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#12791071 - 06/13/18 06:32 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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The power of Positive Thinking- Rev Dr.Norman Vincent Peale

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#12791073 - 06/13/18 06:33 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Derek 🐝]
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Originally Posted By: Derek &#128029;
Originally Posted By: Westside.
Originally Posted By: Trunkful
Fifty Shades of Grey... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shades Darker.... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shade Freed......... .....E.L. James
Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey....... E.L. James
Darker: Fifty Shades Darker....E.L. James


thumb I've read 2 on this list


My wife said Fifty Shades Freed is probably the best of the series.



FIFY

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#12791074 - 06/13/18 06:34 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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Citizen Soldier by Stephen Ambrose.

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#12791093 - 06/13/18 06:52 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Derek 🐝]
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Originally Posted By: Derek &#128029;
Originally Posted By: Westside.
Originally Posted By: Trunkful
Fifty Shades of Grey... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shades Darker.... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shade Freed......... .....E.L. James
Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey....... E.L. James
Darker: Fifty Shades Darker....E.L. James


thumb I've read 2 on this list


My wife said Fifty Shades Freed is probably the best of the series.


Busted nuts

The wife is really into Scott Hildreth books right now, she got the limited edition mystery box

I'm currently reading P.O.B. magazine
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#12791112 - 06/13/18 07:06 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Westside.]
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Originally Posted By: Westside.
Originally Posted By: Derek &#128029;
Originally Posted By: Westside.
Originally Posted By: Trunkful
Fifty Shades of Grey... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shades Darker.... .........E.L. James
Fifty Shade Freed......... .....E.L. James
Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey....... E.L. James
Darker: Fifty Shades Darker....E.L. James


thumb I've read 2 on this list


My wife said Fifty Shades Freed is probably the best of the series.


Busted nuts

The wife is really into Scott Hildreth books right now, she got the limited edition mystery box

I'm currently reading P.O.B. magazine




My wife reads a lot of profit & Loss statements ....just turrible

cheers

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#12791115 - 06/13/18 07:12 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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frown maybe Chuck F*
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#12791138 - 06/13/18 07:43 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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1984- George Orwell
Lonesome Dove- Larry McMurtry
The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Slaughterhouse Five- Kurt Vonnegut
The Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger
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#12791153 - 06/13/18 07:59 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Gourdbuster]
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Originally Posted By: Gourdbuster
Lonesome Dove- Larry McMurtry


Is the part where the dude gets bit by all the water moccasins in the book?
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#12791154 - 06/13/18 08:00 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Notaguide]
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Originally Posted By: Notaguide
How to argue and win every time Gerry Spence

This should be on everyone’s list


I strongly second this recommendation - homework for trial preparation several years ago but sage wisdom applicable to life in general. Would also add Sun Tzu - The Art of War...

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#12791158 - 06/13/18 08:04 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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Borderland - Bud Shrake
The Son - Phillip Meyers
Into Thin Air - Krakauer
Go Down Together - Jeff Guinn
Our Final Invention - James Barratt
Grapes of Wrath - Steinbeck
The Incredible Journey - Sheila Burnford

I have read these recently & some years ago also


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#12791170 - 06/13/18 08:11 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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great suggestions

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#12791253 - 06/13/18 09:21 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Bigbob_FTW]
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Originally Posted By: Bigbob_FTW
Where the red fern grows
The outsiders
Mere Christianity
The hunt for red october
The jungle

We had a one armed marine/ sixth grade science teacher that read Where the Red Fern Grows to his class every year. A few pages a day after we finished up our science work. I could not wait to get to his class every day. He would finish it up at the end of the school year and cry like a baby, as would every kid in the class, all through the last chapter. He taught there for 30 years and was one of the finest men I have ever known. Thank you for mentioning that Bob, I will be reading that again very soon.

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#12791271 - 06/13/18 09:34 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: Gourdbuster]
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Originally Posted By: Gourdbuster
1984- George Orwell
Lonesome Dove- Larry McMurtry
The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Slaughterhouse Five- Kurt Vonnegut
The Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger


This is a very good list, and I have actually read all of them. One change though - replace Slaughterhouse Five with Citizen Soldier. As a bonus I will toss out one book that no one should read, even though it shows up near or at the top of lists of greatest novels ever written - James Joyce's Ulysses, only matched for awfulness by his other "great" work, Finnegans Wake. I still hate my English Lit teacher for making me read those pieces of garbage.

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#12791292 - 06/13/18 09:51 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: JCG57]
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Originally Posted By: JCG57
Originally Posted By: Gourdbuster
1984- George Orwell
Lonesome Dove- Larry McMurtry
The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Slaughterhouse Five- Kurt Vonnegut
The Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger


This is a very good list, and I have actually read all of them. One change though - replace Slaughterhouse Five with Citizen Soldier. As a bonus I will toss out one book that no one should read, even though it shows up near or at the top of lists of greatest novels ever written - James Joyce's Ulysses, only matched for awfulness by his other "great" work, Finnegans Wake. I still hate my English Lit teacher for making me read those pieces of garbage.


I think Homer's The Illiad and The Odyssey were basically the same story told much better.
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There's no such thing as someone else's war
Your creature comforts aren't the only things worth fighting for
You're still breathing it's not too late
We're all carrying one big burden, sharing one fate.

https://northtexascf.org/community-investment/grant-focus-areas/poverty/

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#12791335 - 06/13/18 10:26 PM Re: What 5 books? [Re: swalker9513]
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Unintended Consequences maybe my all time favorite ... John Ross

The Federalist Papers ... Alexander Hamilton and James Madison

Advise and Consent ... Allen Drury

Gilead ... by Marilynne Robinson

The Conscience of a Conservative ... Barry Goldwater

Atlas Shrugged , should be on everyone's reading list ... Ayn Rand

The Gulag Archipelago ... Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Anything by Louis LAmour
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