Books on Vacation

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  1. mplscyclone

    mplscyclone Well-Known Member

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    Hello all!

    My wife and I are going to Puerto Rico for 10 days. We're going all over, but it will be a relaxing vacation. I've brought a couple of books for my trip: "Moneyball", and "Can I keep my Jersey". I was curious if any of you knew of some other good books recommended for reading?

    Thanks!
     
  2. mplscyclone

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    What genres do you like?
     
  4. scottie33

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    Trails in the Sand by Peter Dragon
    Also, Under the Bleachers by Seymour Butts
     
  5. Wesley

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    Gone with the Wind by Gene Chizik
     
  6. Tank

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    Going on vacation to Puerto Rico and you are going to read? NERD!!!!:no:
     
  7. clonerules

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    Going off what you already have, I would highly recommend you pick up "Built to win" by John Schuerholz. It is by far and away one of the best read's for a baseball fan!!\



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    Happy endings by Jim Norton. Being very serious. funny book.
     
  9. cyrevkah

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    You could pick up a something about Puerto Rico's history. That would be neat! Anything priate related could be fun too. ;)
     
  10. mplscyclone

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    I like a good book. It's hard to say what genre. I could say sports, but I've read bad sports book. I could say biographies, but some people's bios are just boring. I could say sci-fi, but some sci-fi books are just not good.

    I'm just curious what those on hear have been reading and what they'd recommend. I would look up the books to see if it sounds good. I just like a wide variety and it's hard to sum up a certain kind.

    I just haven't read a good book in a while, and I don't even know where to start as far as what I read. I've got a couple I've been wanting to, but I should plow through those pretty quickly.
     
  11. cyrevkah

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    It's not as bad as taking a stuffed Cy and taking pictures of him everywhere!!:yes:
     
  12. Wesley

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    Fom Genes favorite video library:
    Lost in Space
    Lost the Series
    Jumper
    European Vacation
    Trouble with Tribbles
    The Replacements
    Nightmare on Elm Street
    The Unforgiven
    Goldfinger
     
  13. CyDude16

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  14. isucyfan

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    Here's some quick picks that I think everyone would like:

    The Know-it-all, by A.J. Jacobs...It's about one man's quest to read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica. Offers lots of humor and interesting tidbits about anything and everything.

    In the Woods, by Tana French...A murder mystery that will keep you up at night. A fast read with well-developed characters and intelligent dialogue. A great police procedural.

    The Raw Shark Texts...Almost indescribable. It will be like nothing you've ever read. Think the Matrix combined with Memento, with a strong dose of Jaws thrown in. Unbelievably original.
     
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    Dean Koontz - Velocity
     
  16. mplscyclone

    mplscyclone Well-Known Member

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    Oh no worries. I will be doing all sorts of things. There will be a decent amount of time just chilling on the beach. I have a short attention span, so I plan to do a lot of reading..... My wife can handle me talking for only so long lol.
     
  17. Cyclonepride

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    Watership Down- Richard Adams
    Animal Farm- George Orwell
     
  18. mplscyclone

    mplscyclone Well-Known Member

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    Those sound pretty interesting. I'll look into those books. I appreciate the suggestions!
     
  19. isucyfan

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    I've got more where those came from...just ask if none of the above trip your trigger.
     
  20. mplscyclone

    mplscyclone Well-Known Member

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    I forgot about this book. It's pretty good?
     

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