What books do you suggest reading?

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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by decaff_42 » Fri May 11, 2012 7:04 pm

Taskforce 58 wrote:Besides fictional novels, try reading some non-fictional biographic style books:
Yeager - Chuck Yeager's autobiography
I totally recommend this book. Fairly easy read and it covers the golden years of airplane innovation and growth.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Trollface99 » Thu May 17, 2012 6:59 am

twilight!
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Flake » Thu May 17, 2012 8:16 am

Trollface99 wrote:twilight!
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Trollface99 » Thu May 17, 2012 10:30 am

Flake wrote:
Trollface99 wrote:twilight!
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Taskforce 58 » Thu May 17, 2012 3:38 pm

Trollface99 wrote:twilight!
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Crazypilot » Thu May 17, 2012 4:53 pm

Trollface99 wrote:twilight!
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Your kidding right?
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Phoenix » Thu May 17, 2012 6:21 pm

ok If I had to suggest one book that I found quite stunning, it would be the Cardinal of the Kremlin.

I recommend you read Red October first, but you will find this is much better.

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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by decaff_42 » Thu May 17, 2012 6:58 pm

Thanks for that heads up!!! I got Cardinal because my library's copy of October was out. I will hold off reading it until after reading October. How close is the movie to Hunt for the red october? As a movie it is good, but I just finished Red Storm Rising and realize that fitting so many of the key things would take a 4 hour movie.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by NavyGator » Thu May 17, 2012 10:21 pm

...And just because I haven't seen anybody else suggest 'em,
If you like the Action adventure books try the Novels by
Vince Flynn and the hero therein, Mitch Rapp.
They read a little like the "24" stories.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Honey Badger » Thu May 17, 2012 10:26 pm

I found Warriors super engrossing when I read them a few years ago. My sis is reading them now. Also, anything by Brian Jacques, especially if you like trying to solve puzzles. Castaways of the Flying Dutchman is a Christian series by Brian but very good if you don't mind that stuff. Harry Potter is great. As for nonfiction, Joker One and 8 Lives Down are awesome books. Written by a US Marine and British EOD officer, respectively.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by FrenchTOZT » Fri May 18, 2012 12:18 am

What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by zombiepieman » Fri May 18, 2012 6:06 am

FrenchTOZT wrote:What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
LOLOLOLOLOLOL may have to try that :lol:
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Crazypilot » Fri May 18, 2012 1:56 pm

FrenchTOZT wrote:What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
I'm not gonna lie, I just did that with the first book and I found it rather amusing.
I have another one suggestion, heard of that Alex Rider series? I'm not into it much but I think other people might like it.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Phoenix » Fri May 18, 2012 5:29 pm

decaff_42 wrote:Thanks for that heads up!!! I got Cardinal because my library's copy of October was out. I will hold off reading it until after reading October. How close is the movie to Hunt for the red October? As a movie it is good, but I just finished Red Storm Rising and realize that fitting so many of the key things would take a 4 hour movie.
If you think the hunt for Red October film was good, you have no idea as to what you are missing with the book.


Scale of 1-20 for sheer brilliance (10 being best):

Red October (film): 4 nice film, misses a number of key points.
Red October (book): 10, A great first book by Clancy, very detailed, will get you into looking at boomers online instead of fighter planes for a while.

The Cardinal of the Kremlin: 20 - I can't say anything, lest I ruin it for you.

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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by GimiGlider » Mon May 21, 2012 2:12 am

FrenchTOZT wrote:What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
I'm...kinda...offended...by that...I am a communist you know...(just ask crazypilot)

I read Protect & defend by vince flynn, I like how he incorporates humor into his books. (I mean-Iranese Political Leaders watching porn? I feel on the floor laughing at that-and my stomach hurt for hours after that.)

I read warriors years ago, but...I still haven't read the fourth appretience books yet. Oh well, will catch up later.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Crazypilot » Mon May 21, 2012 7:44 am

Hmm..try ''The Adventures of Captain Underpants!''.
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FrenchTOZT wrote:What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
I'm...kinda...offended...by that...I am a communist you know...(just ask crazypilot)
Step 1: Instead of changing Vampire names to communist leaders, change them to capitalist leaders.
Step 2: Instead of changing Werewolf's names to fascist leaders, change them to Terrorists.
Step 3:Change the humans into bunnies and hamsters.

Should be a better read now.
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by Trollface99 » Mon May 28, 2012 3:44 am

Dude, if you're a fan of advertising, try to read Born in 1842
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Re: What books do you suggest reading?

Post by FrenchTOZT » Thu May 31, 2012 10:17 pm

GimiGlider wrote:
FrenchTOZT wrote:What is wrong with the twilight series? It is fun to replace all the vampire's names with a communist leader, and the werewolf's names with fascist leaders. and the girl and humans with 'Merican leader's names.
I'm...kinda...offended...by that...I am a communist you know...(just ask crazypilot)
No you are not.. Otherwise you would not be posting here.
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