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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 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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    What is the best how to write book that you have found? What is the best website or software that you have found to actually write your book? What does it offer over others? I...
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    I have published my book of poems on Kindle. It is listed at .99 but will be free for 5 days beginning Friday the 17th. I will renew that free offer as long as Amazon allows.The...
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    Guys do any one has a wattpad acvnt...? If anyone has please read my book..Untamed feelings by heartmeltinglove and give your suggestions on it and vote plz...itd a humble...
    Rutuja05 Rutuja05 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Guys do any one has a wattpad acvnt...? If anyone has please read my book..Untamed feelings by heartmeltinglove and give your suggestions on it and vote plz...itd a req...I...
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    Guys do any one has a wattpad acvnt...? If anyone has please read my book..Untamed feelings by heartmeltinglove and give your suggestions on it and vote plz...itd a req...I...
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    Guys do any one has a wattpad acvnt...? If anyone has please read my book..Untamed feelings by heartmeltinglove and give your suggestions on it and vote plz...itd a req...I...
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    I'm getting back to work on the new novel my wife and I are currently co-authoring. We want this book out ASAP. This is the as-yet-untitled sasquatch novel that we've been talking...
    ScottHarper ScottHarper 36-40, M Mar 27

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    if you ever want a book to help inspire you or move forward in your life WHO MOVED MY CHEESE is a fantastic book. i feel as if i face problems differently now because of it. it...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey Guys! Well, I am new here, and I am here to complain!:DI don't want to live like others. School→ university→Job →Family→Children...... are you kidding me...
    Beecake Beecake 16-17, F 56 mins ago

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    hello there! I'm a sf published author of a young adult series call 'Detective Kids'. what's interesting about the series is that I wrote this back 2000 when I was ten and so far...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Tell me about your most interesting books [mostly say the 1940s to today] I want you to explain why you think it's not junky and where it stands out, and we can talk about the...
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I am thinking of writing a book. A book about the life of a teenage boy going through high school. A little bit like a similar experience to mine but different in many ways. My...
    ErenBombastic ErenBombastic 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sitting here, sitting before the white light of my laptop, eyes staring into the abyss, glazing over as I look not upon it, not at the words I write, but into the vast light. I...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Apr 1

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    if you want to write legit stories and have them reviewed by everyday people get wattpad. you can write your own stories as well as read other people's.I am working on my first...
    thatgirlfromtx thatgirlfromtx 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    ...And about 10% of the time, it's decent, haha. It started with a love of rhyming; when I was a toddler, one of my favorite things to do before bedtime was listen (and try to...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    OMG so I was at target today and I went to buy a journal. I just wanted to buy a blank one but they had some guided journals too! I know this is corney but I swear I wanted to...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F Mar 30

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    Ever since I can remember i've loved to read books. From short stories to the thickest books I can find, i'll read it all. I would spend hours curled up in a chair somewhere in my...
    TheoInDenile TheoInDenile 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    The united states's retirement safety is just too imperative that you be compromised by conflicts of curiosity in investment advice, Secretary Perez emphasised before The patron...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    my books just arrived from Amazon... taking a break from my kindle. 1. how to break your addiction to a person- Howard Halpern 2. When the Heart waits- Sue Monk Kidd 3. Facing...
    FleetingThots FleetingThots 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    THE LINE I'm just an old guy who sits doing his thing; it had to be this because I cannot sing. I haven't been drunk in thirty-five years. I don't need a gang of armed overseers...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 24

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    I have two books that I would love to write. For ages I haven't written anything and I need to get on it. I can't let my life be a series of upsets and wishes or would've , could...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    1. How do you define honesty? When you say and do things that are not a lie to yourself or others 2. What is your biggest fear or worry? Nothing so humongous God can't help me feel...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 4

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    I feel like I experienced some things people haven't experienced. I feel like I should tell them (you) what it felt like & feels like to have these things happen to me . Some day I...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Sometimes I wonder if I did write a book of short fictional stories if anyone would read it, I already wrote one story so 8 more to go!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Sometimes I think about why things operate the way they do at my job, and then I realize If those decisions were innate to me I'd either be rich or blackballed from managing anyone...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Being an Internet marketer isn’t as easy as it was a few years go. Dealing with every animal Google had to offer and dealing with a constant increase in competition has just...
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    Do you think I am good? In my expedience of writing. I find that if you are a great writer then the most basic of things can capture people's attention. So here is a letter from my...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I always wanted to. Since I've been into a very stressful job into pharmaceuticals I just don't have time for... humm... living. So I started to wonder how it would be writing...
    Alissson Alissson 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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