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latebloomer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-21-03 09:12 PM
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130. second that!
I love all his books-- cool how he uses his background as a psychologist to create absorbing plots.

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  -Could someone suggest a good page-turner? Skinner  Nov-19-03 01:19 PM   #0 
  - Any of Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware books.  terrya   Nov-19-03 01:21 PM   #1 
  - second that!  latebloomer   Nov-21-03 09:12 PM   #130 
  - some of my faves  american_punk   Nov-19-03 01:23 PM   #2 
  - "My Year of Meats" by Ruth Ozeki  jono   Nov-19-03 01:24 PM   #3 
  - Corelli's Mandelin  bif   Nov-19-03 01:24 PM   #4 
  - Try Herman Wouk  Demobrat   Nov-19-03 01:24 PM   #5 
  - that's my all time favorite  globalcitizen   Nov-19-03 02:34 PM   #60 
  - The Cabinet of Curiosities.  greatauntoftriplets   Nov-19-03 01:24 PM   #6 
  - That was great!  latebloomer   Nov-21-03 09:13 PM   #131 
  - Shutter Island (Dennis Lehane)  Richardo   Nov-19-03 01:25 PM   #7 
  - I generally let one of my kids turn pages for me  TrogL   Nov-19-03 01:25 PM   #8 
  - LOL  Skinner   Nov-19-03 01:30 PM   #13 
  - I use an electronic one myself.  Jim Sagle   Nov-19-03 01:30 PM   #14 
  - Douglas Coupland up to Girlfriend in a Coma, Iain Banks  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-19-03 01:26 PM   #9 
  - Scott Turow's "Reversible Error", and...  Padraig18   Nov-19-03 01:27 PM   #10 
  - Angels and Demons (same author of Da Vinci Code)  omshanti   Nov-19-03 01:28 PM   #11 
  - Perhaps you should mention the styles or categories you like  undisclosedlocation   Nov-19-03 01:29 PM   #12 
  - Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett  Vote_Clark_In_WI   Nov-19-03 01:31 PM   #15 
  - Was going to suggest DaVinci Code  Catch22Dem   Nov-19-03 01:32 PM   #16 
  - This is great.  Skinner   Nov-19-03 01:33 PM   #17 
  - Oldie but goodie - Trevanian's Shibumi  Shakespeare   Nov-19-03 01:35 PM   #18 
  - Any of Alan Furst's novels.  Tracer   Nov-19-03 01:35 PM   #19 
  - James Ellroy, if you like crime thrillers  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 01:36 PM   #20 
  - Oooh- second that, especially for American Tabloid  Shakespeare   Nov-19-03 01:37 PM   #22 
  - I could NOT put down MY DARK PLACES  nothingshocksmeanymore   Nov-19-03 01:51 PM   #33 
  - I'm actually scared to read that.  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 01:55 PM   #38 
     - It truly is...it also gives great insight into his psyche  nothingshocksmeanymore   Nov-19-03 01:59 PM   #44 
     - READING it? Try to get your hands on the audiobook of ELLROY reading!  Shakespeare   Nov-19-03 02:02 PM   #50 
        - Reading? Yikes!  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 02:04 PM   #53 
           - Worse yet I have a signed copy!!!  nothingshocksmeanymore   Nov-19-03 02:05 PM   #54 
              - Hahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 02:15 PM   #56 
              - I'm a freak (have signed copies of all of Ellroy's novels)...  mitchum   Nov-19-03 03:48 PM   #76 
                 - I picked White Jazz out of a remainder bin many years  woofless   Nov-19-03 04:18 PM   #83 
                 - My beef with "White Jazz" was that he broke away from his...  mitchum   Nov-19-03 04:30 PM   #89 
                 - Yup, and Ellroy at his best reminds me of....  Shakespeare   Nov-19-03 05:09 PM   #96 
  - I like his books, but not  stanwyck   Nov-19-03 01:51 PM   #35 
  - If you want something lighter  AlabamaYankee   Nov-19-03 01:36 PM   #21 
  - Go to the mystery section, pick up Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith  BurtWorm   Nov-19-03 01:38 PM   #23 
  - Try a walk on the distaff side, Skinner  Plaid Adder   Nov-19-03 01:40 PM   #24 
  - Also on the distaff side: Patricia Highsmith  Richardo   Nov-19-03 01:58 PM   #43 
  - Any of Dennis Lehane's books  notmyprez   Nov-19-03 01:41 PM   #25 
  - I second that.  Richardo   Nov-19-03 01:43 PM   #27 
  - "Cold Mountain"  Maine-i-acs   Nov-19-03 01:41 PM   #26 
  - The Club Dumas and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer  supernova   Nov-19-03 01:45 PM   #28 
  - Darwin's Radio  bif   Nov-19-03 01:47 PM   #29 
  - you must get the sequel....Darwin's Children if you haven't yet....  jus_the_facts   Nov-19-03 02:36 PM   #63 
     - Thanks, I'll look for it.  bif   Nov-19-03 03:54 PM   #78 
  - The DaVinci Code  GumboYaYa   Nov-19-03 01:48 PM   #30 
  - *thorws nerf ball at Gumbo*  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 01:50 PM   #31 
     - Duhhh.....  GumboYaYa   Nov-19-03 03:07 PM   #67 
  - How about this one?  felonious thunk   Nov-19-03 01:50 PM   #32 
  - HA!  Skinner   Nov-19-03 01:55 PM   #39 
     - LOL! (n/t)  goobergunch   Nov-19-03 02:56 PM   #65 
  - Paul Auster...  blm   Nov-19-03 01:51 PM   #34 
  - I'm reading "Book of Illusions"  stanwyck   Nov-19-03 01:53 PM   # 
     - mr. blm reading Book of Illusions right now.  blm   Nov-19-03 04:08 PM   #82 
        - Don't you wish  stanwyck   Nov-19-03 04:23 PM   #84 
  - Neal Stephenson's high tech novels  Kellanved   Nov-19-03 01:52 PM   #36 
  - Yeah!  Squeech   Nov-19-03 03:23 PM   #69 
  - Sophie's World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy  sparosnare   Nov-19-03 01:53 PM   #37 
  - I'll second that.  Screaming Lord Byron   Nov-19-03 02:02 PM   #51 
  - Older Book and an Autor to boycott  PROUDNWLIBERAL   Nov-19-03 02:03 PM   #52 
     - Yes, A Town Called Alice  marigold20   Nov-19-03 07:31 PM   #109 
  - The remains of the day  Kamika   Nov-19-03 01:57 PM   #40 
  - Anything by Stephen King, Dean Koontz or Robin Cook  RebelOne   Nov-19-03 01:57 PM   #41 
  - I read an advance copy of Koontz "Odd Thomas" to be released 12/5  Richardo   Nov-19-03 02:00 PM   #47 
     - I love Dean Koontz.  RebelOne   Nov-19-03 05:13 PM   #97 
        - The plot: A young 20-something guy, with psi powers,  Richardo   Nov-19-03 05:26 PM   #103 
           - who do you work for?  dobak   Nov-20-03 01:30 AM   #112 
           - That little mom & pop outfit: Barnes & Noble  Richardo   Nov-20-03 08:13 AM   #122 
           - Thanks. Sounds like a typical Dean Koontz story.  RebelOne   Nov-20-03 06:10 AM   #119 
  - If you're interested in non-fiction  SnowGoose   Nov-19-03 01:58 PM   #42 
  - bury my heart at wounded knee  cade   Nov-19-03 01:59 PM   #45 
  - "Armor" by John Steakley  Frangible   Nov-19-03 02:00 PM   #46 
  - I'm in the middle of Seabiscuit and find it engrossing.  2dumb2beprez   Nov-19-03 02:01 PM   #48 
  - Read War and Peace?  bloom   Nov-19-03 02:01 PM   #49 
  - The Best of DU (Postings for Posterity)  soupkitchen   Nov-19-03 02:14 PM   #55 
  - "Carter Beats The Devil" and...  chiburb   Nov-19-03 02:18 PM   #57 
  - hehe, I was going to suggest that one.  VRSCAman   Nov-19-03 02:19 PM   #58 
  - Hiaasen  johnnie   Nov-19-03 02:20 PM   #59 
  - My favorites are Lucky You, Native Tongue, Tourist Season and Striptease  Richardo   Nov-19-03 05:13 PM   #98 
  - I'm a non-fiction book and I've enjoyed these 2 books greatly:  LynneSin   Nov-19-03 02:34 PM   #61 
  - Darwin's Radio....and.......Darwin's Children by Greg Bear......  jus_the_facts   Nov-19-03 02:34 PM   #62 
  - non-fiction ones?  northzax   Nov-19-03 02:51 PM   #64 
  - in honor of the Gettysburg Address anniversary  ZombyWoof   Nov-19-03 03:05 PM   #66 
  - If you haven't Read the Witching Hour series by Anne Rice  proud patriot   Nov-19-03 03:08 PM   #68 
  - Yes, she is one of my favorites.  RebelOne   Nov-20-03 06:15 AM   #120 
     - Me too  proud patriot   Nov-21-03 08:34 PM   #126 
  - Solaris by Stanislaw Lem  chaska   Nov-19-03 03:24 PM   #70 
  - Oryx and Crake  prolesunited   Nov-19-03 03:33 PM   #71 
  - I could recommend a great Page Turner  SOteric   Nov-19-03 03:37 PM   #72 
  - I thought I heard a rim shot a few minutes ago.  GOPisEvil   Nov-19-03 03:41 PM   #74 
  - To Kill A Mockingbird  not_in_my_name   Nov-19-03 03:40 PM   #73 
  - Have you read _The Poisonwood Bible_ yet?  ulysses   Nov-19-03 03:44 PM   #75 
  - Yep.  stanwyck   Nov-19-03 04:27 PM   #88 
  - More page turning suggestions  TrogL   Nov-19-03 03:50 PM   #77 
  - Black Dahlia Avenger  Rowdyboy   Nov-19-03 03:59 PM   #79 
  - Hey Skinner: This book comes highly recommended!!!!  LynneSin   Nov-19-03 04:00 PM   #80 
  - James Lee Burke  caledoni   Nov-19-03 04:01 PM   #81 
  - Me, too  stanwyck   Nov-19-03 04:25 PM   #86 
  - well . . . if you liked the DaVinci Code . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-19-03 04:25 PM   #85 
  - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card  elfwitch   Nov-19-03 04:26 PM   #87 
  - The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver  leftchick   Nov-19-03 04:37 PM   #90 
  - Cryptonomicon  DS1   Nov-19-03 04:41 PM   #91 
  - another one that totally engaging is "The Pillars of the Earth" . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-19-03 04:48 PM   #92 
  - Bill Clinton would suggest Richard Preston's "THE COBRA EVENT"  jchild   Nov-19-03 05:00 PM   #93 
  - along the same lines: The Hot Zone.  Richardo   Nov-19-03 05:03 PM   #94 
  - Hmmm...thanks for the tip.  blm   Nov-19-03 06:40 PM   #104 
     - you're quite welcome...I promise that you won't put it down until  jchild   Nov-19-03 06:48 PM   #105 
  - From Yale to Jail  56kid   Nov-19-03 05:05 PM   #95 
  - The entire Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell  geniph   Nov-19-03 05:17 PM   #99 
  - Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon  geniph   Nov-19-03 05:22 PM   #100 
  - Darwin's Radio, by Greg Bear  geniph   Nov-19-03 05:23 PM   #102 
     - It won the 2000 Nebula Award....  jus_the_facts   Nov-19-03 06:54 PM   #106 
  - Anaerobic Digestion of Sewage Sludge and Organic Agricultural Wastes  Ignoramus   Nov-19-03 05:23 PM   #101 
  - Did you read Al Franken's latest?  Catshrink   Nov-19-03 07:01 PM   #107 
  - The Key to Rebecca  marigold20   Nov-19-03 07:29 PM   #108 
  - One Hundred Years of Solitude  MrSoundAndVision   Nov-19-03 07:33 PM   #110 
  - I am reading "The Greatest Sedition Is Silence"  Rhiannon12866   Nov-20-03 01:27 AM   #111 
  - Here's The List  dreissig   Nov-20-03 01:42 AM   #113 
  - Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five. Or any book by Kurt Vonnegut n/t  NNN0LHI   Nov-20-03 01:48 AM   #114 
  - Forever Amber by Kathleen Windsor....  jus_the_facts   Nov-20-03 01:48 AM   #115 
  - Any Chuck Palahniuk book but I suggest  onebigbadwulf   Nov-20-03 01:52 AM   #116 
  - Long but fast; hard to put down: The Crimson Petal and the White by  politicat   Nov-20-03 03:16 AM   #117 
  - Lila or Ishmael  greyl   Nov-20-03 05:59 AM   #118 
  - Last Year's Jesus by Ellen Slezak.  MrsGrumpy   Nov-20-03 08:10 AM   #121 
  - what, reading all those applications for mod wer e not enough?  WoodrowFan   Nov-20-03 08:25 AM   #123 
  - If you like to be creeped like I do, try  blondeatlast   Nov-20-03 08:41 AM   #124 
  - Most anything by Dick Francis, I have trouble putting down  Rhiannon12866   Nov-21-03 08:29 PM   #125 
  - Two worth the read and will keep your attention.  The Lone Liberal   Nov-21-03 08:39 PM   #127 
  - Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco  scucci   Nov-21-03 08:48 PM   #128 
  - Anne Rice's  Ilsa   Nov-21-03 09:06 PM   #129 
  - I enjoyed "Feast of All Saints"  scucci   Nov-21-03 09:21 PM   #132 
  - Bill Clinton's favorite books list  grasswire   Nov-22-03 02:41 AM   #133 
  - Eye of the Needle  grasswire   Nov-22-03 02:42 AM   #134 
  - "Joined at the Heart" by President Al and First Lady Tipper Gore  MIScott87   Nov-22-03 05:34 AM   #135 
  - "The Bounty" by Caroline Alexander.  rezmutt   Nov-22-03 06:03 AM   #136 
 

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