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    THE Monster of Florence: a True Story

    THE MONSTER OF FLORENCE: A TRUE STORY by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi   At first glance this would appear to be simply a true crime book about a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer who stalked the area around Florence...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 17, 2009

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    And Another Thing....

    AND ANOTHER THING... by Eoin Colfer A very problematic book. Billed as "Part Six of Three" of Douglas Adams's HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY", that says it all. Adams was an eccentric genius and his HITCHHIKER radio plays and books stand alone. This isn't a bad...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 31, 2009

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    PROSPERO Lost

    PROSPERO LOST by L. Jagi lamplighter I recommend this, but to be fair I have to admit that not only is the author a friend, but I also copyread and made comments re continuity, etc., to the author as she was working on it. This is the first volume of a trilogy in which Jagi...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 1, 2009

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    23 Hours: a Vengeful Vampire Tale

    23 HOURS: A VENEGFUL VAMPIRE TALE by David Wellington The fourth novel in Wellington’s Laura Caxton series, this is not exactly a masterpiece, but a competently written reading experience for those into vampires or just plain horror. Grimmer than the current trend in...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 26, 2009

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    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian

    Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls. This book is very unique because writer Lucian Wilde took time and gather writings (wishes) from his fans. These were in all types of form, but...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 10

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    Honest Ed's Story: The Crazy Rags To Riches Story Of Ed Mirvish

    Ed Mirvish is a successful businessman in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The book talks about the ups and downs of his life and how he got to such great success. Life was hard at first for Ed Mirvish, both his father's grocery store and his grocery store teetered on the edge of...
    jackien jackien 18-21, F Oct 21, 2009

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    The Case For Pluto

    THE CASE FOR PLUTO: HOW A LITTLE PLANET MADE A BIG DIFFERENCE by Alan BoyleAn eminently readable history of Pluto, from it's discovery and designation as the Ninth Planet through the political and ego-driven in-fighting that ended in it's demotion, plus a plausible and compelling...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jan 9, 2010

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    AFFINITY Bridge

    AFFINITY BRIDGE by George Mann The cover blurb says "STEAMPUNK is making a comeback, and with this novel MANN IS LEADING THE CHARGE...." I am the first to admit I have very little experience with Steampunk -- I've watched most of the STEAMBOY anime and a few episodes...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 25, 2009

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    AMERICAN Lion: Andrew Jackson In the White House

    AMERICAN LION: ANDREW JACKSON IN THE WHITE HOUSE By Jon Meacham   Even though I'm American, I've actually read far more British History than American, but this book looked like it might be interesting, and it is. (A Pulitzer Prize Winner, too...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 17, 2009

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    Men Who Dream Can Do By George Zakhem

    Here are some wonderful endorsements for George Zakhem’s Men Who Dream Can Do:   ‘You have brought back to life a lot of values which have almost become extinct nowadays. Each page had its own unique flavour. I could smell the olive trees, I could breathe...
    Anushka007 Anushka007 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    An Artist Of Treason

    AN ARTIST OF TREASON: THE EXTRAORDINARY DOUBLE LIFE OF GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON by Andro Linklater Still on my US history kick, I first ran across Wlkinson when reading a biography of Aaron Burr. It's quite an incredible story -- hero of the American Revolution, commander in...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2009

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    UP Till Now: An Autobiography

    UP TILL NOW: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by William Shatner Some how I missed this when it first came out, but I picked up the newly released trade paperback after seeing a review in the newspaper. I admit I'm a big Shatner fan, but I know him basically from STAR TREK and a few other TV...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 7, 2009

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    THE Lost City of Z: a Tale of Deadly Obsession In the Amazon

    THE LOST CITY OF Z: A TALE OF DEADLY OBSESSION IN THE AMAZON by David Grann It reads like an adventure novel, something out of the world of Indiana Jones or Anja Creed – the last of the Victorian explorers and a war hero, the last of a breed who essentially walked into...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 19, 2009

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    THE Taint and Other Novellas

    THE TAINT AND OTHER NOVELLAS: A CTHULHU MYTHOS COLLECTION by Brian Lumley Over the past decade or two Lumley, one of my favorite horror authors, has been so wrapped up in his interlocking series of Necroscope/Wamphyri/E-Branch novels that you tend to forget he got his start...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Sep 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Ahhhh, that sweet smell of… rejection. It’s not something I’ve had any personal experience with – yet – but I don’t for a moment suppose I...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm posting this in this experience topic as well as "I Absolutely Love to Read". Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I like to write and read stories. When I write I usually write about my feelings. I was thinking about writing a book. But I don't know how to start off. I always have a idea what...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I saw this book about conjuring spirits to get results with things you want. I've never gotten into this kind of magic, but I thought I'd take a peek and see what it was all about...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello people. I hope some of you could genuinly comment on my pictures. In my opinion they look like great pictures. However I get alot of low reviews on them in dating websites...
    wesleysp1991 wesleysp1991 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Accounting & Bookkeeping Services Bookkeeping Services Payroll, accounts receivable & accounts payable, and preparation of financial statements are just some of the day to day...
    shexiamaechi shexiamaechi 22-25, F Jul 4

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    The 27th thing on my bucket list was to write a book and publish it. I did it. I wrote a lesbian romance novel and published it through Amazon. It's good; it sells and has gotten...
    ktg83 ktg83 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    "Do you live me", she wrote.. "love not live. Do you love me?", she corrected herself.......... "Honestly, I do love you. I love you very much actually. " "I'm glad! I felt...
    geezzo geezzo 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    It seems to be one of my better gifts. I'm currently looking to write two books, both non-fiction, but I have no idea how long it will take me and if I'll ever finish them. I...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Established in 2004, Push Models is a trusted event staffing company that caters to businesses throughout the United States and Canada. So far, they have served a multitude of...
    anderson299 anderson299 26-30, M a week ago

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    If anyone likes to review or give an opinion on books or stories I would really love your opinion. I have a nice friend who listen and gave me very good advice, I would like to...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    To Write Love On Her Arms is an amazing non-profit organization that aims to help many people with self-harm, thoughts of suicide, addiction, and depression. "The vision for...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hi there, I love reading books, sadly they are too many and I have no more room for the books. It would be wasted and disrespect of knowledge to thrown those useful books so I...
    mixgirl83 mixgirl83 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It is another lonely night.In this chaos that i am living i would really hope to have someone who could understand me and help me to move on. I came across with that song from...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Just gonna casually leave some links for my moms book here :) --->HORRORDescription attached<--- Buy it: https://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore/book.php?w=978-1-62854-810-5...
    bm021 bm021 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Just gonna casually leave some links for my moms book here :) --->HORROR<--- Description attached Buy it: https://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore/book.php?w=978-1-62854-810...
    bm021 bm021 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Just gonna casually leave some links for my moms book here :) --->HORROR<--- Description attached Buy it: https://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore/book.php?w=978-1-62854-810...
    bm021 bm021 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Just gonna casually leave some links for my moms book here :) --->HORROR<--- Description attached Buy it: https://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore/book.php?w=978-1-62854-810...
    bm021 bm021 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Composition The instructor asked why I won't turn anything in. I did. I turned in two of the five essays that were due. I also only turned in three of the ten reviews. I passed...
    meincarnated meincarnated 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    This is Experience Project. I am sure you have read the reviews. We are a bunch of lonely losers here, primarily those with compromised social abilities, lol ... For whatever...
    littlecreekgirl littlecreekgirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    FINALLY -- nine months and 540 pages later I am finally finished with the second draft of my sci-fi novel. Now comes the tedious chore, proof reading it all over again. For those...
    EdHuntley EdHuntley 61-65, M 13 hrs ago

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    I started writing a book... It hasen't been easy. I realized that every writer has his own way of writing a book that tells alot about his personality. Like my grandmother is a...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Write memories record when retired Klose put the team on the ultimate honor of his record, his professional side show: "I was the strongest ever World Cup center, this feat I...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Without a doubt, one of my absolute favorites of all time. When I first read the reviews I had my doubts that I could allow myself to appreciate a book read through the eyes of a...
    ashtonn40 ashtonn40 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I've been trying to write a book for the pass five years now. every time i start i write up to chapter 2 then stop for 3 months then i rewrite or start a new book. i believe it is...
    voltinfinity voltinfinity 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. I’m a 17 year old girl going into my senior year. 2. I’m 5 ft 6,” and I have dark brown eyes and wavy hair. 3.I have yet to meet someone that has said/spelled my name...
    mairesequin mairesequin 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I started writing professionally a few years ago, at the time I was working as a freelance writer. I took on a job, what I thought was to be a ghost writing position turned into a...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I love to read. I think that reading is one of the most important things a person can do in life. Not only does reading broaden your mind and allow you to develop new skills, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I want to write a book I don't really have any writing experience but this is the summary for what I want to write about; btw it's suppose to be kind of weird like coraline. When...
    YOdawgaga YOdawgaga 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I gave into the temptation of buying one more book.Now I have to seriously think about storing them properly.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Mmmmmm.... Adult bookstores... The things we can see and do ... The ideas we can get... Whether I go alone or with someone... I love it!!!! I get so excited every time!!! ... By...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Our authors who art in Heaven Amazon be they name. Thy Kindle on Thy Nook download In store as it is online. Give me this day my Stephen King And lead me to Ruth Rendell, Margaret...
    PopcornForDinner PopcornForDinner 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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