last book

@snowy22315 (52597)
United States
October 7, 2010 1:49pm CST
What is the last book you read and did you enjoy it? I have been reading Dominick Dunnes Power Privligde and Justice. It is pretty good, although there was too much about the OJ trial in it.
8 responses
@thommas (144)
• Latvia
8 Oct 10
I am reading Hans Fallada "Dzelzs Gustavs" now. A very interesting novel about times of the First World War and about one thousand pages long. I know, the name of the book sounds very strange for you because it's in Latvian. :) But before this I finally read one old book: "The World Is Flat" by Thomas Friedman. This was a great one.
1 person likes this
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
8 Oct 10
It is always enjoyable to read a good book. I have several that I enjoy reading, and find to be entertaining. I like a number of books and have found them to be a great way to pass the time. I have been reading since I was a young child.
@ElicBxn (60895)
• United States
8 Oct 10
I finished Christopher Pike's The Starlight Crystal and it was pretty good.
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
8 Oct 10
What was it about?
1 person likes this
@ElicBxn (60895)
• United States
8 Oct 10
It is hard to explain, so I'll give you the Amazon link - that is more of a teaser than anything else... http://www.amazon.com/Starlight-Crystal-Christopher-Pike/dp/0671550284
1 person likes this
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
10 Oct 10
Thanks, ElicBxn
1 person likes this
• United States
7 Oct 10
The last book I read was "A Widow for One Year." I've been putting off finishing the book but finally brought myself to do so and enjoyed it in the process! The first part was turned into a movie not too long ago. John Irving, the writer, loves to write interesting characters and give them quirks. He also lovingly describes them, even though they may not be the most perfect human beings.
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
8 Oct 10
It sounds like a good book. A number of people have been talking about reading their books on kindle and that sounds like a good idea.
• United States
9 Oct 10
Reading costs a bit more on one of those things. You'll need to buy a reader (like Kindle or a hip iPad), which costs money. Moreover, eBooks cost more than regular books because of royalties and such. If you want to read on a Kindle, go for classics. For now, classics are more practical for electronic readers :)
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
10 Oct 10
I know that some books are avaialble for free on ebooks. They are just books they want to promote. I think thre are some things that are really good to be read on an ebook reader, but others may not lend themselves to that format too well.
@makingpots (11922)
• United States
10 Oct 10
Currently I am reading Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier and also Redwall by Brian Jacques. I would recommend both of them. I'm actually having a hard time getting into Rebecca but it is me (and stuff I have on my mind) and not the writing of the book that is causing it. I have been wanting to read Jacques' Redwall Adventures for many years now and I'm enjoying it very much... it's a bit of an escape for me.
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
10 Oct 10
I totally love Rebecca. I have read it several times. I wish I could write the screenplay. I would recommend Catherine Zeta Jones be cast in the role of Rebecca. I don't think it has been made as a movie since 1939. I just enjoyed it so much.
@snowy22315 (52597)
• United States
10 Oct 10
Redwall is an interesting title. It sounds like a book worth delving into.
@kel1483 (986)
• United States
23 Oct 10
The last book I read was John Lescroart's "Hard Evidence". I enjoyed it. It's part of his series that revolves around the character Dismas Hardy. They are crime/law novels. As soon as I finished that I started the most recent book in Kay Hoopers Bishop/Special Crimes Unit novels, called "Blood Ties". So far I am enjoying that one, even though I'm not that far into it. I like Dominick Dunnes show, that I believe has the same title as the book you're reading of his, that is on truTV (I think that's what the station is called, it used to be courttv, I think).
@NoWayRo (1062)
• Romania
11 Oct 10
I've just finished "My Invented Country" by Isabel Allende. I got hooked on Allende's work ever since I read "The House of the Spirits", a long time ago. "My Invented Country" is non-fiction, but it was still good, there's a lot to learn about Chile and about the author's life (and she had an interesting life indeed). I'm also browsing "The Great Gatsby" because I recommended it to a kid, and he's very excited and keeps talking about it, and I don't remember all the details to keep up with him :)
@Savvynlady (3686)
• United States
11 Oct 10
I am trying to read Malcolm Gladwell's "Outliers" because I am curious as to how some are successful and some aren't. that is intriguing to me to say the least. I am also wrapping up Dr Cornel West's memoir, "Brother West:Living and Loving Out Loud A Memoir" and even though it is just that, I find it very interesting and food for thought.
• United States
10 Oct 10
I just finished Sophie Hannah's psychological thriller 'Little Face' and it was soooo good- in fact, I rushed out to buy her other book as soon as I was done. She really sucks in her readers with her twisted plots.