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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Hovannes » Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:04 pm

Waiting for Christ by St John Henry Newman.
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Post by Mick » Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:52 pm

Concurrently in progress:
“The Way I Heard It” by Mike Rowe

“True Stories of Pioneer Times” by Louise Zimmer (re-reading for probably the hundredth time)

and starting tomorrow,
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
It’s a tradition in my family to read a bit of it every night for the week leading up to Christmas Eve, and I think my girls are old enough to hear the tale now.


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Re: What book are you reading?

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WSerad wrote:
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I started it last night at midnight. Awoke this morning wanting only to finish it. I cannot put it down. Well, obviously, I have put it down - I’m posting here. I had to. Work calls. I posted my grades yesterday, barely before the deadline. I have 35 writing students who have scattered to the four winds, now that the term has ended, to somehow contact and arrange conferences with.

We didn’t have time in this rushed Covid semester to do it during the term.

I want to be for my students what Nick has been for me, and reading this memoir I feel that good obligation of mentoring more keenly than ever.

How much readers of Nick’s other books will be drawn into this one I don’t know. It’s different. Very different. I think it’s his best work.

I cannot recommend it highly enough.
I only get an icon, no book cover. What is the book?


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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Tatanka » Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:25 am

Beginning my 15th reading of "The Spiritual Guide."
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Adam Z » Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:50 pm

Recently finished Carrie by Stephen King.

Now reading The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson.

Spending a lot of time camped out in Psalm 62 lately as well.
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Post by wosbald » Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:20 am

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Margins of Philosophy by Jacques Derrida

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Post by Gabriel » Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:55 pm

I received this one for Christmas. Really enjoying it so far. I’m becoming a consistent fan of Chris Schwarz when it comes to woodworking.

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Post by JMG » Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:27 pm

Demons by Michael Heiser.
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Post by Stanley76 » Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:24 am

ARRL Technician License Manual. The plot stinks.
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Stanley76 wrote:
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ARRL Technician License Manual. The plot stinks.
Stay with it for the surprise ending!
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Post by CodeMonkey » Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:52 am

A second attempt. The full title is The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ as the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology
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Re: What book are you reading?

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A second attempt. The full title is The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ as the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Adam Z » Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:30 am

Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

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I hear from some that this is the most epic of epic fantasy there is. Opinions are rather polarized on Malazan as a whole. I've read all of The Wheel of Time, so I figure I can do this.
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Post by Bloodhound » Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:15 am

I just got this and the bible study guide that goes with it...it was recommended by a member of a bird hunting forum that I sometimes hang out on. I just started the book.

Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, revised and expanded
By: John Eldredge

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Jake » Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:51 pm

Just finished Long Range, the first I've read by CJ Box, and enjoyed it very much.

Now reading a very light/fun culinary murder mystery series by Joann Fluke, on book #5, the Fudge Cupcake Murder. I have tried a few of the recipes in the series, and that's where my Christmas baking recipes came from this year. Fun stuff during the pandemic.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by JimVH » Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:04 pm

Jake wrote:
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Just finished Long Range, the first I've read by CJ Box, and enjoyed it very much.
I'm a big fan. I think I'm five titles in trying to read the entire Joe Pickett series.

The Big Sky series on ABC makes pretty good TV, too.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Jake » Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:08 pm

JimVH wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:04 pm
Jake wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:51 pm
Just finished Long Range, the first I've read by CJ Box, and enjoyed it very much.
I'm a big fan. I think I'm five titles in trying to read the entire Joe Pickett series.

The Big Sky series on ABC makes pretty good TV, too.
Long Range is the latest one, book #21. I am undecided if I'll get #20 next and work my way backwards through the series, jump back to #1 and go in order, or just read them randomly. I do want to continue with the Joe Pickett series though!
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:44 pm

Jake wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:51 pm


Now reading a very light/fun culinary murder mystery series by Joann Fluke, on book #5, the Fudge Cupcake Murder. I have tried a few of the recipes in the series, and that's where my Christmas baking recipes came from this year. Fun stuff during the pandemic.
My wife is a big fan and loves the recipes
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Jake » Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:45 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:44 pm
Jake wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:51 pm


Now reading a very light/fun culinary murder mystery series by Joann Fluke, on book #5, the Fudge Cupcake Murder. I have tried a few of the recipes in the series, and that's where my Christmas baking recipes came from this year. Fun stuff during the pandemic.
My wife is a big fan and loves the recipes
Cool! Has she read any by Sally Berneathy? I read a couple of hers recently (Death By Chocolate, and Murder, Lies and Chocolate). She's a better writer than Joann Fluke, IMO, and I love her sense of humor. There are only five in her chocolate series, so I will get the other three. The first one was free, and the others are only $4 each on Google Play, or on Amazon Kindle.
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