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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 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...
    kymphet kymphet 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    1/I talk a load of rubbish 2/I have eyes like chocolate buttons 3/I love listening to Sam Smith and Bruno Mars 4/ I can snaffle a whole pack of jaffa cakes to myself 5/I love...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 1 hr 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 2 Responses 9 hrs 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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    I am a writer. I currently right a blog about relationships and sex. Nothing to the extent I am sure you all are thinking about, it's more of the trial and tabulation on dating in...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 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 2 days ago

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    Ain't it funny when, I ask a question on Q/A getting someone to choose a number between 1 and 388 (I had 388 experiences without stories) because I didn't know what topic to write...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Im thinking of writing a book, which in my ideas of it is about the problems you have when your a teenager, and the things that happen. But my favorite thing about the idea is that...
    imawonderer imawonderer 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Writing is my passion. Sadly write now I have writer block! Worst thing ever. Hope I have some ideas soon!
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    It gives me a warm and happy feeling inside. Plus old books are hidden gems. Sometimes you can find great out of print books to read in old libraries. It feels like you are getting...
    Marysone Marysone 22-25, F 1 hr 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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    The perfect relationship to me would be something not to serious. Something where I could do what I still wanted to do during the day but come home and just know that the person I...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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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 5 Responses Jul 13

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    My book has adventure, action, mystery, suspense, sci-fi, and fantasy!!! I'm on chapter 2 right now working on it
    rexar21165 rexar21165 18-21, M 8 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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    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 2 days ago

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    Lol I would read a lot book fictional book and I thought I would like to write my own story once :) I even had an idea what the book was going to be about lol but then I lost hope...
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have great joy is reading, but an even bigger one in writeing. I havn't git far but i've had a few idea, for a story. I don't know what it's called, the back of the book when...
    Attilane Attilane 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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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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    ~ Not Just Yet ~ There was a split second where All seemed pleasant, so aware Never saw the black ice As fate rolled the dice Screeching tires turned around Like I had left...
    WordsWittilyWoven WordsWittilyWoven 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    My friend was walking behind me into class and I stopped in front of her because I dropped my book and she poked my side. I immediately flinched and laughed and now she's always...
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    6 weeks ago, I would be crazy to say that I am a writer, but I am a writer now. I had always been complimented on my writing, making visual stories and seem to be real...
    grantfilm95 grantfilm95 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I am writing a book but I'm only done with the first two chapters and don't think I should continue as I think I am a bad writer.i started to write a few months back as I was...
    zai3 zai3 18-21, F Jul 12

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    This is my most recent poem I have written and I really want to share it. So. Here you go: "I'm crying from the words I have written. The words bound in a pretty little book...
    Neexels Neexels 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Our life is more like a library book than we know. In a sense we are a living story. But our time is all borrowed. It's like a library book we check it out we read the story and...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jul 2

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    This is so exciting! :) I will do my timeline here. :) Only putting some things. August 7, 1977 8:29 P.M. - I was born at Kapiolani Medical Center For Women And Children. around...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 4

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    A few days ago I decided that I want to write a book and thought that I should see what people like to read these days. please comment and tell me what type of books you have read...
    Razor00Edge Razor00Edge 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I write poetry in booksie and I posted this one a while ago and I thought maybe you guys would want to see it http://www.booksie.com/other/poetry/highlights/like-an-eagle
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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