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by Chris OConnor
Mon Apr 01, 2024 11:34 pm
Forum: What non-fiction book should we read and discuss next?
Topic: WANTED: Non-fiction book suggestions for our May, June & July discussion!
Replies: 4
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WANTED: Non-fiction book suggestions for our May, June & July discussion!

WANTED: Non-fiction book suggestions for our May, June & July discussion! [/size] What would you like to read and discuss next? We need some quality NON-FICTION book suggestions so we can pick our May, June & July non-fiction book. Please give us the title, author name, and a link to your s...
by Chris OConnor
Thu Mar 28, 2024 3:35 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: old/rare books discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 2611
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Re: old/rare books discussion

Good morning, I come here because I am looking for sites/forums or discussion circles specialized in rare and old books. I am interested in first editions, original editions or incunabula. Whether in general literature (I like Dostoeivsky for example) or otherwise. I am interested in all kinds of s...
by Chris OConnor
Thu Mar 28, 2024 3:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Book cover designs
Replies: 6
Views: 3487
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Re: Book cover designs

lexirexic wrote: Tue Oct 03, 2023 12:54 pm I always hated that cover!
And now I do too! What a hideous book cover. :lol:
by Chris OConnor
Thu Mar 28, 2024 3:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: repurposing books
Replies: 4
Views: 2312
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Re: repurposing books

I've donated at least 500 books to several local libraries and it always feels good to know someone else might enjoy them. I can't imagine throwing a book in the garbage so I shouldn't have even jokingly suggested that in my previous post above.
by Chris OConnor
Wed Mar 20, 2024 1:08 pm
Forum: Religion & Philosophy
Topic: Do you believe in God?
Replies: 40
Views: 13677
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Re: Do you believe in God?

Hello, There was a time I did believe wholeheartedly that God existed. Unfortunately life and the state of the world and amount of evil in the world makes me seriously question if he exists. I completely agree. When you look around and see so much pain and suffering, and then you are told that ther...
by Chris OConnor
Tue Mar 12, 2024 2:11 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: repurposing books
Replies: 4
Views: 2312
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Re: repurposing books

OK, I'll bite! What book is this that is troubling you so much? You always could throw it in the garbage, donate it to a library, or light it on fire. But please tell us the name of this book! :hmm:
by Chris OConnor
Sat Mar 02, 2024 12:24 am
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: Chapter 1 of my last project
Replies: 4
Views: 4419
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Re: Chapter 1 of my last project

Dennis Wolf wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 4:19 pm I've stopped working on this, lost motivation, and I have absolutely no idea how to improve my so called skills.

I'd appreciate some feedback.
You're a better writer than I am so stick with it. I like how this reads. I'll try to finish it soon. But the first few pages are written well.
by Chris OConnor
Tue Feb 27, 2024 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Fiction General Discussion
Topic: Reading goals
Replies: 16
Views: 18760
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Re: Reading goals

hamiltona wrote: Mon Feb 26, 2024 6:23 am My reading goal is 1 book per month.
That's a reasonable goal.

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