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FlaGator
05-20-2010, 10:12 AM
A warm and sunny day here in North Florida. It would be great if the temps didn't get in to the 90s. Oh well, at least its not August and the beach is right up the road.

TOTD: When selecting books to read do you gravitate more to the fiction or non-fiction and has your choice changed over the years. I use to be strictly a fiction reader and the only nonfiction books were either history or profession related. Now I am much more of a non-fiction reader mostly interested in theology, philosophy and science. I still reach out to the horror, scifi and fantasy genres but they just don't get my attention like they use to. I guess nothing can beat the nightly news for horror and a lot of the science fiction I read long ago is becoming science fact.

Gingersnap
05-20-2010, 10:54 AM
Clouds here, on and off, but temps will get into the low 70s. The weekend looks just peachy. :)

TOTD: My reading is usually pretty evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction. The subject/genre interests have changed over the years. I probably read more pre-1950 fiction today than I used to read.

I've noticed that even authors I enjoy are using simpler language and less complex sentence structure today. I think we've pretty much passed our Golden Era in terms of prose. :(

lacarnut
05-20-2010, 11:00 AM
Great day at the beach...... warm, sunny, white sand, water is blue and no tar balls at Orange Beach AL

FlaGator
05-20-2010, 11:20 AM
Great day at the beach...... warm, sunny, white sand, water is blue and no tar balls at Orange Beach AL

Maybe just cruise on down to the beach for an oil change. :D

movie buff
05-20-2010, 04:15 PM
TOTD: Fiction. The only non- fiction books I read (Not counting stuff for class) are theology and occasionally history

djones520
05-20-2010, 04:17 PM
TOTD: Fiction. I'll read non-fiction books on occasion, but not that often.

linda22003
05-20-2010, 06:43 PM
Nonfiction, primarily history and biography.

Early heads up: I likely won't be able to do the Friday thread until the afternoon, since I'm at a conference all this week. Chances are I won't be able to do it at all, so if anyone wants to take it, go right ahead.

Rockntractor
05-20-2010, 07:10 PM
Nonfiction, primarily history and biography.

Early heads up: I likely won't be able to do the Friday thread until the afternoon, since I'm at a conference all this week. Chances are I won't be able to do it at all, so if anyone wants to take it, go right ahead.

Who would be better qualified to take your place than Wei Wei?

patriot45
05-20-2010, 07:54 PM
A warm and sunny day here in North Florida. It would be great if the temps didn't get in to the 90s. Oh well, at least its not August and the beach is right up the road.

TOTD: When selecting books to read do you gravitate more to the fiction or non-fiction and has your choice changed over the years. I use to be strictly a fiction reader and the only nonfiction books were either history or profession related. Now I am much more of a non-fiction reader mostly interested in theology, philosophy and science. I still reach out to the horror, scifi and fantasy genres but they just don't get my attention like they use to. I guess nothing can beat the nightly news for horror and a lot of the science fiction I read long ago is becoming science fact.

Tell the truth! It was hotter than hell! I am so brown I might get pulled over for driving while looking mexican! :eek::D

TOTD: Pure fun meaningless pap type books! I just finished Relentless by Koontz and am fixing to start rereading the whole Mitch Rapp series from the beginning! Perfect for summer reading by the pool!

FlaGator
05-20-2010, 08:19 PM
Tell the truth! It was hotter than hell! I am so brown I might get pulled over for driving while looking mexican! :eek::D

TOTD: Pure fun meaningless pap type books! I just finished Relentless by Koontz and am fixing to start rereading the whole Mitch Rapp series from the beginning! Perfect for summer reading by the pool!

Make sure you have your green card on you.