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Thought I would start a thread about books we have read, are currently reading, or plan to read. I am always looking for good suggestions for books (Goodreads and such). I thought I would see what y'all are reading.

I'll start. I just finished reading I am Watching You (mystery), and I am reading Dan Brown's new book Origins. I am also listening to Anna Karenina on audiobooks (I have a long commute, so this is how I am passing that time).

I am Watching You is good, and a fairly easy read. I am only a few chapters into Origins, but it is good so far.

Anna Karenina is really good, but it is extremely long. I am about a 1/3 of the way through it. It is my "large book" that I want to knock out this year. Last year, it was the Count of Monte Cristo. Great story, but it was really long.

So, what are y'all reading? Any particular genre you prefer?
 

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Looking for some recommendations. The last few I have read are:

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Silas Marner (Cliff-noted this in high school)
Norse Mythology
All Quiet on the Western Front
A trilogy on Drizz't Do' Urden

Looking for something a little lighter and maybe humorous.

I’m assuming you have read Confederacy at least three times? That one gets funnier with each time.

or Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo. Russo writes great characters and this one is funny as hell
 
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I’m assuming you have read Confederacy at least three times? That one gets funnier with each time.

or Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo. Russo writes great characters and this one is funny as hell

Confederacy of Dunces? Yes, but I hated it.

I will look into Nobody's Fool. Thanks.
 
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Just finished The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy...fantastic books, makes me want to visit Sweden one day....

I have read the first two, and they were both very good. I need to finish off the trilogy.
 

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I have read the first two, and they were both very good. I need to finish off the trilogy.
Just finished The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy...fantastic books, makes me want to visit Sweden one day....
i want to read the rest of the girl who played with fire. fantastic series.

i have an issue where when i like something so much, i have a hard time putting my time towards the story etc. i just know i'll be absorbed by it till finished.

seriously awesome story and collection. i'd easily submit to lisbeth.
 

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“Lunatics” by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel is hilarious. The only book to ever make me lmao
 

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Don't really read books but if I do it is usually an auto biography. The last one I read was Tony LaRussa in 2014. Always wanted to read Animal Farm that Zeetes read. I heard it was commentary on Communism disguised as an animal story.
 

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Your a strong person. You recognized a problem, took action and have been following threw. Unfortunately not many people do what you did. Tip of the cap to you Sir.
 

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The Big Book
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If you like AA Comes of Age then I highly recommend “Not God”. It is truly fascinating.

and Breathing Underwater by Richard Rohr. This one I can’t recommend highly enough.

also check out YouTube speakers Sandy Beach and Joe and Charlie’s Big Book lessons. Sandy is inspirational and Joe and Charlie break down the contents better than pretty much everyone. That’s like an 11 hour series
 

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