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Beautiful swimmers if you are a fan of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Absolutely a wonderful read
Old 01-13-2018, 07:19 PM
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Every book written by W.E.B. Griffin
Yes agree. Also an author named Chris Broyhill has written a great series of books available from his web site or through Amazon on the Kindle or in hard copy.
Old 01-13-2018, 07:23 PM
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A look at life from a deer stand
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All the Lee Child books featuring Jack Reacher.

I read a lot too. Cuban Affair was good (a treasure hunt) Deep Freeze, The Demon Crown, are some of the latest hardcovers on sale.

Also most of the James Michener books are good too.
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Total money makeover and Tom Clancy
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Anything James Lee Burke
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Originally Posted by captainmarknc View Post

Also most of the James Michener books are good too.
Agreed on this. Big fan of historical fiction. Whenever I don't know what I want, I read one of his stories.

Also, believe it or not newt Gingrich (yeah that newt Gingrich) has written some Great War books. Pens them as novels but they're based on real battles and real people. I went through a phase where I read a ton of nonfiction and fiction about the revolutionary and civil war and his read better than most. "Grant", mentioned earlier, a bit drier, but another book worth reading.
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Total Money Makeover should be required reading. Add to that The Millionaire Next Door and The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.

More in the spirit of the thread though...My Share of the Task is a great read, even if it's a bit chewy and long.

I'm currently reading Midnight Lunch about Thomas Edison's processes. Really enjoying it.

And though he is kind of a tool, anything by Tim Ferriss I've enjoyed.
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Originally Posted by NCSUboater View Post
Total Money Makeover should be required reading. Add to that The Millionaire Next Door and The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.

More in the spirit of the thread though...My Share of the Task is a great read, even if it's a bit chewy and long.

I'm currently reading Midnight Lunch about Thomas Edison's processes. Really enjoying it.

And though he is kind of a tool, anything by Tim Ferriss I've enjoyed.
I agree with the Tim Ferriss reference. Nothing bad yet.
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I agree with the Tim Ferriss reference. Nothing bad yet.
Yeah, some of the stuff in 4 Hour Workweek wasn't necessarily realistic (and he's mentioned that in his podcast), but it definitely gets you thinking...at least it did for me.

Just started Tools of Titans that my BIL gave me for Christmas, though it's not really one you read end to end I don't think. Gen. Stanley McChrystal (My Share of the Task) is in it.
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The Endurance : Shackleton Legacy
The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
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Carl hiaasen.
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Andy Andrews. Quality work
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Thanks for the feedback ,with a selection like that ill be busy for a while.
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Caribbean by James Michener, actually everything by him. If you like his books, then James Clavell's Asian saga.
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So looking for a good read, i have read all of Jimmy Buffets and read Salt creek justice which was good. All for the most part good reads fishing ,suspense, action,islands,anyone got any reccomendations?
The River God series by Wilbur Smith, anything by David Baldacci, The agent Pendergast books by Preston and Child..start with "Relic", The Alienist by Caleb Carr.
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Agree with A Land Remembered as a must read Florida history novel, and the Doc Ford series, Travis Mcgee series, and Carl Hiaasen. If you like "Skink" in some of the Carl Hiaasen books then look at Tim Dorsey's books.

I recently read the 1st 2 books in the Jesse McDermitt series by Wayne Stinnett, Still not sure about them but the character's home base is Marathon and he ex special forces, kind of a combination of Travis McGee & Doc Ford.
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I'm about 3/4 through Randy Wayne White: Doc Ford Series.
http://www.randywaynewhite.com/doc-ford-novels.php
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As someone in Florida I would consider "A Land Remembered" a must read.

Just finished "One Second After" and the follow up books. Also very good.
Great read!
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