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by red805
Fri September 18th, 2020, 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 60

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020

Finished one of our board icon books - Shogun. It was amazing, non-stop action & history. The audiobook narration was excellent I thought. Probably would not have read (ok, listened to) it without this message board, so thanks!
by red805
Mon August 17th, 2020, 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 98

Re: What Are You Reading? August 2020

Just started Shogun by James Clavell. Can't believe I've never read it before, but I'm working my way through the books that are the icons for this website :)
by red805
Tue July 14th, 2020, 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 528

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2020

Reading an awesome book - Primary Colors by Anonymous. Loved the movie so much & now I see it tracked super close to the book.
by red805
Tue June 30th, 2020, 1:18 am
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Ancient Near East
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

Re: Ancient Near East

Nefret wrote:
Tue June 30th, 2020, 12:16 am
Update- I have both Great Courses lectures about Mesopotamia, and the one about Asia Minor. So, thanks for getting me into those. :mrgreen:
Awesome! It's about time for a relisten for me.
by red805
Fri June 19th, 2020, 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? June 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: What are you reading? June 2020

I am reading one of the website icons - Captain from Castile by Samuel Shellabarger.
by red805
Thu June 11th, 2020, 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Icons on Main Page
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Book Icons on Main Page

A great book! I just googled Colleen McCullough and was surprised to discover she's passed on. Can you find a cover image? Preferably an old one, I don't know how long Australian copyright runs, altho any publisher would be an idiot to nix free promotion. But there are a lot of idiots around, and i...
by red805
Thu June 11th, 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Icons on Main Page
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Book Icons on Main Page

Actually, the banner isn't meant to be the best ever, it's just what I could cobble together in a hurry, and, as I'm fairly neglectful, I've never gone back to update it, since that would mean jogging my old brain as to how the process was originally done. But the reason those books are up there is...
by red805
Mon June 8th, 2020, 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Icons on Main Page
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Book Icons on Main Page

I see that Gone With the Wind now has two icons on our main page. I'm wondering what dropped off, or did I just never notice that GWTW was on there twice! I know there are four more books that rotate in - Far Pavillions, Captain from Castille, & I think Horatio Hornblower & Shogun. The reason I wond...
by red805
Fri April 24th, 2020, 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1456
Views: 98625

Re: Where Are You Now?

in Gilead getting ready to run
by red805
Tue April 21st, 2020, 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: What are you reading? April 2020

Not historical fiction, but just finished American Dirt & liked it very much.

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