The Book Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Mojave Desert CA' started by Mertroid, Feb 21, 2003.

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  1. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Books, books, books, and read, read, read! lol Discuss books you've read and books you wish to read and authors you like and etc. So much to do! :D
  2. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    I personally like many authors and I collect thousands of books ranging from all age levels. I am a bg reader but I tend not to buy books as I would like to, for their prices, but, I still love to go to Barnes & Noble and read books in there, sitting down to read and relax.
  3. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Go to the bargain book section there Alex for the books are really cheap in that area. And yes I love reading books and I love collecting them and when I really like a book you know I read it all day long! :D
  4. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Yes, I have quite a large collection, though most of them are outside in a box, but I loved this one book I bought it both in audio and paperback. Its "Hachet" By: Gary Paulsen. I liked that book I guess because it should much like what that movie "Cast Away" showed survival of the fitest...
  5. RAVEN-BROWN Jedi Knight

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    You don't have that many books.
  6. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    I also love Gravity, By: Tess Gerristen. Really good book, I recommend everyone read it.
  7. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    I still have to read that and Hatchet was a good book. I remember that book. Very good it was. :D
  8. RAVEN-BROWN Jedi Knight

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    I liked that book. and Brian's winter.
  9. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Yes Brian's winter was a good book, and I like the fact that the author decided to write it, for it also answered alot of questions that rose up that if Brian was to remain there on the island when Winter rolled around, what would occur?
  10. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Yes that was a good book too. The whole series there was. I enjoyed them a lot. :)
  11. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Although the book "The River" was alittle too much perhaps. It seemed to be much as hachet, but yet not. but I still can say that the books were quite enjoyable. :)
  12. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Yes indeed. Quite enjoyable. :)
  13. Jodo-Fett Jedi Master

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    "I AM LEGEND" and "Freak the Mighty" are both really good books, anyone read them?
  14. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Nope I haven't but I've heard of I Am Legend. I think I should probably read it now. lol After I read the other books on my list of books to read. :D
  15. Jodo-Fett Jedi Master

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    I AM LEGEND is a lot better than all your books combined.
  16. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    I don't know Metroid you have alot of books on your list, lol [face_laugh] But hey it just shows you're a great reader.
  17. Mertroid Jedi Grand Master

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    Thanks. Well I'm going to get Gravity, then the Godfather and I'll then get the others. Oh I can't wait to read them all! :D
  18. Jodo-Fett Jedi Master

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    I read a lot, even tho I hate reading, my teacher keeps yelling at me and calling home because I don't have a book to read in class.

    I hate it when they call home cause I get in trouble, I get in trouble for finishing two books in 5days, now I have to find another book to read. Any idea's?
  19. Across_the_Stars Jedi Knight

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    You should all read The Torn Skirt by Rebecca Godfrey. It's "a hot book, a thrilling romance of teen rage and longing," says the person I quoted. I liked it. It's short and not boring. It's Canadian, too. My Mormon friend liked it.
  20. RAVEN-BROWN Jedi Knight

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    I wonder if there are any torn skirts in it, or is that just a metaphore. If you haven't noticed already I'm using big words, I think I'm going to make a show about me doing stupid stuff.
  21. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Hmm...Torn Skirt, I am not one for romantic novels myself, but it does sound good. lol
  22. Jedi_Daniel Manager Emeritus

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    A girl can say anything, and you'll say: "Oh but it sounds good."

    I think I'll go socialize with real people now...
  23. Across_the_Stars Jedi Knight

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    It's not really a romance. It's just about a girl and she has this obssession with street girl and she follows her. There's hookers and drugs and murder. It's great. And there is one actual torn skirt, I do believe.
  24. Stridarious Jedi Grand Master

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    Oh my mistake Across_The_Stars I figured it to be a romance novel, but if it is not, maybe I should read it. :)
  25. RAVEN-BROWN Jedi Knight

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    Finally a book that has what the title says, doesn't mean I'm going to read it.
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