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Joined September 2019

The Devil She Drew on Amazon! ☺ nateferreira.info
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A few free copies left for horror season!

email at contact@nateferreira.info

DinoMom I ordered a copy from Amazon, can‘t wait to read it 🙂 3mo
llcoolnate @DinoMom thank you so much! ☺☺ 3mo
ErinSueMreads If you are needing reviewers I can definitely help you out! Where do you prefer I get the book? 3mo
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llcoolnate @ErinSueMreads Thanks Erin!! Whatever way works. I have a few free available still if you'd like to email me! 3mo
ErinSueMreads I sent you an email! 3mo
Yuki_Onna As I hate Amazon and will not buy anything from there - but I'd liiiike to read your book - Do you still have a copy left? If so, would you ship it to Germany, too? 2mo
llcoolnate @Yuki_Onna yeah I wish Amazon's KDP wasn't the only direct publishing that's that user-friendly and helpful. maybe soon here the competition will produce some better, more ethical alternatives. for now if you email me I can get you a copy ☺ 2mo
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Hey who wants a free book?? Email me where you want it sent at contact@nateferreira.info (or through the messenger on nateferreira.info) and I'll send one out to you! First 15 people to send an email (or website message) get one!

Butterfinger Yes!!!! 3mo
Butterfinger And Congratulations!!! 3mo
llcoolnate @Butterfinger thank you so much!! ☺☺ 3mo
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Hestapleton YES PLEASE 😍 3mo
llcoolnate Thanks @Hestapleton 😊🙏🏼 3mo
BeeMagical Written! Not sure if I‘m late😂👏🏻 3mo
llcoolnate @BeeMagical not too late!! ☺ 3mo
bthegood Sent, thx !!! And even if no free copy it's on my tbr, congrats and looking forward to reading it! 3mo
llcoolnate I'll get on to you soon @bthegood !! ☺☺ 3mo
WJCintron I just added your book to my TBR!!! 😃 👍 3mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron I still have free copies available! 😊 3mo
WJCintron @llcoolnate Awesome! 😃🙏 I really appreciate it! So excited to read it. I‘m currently in the process of renewing my PO BOX. Once I have the new address, I‘ll send it to you!! Hope I don‘t miss out. 3mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron set one aside for ya! 3mo
WJCintron @llcoolnate 😃🙏 You're amazing!! 3mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron 😝😊 3mo
Kajari Congratulations 3mo
llcoolnate @Kajari thank you! 3mo
BeaG Your post never show up on my feed. I‘m adding your book to my TBR List. I‘m sure I missed the freebie. 3mo
llcoolnate @BeaG I can send one out! send me an email! 😊 3mo
BeaG @llcoolnate Sending now! Thanks! 3mo
Nute Congratulations, Nate, on this HUGE accomplishment! Good luck with the success of your book. 2mo
llcoolnate @Nute thank you very much!! 2mo
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Second Smiley down!

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Not sure where the 4AM coffee & Carré came from, but not a bad way to start the day 🤷🏻‍♂️.

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The Book of Five Rings | Miyamoto Musashi
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Almost a pick, and I almost feel bad for the “so-so“, but it was quite specific to swords and sword-fighting for a good portion of the book. If you're ready to chop some limbs, this is a must-read!

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The Art of War | Tzu, Sunzi
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Late to the party, but I'm now ready to conquer some lands.

Bookwomble The hardest land to conquer is the one within ourselves 😌 (I've read too many self-help books 😄) 3mo
llcoolnate @Bookwomble haha inspirational! 3mo
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The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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Please don't get fussy...this one was hard to get through... 🙁

bookaholic1 I agree 3mo
TH3F4LC0N Yeah I‘m not a huge Tolkien fan really. I found The Hobbit pretty good but The Lord of the Rings was a slog for me. If you didn‘t like this one, I might caution you against the sequel. 😁 3mo
llcoolnate @TH3F4LC0N Yikes. Yeah I think I'll be taking a pause with Lil J. R.. Haha, with 3 books left...and with The Hobbit how it was...definitely took a backseat in the TBD list for now. 3mo
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MsMelissa Totally agree! While I did manage to make it through this one, I failed at my attempts to read The Fellowship of the Ring. The movies are great though 😂 3mo
llcoolnate @MsMelissa oh good I'm glad i wasn't alone. When something is hailed as great as the LOTR series, I feel like any critic of it is taken poorly haha. I definitely wanted to like it...just let me down. 3mo
llcoolnate Critique * lol 3mo
SayersLover This one is really meant to be a read-aloud. That‘s why J R R came up with it, based on bedtime stories for his son. I was lucky, cause my dad read it to me. 😃 @llcoolnate 3mo
llcoolnate @SayersLover I had to bail and switched to audio book to finish out. It was definitely better that way. And at 2x speed hahaha. Maybe not my style is all. I definitely couldn't have come up with that 4-book (or 2 big-book) epic, so I definitely have respect for the work and the author! 3mo
bthegood I'll be honest....I've never read the books or seen the movies....so no fussing here😊 3mo
llcoolnate @bthegood haha well good! Haha I've read The Hobbit only. The book was okay but the movie series was one of the worst I've ever seen haha. The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy was good to me, but I've never read the book(s) 3mo
cmastfalk I tried repeatedly to read it in college and kept setting it aside. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 3mo
llcoolnate @cmastfalk I think this was my fourth go! 3mo
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A little difficult to keep up with about 50 different characters, but otherwise a very enjoyable read! Less than a week til Heart Divided is released!

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Yeesh. Really wanted to like this one 😕

llcoolnate Audio booked this one and it may have been a bad choice. No disrespect to his wife, but what a poor choice to have her narrate. Oh man. Otherwise the story itself was okay, but rather self-agrandizing. I get it when the feat is that awesome that this comes with the territory, and props to Scott for real, but it was a little much at times. Really was excited for it..oh well 🤷🏻‍♂️ 4mo
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“Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury.“

Really interesting read. Awesome to read some insight into a completely foreign world!

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Well six years is much longer than I intended, but I‘m glad my book is finally done! My horror story The Devil She Drew is now available on Amazon! It‘s been a long, sometimes frustrating project, but overall I really enjoyed the process. I would be very grateful to anyone who would take a peek! Thanks y‘all!

rajithr Congrats 👏🏼 5mo
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bthegood stacking and congratulations 😊 5mo
llcoolnate @rajithr thank you thank you! 5mo
llcoolnate @eeclayton thank you very much!! 5mo
llcoolnate @bthegood thank you! I appreciate that!! 5mo
The_Penniless_Author Congratulations! Writing can be a crazily frustrating process, so kudos for pushing through it and seeing this through to the end. 5mo
llcoolnate @The_Penniless_Author thank you! Yeah it was an experience for sure! Bittersweet to be done 🤷🏻‍♂️ 5mo
Avanders Congrats! I‘ve added it to my cart ☺️ (which just means I‘m waiting to do a full order — I‘m not one of those people who use their Amazon cart as a wishlist… 🤔😜😁) 5mo
Reggie Congrats! 5mo
llcoolnate @Avanders thank you very much that's awesome!! 5mo
llcoolnate Thanks @Reggie ! 5mo
PatriciaS Congratulations 👏 5mo
llcoolnate @PatriciaS thank you very much! 5mo
Mavey Congratulations!!💗💐And my best wishes to all your future endeavors! 5mo
llcoolnate @Mavey thanks so much Mavey!! 😊😊😊 5mo
danni0075 Will do 5mo
llcoolnate @danni0075 danni thanks!! 5mo
WJCintron I just took a pick and I definitely want it!! Thanks for sharing the link!! 😃👍 3mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron no, thank YOU! 😊😊 3mo
WJCintron @llcoolnate 🙏😊 3mo
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Another decent one by Dean 👌🏻

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Almost as good as the first and still a great read!

Riveted_Reader_Melissa That is a gorgeous cover! 10mo
llcoolnate Great story too! 10mo
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Huckleberry Finn | Mark Twain
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I actually liked this a lot more than Tom Sawyer. One of the best children's classics IMO!

Vansa Oh same here. Definitely liked this better than Tom Sawyer. 10mo
KCofKaysville You are right 9mo
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A Hero Born | Jin Yong
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Great start to an awesome series!

bthegood Great to hear from you! 10mo
llcoolnate @bthegood thanks! And same to you! Great to be back! 10mo
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Bailedbailed

Oh what the hell.
Thankful it's free.

Literary_Siren 😂😂 14mo
Pageturner1 Didn‘t know he wrote. Too bad it wasn‘t good. Didn‘t lose anything 😀 13mo
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What's the point of a good mind if no one knows about it?

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Hilarious new perspective when read as an adult! Really enjoyed it.

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The less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it

Nute Isn‘t that the strangest truth? 14mo
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“This is a strange atmosphere, and we are in the midst of a strange education“.
A must-be-read, sadly. Have some light fiction handy as soon as you finish.

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The Metamorphosis | Franz Kafka
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Funny and a little terrifying haha
Worth the quick read (or listen) I think

Kajari Just started reading this. Friends told me i need to read 2 or 3 times before I get it. 3mo
llcoolnate @Kajari it's definitely bizarre! 3mo
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Bag Of Bones: A Novel | Stephen King
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Thrilled to be done lol

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Bag Of Bones: A Novel | Stephen King
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Still getting through it, but this dude was hungry for some “barely legal“ business when he wrote this one....christ....

JanuarieTimewalker13 Can you explain? I read this a while back...maybe a year and half ago, I remember the house, and I liked the book, but what do you mean? 1y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 lol undertones when he meets her, leading to thoughts, then a graphic sex dream, then eventual outward sexual conversations (disregarding how silly and unrealisticallyit was presented lol)-- and that's all I've read so far. Decent chunk left, so I'm sure there's more too be had. 1y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 horror is one of my favorite, if not my favorite genres. And yet how annoyed cheap sex scenes, goofy horny writing, and teenage-boy fantasy writing gets me makes me like..not the ideal candidate for horror. Hahaha. Just makes a book all that much better when the author isn't super horny and/or pandering lolil 1y
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JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh geez, I don‘t remember any of this. Was it his wife you‘re talking about? Didn‘t she die suddenly. Something about coming out of a drug store? 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh wait!! There was a younger woman with a child, is that who you‘re taking about? 1y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 yeah the young mother who he speaks in long sentences about her nipples and how she'd be in bed and how young she is and how shes only had slept with 1 other person but she wants him and on and on and on lolol. I like some King stuff, but some is weak and seems to be propped by the name. I still haven't read The Stand or Salems lot so I'm really hopeful there. 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 You know what, there are men like that, it‘s creepy, I know. When I was younger and an older man would check me out, It made me pissed off. I haven‘t read The Stand yet. I read ‘Salem‘s Lot and I loved it. I still think my faves (thus far) are 11/22/63 and The Institute. (edited) 1y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 I need to check out the Institute. I really liked Misery and The Shining, so I'm not writing him off. And there are definitely men like that out there....but in this story it's supposed to be endearing..and it's odd, and creepy. I just get picky and when someone writes from the perspective of a writer with writer's block I find it lazy. When I think they're writing their own fantasies..weird. 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 If you are going to read The Regulators and Desperation (companion novels/duology(sort of)), read Rose Madder first. Someone said that on Reddit. A character named Cynthia has her back story in RM. I didn‘t know that and I‘m almost done with D. Cynthia is a great character. 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 I liked The Shining. I own Doctor Sleep but haven‘t read it yet. I prefer his paranormal and psychic stuff. That‘s why I loved The Institute. I‘m guessing Doctor Sleep has a lot of it bc it‘s the follow up on Danny. 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 I think King wants to make you uncomfortable. I think he wants you to know this is what‘s going on in some people‘s‘ minds. He has taught me so much. I wish I had read him as a teenager 1y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 I'll grab Rose Madder then!! Thanks! 1y
JanuarieTimewalker13 You‘re welcome!! 1y
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The Woods are Dark | Richard Laymon
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I mean..it's Laymon..

TheNeverendingTBR Funland is so good! 1y
llcoolnate @TheNeverendingTBR added to the list! For as much as I clown him, I usually enjoy reading his stuff. Losing the teenage sexuality would boost him up about 40%, but still fun reads. I haven't read either in a while, but I remember liking Savage and Traveling Vampire show a lot. 1y
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Bag Of Bones: A Novel | Stephen King

Nervously giving Stephen King another chance hahaha

bookaholic1 I liked this one...enjoy 1y
DAB Good luck.
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wanderinglynn Good luck. I appreciate King, but cannot read most of his books. 1y
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Bigcountry15 This is in my top 5 Stephen King books (that I've read). 1y
Reggie I think I‘ve read maybe a quarter of what he has to offer and this is my least favorite. I read it when it came out and maybe it was just me. Everyone I met who read this book LOVED it. 1y
llcoolnate @DAB lol thank you 1y
llcoolnate @wanderinglynn yeah I want to like them more than I do. The last several have been...rough. 1y
llcoolnate @Bigcountry15 oh good I need a redemption King book. Under the Dome, From a Buick 8, and the like were killin me hahaha 1y
bthegood @llcoolnate his short story The Reach is good, not a horror story, although I like his horror, it is a story that stayed with me. 1y
llcoolnate @Reggie yeah I'm 100% against the concept of an author writing from the perspective of an author with writer's block and forming a story based on life in his actual home town...and all that. Idk. As a multi-millionaire, best-selling, "king of horror", that concept seems really lazy at the very least. But who knows! Pluggin along with an open mind. 1y
llcoolnate @bthegood I'll need to check it out! 1y
wanderinglynn I read some of his non-horror books: The Body (the book the movie Stand By Me was based on) & The Gunslinger when I was much younger and liked them. And more recently I‘ve read Blockade Billy (novella about baseball) and On Writing. He has a few more not horror, like The Green Mile, but I haven‘t read those. 1y
llcoolnate @wanderinglynn yeah I heard the green mile was good! I liked On Writing, but haven't read much of the others 1y
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Great insight on of antiwar thoughts throughout the years.

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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal
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Finally finished. Should be "required", but never will be for various reasons including challenging ideas even the "woke" of us have. A great insight to history (including FBI, Catholic, and other documented and admitted involvement in atrocities), and warnings for the future.

"Dictatorships have invariably first got hold of young people who have a lost sense of direction. Instead they instilled in them a madness"

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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal

"During the trials it usually emerged that they, who had thrown bombs and blown up pylons to fight for South Tyrol's freedom, had often never set foot in the region. All that mattered to them was to have a demonstrable object for their own enthusiasm, in reality for their own aggression."

???

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The Turn of the Screw | Henry James
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Evidence that “classic“ has no bearing on value. No, Henry James isn't “too smart“ for some readers. Don't let that drag you in. Minimal story and maximum wordage. A pan for me, but may be a pick for the more pedophilic-minded.

LitStephanie Pedophilic? The Turn of the Screw? I remember thinking it was well written but weird. It's good that you bailed--no sense in wasting your time on a book you don't like just because it's a classic! 1y
llcoolnate @LitStephanie yeah it was pedo trash and nonsensical, but that's my opinion ahahah. should have bailed but didn't. It was short enough since it was a novella that I powered through. I've bailed on like 3 of my last 5 and I wanted to stop that streak. Haha. 1y
LitStephanie Oops, I read the symbol wrong. It is short. I try to take James in his historical context to not get irritated by the sexism. I think he sympathizes with the plight of a young governess with no real prospects, what with the limitations society places on her, but I also feel he wouldn't write a male character in a similar situation to be so darn mentally frail and subject to flights of fancy. 1y
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llcoolnate @LitStephanie true. Sexism can be hard to parse in old literature. Pedophilia perhaps gets less of an passable understanding from me 1y
Sparklemn I thought it was creepy...and not in a good way. Only finished because it was a short listen. 1y
llcoolnate @Sparklemn sounds like we had similar experiences. 1y
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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal

"A war crime is committed by whoever installs a military position in the middle of a civilian residential area, so that in the event of hostilities the civilian population must inevitably suffer".

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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal

"Hate is a boomerang which comes back on us all, sparing no one, powerful or weak."

Suet624 Let‘s hope that boomerang hits Trump and his pals and his family right up side their heads. 1y
LitStephanie That is an optimistic idea. 1y
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Man's Search for Meaning | Viktor E Frankl

“In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.”

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“Everything we get, outside of the free gifts of nature, must in some way be paid for. The world is full of so- called economists who in turn are full of schemes for getting something for nothing. They tell us that the government can spend and spend without taxing at all; that it can continue to pile up debt without ever paying it off, because 'we owe it to ourselves.' “

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“You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft, that you will die without ever realizing your true potential“.

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“There are men regarded today as brilliant economists, who deprecate saving and recommend squandering on a national scale as the way of economic salvation; and when anyone points to what the consequences of these policies will be in the long run, they reply flippantly, as might the prodigal son of a warning father: “In the long run we are all dead.“ And such shallow wisecracks pass as devastating epigrams and the ripest wisdom.”

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“Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man. This is no accident. The inherent difficulties of the subject would be great enough in any case, but they are multiplied a thousandfold by a factor that is insignificant in, say, physics, mathematics or medicine—the special pleading of selfish interests.”

Worth a read and a reread

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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal

“The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind.“

Sace Agreed. 1y
Nute So many truths in the quotes that you have been posting lately! 1y
llcoolnate @Nute thanks! Learning new ones daily! 1y
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“Todd Rice, a practicing physician, shares his frustrations and insights about the third party payor system and government interventions that have distorted the natural economic incentives to control costs and quality.“

DAB Will be looking for that paper.
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llcoolnate @DAB scary information but worthwhile! 1y
llcoolnate @DAB $0.99, I believe 1y
DAB Thank you for letting me know. I will make the investment. 1y
GingerAntics Yes it‘s possible, as every first world country but this one has managed to do it, AND those countries all offered to give it to Americans after WWII for coming to the rescue, but congress turned them down. Seems like that should have been voted on by the people but whatever. 1y
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“Fear is the State's psychological weapon of choice to frighten citizens into sacrificing their basic freedoms and rule-of-law protections in exchange for the security promised by their all-powerful government.”

Annie1215 How unfortunately relevant 😶 1y
llcoolnate @Annie1215 Agreed :( 1y
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“each of us has the potential, or mental templates, to be saint or sinner, altruistic or selfish, gentle or cruel, submissive or dominant, sane or mad, good or evil“.
Great book on what can impact a rational mind toward “evil“. One of my favorites on the topic, though the prison experiment isn't something I could quite agree with.

I.be.Stef This quote is everything. Stacked :) 1y
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The Hellbound Heart | Clive Barker
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Not top horror, but definitely a quick, fun read if ya've got the stomach haha. Interesting to see the whole Hellraiser beginnings

Reggie I remember reading this a couple of years ago and remember that that female cennobite appears on a throne made of tongues. He has a way with images. Lol 1y
llcoolnate @Reggie Yeah he's got quite the mind lol. If he's still alive. Poor dude 1y
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The Mystery of Banking | Murray Rothbard
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Great intro to banking (for some an introduction to the concept of fractional banking), what's complex, and what some may want you to believe is complex.

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Hyperion | Dan Simmons

“Metal teeth click shut in a steel vagina, missing his glands by a moist millimeter. Kassad slumps on his side, rolls away, hips moving, unable to stop his ejac--“

Why do I have this luck with fiction selections....? hahaha ugh. On to the next.

Bail

sharread Ouch 🤣 1y
llcoolnate @sharread 😂 😂 1y
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Sounds romantic! 🤣🤣🤣 1y
Bette That‘ll kill the mood 😳🤣 1y
llcoolnate @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Hahaha yeah I think it's a romance novel disguised as science fiction 😂 1y
llcoolnate @Bette Not for Dan Simmons 🤔 🤔 😂 😂 And the scene continued much longer than needed lol 1y
RedJhon Wtf lmao 1y
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Justice Not Vengeance | Simon Wiesenthal

“Hatred can be nurtured anywhere, idealism can be perverted into sadism anywhere. If hatred and sadism combine with modern technology the inferno could erupt anew anywhere.“ (p. 358)

Suet624 Ugh. So true. 1y
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Excellent history, insight, and analysis of the “War on Drugs“. In 45 pages, it's a quick read and well worth the time, in my opinion.

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Lying | Sam Harris
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Read this one a couple of times and picked up the audiobook. A quick read, but covers an important topic thoroughly enough to make it one of my top picks.

“When we presume to lie for the benefit of others, we have decided that we are the best judges of how much they should understand about their own lives—about how they appear, their reputations, or their prospects in the world.”
― Sam Harris, Lying

llcoolnate “By lying, we deny others a view of the world as it is. Our dishonesty not only influences the choices they make, it often determines the choices they can make—and in ways we cannot always predict. Every lie is a direct assault upon the autonomy of those we lie to.”
― Sam Harris, Lying
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Deifio Great quotes! Definitely something to think about! 1y
llcoolnate @Deifio Tried to pull some of my favorites, but there's a lot in there. Good news is it's about a 2 hour read or so! 1y
thevagabondlawyer Hello mate, thanks for this, I'll check this one 😊 1y
llcoolnate @thevagabondlawyer Absolutely! One of my non-fiction faves! 1y
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Same "No bad teams, only bad leaders" mantra, but dragged into hours worth of anecdotes and war stories. I applaud the message of ownership. Too many absolutes that made..absolutely no sense..

(If you're looking for war memoirs, this one actually might be a pick!)

SharonGoforth Someone I work with gave me a copy of this a few years ago. I haven‘t read it yet, and now I may never read it. Thanks for the heads up! 1y
llcoolnate @SharonGoforth I was reading it in conjunction with a few others to challenge my comfortable ways of thinking. One was finding ways to take more ownership and not pass blame on circumstances and people. Thought this book would help along the way. So I may have come into it with the wrong mindset. Either way, it seemed kind of repetitive and almost, hate to say it, humble-bragy at times. Could just be me. 1y
SharonGoforth @llcoolnate Doesn‘t sound like my kind of book, but it will be there if I change my mind. 1y
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If you're going to read a self-help type book, I'd make it this one. Brutally honest, non-coddling, and spot on. One of the few times I'd suggest getting the audio book over the hard copy. The narrator reads a few passages, and then Goggins and he have min-podcast-like conversations in which they share a lot more than what's covered in the book.

JenniferEgnor My husband just read this. I‘m looking forward to it! 1y
llcoolnate @JenniferEgnor Enjoy! On my relatively short list of Must Reads! 1y
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Not a page turner.

CocoReads Are you studying for the CPA? Good luck. My oldest is in round 2 of trying to pass. Or at least she was before Covid. 1y
llcoolnate @CocoReads Trying to! First didn't go wonderfully. Trying to step it up for num 2. Good luck to her!! 1y
CocoReads Good luck to you as well! 1y
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llcoolnate @CocoReads thank you very much! 1y
Desha Good luck to you! My dad is a retired CPA and he loved his career. He still helps out as treasurer of his hobby clubs like the BMW club and his men‘s golf club. It‘s a great skill to have! 👏🏻👍🏻 1y
llcoolnate @Desha That sounds awesome! Thank you very much!! Fingers crossed 1y
Desha Yes! 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 1y
KarouBlue Bwahahahaha It looks like a page turner! 🧐 1y
llcoolnate @MellieAntoinette hahaha hoping to have it out of my life in 4 days 1y
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Definitely a fascinating story, but probably a bit skewed in Shackleton's favor. Another read to sort of even the viewpoints may be Shackleton's Captain (a story about Frank Worsley who was rather under-sung in my opinion in Endurance). Also a bit odd to me that Shackleton was more written about as a hero of this adventure across the Antarctic rather than a careless (having forgone many reputable warnings) thrill-seeker.

hannah-leeloo Welcome and thank you for the follow. Happy reading 📖❤️📚 1y
llcoolnate @hannah-leeloo Thank you! You too!! 😊 1y
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llcoolnate 😊 😊@dainarmb Thank you been away too long! 😂 1y
Nute Welcome back to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you!🙂 1y
llcoolnate @Nute Thanks so much! Me too! 1y
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