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Post FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
What FICTION book would you like to read and discuss as a group in July and August 2012?

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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
Personally, the best fiction book i can think of is Max Brook's "World War Z".

It is a book that takes place during a zombie apocalypse, but really the zombies are the least of what this book deals with. They are the mcguffin which sets up a catalyst for world-wide change, and that is really what this book is about.

Different cultures, different politics, different economies and how people in each of these groups respond to a world-changing catastrophic event.

It's only like 300 pages long, and i honestly recommend this book to everyone.

Currently for sale at amazon for $9.71. It's a steal.

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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
This book might get Frank back on the forums!



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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
You know, what the hell, we don't need to nominate any other books at this point. A zombie book always trumps anything else.

I'm in. All you hoity-toity literature people need to get on board with this one too. It's summer. It's time to read a fun book.


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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
I'm in for zombies. Entertaining and practical.



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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
I am currently arming for Zombie Apocalypse. Not so much because I think it's coming... I want it. :D



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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
Good.

I'm glad you guys are going to read it. Then i will have somebody to feel sad with when Brad Pitt's movie of the same name comes out.

I read the synopsis, compare it to the book... and it makes me weepy.


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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
I like the way you guys are thinking. Let's go for it.



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Post Re: FICTION suggestions needed for JULY and AUGUST!
I'm going to announce this as the July and August book. This thread will be locked and the forum will be up in 14.9 minutes. Time me.



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Stop timing me! I'm in a chat with a friend. I will get the forum up soon...tonight for sure. ;-)



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