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I have recently joined a book club and wanted to know what others are reading. It's made me aware that other people are out there reading and I don't know about all the good books unless I share with others.

So, what good book have you read recently?

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The Longest Trip Home
Marley and Me


both by John Grogan


Giving by Bill Clinton


The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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"The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch.

Short, but very good.


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Patty Jane's House of Curl - Lorna Lanvik

The Last Lecture - Randy Pausch

Chasing Fireflies - Charles Martin

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 Originally Posted By: medc
The Longest Trip Home
Marley and Me


both by John Grogan


Giving by Bill Clinton


The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Mitch Albom


Great list!

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My Sister's Keeper by Jody Piccoult

I don't like many of her books, but this was great.

Controversial but NOT preachy and an interesting twist.

Also, if you haven't read it, The Secret life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Stay away from her next book though, The Mermaid's Chair. Romanticizes adultery.

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Everyone should read "The Last Lecture"!!!!

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I am reading a dang good book right now titled Peter, Fisher of Men by Noni Beth Gibbs, our own forum member! \:D


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 Originally Posted By: MelodyLane
I am reading a dang good book right now titled Peter, Fisher of Men by Noni Beth Gibbs, our own forum member! \:D


Since ML is too polite to hook the two IDs together, and the author is too modest, let me say that Noni Beth Gibbs has the MB persona you know (and sometimes love) of Neak. And I'll also say that Peter, Fisher of Men is the 2nd book in what may someday be a trilogy, if the Dervish would ever slow down enough to let her write! The first book is Malchus--Touched by Jesus (which sort of gives it away as a religious-themed book, doesn't it?) They are two halves of a coin, two sides of the same story, and ideally should be read in sequence. They tell the story of Jesus--first through the eyes of his enemies (Malchus) and then through the eyes of his friends (Peter). I have no personal connection with the author of this book--just heard this extra info on the grapevine!

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 Originally Posted By: thndrnltng
I have no personal connection with the author of this book--just heard this extra info on the grapevine!

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the MB persona you know (and sometimes love)



Now I'm going to have to start a poll, just to soothe my jangled psyche.

Do you love Neak:
A. Always
B. Sometimes
C. Never

Only have it so they can't actually click on "C". Maybe not "B", either.

And another poll:

What did you think of the books?
A. Wonderful
B. Fabulous
C. Terrific
D. All of the above

I like to read, and have read lots of good books. For anyone interested in spiritual warfare, I have really enjoyed all of Roger Morneau's books. "A Trip into the Supernatural" is his autobiography, about his descent into Satanism and how God saved him. Then he wrote the "Incredible Answers to Prayer" series, about his experiences as a prayer warrior.


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Cinders:

I recently finished "Castles of Steel" by Robert K. Massie and am currently reading Evan Thomas's "Sea of Thunder"

The first about the WW1 naval battle of Jutland, and the second is the WW11 Battle of Leyte Gulf.

I previously read the "Five people you meet in Heaven".

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I'm reading The Shack right now...apparently, I'm way behind the 8-ball on that one. ;\)

I agree with the others that Neak's "Malchus" was a wonderful book! I thoroughly enjoyed it!


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Lori, I read "The Shack", and I really liked it. My SIL LOVES it.

Neak, I'm waiting for your books to hit the library here. No just kidding. I had the link for the site a year or so ago because I thought it was a great idea for Christmas gifts for kids.

Myself and DD both loved stories about Jesus as kids. I need that site link again, please.

I've read so many good and not so good books lately, I don't even know what to list.

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I'm not reading much of anything now because I cannot concentrate. (See sig line for reason)

BUT... before M's untimely demise, I was reading:
The King James Bible
Mellon, by David Carradine
Spy by Ted Bell
A bunch of Carl Hiason
Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind by Ann somebody
Lots of Tim Dorsey
The Sugar Queen
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GG,

I should put this on your thread but I'll put it here since you are here right now.

My SIL lost her husband last July, and we were all so worried sick about her....she loved him so much.

After the funeral, that I didn't think she would make it through, and neither did she, she went to his grave every single day and each day she went she took a bunch of the flowers from the funeral. Probably she went every day for a month. She may still, but she won't say for sure.

She recently told me that she talks to him all the time, that he is still there, but the only difference is now he HAS to listen.

She helps me cope because I can call her and still feel my brother through her. She keeps him alive for us.

I hope you have people who love your husband as much as you do and that you can be there for each other. I think it helps some.

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Weaver, you can look on amazon.com and just enter Noni Gibbs. It's got the whole scoop, such as it is.

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P.S. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, GG. I'm speechless.

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Thanks, thunder. I'm going to Amazon now.

Oh I just remembered a book I read years ago that was really funny and an easy read - "Momma Makes a Decision". I can't remember the author, but she also wrote "A Good Year For Plums", not quite as funny or good as her first, I didn't think anyway.

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I read "Atlas Shrugged" again recently, but then again, I'm a huge Ayn Rand fan and usually read it once a year.

I also picked up Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale" because I wanted to see how close the "book" Bond is to the "movie" Bond.


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