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Deborah L. Alten @gtargirl (5385) • United States 13 Nov 11
Authors love reviews, unless they're bad. Sometimes bad reviews are just someone's opinion though. Have you read an awful, badly written book? Was the author well-known? What made it so un-enjoyable? Do you enjoy a book that is...
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twinmom22 I admit that I'm not answering the question exactly as asked, but the worst FICTION book I've read in a long life of reading nearly constantly was Jimmy Carter's first novel, The Hornet's Nest: a novel of the Revolutionary War. The dialogue and movement of...
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Porcospino @Porcospino (30710) • Denmark 26 May 11
Do you like to read books from many different genres or do you usually stick to one genre that you really like? Which genre(s) do you like? If you get a book as gift and it belongs to a genre that you don't usually read, do you...
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twinmom22 Like many of the other posters I do have my favorite genres. But I also try to occasionally read something different from what I usually read. Part of this is because I'm a librarian and it's much easier to help people find goods reads when you have a little...
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kiran8 @kiran8 (15402) • Mangalore, India 13 Jul 11
Do you read the last pages half way through? I used to this once upon a time....but now I never do it because I feel that it really kills half the interest in the book .But some of my friends do read and feel that it doesn't...
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twinmom22 @twinmom22 (21) • United States 13 Jul 11
Libraries are struggling with the best way to meet the needs of users that own electronic reading devices like the Nook, Kindle, SonyReader, etc. More and more people also are willing to read books on their smartphones; I know...
Awinds @Awinds (2471) • United States 13 Jul 11
First person uses I and is written from the perspective of the main protagonist. First person allows the reader to really get inside the head and heart of the main character, but at the same time it limits the story since the...
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damienriddle @damienriddle (14) • Malaysia 30 May 07
I have read the book The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold, and I would like to say I really like it a lot. I picked it up by accident, and when I read it, I fell in love with it. The story is about a former soldier and...
CooterF @CooterF (17) • United States 9 Nov 09
So it was probably a little over a month ago, but rumor has it that FOX was looking for writers to come up with a new western themed sci-fi show, stating that it could be the next big theme in the genre. Maybe FOX forgot about...
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camomile07 @camomile07 (1421) • Germany 12 Jul 11
Some books might be bored, others amusing, interesting...there are so many kind of different books nowadays that it's difficult to decide which one to buy, which one to borrow or which one to read first. I really love reading....
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archon309 @archon309 (404) • Philippines 22 Jul 10
Among the Firefly/Serenity movie/tv series characters, who's your favorite? In the series, River Tam seems like a helpless victim of the Alliance research. Though it has been said that she's "gift" as his gifted brother would...
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FaustS @FaustS (3) • China 9 Jul 11
tombass @tombass (19) • Belgium 27 Jun 11
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twinmom22 @twinmom22 (21) • United States 9 Jul 11
I'm interested in hearing from individuals that have circus roots. My husband's family owned a small circus in the first half of the twentieth century called Rippel Brothers Show (not to be confused with the current Hungarian...
lilwonders @lilwonders456 (8219) • United States 16 Feb 09
Kansas is now in the same shape California is in. They are not going to give out state tax refunds, Medicaid reimbursements and payments to local schools unitl they fix their money problems. I lived in Kansas for a while and man...
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SomeCowgirl @SomeCowgirl (32219) • United States 24 Aug 08
If you were named after one of the states of the United States of America, which one would it be and why? Why did you choose that? Please be original, ones such as Carolina, Virginia, and Dakota are strictly out, yes I know they...
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kaysue4 @kaysue4 (951) • United States 9 May 08
Ok, like all of you I am doing my family tree and there was a point in the 1890s or so when the name changed the way it was spelled, but not sure who change how the name was changed. I found an article about one of my...
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3SnuggleBunnies @3SnuggleBunnies (16392) • United States 27 May 09
Hey all! I use Family Tree Ledgends for my work. Though it does offer a recovery online, I no longer want to upload a copy online (long story).... is there a way to back up all my information so if my pc ever bit the dust I'd...
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ccdiane @ccdiane (151) • Cheyenne, Wyoming 25 Mar 11
Hello, I hope someone is still available. It seems I have two families on my father's side that seems to be in a way a mystery. The two mystery families are; O'Neal and Payne from Kansas, well, actually the two sisters are and...