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I cried, "Oh, Lady Midnight, I fear that you grow old, the stars eat your body and the wind makes you cold." "If we cry now," she said, "it will just be ignored."

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bob_is_lost wrote:


Is snootch going to get on to us for messing up this book thread..

for this.. the two of you must spend the next ten minutes together in the penalty box....

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bob_is_lost wrote:


Is snootch going to get on to us for messing up this book thread..

LL.did bust you already...but to cure this I'll be deleting the OT posts from this thread. No prob though I have been known to thread jack a time or two.

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I hit the jackpot today, wife and sister-in-law brought me 14 bags of books from a rummage sale they went to this morning I get really lucky sometimes. Now i get to spend some time sorting books into three piles , 1, read soon, 2, read whenever, 3 , read when groups 1 and 2 are gone. So far i have sorted 3 bags, and found a total of 23 read soon books already. Happy days are here again, love this stuff.

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HMMM! Together in a penalty box all alone!!!
Thanks Snootch!!!! Your da man!!

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voltsandamps wrote:


I hit the jackpot today, wife and sister-in-law brought me 14 bags of books from a rummage sale they went to this morning I get really lucky sometimes. Now i get to spend some time sorting books into three piles , 1, read soon, 2, read whenever, 3 , read when groups 1 and 2 are gone. So far i have sorted 3 bags, and found a total of 23 read soon books already. Happy days are here again, love this stuff.

Very cool Volts. I think a few stops at garage sales are in my future.

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You might want to check the want ads in your local papers, they often list garage sales and maybe rummage sales too. Books tend to be pretty slim pickins' at garage sales, you probably could do better at rummage sales, check out the church news and see what you can find. Good hunting kemo sabe. Had an additional thought, you might look in your yellow pages for used book stores, also the want ad section of your papers for used book stores, they are fairly common.

-- Edited by voltsandamps at 00:00, 2006-06-22

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voltsandamps wrote:


You might want to check the want ads in your local papers, they often list garage sales and maybe rummage sales too. Books tend to be pretty slim pickins' at garage sales, you probably could do better at rummage sales, check out the church news and see what you can find. Good hunting kemo sabe. Had an additional thought, you might look in your yellow pages for used book stores, also the want ad section of your papers for used book stores, they are fairly common. -- Edited by voltsandamps at 00:00, 2006-06-22


The only used book store around is in another town, and I've found the occasional gem there, but usually alot of really beat up westerns, and romance..the only two I really won't read.


I do check the papers for upcoming sales though. I'm a smalltime E-bayer so I go looking for some diamonds in the rough  to sell on there once in a while. I'm listing a few matchbox cars and some college text books right now. Selling alot of the text books. Some go for like 20-30 bucks...makes the 5 I paid for them worth it.



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i just got through reading Memoirs of a Geisha, wow now that was really good...

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Southern Freckles wrote:


i just got through reading Memoirs of a Geisha, wow now that was really good...

Oooh I keep forgetting to check that out of the library! (which reminds me i need to take some stuff back....)

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I am currently reading a book that I don't know how to describe, it is a mix of time travel, alternate history, and science friction. The title is "on the oceans of eternity" by s. m. stirling. an excellent read, I would recommend it to anybody looking for something different and/or unusual. It is loosely tied to a series of books by the same author dealing more or less with similar ideas. Very good story.


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voltsandamps wrote:


I am currently reading a book that I don't know how to describe, it is a mix of time travel, alternate history, and science friction. The title is "on the oceans of eternity" by s. m. stirling. an excellent read, I would recommend it to anybody looking for something different and/or unusual. It is loosely tied to a series of books by the same author dealing more or less with similar ideas. Very good story.

All of that in one book, and it's not over done? Cool..Sound like one for me. I'm really loving (re-reading) the biography of Jackie Chan. Lived a very different life as a young boy from anything most american children would ever think of, and to become the man he is now just shows a great pride and spirit to succeed.

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voltsandamps wrote:


I am currently reading a book that I don't know how to describe, it is a mix of time travel, alternate history, and science friction. The title is "on the oceans of eternity" by s. m. stirling. an excellent read, I would recommend it to anybody looking for something different and/or unusual. It is loosely tied to a series of books by the same author dealing more or less with similar ideas. Very good story.


If you like that Volts...you might try To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis... She is a great sci-fi writer.  Shes won more Nebula awards than any other scifi writer (i think...i could be making that up).  The book is good and at first you are just as confused as the main character... but I was hooked after that.  It also has some romance but not cheesy.  Its got the whole time travel thing going for it.  I honestly didnt know if I would like it but it turned out to be a good one.  I recommended it to a friend on Plot and she loved it.  At first she wasnt getting into it cause of how it opens (like I said confusing) but its done like that on purpose.  You start out with the same info as the main character and together you figure out whats going on.  You also meet Darwin and the Three Men in a Boat...  Anyway I checked out some of her other stuff and its also really good.  Passage is good ut sad and Doomsday Book is very dark but also deals with time travel an has a few cross over characters from Dog.


Anyway if you get a chance check it out.



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snootch2danootch wrote:


voltsandamps wrote: I am currently reading a book that I don't know how to describe, it is a mix of time travel, alternate history, and science friction. The title is "on the oceans of eternity" by s. m. stirling. an excellent read, I would recommend it to anybody looking for something different and/or unusual. It is loosely tied to a series of books by the same author dealing more or less with similar ideas. Very good story. All of that in one book, and it's not over done? Cool..Sound like one for me. I'm really loving (re-reading) the biography of Jackie Chan. Lived a very different life as a young boy from anything most american children would ever think of, and to become the man he is now just shows a great pride and spirit to succeed.

That sounds interesting Snootch.  Id like to read it.  I read a few biographys when I think of it.  I read the Andy Kauffman biography by his buddy (cant remember his name...Steve Zamunda?)  It was pretty good.  And I read something about the Romonovs...it was like a forensic biography.  It was interesting.

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I lucked out again, I took a load of stuff up to the church for fridays rummage sale and met a guy who was parting with his entire Louis Lamour collection because he was getting married and they were consolidating two apartments worth of furniture. He gave me the whole thing. I saw two or three books right away that I haven't read yet. I think the way my luck has been running I should visit one of the many gambleing casinos we have around here.

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voltsandamps wrote:


I lucked out again, I took a load of stuff up to the church for fridays rummage sale and met a guy who was parting with his entire Louis Lamour collection because he was getting married and they were consolidating two apartments worth of furniture. He gave me the whole thing. I saw two or three books right away that I haven't read yet. I think the way my luck has been running I should visit one of the many gambleing casinos we have around here.

Cha Ching!!! Ringing in the booty now are we...Hey pass a bit of that luck this way. I could use it right now.

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I cried, "Oh, Lady Midnight, I fear that you grow old, the stars eat your body and the wind makes you cold." "If we cry now," she said, "it will just be ignored."

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the 7th and final harrry potter book is almost done... four main characters are to die... anyone want to guess as to who???

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Wow, four main characters!? Sounds kind of like a show we all watch and love...

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the 7th and final harrry potter book is almost done... four main characters are to die... anyone want to guess as to who???


4?!?  I heard 2...im guessing the obvious will be harry and voldemort.  whos the other two?   she already killed off my other faves...if a weasley dies...oof.


I bet the other 2 are hagrid and snape.  just my opinoin.  i cant imagine with all the hate towards snape...even if he turns out good and everything was a ploy...that he will live through book 7.



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I cried, "Oh, Lady Midnight, I fear that you grow old, the stars eat your body and the wind makes you cold." "If we cry now," she said, "it will just be ignored."

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Just started a new book in the D.L. series. "Dragons of Dwarven Depths"..I'm so excited to read this one. It's done by Wiess and Hickman who created the whole DL world, and it's back to the original characters, and more about what they did during the "War of the Lance." 

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I cried, "Oh, Lady Midnight, I fear that you grow old, the stars eat your body and the wind makes you cold." "If we cry now," she said, "it will just be ignored."

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my grand daughter loves reading dr seuss!!!

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lockesladyness wrote:


my grand daughter loves reading dr seuss!!!


Is that where your rhyming stuff has come from lately?

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Southern Freckles wrote:


i just got through reading Memoirs of a Geisha, wow now that was really good...


I read that back in December. It was good but I didn't care much for the redundancy in some of his descriptions and phrasings.  and I can't figure how the story was supposed to be some kind of great love story when basically this woman fell for a married guy and eventually spent the rest of her life a kept mistress in a high rise apartment being visited by her lover when he was on business trips.  

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Reading The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy soon!

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Reading The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy soon!


You'll find that it's easily one of the funnest and funniest reads around.

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Maybe I'll do some bedtime reading in BED .. heehee...


does anybody know if I was supposed to tip the delivery guys? They left a thank you card and two mints on the bed!



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Throw the card away and eat the mints, problem solved.

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HaHa Volts! 

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