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#16    LisaMHD

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 04:08 PM

Heres a book Ive already read and plan on reading again, its; "Amazonia" by James Rollins. I give it a  thumbup.gif  thumbup.gif  thumbup.gif  thumbup.gif  rating.

From the back of the book itself.; "The Rand scientific expedition entered the lush wilderness of the Amazon and never returned. Years later, one of its members has stumbled out of the worlds most inhospitable rainforest-- a former Special Forces soldier, scarred, mutilated, terrified, and mere hours from death, who went in with one arm missing.... and came out with both intact. Unable to comprehend this inexplicable event, the government sends Nathan Rand into this inpenetrable secret world of undreamed-of perils, to follow the trail of his vanished father.... toward mysteries that MUST be solved at any cost. But the nightmare that is awating Nate and his team of scientists and seasoned U.S. Rangers dwarfes any danger they anticipated; an ancient, unspoken terror-- a power beyond human imagining--that can forever alter the world beyond the dark, lethal confines of....Amazonia."

Check the book out for yourself, Im sure you wont be dissapointed.

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Posted 08 March 2004 - 10:00 PM

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who went in with one arm missing.... and came out with both intact
Darn it Lisa I might just do that . After I finish the next 2 books in my series  original.gif  


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Posted 08 March 2004 - 10:08 PM

Just started-The Sinner by Tess Geritssen (sp). Just finished-Dead Reckoning by Dr. Michael Baden.

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Posted 09 March 2004 - 12:09 AM

Reading Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and Whitely Strieber, Underworld by Graham Hancock, and Dr. No by Ian Flemming.

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Posted 10 March 2004 - 04:27 PM

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I think this thread will be fun to keep around.  thumbsup.gif  


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Posted 10 March 2004 - 07:29 PM

I wanna play!
Me just finished read the second part of Laura Resnick's In Fire Forged series. The only thing I can complain about is that it's only a two-part series. if you like fantasy, then you must read these books. absolutely must.

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Ya know, a few days ago I found a better explaination(sp?) for Angelfish than "Cus it sounds cool".
But than I realized there was no one around to hear it, and I got really depressed.
I hope you all intend to make me feel better.

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Posted 10 March 2004 - 07:40 PM

Yep, got and read all 11 books of the wheel of time, can't wait for the 12th.

At the moment I am reading The Sandman: Book of Dreams, edited by Neil GAiman and Ed Kramer.

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Posted 13 March 2004 - 11:57 AM

Althalus Posted on Mar 10 2004, 07:40 PM
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At the moment I am reading The Sandman: Book of Dreams, edited by Neil GAiman and Ed Kramer.


Now that wouldn't be the one I lent you Al?? tongue.gif

At the moment I have about four on the go..

Re reading Spiritwalk by Charles De Lint...

The Mad Ship by Robin Hobbs.

Knight of the Black Rose by James Lowder.

Seventh Sword by Andrew Collins..

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Posted 13 March 2004 - 08:36 PM

The Function of the English Verb by Peter Lewis.

A tad overcoked in places but some truly mind-bending observations about the grammar of intransitives.

And in the evenings I'm re-reading Good Omens by Tezza Pratchet and Neil Gaiman.

Spot the difference.


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Posted 13 March 2004 - 09:17 PM

Just finished 'All the Rage' & 'Hosts' by F. Paul Wilson, his 'repairman jack' novels are very well done. thumbsup.gif



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Posted 13 March 2004 - 10:09 PM

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Posted 13 March 2004 - 10:11 PM

I just finished 'The Case for Christ' by Lee Strobel. A VERY interesting book.  thumbsup.gif  


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Posted 13 March 2004 - 10:56 PM

i am reading the "mammoth book of haunted house stories" and "the Word in life study Bible"(new testament edition)


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Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:05 AM

QUOTE (Aslan @ Mar 13 2004, 08:36 PM)
some truly mind-bending observations about the grammar of intransitives.


Huh ??????  huh.gif ....the grammar of who ??????

*scurries off to brush up on vocabulary *


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Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:09 AM


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QUOTE (Aslan @ Mar 13 2004, 08:36 PM)
some truly mind-bending observations about the grammar of intransitives.





Huh ??????  ....the grammar of who ??????

*scurries off to brush up on vocabulary *


Intransitives, Thistle, are migrant workers who are here one day and gone the next.  Aslan is obviously talking about the way these people talk. cool.gif  

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