Resurrecting the book thread

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rwgriffith wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:09 am Rose Madder by Stephen King.
How is this one?
I’ve had it sitting around for years but haven’t read it yet.
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FlamingRuth wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:15 am
rwgriffith wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:09 am Rose Madder by Stephen King.
How is this one?
I’ve had it sitting around for years but haven’t read it yet.
I really dug it. I read it when it was released in the 90’s and grabbed it off on of my bookshelves on a whim. While not his best, it still kicked major ass! 😎
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rwgriffith wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:46 am
FlamingRuth wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:15 am
rwgriffith wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:09 am Rose Madder by Stephen King.
How is this one?
I’ve had it sitting around for years but haven’t read it yet.
I really dug it. I read it when it was released in the 90’s and grabbed it off on of my bookshelves on a whim. While not his best, it still kicked major ass! 😎
Ok, good to hear. I thought it might be depressing , like Lisey’s Story, but I’ll give it a shot. 😎
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Reluctant Communist by Charles Robert Jenkins (and his ghostwriter). He's one of several American soldiers who crossed into North Korea in the 1950s and the only one who got out in the 2000s. Interesting read.
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Stephen King---The Bachman Books.
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rwgriffith wrote: Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:06 pm Stephen King---The Bachman Books.
Which book are you on?
I read Rage for the first time about a year ago and was shocked at how much I liked and related to Charlie Decker.
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FlamingRuth wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:48 am
rwgriffith wrote: Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:06 pm Stephen King---The Bachman Books.
Which book are you on?
I read Rage for the first time about a year ago and was shocked at how much I liked and related to Charlie Decker.
Finished them all! Back in the 90's, a kid at a local high school took his class hostage and killed two school employees. He had just read "Rage".
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Haven't read anything for ages but I've just ordered the 'Thrawn Trilogy' by Timothy Zahn. I did try my local bookshop but they didn't have them so I had to order from Amazon.
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Treasure Island, San Francisco's Exposition Years
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Basically, a picture book, with copious commentary about San Francisco's Exposition(s), mainly in the 1930's. Stunning B/W photography -- crisp, clear. Quite extraordinary, these events. Shows a wide range of subjects, like ... huge murals and special event structures, translucent cars and phones on display, Mexican dancers, some of The Golden Gate Bridge being built and ... and everything!

Found myself completely immersed in this book. One thing worth mentioning is that the mayor and some English actress even buried a "Time Capsule," fulla trinkets from the time, intended to be unearthed generations later. Turns out, a parking lot covered over it. Not sure if it'll ever get dug out. But what an engaging glimpse into History this book is! (originally published in the seventies)
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Bag Of Bones by Stephen King...
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Finally getting around to read, Hard to Handle The Life and Death of The Black Crowes. A Memior.
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I’ve had it for months and just couldn’t seem to find the time. I saw the Crowes in concert last week. I guess it prompted my interest again.
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rwgriffith wrote: Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:09 pm Bag Of Bones by Stephen King...
I'm about 3/4 of the way through Billy Summers, his latest. People have been saying it's his best book in years and I can see why.
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rwgriffith wrote: Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:09 pm Bag Of Bones by Stephen King...
I'm about 3/4 of the way through Billy Summers, his latest. People have been saying it's his best book in years and I can see why.
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KISSTRONAUT wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:11 pm Finally getting around to read, Hard to Handle The Life and Death of The Black Crowes. A Memior.
By Steve Gorman.

I’ve had it for months and just couldn’t seem to find the time. I saw the Crowes in concert last week. I guess it prompted my interest again.
You should have gotten the audio book. It is great hearing him tell the stories and hear the rage in his voice. Incredibly entertaining.
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Grand Classic wrote: Sat Aug 14, 2021 10:27 am
KISSTRONAUT wrote: Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:11 pm Finally getting around to read, Hard to Handle The Life and Death of The Black Crowes. A Memior.
By Steve Gorman.

I’ve had it for months and just couldn’t seem to find the time. I saw the Crowes in concert last week. I guess it prompted my interest again.
You should have gotten the audio book. It is great hearing him tell the stories and hear the rage in his voice. Incredibly entertaining.
I’m sure. My brother loaned me his book. I’ve never listened to an audio book. I will have to try that out.