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« Reply #140 on: January 14, 2014, 09:54:03 PM »
Anyone one ever read Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch album. I don't read much and a friend recommended it. It completely blew my mind. Must read.
yeah, was ok. If you liked this book you'll probably like his other book "the five people you meet in heaven". I thought it was much better.

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« Reply #141 on: January 14, 2014, 10:16:23 PM »
I just ordered a childhood favorite of mine from Amazon "Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.

Any other fans out there?
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« Reply #142 on: January 14, 2014, 10:29:09 PM »
I just ordered a childhood favorite of mine from Amazon "Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.

Any other fans out there?

I used to love wayside school books. They were def a favorite. :)
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« Reply #143 on: January 14, 2014, 10:54:15 PM »
wayside school is excellent

Another exellent read is "The Heavenly Time Machine" by Morris Engelson. Ridiculously good. Blow your socks off.
http://www.amazon.com/The-Heavenly-Time-Machine-Science/dp/0964287005/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1389758078&sr=8-1&keywords=heavenly+time+machine

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Re: DansDeals Book Club
« Reply #144 on: January 15, 2014, 12:46:06 AM »
I just ordered a childhood favorite of mine from Amazon "Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.

Any other fans out there?
+2. and if you like Louis Sachar (rhymes with cracker), check out his book Holes (Fiction).

For the sports-pop-culture-humor enthusiasts, Bill Simmons' "The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy" is a must.

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« Reply #145 on: January 15, 2014, 02:31:23 AM »
I just ordered a childhood favorite of mine from Amazon "Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.
Any other fans out there?
Wow. That brings back memories. Must have read it in 3rd grade. Very cute. Holes was also very good.
Another exellent read is "The Heavenly Time Machine" by Morris Engelson. Ridiculously good. Blow your socks off.
Morris Engelson? Is he the jewish physicist who writes for Mishpacha's Kulmus occasionally?

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« Reply #146 on: January 15, 2014, 10:34:08 AM »
Morris Engelson? Is he the jewish physicist who writes for Mishpacha's Kulmus occasionally?
Not sure. Its possible.
I used to get caught up in authors and make them bigger than their work but not anymore. Just because someone writes a good book does not mean I have to go out and read everything they've every written. I go book by book now. I'll even put down a series if the author mails it in and releases junk as a sequel.

What i"m trying to say is that I don't know the guy from Adam but I loved his book.

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« Reply #147 on: January 15, 2014, 10:40:14 AM »
Was anyone else completely disappointed with the Bourne series after Robert Ludlum died?
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« Reply #148 on: January 15, 2014, 12:07:21 PM »
+1000000

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« Reply #149 on: January 15, 2014, 12:07:39 PM »
it shouldn't have continued

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« Reply #150 on: January 15, 2014, 11:39:01 PM »
Just saw this thread for the first time.
I really enjoyed Steig Larsson's "The girl with the dragon tattoo" series. anyone read them? 

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« Reply #151 on: January 16, 2014, 06:16:31 AM »
Anyone here read classic literature?

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« Reply #152 on: January 16, 2014, 08:13:30 AM »
Just saw this thread for the first time.
I really enjoyed Steig Larsson's "The girl with the dragon tattoo" series. anyone read them?

Course!
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« Reply #153 on: January 16, 2014, 08:14:13 AM »
Anyone here read classic literature?

Like Greek classics or whatever is on the assignment shelf at the library?
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« Reply #154 on: January 16, 2014, 09:06:44 AM »
Anyone here read classic literature?

I almost finished yuma :)
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« Reply #155 on: January 16, 2014, 09:39:52 AM »

Anyone here read classic literature?
Used to when I had time. Loved anything written by Twain especially A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court.
I liked Steinbeck too but his books all seemed to schlep out and always left me feeling depressed.
Not sure if he's considered classic , but I loved J D Salinger's books.

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« Reply #156 on: January 16, 2014, 09:41:22 AM »
Anyone here read classic literature?
Classic literature according to Twain are books that nobody want to read but everyone want to say they read:)
Yes I read that in a classic piece of literature...

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« Reply #157 on: January 16, 2014, 10:25:37 AM »
Is Harry Potter a classic ;)
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« Reply #158 on: January 16, 2014, 10:26:15 AM »
I like modern classics- Ayn Rand, Kurt Vonnegut, Orwell
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« Reply #159 on: January 16, 2014, 02:31:18 PM »
Is Harry Potter a classic ;)
Maybe in 100 years, when the English it's written in will be "Olde English" :D .