From travel insurance to fraud protection, AARP has you covered. Take a closer look at your member benefits.

 

Reply
Super Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1449
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,449 Views
Message 51 of 9,919

"A Bridge Of Clay" by Narkus Zusak.  It just came out, so I don't even have it yet,but will order soon.  This is the author who wrote the great story "The Book Theif" (one of the best books I ever read). 

 

It has taken the author 13 years to write this book!!  Am really looking forward to it.

 

Smiley Happy

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1449
Views
Recognized Social Butterfly
0
Kudos
1575
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,575 Views
Message 52 of 9,919
"I AM CHARLOTTE SIMMONS " BY TOM WOLFE-I'D READ ANYTHING HE'S WRITTEN- ALWAYS A GREAT NOVEL, ESPECIALLY "THE RIGHT STUFF',"BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES","HEAT", ETC.
SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1575
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
0
Kudos
1666
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,666 Views
Message 53 of 9,919

I follow a pediatrician on you tube, I love his videoes and he is quite likable.  I recently learned that he has a past history of alcoholism and also has a recovery center he established in Callifornia.  It is for all kinds of addictions.  He recently hosted and "Addiction Summit" online which I found to be very interesting.  During the summit I learned that he had a new book coming out.  Since I was impressed with his knowlege and already liked him, I pre-ordered his book.  It arrived today.

 

The doctor's name is Paul Thomas, MD.  (check him out on you tube).  The book is titled  "The Addiction Spectrum".  I just started reading it,  Within the first 20 pages I am already determining that this will be a good read.

 

It is described as "A compassionate, hollistic, approach to recovery.

 

I do not have an Addiction (that I know of)  but the book covers all kinds of addictions  (drug, alcohol, gambling, ,eating, screens etc)  

 

Im looking forward to learning more about these addictions and approaches for interventiions, and prevention.

 

I'm a retired RN and I love learning new things.

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1666
Views
Recognized Social Butterfly
0
Kudos
1671
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,671 Views
Message 54 of 9,919
I LOVE EVERYTHING TOM WOLFE HAS WRITTEN-( "THE RIGHT STUFF," "BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES," ETC.) &JUST STARTED "I AM CHARLOTTE SIMMONS "- LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER GREAT ONE.
SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1671
Views
Recognized Social Butterfly
0
Kudos
1642
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,642 Views
Message 55 of 9,919
I FINISHED IT & MISSED IT WHEN IT'S GONE ! TO ME, THAT IS THE MARK OF A GOOD BOOK AND/OR GOOD WRITER. IT'S DEFINITELY WORTH A READ!
SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1642
Views
Highlighted
Bronze Conversationalist
0
Kudos
1549
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,549 Views
Message 56 of 9,919

I read the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night. I found it very uncomfortable and frustrating, but well worth reading. It still bothers me, but it really got to me.

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1549
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
0
Kudos
1428
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,428 Views
Message 57 of 9,919

Holes is good, too. Not for little kids.

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1428
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
0
Kudos
1396
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,396 Views
Message 58 of 9,919

Older titles - In the Woods by Tana French and The Sculptress by Minnette Walters. You might like the author Jo Nesbo as those are too strong for me.

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1396
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
1
Kudos
1390
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,390 Views
Message 59 of 9,919

I am so sorry you are in a low place. When I was in a really low place, I read alot of lay science and easy history like Bill Bryson, Simon Winchester or David McCullough. I am trying to think of soothing escape fiction. Maybe No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency or Carrying Albert Home. Or The Rosie Project.

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1390
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
0
Kudos
1388
Views

Re: What's everyone reading?

1,388 Views
Message 60 of 9,919

I keep meaning to read genuine Zane Grey, and will. Ever read Ivan Doig?

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
1388
Views
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Users
Announcements

Have a question about AARP membership or benefits? Ask it in the AARP Help Membership forum, Benefits & Discounts forum, or General forum.


multiple white question marks with center red question mark

Top Authors