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BooksbyBJThompson

BooksbyBJThompson

Joined January 2019

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Wine and pork and beans...
Hey, don't judge me, man. I'm sending out book query letters. I'm obviously in a mood...😎

Geeklet I really hope you chose the wine based on the flavor palette of the pork and beans. 😂 4d
BooksbyBJThompson Of course! What do you take me for? I wasn't raised by wolves...that didn't eat pork and beans...😜😏😁 4d
BookDragonNotWorm I'm feeling your pain! Querying myself and self medicating with huckleberry flavored vodka and cheese. 😆Best of luck! 4d
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The sights and scents of a sighing summer...

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Sometimes it's best to lie still and look up...

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It's all about the reader/writer community, isn't it?👧

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What have you got to lose but unfinished manuscripts?

Purchase Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RZJJQS8

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No More Blood | Barbara Thompson (Novelist)
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A tiny portion of research materials for my upcoming WWII Pearl Harbor epic, AIR. Heavy reads, richly awarding...

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marleed Good luck!! 3mo
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No More Blood | Barbara Thompson (Novelist)
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More literary adventures to come...

https://www.booksbybjthompson.com

bookaholic1 No more blood was a good read 5mo
BooksbyBJThompson Thank you ever so much, bookaholic1 5mo
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Superb.
If you only read one book on WWII as relates to Germany's Nazi Party. Read this.
An authoritative volume.

Kaye Welcome 🌟 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson Thank you, kaye! 7mo
Megabooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚👋🏻 7mo
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BooksbyBJThompson Thank you Megabooks! 7mo
Bookboss Agreed! 7mo
Itchyfeetreader My dad has this I remember it well. Wonder if he still has it soemwhere 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson @Itchyfeetreader If you find it, read it. The definitive work on that era and that party. One of the best books I've ever read. 7mo
Vivlio_Gnosi Aside from the Bible, this is my FAVORITE book of all time! Love it. 4mo
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Every line of every page translucent intellect and cunning and bravery and foolishness and guts.

The final days of WWII like no one has ever retold. Packed with so much information your head spins.

No one before or since such a supreme wordsmith. I will need another lifetime before I reach this level of skill as a writer.

A must read for WWII aficionados.

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Circa 1970...
My mother was dead worried about me.
All I read were Archie comics.
I didn't want to read anything else.

Then I saw this book in the library.
The 70s were all about Peace and my parents lived through a War. What's not to like about this title?
I picked it up, took it home and that evening Mom saw me reading War and Peace while Archie was sidelined to my night table.

If mothers can die of shock. 😏
Archie to Leo in one fell swoop!😁

bookseller_cate I read this for the first time two years ago, but only because I fell in love with a musical called Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. 😊 (edited) 7mo
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Life inside a convent when religion isn't the only thing on your youthful mind. A wonderful coming of age piece.

BookwormAHN Welcome to Litsy 😺 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson Thank you BookwormAHN😊 7mo
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Fantastic, mind-bending tale. A must read for those addicted to literary works.

CoffeeNBooks Great book! Welcome to Litsy! 📚 7mo
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A fantastic resource for the minutia details post thr December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, re: harbor ships damage and rescue and repair.

Also, tidbits of history from that day and the days subsequent that shows how hard work, focus and determination allowed the Pacific Fleet to go onto victory.

Lynnsoprano Welcome to our Litsy family 7mo
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BooksbyBJThompson Thank you ever so much for that wonderful welcome Lynnsoprano, CrowCAH, and Crazeedi!😊 7mo
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Ava: My Story | Ava Gardner
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An amazing read on this gutsy actress. A roller coaster read, and life, from beginning to end.

BooksbyBJThompson Thank you! 7mo
Cinfhen Are memoirs one of your favorite genres?? They definitely are for me 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson Hey, thats great! More autobiographies, I suppose, but just on a few chosen people. But if I post, that means these autobios books were perfect. No erroneous gossip or sensational tell-all junk. 7mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!! 7mo
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The BEST biography on the late entertainer, Dean Martin. To read any other book on Dino is to waste your time.

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And the Sea Will Tell | Vincent Bugliosi
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The penultimate no bodies murder trial with a successful conviction. Bugliosi another near impossible case solved. The books description of the island of Palmyra almost as horrific as the murders themselves.

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The last book anybody with a right mind ever needs to read to close the case on who assassinated President Kennedy. The late Vincent Bugliosi drops the mic in this beaut.

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Finally, closure. Bobs blow-by-blow relationship with his Nixon Watergate source, "Deep Throat." A reveal and an ending to a decades ling mystery better than expected.

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The Trump Administration is like the Nixon Administration on meth.

Lynnsoprano What a great description 😄 7mo
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Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer | Stephen G. Michaud, Hugh Aynesworth
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"Bundy wasn't just a savage killer; he was a degenerate, too."

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All the President's Men | Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein
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Deep Throat: You let Haldeman slip away.
Bob Woodward: Yes.
Deep Throat: You've done worse than let Haldeman slip away: you've got people feeling sorry for him. I didn't think that was possible. ...
Bob Woodward: Yes, we know that. And if we're wrong, we're resigning.

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The Winds of War | Herman Wouk
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Gliding across an imaginary line that splits the Pacific Ocean from the north to the south polar caps, the sunrise acquired a new label, June 23. Behind that line, June 22 had just dawned. This murky international convention, amid world chaos, still stood. For the globe still turned ninety million miles away in black space, and the tiny dwellers on the globe still had to agree, as they went about their mutual butcheries, on a way to tell the time.

Jaimelire This was a really great book. 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson It truly was. Did you ever read the sequel, War and Remembrance? Also extremely good. 7mo
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The Great Gatsby | Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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"So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight."

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In Cold Blood | Truman Capote
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The enemy was anyone who was someone he wanted to be or who had anything he wanted to have.

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No More Blood | Barbara Thompson (Novelist)
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Celebrated author, Truman Capote has only 3 hours left to live.

Is there time enough to pen a Happy Ending?

Read, No More Blood - Epilogue on the Life of Truman Capote & In Cold Blood

BooksbyBJThompson Thank you DarcysMom! 7mo
RaimeyGallant And welcome to Litsy from me too! #LitsyWelcomeWagon Some of us put together Litsy tips to help new Littens navigate the site. It's the link in my bio on my page in case you need it. Or if you prefer how-to videos, @chelleo put some together at the link in her bio. 7mo
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elyseh Welcome to Litsy!! 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson Thank you Raimey, I will look at your bio.😊 7mo
BooksbyBJThompson Thank you elyseh.😊 7mo
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BooksbyBJThompson Thank you so much ValkyrieAndHerBooks and Erofan! 7mo
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