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Joined September 2019

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Ill Shadows | WJ Cintron, Jean Nasser
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look what came in! now i just need a spare minute to read!

AmandaBlaze I loved it! 1mo
llcoolnate @AmandaBlaze I hear good things!! 1mo
WJCintron This just made my night! Thanks so much for sharing and supporting us! Can't wait to know what you think!! 😃
*I'm stopping time so you can read, LOL! 😂
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WJCintron @AmandaBlaze 🥰🥰❤❤ 1mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron perfect thank you! maybe you could help with some audit work too. that would free me up as well 😝😝 1mo
melmes Let us know if you like it 1mo
llcoolnate @melmes will do!👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 1mo
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Pros:
• Excellent introduction to core concepts of hedge funds and private equity, terminology, and examples of various financial instruments.
• An easy enough read (even considering the cons)

Cons:
• Riddled...plagued with missing words, grammatical errors, etc.
• Though not imperative to understanding the material, the graphs and images are so small as to be absolutely useless.

Still, overall a pick for the HF and PE novice.

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Having to take a short break from reading for pleasure. Nice to have some moral support from doggy friends 🤣

TheSpineView Awwwww... 💜🐾 2mo
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Ill Shadows | WJ Cintron, Jean Nasser
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must juggle studies, Ill Shadows, and doggy snuggles. hard to be productive!

WJCintron Thanks for the tag!!! Great pic!! Doggy snuggles are the BEST!!! 😃 3mo
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wasn't expecting much so I wasn't disappointed much. should have a title that explains it written to the faux-alpha fan base (lift weights, eat a lot of meat, don't listen to crazy vegans, and yada yada). very intro-level but still misses the mark even for intro. hard topic to master so I wasn't terrible shocked.

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The Devil She Drew is finally on Kindle! Thanks again for all the support 😌

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09SDFR3FH/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+devil+she+drew&qid=...

LKK526 Nate you are so well read I am humbled that you want to follow me. Am going to check out your book on kindle 3mo
llcoolnate @LKK526 haha I'm far behind the curve but thank you as well ☺☺☺ 3mo
llcoolnate @LKK526 love to make Litsy friends! 3mo
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LKK526 Me too. Best thing that I have come across in a long time. Sometimes I read something that is popular but I just don‘t get it. Nice to know I‘m not alone 3mo
llcoolnate @LKK526 absolutely! 3mo
Faith.Hadden In this time, things get very lonely. 😅😂 3mo
llcoolnate @Faith.Hadden haha exactly. told myself if I don't finish this story when I'm not allowed to go anywhere then I never will hahah 3mo
WJCintron Awesome!! I sent you an email earlier!!! 😃 👍 3mo
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has to be the longest someone has taken to read this book 😭

the cpa exams are taking up too much reading time 🤬

kspenmoll Best of luck with exams!!! 5mo
llcoolnate @kspenmoll thank you!! 5mo
Ruthiella Good luck on your exam! Understandable that studying sucks up your reading time. 5mo
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bthegood good luck with the exam! 5mo
Reggie Good luck on your exams! 5mo
Jari-chan Good luck 🤞 5mo
SolaRaynor Such a good book! 5mo
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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 🙂 8mo
llcoolnate @DinoMom thank you so much! ☺☺ 8mo
ErinSueMreads If you are needing reviewers I can definitely help you out! Where do you prefer I get the book? 8mo
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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! 8mo
ErinSueMreads I sent you an email! 8mo
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? 8mo
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 ☺ 8mo
booksandbipolar I know I am hell late but can I still get a free copy 😇 4mo
llcoolnate @booksandbipolar be happy to! send me an email☺ 4mo
llcoolnate contact@nateferreira.info 4mo
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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!!!! 9mo
Butterfinger And Congratulations!!! 9mo
llcoolnate @Butterfinger thank you so much!! ☺☺ 9mo
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Hestapleton YES PLEASE 😍 9mo
llcoolnate Thanks @Hestapleton 😊🙏🏼 9mo
BeeMagical Written! Not sure if I‘m late😂👏🏻 9mo
llcoolnate @BeeMagical not too late!! ☺ 9mo
bthegood Sent, thx !!! And even if no free copy it's on my tbr, congrats and looking forward to reading it! 9mo
llcoolnate I'll get on to you soon @bthegood !! ☺☺ 8mo
WJCintron I just added your book to my TBR!!! 😃 👍 8mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron I still have free copies available! 😊 8mo
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. 8mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron set one aside for ya! 8mo
WJCintron @llcoolnate 😃🙏 You're amazing!! 8mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron 😝😊 8mo
Kajari Congratulations 8mo
llcoolnate @Kajari thank you! 8mo
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. 8mo
llcoolnate @BeaG I can send one out! send me an email! 😊 8mo
BeaG @llcoolnate Sending now! Thanks! 8mo
Nute Congratulations, Nate, on this HUGE accomplishment! Good luck with the success of your book. 8mo
llcoolnate @Nute thank you very much!! 8mo
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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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Mehso-so

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 😄) 9mo
llcoolnate @Bookwomble haha inspirational! 9mo
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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 9mo
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. 😁 9mo
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. 9mo
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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 😂 9mo
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. 9mo
llcoolnate Critique * lol 9mo
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 9mo
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! 9mo
bthegood I'll be honest....I've never read the books or seen the movies....so no fussing here😊 9mo
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) 9mo
cmastfalk I tried repeatedly to read it in college and kept setting it aside. 🤷🏼‍♀️ 9mo
llcoolnate @cmastfalk I think this was my fourth go! 9mo
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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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Panpan

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 🤷🏻‍♂️ 10mo
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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!

SRWCF I loved this book so much! 4mo
llcoolnate @SRWCF right?? great one! 4mo
SRWCF @llcoolnate indeed! I have a notebook somewhere where I wrote down quotes from this book (pre-Litsy). The quote you posted sounds very familiar! 4mo
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llcoolnate @SRWCF love it! 4mo
SRWCF @llcoolnate I couldn't resist - I found my notebook! Looks like I read this book in November 2017. Here's a quote I liked: "Tarahumara Indian saying- 'When you run on the earth and run with the earth, you can run forever.' " ?‍♂️ ?‍♀️ 4mo
llcoolnate @SRWCF oh that's a really good one! 4mo
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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 👏🏼 11mo
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bthegood stacking and congratulations 😊 11mo
llcoolnate @rajithr thank you thank you! 11mo
llcoolnate @eeclayton thank you very much!! 11mo
llcoolnate @bthegood thank you! I appreciate that!! 11mo
The_Penniless_Author Congratulations! Writing can be a crazily frustrating process, so kudos for pushing through it and seeing this through to the end. 11mo
llcoolnate @The_Penniless_Author thank you! Yeah it was an experience for sure! Bittersweet to be done 🤷🏻‍♂️ 11mo
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… 🤔😜😁) 11mo
Reggie Congrats! 11mo
llcoolnate @Avanders thank you very much that's awesome!! 11mo
llcoolnate Thanks @Reggie ! 11mo
PatriciaS Congratulations 👏 11mo
llcoolnate @PatriciaS thank you very much! 11mo
mavey Congratulations!!💗💐And my best wishes to all your future endeavors! 11mo
llcoolnate @Mavey thanks so much Mavey!! 😊😊😊 11mo
danni0075 Will do 10mo
llcoolnate @danni0075 danni thanks!! 10mo
WJCintron I just took a pick and I definitely want it!! Thanks for sharing the link!! 😃👍 8mo
llcoolnate @WJCintron no, thank YOU! 😊😊 8mo
WJCintron @llcoolnate 🙏😊 8mo
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Mehso-so

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! 1y
llcoolnate Great story too! 1y
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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. 1y
KCofKaysville You are right 1y
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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! 1y
llcoolnate @bthegood thanks! And same to you! Great to be back! 1y
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Bailedbailed

Oh what the hell.
Thankful it's free.

Literary_Siren 😂😂 2y
Pageturner1 Didn‘t know he wrote. Too bad it wasn‘t good. Didn‘t lose anything 😀 2y
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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? 2y
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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. 8mo
llcoolnate @Kajari it's definitely bizarre! 8mo
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Bag Of Bones: A Novel | Stephen King
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Panpan

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? 2y
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. 2y
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 2y
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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? 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Oh wait!! There was a younger woman with a child, is that who you‘re taking about? 2y
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. 2y
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) 2y
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. 2y
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. 2y
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. 2y
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 2y
llcoolnate @JanuarieTimewalker13 I'll grab Rose Madder then!! Thanks! 2y
JanuarieTimewalker13 You‘re welcome!! 2y
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The Woods are Dark | Richard Laymon
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I mean..it's Laymon..

TheNeverendingTBR Funland is so good! 2y
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. 2y
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Bag Of Bones: A Novel | Stephen King

Nervously giving Stephen King another chance hahaha

bookaholic1 I liked this one...enjoy 2y
DAB Good luck.
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wanderinglynn Good luck. I appreciate King, but cannot read most of his books. 2y
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Bigcountry15 This is in my top 5 Stephen King books (that I've read). 2y
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. 2y
llcoolnate @DAB lol thank you 2y
llcoolnate @wanderinglynn yeah I want to like them more than I do. The last several have been...rough. 2y
llcoolnate @Bigcountry15 oh good I need a redemption King book. Under the Dome, From a Buick 8, and the like were killin me hahaha 2y
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. 2y
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. 2y
llcoolnate @bthegood I'll need to check it out! 2y
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. 2y
llcoolnate @wanderinglynn yeah I heard the green mile was good! I liked On Writing, but haven't read much of the others 2y
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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! 2y
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. 2y
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. 2y
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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 2y
Sparklemn I thought it was creepy...and not in a good way. Only finished because it was a short listen. 2y
llcoolnate @Sparklemn sounds like we had similar experiences. 2y
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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. 2y
LitStephanie That is an optimistic idea. 2y
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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. 2y
Nute So many truths in the quotes that you have been posting lately! 2y
llcoolnate @Nute thanks! Learning new ones daily! 2y
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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! 2y
llcoolnate @DAB $0.99, I believe 2y
DAB Thank you for letting me know. I will make the investment. 2y
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. 2y
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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 😶 2y
llcoolnate @Annie1215 Agreed :( 2y
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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.besteph This quote is everything. Stacked :) 2y
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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 2y
llcoolnate @Reggie Yeah he's got quite the mind lol. If he's still alive. Poor dude 2y
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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 🤣 2y
llcoolnate @sharread 😂 😂 2y
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Sounds romantic! 🤣🤣🤣 2y
Bette That‘ll kill the mood 😳🤣 2y
llcoolnate @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Hahaha yeah I think it's a romance novel disguised as science fiction 😂 2y
llcoolnate @Bette Not for Dan Simmons 🤔 🤔 😂 😂 And the scene continued much longer than needed lol 2y
RedJhon Wtf lmao 2y
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