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Offline LesleyR

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2005, 04:34:17 AM »
i *loved* that book. also a really great read
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2005, 12:08:32 PM »
The best book I read last year was

The Flamboya Tree, by Clara Olink Kelly
a very thought provoking book.

Already mentioned but other books I've recently enjoyed are Curious incident..., Da Vinci Code and The Lovely Bones.
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2005, 06:38:06 PM »
I heard Lovely Bones was a very good book...I just never got the chance to read it.

Currently I'm reading Fire On The Beach: Recovering The Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers.  

Awesome book.  It's about the only African American Lifesaving station on the Outer Banks.  Truely a wonderful book.   :)
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #18 on: February 25, 2005, 06:55:14 AM »
I'm currently working on my 7th or 8th reading of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams. The first of the actually 5 book "trilogy" is going to be released as a full length movie in late April, I absolutely cannot wait!

I'd reccommend any of Douglas Adams's books, and also anything by Arthur C. Clarke or Michael Crichton (sp?)
There's so many out there, how can you pick your favorite? LOL.. and I'm proud to say I just got my new library card yesterday! YAY!

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #19 on: February 25, 2005, 07:02:04 PM »
It has got to be "The Tea Rose" by Jennifer Donelly.
The best book ever!!
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #20 on: February 28, 2005, 03:36:02 AM »
I am a total book worm but my favorite series has to be Harry Potter... I can't wait until the next book comes out this summer  ;D James Herriot books are good too, as are the Tales of a Country Vet series.

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2005, 12:30:08 PM »
Have to agree with CanadianBacon... HARRY POTTER rocks my world, I also Love the James Herriot books and...there are three books by a vet from Western Canada, David Perrin. THEY are amazing... 1 Don't turn your back in the barn 2 STallside manner 3 Where does it hurt (maybe Laura that's what you mean by the adventures of a country vet?) But I am also very taken my reality books about everest and other mountaineering adventures.  Deep Waters is also very good, but VERY disturbing.

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2005, 07:07:01 PM »
I like the Vampire Chronicles by Ann Rice

I am a vampire book freak! (Don't know why)

I did really enjoy the Harry Potter books though.

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #23 on: January 27, 2016, 12:51:52 AM »
2015: Has to be "A Little Life"  (A character study in pain.)

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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #24 on: August 09, 2016, 10:31:53 PM »
Arthur C. Clarke: Childhood's end
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2017, 07:38:50 PM »
LOTR.  The greatest book ever written
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2017, 08:19:18 PM »
A few that are up there...

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down---really good, especially for those in the medical field who work with varying cultures

The Emperor of All Maladies----deep look into the ugly truth of cancer

A Guide to the Good Life---Stoicism rediscovered in the 21st century; how we can all be our own tormentors and saviors
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Re: favorite book?
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2017, 02:35:33 PM »
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