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Old 10-01-2015, 12:43 PM
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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
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(yes, the guy who wrote the Professor and the Madman, about two very interesting people who worked on the OED)
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Old 10-02-2015, 01:34 PM
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Finished Patterson's "Honeymoon," and all I can say is ...

... this is what people are into these days?

I'm most likely going to forget the whole plot in a couple of months.
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Old 10-02-2015, 02:04 PM
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Finished Patterson's Writing Team's "Honeymoon," and all I can say is ...

... this is what people are into these days?

I'm most likely going to forget the whole plot in a couple of months.
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Old 10-02-2015, 02:15 PM
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I remember in one episode of Castle, Patterson(who plays poker with him) kidded Rick for writing only one book a year.

In another episode, Castle's mother told him that he was about an hour late for his poker game. Rick said something like, "great, Patterson probably would have finished writing another book during that time".
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Finished Patterson's "Honeymoon," and all I can say is ...

... this is what people are into these days?

I'm most likely going to forget the whole plot in a couple of months.
read a few Patterson's, haven't liked any of them
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Lamb by Christopher Moore. very funny so far.
wife and I both loved this. Thought it was really impressive that the author was able to write Joshua (Jesus) into a hilarious, slightly flawed character that is still recognizably the guy in the Bible. The rest of the cast of characters was awesome as well.

if you're religious and don't mind a lot of crude humor, I can see really enjoying this book... if you're less religious and are familiar with the Bible at all, there's a good chance you'd also really enjoy this book.
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currently reading 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. enjoying the weirdness so far.
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Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes. Story about a serial killer in modern day Detroit. Very creepy and suspenseful so far. I like her writing style.
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