by looking at the original plans and how the world has changed since.

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After watching the movie "American Assassin" I decided to check out the series of books by Vince Flynn. The first book is what the movie is based on, but has been modified extensively to suit today's themes.
While the motivation of the lead character is still to kill as many terrorists as he can after losing his girlfriend is an attack, instead of a beach resort, his girlfriend died in the Lockerbie terrorist bombing.
I'm on to the seconds bui'm in the series, "Kill Shot". Excellent reading so far!
Really enjoy that series!
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