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Posted: 9/23/2012 11:01:39 AM EST
I've got two books going right now:

America's Secret MiG Squadron: The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG, by Colonel Gaillard R. Peck, Jr. (Ret.)

-and-

Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5, by Christopher Andrew
Link Posted: 9/23/2012 11:08:24 AM EST
"13 Bullets"

and I'm not really liking it. I'm still waiting for Larry Correia's new book that I preordered on July 9th and it was supposed to be here September 14th. Amazon keeps pushing the delivery date back for no apparent reason.
Link Posted: 9/23/2012 2:08:21 PM EST
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain, very informative book.
Link Posted: 9/23/2012 5:59:28 PM EST
Evil for Evil by James R. Benn. Benn's mystery series with Billy Boyle. Boyle was a cop in Boston and now works for General Eisenhower doing troubleshooting. Benn sends Boyle around the European theater including North Africa, Scotland and into Norway, and the Sicily invasion.

Evil for Evil has Boyle in Northern Ireland trying to find 50 stolen BARs and treading a fine line between IRA supporters and Unionists.
Link Posted: 9/25/2012 1:37:13 AM EST
The Cajun Sniper man is this a good book.
Link Posted: 9/25/2012 1:40:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/25/2012 1:41:52 AM EST by M-60]
I just finished Stolen Prey by James Patterson.

and The Wind through the Keyhole by Stephen King right before that.

and I re-read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance before that.
Link Posted: 9/25/2012 11:27:04 AM EST
About 2/3's of the way through Caesar's Legion:The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome.

Outstanding book. Is pretty much written as any regimental history you might find. Say, on the 101st, 1st Infantry Division, or something similar. Amazing how much detailed information exists out there on the different battles. Commanders, tactics, even what units were where.

Not sure what I am going to start next. Probably Goldsoworth's bio on Caesar.
Link Posted: 9/25/2012 1:27:46 PM EST
Right now?

Lets see.

Lights Out
The River Why
Kingdom of Fear
American Gods

yeah.... i'm a bit ADHD.
Link Posted: 9/28/2012 2:05:09 PM EST
BLOOD'S A ROVER by James Ellroy. Another densely plotted crime novel of the mafia, random crooks, and the FBI scheming behind the scenes. Ellroy is always good.
Link Posted: 9/28/2012 2:13:26 PM EST
"The internet" it's pretty long and boring, with a few occasional funny pictures. After almost 20 years, I think I'm almost finished with it.
Link Posted: 9/29/2012 8:37:00 AM EST
No Easy Day
Infection-Alaskan Undead Apocalypse
Link Posted: 9/30/2012 3:15:05 PM EST
Ploesti, by James Dugan and Carroll Stewart
KornShell Programming Tutorial
Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook
Link Posted: 9/30/2012 6:08:41 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/30/2012 6:10:48 PM EST by steve8140]
Starting tonight will be "Founders" by James Wesley, Rawles (this is a sequal to Patriots)

followed by "Lights Out" by David Crawford
Link Posted: 9/30/2012 9:42:10 PM EST
I'm reading Lights out right now. It is really good and I'm excited to get to the ending.

My next book will be Fury-I kill Monsters-The Revenants by Tony Monchinski. <––-That is book two in the series.
Link Posted: 10/1/2012 6:02:51 PM EST
Reading the 5th in the John Carter of Mars series. Debating getting the Seal book, but not 100% yet. Have been going back to free classics on the Kindle recently.
Link Posted: 10/1/2012 7:40:50 PM EST
"The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure" by John A. Allison.
Link Posted: 10/1/2012 7:43:57 PM EST
An Inquiry into the Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith

No Easy Day - Mark Owen
Link Posted: 10/1/2012 10:14:00 PM EST
Finished "No Easy Day" yesterday, immediately picked up "American Sniper" by Chris Kyle.
Link Posted: 10/1/2012 10:16:16 PM EST
Originally Posted By nh11b:
Reading the 5th in the John Carter of Mars series. Debating getting the Seal book, but not 100% yet. Have been going back to free classics on the Kindle recently.


After watching the movie I picked up the "John Carter of Mars Collection" for my nook. It has the first five books for .99c.
Link Posted: 10/2/2012 3:15:34 PM EST
I'm also listening to EASY MONEY by Jens Lapidus. Crime novel set in Stockholm A little over half way through right now. Not many sympathetic characters. There is a poor university student who fakes it as a rich kid and starts selling cocaine. A Serbian goon with no conscience and a brutal temper. A Chilean born Swede who escapes prison and tries extorting the Serbian's gang.

Neat story because Lapidus shows the different castes and classes in Sweden society.
Link Posted: 10/2/2012 5:25:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/2/2012 5:27:38 PM EST by Johnny_Rebo]
Originally Posted By GoIllini:
BLOOD'S A ROVER by James Ellroy. Another densely plotted crime novel of the mafia, random crooks, and the FBI scheming behind the scenes. Ellroy is always good.

That's the conclusion in his "Underworld USA trilogy" and saddly it sits unfinished on my bookshelf. I need to reread the first two again...

I'm on Mike Nelson's (from mst3k)"Mind Over Matters", it's...ok

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Link Posted: 10/2/2012 7:17:33 PM EST
The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan

and I have started George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones

All great reading.
Link Posted: 10/3/2012 3:11:14 PM EST
Tears in the Darkness I think is the title of the book...the Bataan Death March and the aftermath. Wow, just wow...
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 7:52:42 AM EST
The Innocent by David Baldacci. It's been great so far.
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 7:59:08 AM EST
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor

(I like his line of books, he wrote one on the fall of Berlin and Stalingrad as well)
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 9:59:45 AM EST
Blue Plague: The Fall by Thomas A Watson
It's $3.99 at Amazon on Kindle.

Can't wait for Book 2.
Link Posted: 10/4/2012 5:33:31 PM EST
Just started Duty, Honor, Planet. Written by a member here i believe.
Link Posted: 10/7/2012 7:44:11 PM EST
Just finished reading "Unbroken". Great read.

The things that those men went through was difficult to say the least.

Link Posted: 10/7/2012 10:24:02 PM EST
Operation Dark Heart by Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer

This book has had the shit redacted out of it.

I believe this book at 1st print, was bought by the DOD, and all but a few copies destroyed.

There is some stuff in here that the government should be embarrassed about.

Frankly, I'm pissed off.

Good read. New insight to the "Spook" world of warfare.
Link Posted: 10/8/2012 7:20:58 AM EST
Just finished "Ready Player One" and absolutely LOVED it. anyone who grew up in the 80's and had any attachment to video games should read it. good good read.

just about to start "snow crash"

-n
Link Posted: 10/8/2012 10:02:00 AM EST
The second book of the Tarzan of the Apes series.
The first one was pretty good considering it was written in 1912. The Return of Tarzan was written in 1913.

Everytime Tarzan made his "I won" yell I heard Johnny Weissmuller's iconic yell in my mind. LOL
Link Posted: 10/8/2012 10:09:34 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/8/2012 12:00:17 PM EST
I've got a few Lee Child books waiting for me to read but I've been cruising Amazon lately and downloading free books and reading them.

I've got several of the "classics" waiting to be read one day... the free ones I'm pulling down are mostly science-fiction and self published. Some are ok, some are barely passable as books, some completely suck. I guess it's the equivalent of cruising youtube to watch videos... only a handful are worth watching.
Link Posted: 10/8/2012 12:13:57 PM EST
Wuthering Heights.
Link Posted: 10/10/2012 3:38:52 AM EST
The Heart and The First by Eric Greitens, its is an awesome book and I highly recommend it. This is also the first book I am reading on my new iPad and its kind of weird not physically holding a book. I think I'll get used to it though. I just don't really like the feeling of not knowing that I am half way done or almost done with the book. Although there are page numbers at the bottom it just doesn't feel the same, obviously haha.

I do have a soft copy of it that I started but about half way through I got an iPad so I decided what the hell and downloaded it If anyone wants the soft copy PM me and I'll send it your way free of charge.
Link Posted: 10/11/2012 11:47:39 AM EST
On War by Carl von Clausewitz
Link Posted: 10/11/2012 6:46:47 PM EST
We Were Soldiers Once… And Young, by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore. Started reading it last week, and it explains quite a bit of what the movie left out.
Link Posted: 10/16/2012 5:56:04 PM EST
I don't know why I never check this forum.

I'm currently reading "A Drink Before the War" by Dennis Lehane , "The Twelve" by Justin Cronin, and "Basic Economics" by Thomas Sowell.


Link Posted: 10/17/2012 10:41:07 AM EST
Finished 11/22/63 by Stephen King. One of his better books, IMO. Now I'm reading The Eighty Dollar Champion, a book about a horse even though I'm not a "horse chick". But I'm not picky especially when they're free.
Link Posted: 10/17/2012 1:24:22 PM EST
I read a YA book recently, CREEPERS by Joane Dahm. It was a ghost story but so-so. I picked it out because I liked the graphic design inside.

I started reading MEMOIRS OF A DWARF IN THE SUN KING'S COURT by Paul Weidner last night. A comic novel and I cannot remember why I checked it out.
Link Posted: 10/17/2012 5:44:08 PM EST
just finished no easy day, and to be honest it was pretty terrible. if I didnt wana read the story ahead of time i would have put it down early. e
Link Posted: 10/18/2012 10:39:29 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/18/2012 10:43:34 AM EST by peskador]
Recently finished
The Old Man and the Boy-Robert Ruark
Into the Wild-Jon Krakauer
Around the World in Eighty Days-Jules Verne

Currently 75% through
Cannery Row-John Steinbeck
Gentlemen's Blood: A History of Dueling-Barbara Holland
Link Posted: 10/18/2012 9:28:16 PM EST
Lord of the Rings: One Volume.
Link Posted: 10/21/2012 12:49:00 AM EST
Rooster The Life And Times Of The Real Rooster Cogburn by Brett Cogburn the great grandson of Rooster Cogburn.
Link Posted: 10/21/2012 2:25:21 PM EST
The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success, by Kevin Dutton
Link Posted: 10/21/2012 2:33:36 PM EST
The retro section AR threads inspired me to reread "The 13th Valley" by John Del Vecchio for the first time in 20 years.

Link Posted: 10/21/2012 2:47:17 PM EST
The Last Policeman a crime novel set in the "pre-apocalyptic United States" where everyone and everything has virtually quit working as normal due to an impending asteroid strike. I usually don't get into crime novels but the unique setting of this one has made it a fun and interesting read.
Link Posted: 10/21/2012 3:43:25 PM EST
I'm in the middle of 9 right now....

1. Nagelhout J., Plaus, K. (2010). Nurse Anesthesia. 4th edition. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.

2. Miller, R. (2010). Miller’s Anesthesia. 7th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Churchill-Livingstone.

3. Morgan, G., Mikhail, M., Murray, M. (2006). Clinical Anesthesiology. 4th edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

4. Hines, R., Marschall, K. (2008). Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease. 4th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Churchill-Livingstone.

5. Levine, W. (2010). Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital. 8th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

6. Barash, P., Cullen, B., Stoelting, R., Cahalan, M., Stock, M. (2009). Clinical Anesthesia. 6th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

7. Ouellette, R., Joyce, J. (2011) Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

8. Urman, R., Ehrenfeld, J. (2009). Pocket Anesthesia. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

9. Brown, D. (2006). Atlas of Regional Anesthesia. 3rd edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders.



.....my life sucks
Link Posted: 10/27/2012 7:51:48 PM EST
Just finished "No Easy Day"

Haven't decided what to start next.
Link Posted: 10/27/2012 9:47:15 PM EST
Fighter Pilot by Robin Olds.

Anyone who finds military aviation interesting will not be able to put this book down.
Link Posted: 10/28/2012 12:48:18 AM EST
Home Workshop Prototype Firearms Bill Holmes
Slient Killing Nazi Counters to Fairbairn-Sykes Techniques
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