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Intriqken 16 yrs ago
To enjoy as much as I can in my reading..... I read for pleasure...sometimes I acquire knowlege or an education in the process, but I read for pleasure. Not numbers. Not enlightenment. Purely for pleasure. My goal…

Intriqken 16 yrs ago
I really enjoyed PINK VODKA BLUES.....DEAD DOG BLUES was just ok....this one (the 3rd BLUES one by Barrett) is between the two. Barrett is about as zanny and crazy as you can get.....sometimes just crazy but sometimes w…

Intriqken 16 yrs ago
Unfortunately, holidays are generally that time of the year when I don't have time to read....I am too busy with everything the holiday involves and places to go and people to see that I have little time for myself. It'…

Intriqken 16 yrs ago | 4 replies
I actually re-discovered my love of books while serving jury duty for the county of orange, CA. With nothing to do but sit and wait all day a judge to call for a jury, I started picking up books laying around in the jur…



Intriqken 17 yrs ago | 1 replies
A very quick read. I don't know why but lately it seems most of what I've picked up to read has been written in another language and then translated into english.

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
Today I received my ornament from Moonblue in South Africa. What a wonderful surprise! And what a wonderful, delightful, handmade ornament. This will really make my tree special....and has put me in the holiday mood. …


Intriqken 17 yrs ago
Disappointing...I like this authors books (LOVED PINK VODKA BLUES) but not impressed with this one...ready to give up and only have 30 pages to go. I'll finish it, but it may be painful. Barrett writes this book like h…

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
I was hoping for 100 books this year but probably will end up a little short. (although I didn't start keeping track until March and then had to try to fill in the first 3 months by memory.....a fading commodity in my o…

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
The second book of his trilogy...the first being CAUGHT STEALING (superb!)....the last part to be released in December. Huston is a wonderful author in the style of Elmore Leonard yet still fresh and new. Exciting from…

Intriqken 17 yrs ago | 2 replies
Wow. I just finished this book after two days. Tiny type on 382 pages. It upset me...it was powerful...honest....depressing...enlightening...touching....emotional...honest...real. Really, really real. This is one ve…

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
James Frey has written a sequel to this about 'life with Leonard' after recovery. It should be interesting as well.

Intriqken 17 yrs ago | 2 replies
An intense memoir of addiction. This book really grabs you from the first sentence. I'm also listening to the audio version of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES....a very strange story. I'm not sure where it is going but so far…


Intriqken 17 yrs ago | 20 replies
OK...granted I am a socially depraved southern California boy, but for the life of me I can't understand what authors fixation is on cicadas? I didn't even know what they were. We have crickets where I'm from. Lately …


Intriqken 17 yrs ago
So this year I am taking the day off from work and going out for the whole day...finishing off with a dinner at my favorite brew pub with my favorite lady...then probably getting home early enough to do the candy thing w…

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
It's a great carving and a great subject for the holiday!

Intriqken 17 yrs ago
Neal Barrett writes ALL kinds of stuff....this is one of four mysteries which he wrote...the second one. Sort of a typical "murder in a small southern (Texas) town" with an interesting sub-plot going on in the backg…



Intriqken 17 yrs ago
Trade Paperback signed by the author for 50 cents plus shipping ($4 total) through Amazon.com. I love this guys writing from comic books to Mystery stories. PINK VODKA BLUES is a favorite of mine...sort of like Chuck P…


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