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    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors By James D. Hornfischer

    Excellent. One of the best WWII books I've ever read. Cannot put it down.

    It chronicles theBattle off Samar - Oct 25th, 1944.

    Cannot recommend this highly enough. If you have even the slightest interest in Naval warfare during WWII, pick this one up.

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    Had to wait to read this due to my 11-year old daughter and how slow she was to finish it over the summer, but I just finished

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    All I can say is I was very happy with the book. Rowling is a very good writer, who keeps her reader hooked. I enjoyed the series and the finale very much. Would suggest it to anyone.

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    Fiction:


    Nonfiction:

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    Just about to finish a very funny book.

    Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel

    by Jeremy Blachman


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    City Of The Dead by Brian Keene, un-beilevable demonpossessedzombieendoftheworldhorror...with a reaallllllly downbeat ending...good stuff Maynard!

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    Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. It's taking me forever to get through it, though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nazgul View Post
    Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. It's taking me forever to get through it, though...
    It's huge but excellent imo.

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    Just finished Coalescent by Stephen Baxter the other day. Baxter writes really good "hard science fiction" and this is no exception.

    Currently rereading My War Gone By, I Miss It So by Anthony Loyd. A dark, personal look into the Bosnian War. The way Loyd writes the chronology can be screwy at times, but you get used it pretty quick.

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    Just finished Armageddon's Children by Terry Brooks. It's the first book in the Genesis of Shannara trilogy, set in post-apocalyptic Seattle. Basically a follow-on trilogy to his Word/Void trilogy.

    Good stuff. I'm on to read the second book now.
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    Just bought a copy of Mary Stewart's "The Crystal Cave." It's Arthurian legend that I read when I was in high school. It was good then, and it's GREAT now.
    Anything worth shooting is worth shooting twice. Bullets are cheap. Life is priceless.


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