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    The Human Riff

    Keith Richards auto biography: Life. A really good and easy read with lots of good stories about the Stones and music.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Invisible Driving

    Just finished reading Invisible Driving by Alistair McHarg.  Excellent read!  The author takes you into the dark depths and deep crevasses of mental illness, while sharing their experience of what it is really like.  Amazing personal memoirs by the Author!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 7 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    Little (grrr) Lost By Charles De Lint...

    A simply amazing book...a odd one...and triggered for a younger crowd but its a great one for in my opinion any age...
    JoJoCrAzIe JoJoCrAzIe 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    The Girl Who Played Go

    "the girl who played go" by Shan Sa. It is written in an amazingly poetic language and the ending is so intense, so... different. It speaks of another culture so well and it is also informative on a number of topics such as history, culture, geography, the game of go...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2009

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    Unwind

    Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a book in the not too far future where the government has solved the problem of organ shortage by "Unwinding" troubled teens.  Unwinding is the process of taking a teen apart piece by piece.  First the blood, then the limbs and...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    The Problem With Murmur Lee By Connie May Fowler

    The problem with Murmur Lee is that she is dead.  I'm not spoiling the book because the first sentence tells you so. From her vantage point of death Murmur Lee watches and sees the small island community she grew up in deal with her passing.  It's part murder...
    EveOfEden EveOfEden 41-45, F Apr 1, 2010

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    Troubled Parenting

    An investigation into the powers of the inner child progresses in this soul documentation. We nip the problem at its bud and follow the trail of the vines to establish the link between the cradle, the clutch purse and the cane. Tear jerkers will be set in motion as we unlock our...
    in10city in10city 18-21, T Jun 23, 2012

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    Fav Book

    The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon is beautifully depicted from the protagonist's narration, a kid with asperger's syndrome. It's a work of art!  
    DerelictSoul DerelictSoul 16-17 5 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    The Various Flavours Of Coffee. Cloud Atlas.

    The various flavours of coffee, is a story so rich, it just draws you into the pages. I would NEVER lend this book to anyone.I brought it like how I chose alot of my books, just felt right in my hand.The hands were right again. Read it over a weekend. Couldnot read another book...
    pixelbest pixelbest 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Relentless

    By Dean Koontz It's an awesome thriller.
    onesickpuppy onesickpuppy 26-30, F Aug 1, 2013

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    The Big Orange Splot

    The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater is a fabulous book. It is about being yourself and living the life of your choice ..
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    poonpackage poonpackage 13-15, M Dec 9

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    I Just Read This

    i am ozzy it wasn't a hard read but parts of it made me laugh and cry
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Aug 30, 2011

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    The Girls With The Dragon Tatoo

    I just finished Stieg Larsson's Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, I did see the movie first.  It's a wonderful novel that stands on it own from the movie.  The story's a lot more fleshed out in the book.  There are some important details like Mikael Blomvist relationship with his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Mar 25, 2013

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    X

    I highly recommend Malcom X by Manning Marable.  It's the book Marable worked on for the last 10 years of his life.  It was worth the effort.  The is the most  well researched, comprehensive look into the life of Malcom X and the influence he had on the black civil rights...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Oct 16, 2012

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    This Book Does Not Exist

    By Mike Schneider. Only available thru the Amazon Kindle store. Its free in the lending library for Amazon Prime members. I bought it accidentally (only 2.99) and am so very glad!! Semi sci-fi, reminiscent of House of Leaves. Takes no time at all t read but it will stick with you...
    onceisenough onceisenough 26-30, F Jun 22, 2012

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    If You Like Gandhi

    I'm reading a really good bio on Gandhi entitled: Gandhi. The true man behind modern India by Jad Adams.  It relatively short but pretty comprehensive.  Ypou really get to see what a complex person he was.  He was a man devoted to compassion, but was boarder line cruel to his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    Cold Mountain By George Frazier

    An epic story set in the period of the American Civil War.   It is an update of "The Odyssey" by Homer.   A war veteran is making the trek homeward to his beloved woman and homeland, and encounters the 1860s versions of Cyclops, Sirens, Calypso and pirates...
    EveOfEden EveOfEden 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    Food For Thought

    heres a couple that i really liked   recent read was "Troublesome Young Men" by Lynne Olson, its the story of the politics behind Churchills rise to power during the second world war, not so much about churchill but the other tory rebels who worked to...
    bcool bcool 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    A Few Books Actually...

    The Lovely Bones- Beautiful story about a girl would watches over her loved ones in heaven and her father who never gives up trying to find her killer even when the odds are against him. 13 Reasons Why- Jay Asher A powerful book about a girl who commits suicide and leave 13...
    BleedingxMascara BleedingxMascara 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    The Bible

    basic instructions before leaving earth... don't think of it as mantra... open ur mind and read it like a text book or a manual... it gives u basic instructions, examples, and possibilities for applying its principles or denying them... but the bottom line is still free will...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F Sep 1, 2009

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    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    The Dragonfly Door - a Mom's Choice Awards

    Recipient Hardcover – January 24, 2007 by John Adams (Author), Barbara Leonard Gibson (Illustrator) This book is very good. It gives parents something to read to their children to help them understand death.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 8

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    The Other Side of the Story - By Marian Keyes

    This is a pretty light weight enjoyable read.  Written in first person but has 3 main characters, all women, whose lives intertwine to some degree.  It's funny and upbeat and sad.  I couldn't put it down until I'd finished it and is great if you are looking to hide...
    byanothername byanothername 41-45, F Oct 15, 2008

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    Book To Recomend "sharp 9th"

    "Sharp 9th" is my first novel. It was just reviewed by Rick Friedman who runs the largest on-line mystery site/club in the country. A good review from really means something. So, I'm pretty excited, want to share with you. 06/03 Rick gave 5 stars to: Sharp 9th by Sean Cronin...
    Sacron11 Sacron11 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas.

    ..Spring break in Aruba, Anna's best friend is murdered and all the evidence points to her. The ending will blow your mind.
    usernameee123 usernameee123 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    The book The Slow Fix by Carl Honore could be

    helpful to you, your family, your friends, your organization or your community. I highly recommend it.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 2

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    Alice Walker

    We all know Alice Walker for her novels. But Ms. Walker is a great poet as well. I was just reading her 2003 book of poems, A Poem Traveled Down My Arm. The book is short, an easy read.  It's full of beautiful short poems that can be very funny and thought provoking. 
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I just can't stop reading. I have books everywhere, on the kitchen counter, in the washroom, on my bedroom table, I have book posters tacked to my wall. I can't get anything done...
    born4life born4life 22-25, F Nov 29

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    "Have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Books by Dean Koontz and Stephen King are my favorite!!! My absolute favorite from Dean Koontz has to be "Life Expectancy" and I truly enjoyed King's "Under the Dome," and "Pet...
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I've come across so many of them on ep (pic).. Are u really that desperate for attentions??? Read a book or something or maybe better, get some college and university eduction...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'm reading The White Trash Zombie series right now, 4 books by Diana Rowland. I love it so far! It's a easy read and fast. Small chapters, which as a new mom I love. I can always...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 15

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    Books that recommended by my friends
    yingzilin yingzilin 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Can anyone recommend me a good book? I will read anything but I do like mystery or romance novels...
    natalialove22 natalialove22 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Any good recommendations? Things like "the book thief..." ?
    LRxIce LRxIce 13-15, F Dec 1

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    Any recommended book to read?
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hillenbrand's book - Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010), a biography of World War II hero Louis Zamperini.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak was pretty good.
    throughthedoorway throughthedoorway 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Does anyone have any good book/series recommendations? I like reading dystopian, mystery, and horror novels... And also about darker subjects like depression, suicide, etc...
    MissSheila MissSheila 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I recommend a book called"This Song Will Save You Life" it hits deep on my heart. It showed me how i once was thinking, how people now think, what people think when i do things. It...
    chelsea1312 chelsea1312 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I would like to recommend a book. It is called the Relationship Cure by John Gottman. It is a result of over 30 years of research. I have found it helpful. It talks about our...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We've known each other for 4 years, been friends for 3, we've sat next to each other in every class we have together since we've been friends, in Lunch he's always got his leg...
    Creelluka Creelluka 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need some recommendations.. Perferably dark and vampire type
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Game of Thrones series. If you haven't read them you need to.
    Overlord0 Overlord0 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I realised that it's not a matter of being made for each other, it's that you are each other. I was new to the concept and I focused more on the fantasy side of our connection...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Must stink there right ? A personal recommendation on EP wow
    SingToTheSiren SingToTheSiren 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 14

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