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Re: BPO Book Club????? Anyone up for it?
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2006, 06:47:03 pm »
You are going to love "Bones" I just finished it last night.  This one will be a re-read for me. 

Lisa

Count me in. 
After I read this poist, I ran out and bought "Bones" during my lunch break.
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« Reply #31 on: January 22, 2006, 09:58:53 pm »
Can I have it now?  And what are you doing reading?  You're supposed to be doing QuickBooks...F or shame!  (please, can I borrow it????)  lol

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« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2006, 12:09:27 am »
Yes you can read it now.  A girl has to take a break from quickbooks sometimes, anyway you told me I needed a break.
Lisa


 
Can I have it now?  And what are you doing reading?  You're supposed to be doing QuickBooks...F or shame!  (please, can I borrow it????)  lol
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Rosie - Great Pyrenees (at the bridge)

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« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2006, 12:12:39 am »
OK Girls Ill go get it tomorrow.
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Re: BPO Book Club????? Anyone up for it?
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2006, 12:19:51 am »
Oh geesh!....I forgot I started Bones.   I gotta find that.   It IS good.  It's been a rough month.

I read Dogs of Babel....It left me sick to my stomach.   
I wish I hadn't read it.    Even now I don't want to think about it. 
 
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« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2006, 11:18:02 am »
We need more book on our list.  So far we only have three more books. 

The Other End Of The Leash by Patricia B McConnell
The Dog Listener by Jan Fennell
Dogs Never Lie about Love by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson


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« Reply #36 on: January 23, 2006, 11:44:22 am »
I've heard the Dog Listener is good but I've not heard about the other  ones. 

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« Reply #37 on: January 23, 2006, 11:48:12 am »
Here's a couple of more that look good by Stanley Coren:

How to Speak Dog

The Pawprints of History, Dogs and the Course of Human Events

I'll look in my past "Bark" magazine for some more suggestions ;D!

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« Reply #38 on: January 23, 2006, 12:01:59 pm »
What about Marley and Me by John Grogan?  I'm almost done with it and it was pretty good. 

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« Reply #39 on: January 23, 2006, 01:50:04 pm »
So who mentioned Dogs of Babel?  I am reading it and like you said it made you sick, I am having a hard time getting through it.  It seems a bit strange but, I guess I might continue to get it done. 


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« Reply #40 on: January 23, 2006, 02:19:46 pm »
I am on the waiting list at the library for Marley and Me

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« Reply #41 on: January 23, 2006, 02:26:59 pm »
I thought the concept of Dogs of Babel was interesting, yet I didn't want to read it, because I had a feeling it might upset me...

For just a fun, easy read, this book is pretty cute...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385337868/qid=1138126986/sr=8-1/ref=pd_bbs_1/002-1915638-2856845?n=507846&s=books&v=glance

I also like Susan Conant's mysteries, for just for fun stuff - if you haven't read them, her detective is a dog writer and has two Alaskan Malamutes.  The earlier ones are better than her later ones...

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« Reply #42 on: July 16, 2006, 10:28:41 am »
I wanted to bump this thread because I just read 'Dogs of Babel' and I LOVED it.  I am a huge reader, and I have an idea for this thread.  Rather than having individual threads for books, we could do a book club and have all of the book club stuff in this one thread; for continuity. 
(Like with 'fun with pictures')
Here is how I think it might be fun to do it, and obviously anyone else with ideas should bring them up so we can put this together in a way we all like.  Each month, we contribute ideas for books, as many people as want to do the book club thing.  We come up with a list, and you 'vote' on them, by including them in your list of ideas when you post.  Whichever book is contributed by the most bpo'rs is the next book of the month.  For people who go to the library for them, and have to wait on a waiting list, we could do two books at first, and then we would be a month ahead right off the bat. 
In case anyone wants to do it, here is my list:

Geek Love (twisted, some people may not like it)

Blindness (similar to animal farm and 1984) (Jose Saramago)

Case Histories (I just started it last night, it's phenomenal) (Kate Atkinson)

The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)

Diary (Chuck Palahniuk) (same guy that did 'Fight Club' so it's likely weird)

The Things They Carried (O'Brien) (about vietnam, likely a tear jerker, but supposed to be wonderful)

:) come on board BPO'ers! 

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« Reply #43 on: July 16, 2006, 05:34:37 pm »
I'm up for Blindness or The Time Traveler's Wife, as long as this gets finished before summer's over.  I'd also really like to read Donohue's The Stolen Child.  I bought Light Housekeeping, but put it on the shelf.  If anyone likes sci-fi, The Uglies trilogy (YA) is fantastic.

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« Reply #44 on: July 16, 2006, 05:47:08 pm »
I enjoyed Time Traveler's Wife but nobody else in my family liked it... ::)

I'm just about to start Plain Heathen Mischief by Martin Clark who also wrote The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living  which was also pretty weird, but I enjoyed it....