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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I review books for various journals. Once once have I refused to review book I had been sent.It was total rubbish but I did not want to offend the author so i sent he book back.
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    "Dark Moon" by David Gemmell. I vaguely recall having started this at least once before (I have a terrible memory, so if enough time has elapsed since I last read something...
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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
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    Do you guys think I should write a book? I really like to write and I wanted to write a story of my life to spread awareness of bullying. The thing is none of my teachers even...
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    Heyy, Soo.. I just wanted to tell you some facts about myself 😊 My name's Candie, I'm 17 from Georgia 😋 I plan on becoming an actress and a singer ☺️ I love Teen Wolf...
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    Well, here is my review of the few I have seen so far. Gravity: 8/10. You have to see this movie on a big screen to appreciate the special effects. I know the science nerds...
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    My Teacher© 2014 Christina HorstMy teacher is one of the bestHis inspiration spreads from north to south and from east to westLook as hard as you likeYou will never see the...
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    Emotional Purgatory When the light seems to fade from the candle, Writers pore over pages of unwritten script, Unknown by many, torn into shreds. Fixed by a broken hand and seen...
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    I have a God. But he's not like yours. He doesn't hate gays, But he does hate wars. He doesn't have a name, And he doesn't have a book. He doesn't want your money, My God's not a...
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    I am writing a book about a girl who sees things that she never thought would be real, e.g. vampires, werewolf etc... If you got any cool ideas I could use please let me know :) I...
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    Actually yes, that's been one of the things I wanted to do for a very long time! I have so much creativity in my mind to write a story but the problem is that somehow I'm not good...
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    It is a work in progress mind you with many developments, twists and turns to read readers riveting. TITLE : QUI EST VRAIMENT MOQUAIT D'ELLE AUTHOR : UnNom DePlume GENRE...
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    This is the prolog to my book I'm working on. Please feel free to comment your thoughts Chaos Prologue Voices “You are alone” The voices repeat in...
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    I've tried many times to write a novel. I always start it off and new ideas just keep coming so I always change something and get side tracked. But it all has one point. If I do...
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    Thank you whoever started this one! Listen to safe music Light candles Make a nice cosy atmosphere in my house Make soup for later Clean up and tidy round Walk about in the back...
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    'Yeah. French writer. Total loser. Never had a real job. Unrequited love affairs. Gay. Spent 20 years writing a book almost no one reads. But he's also probably the greatest writer...
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    I'm starting out by posting a chapter every couple of moths or so, and I hope to be a proper, published writer when I'm older!!
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