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Old Nov 4th 2019, 1:18 am
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BEVS ___ I vowed never to get a Kindle---- ' must hold a book I said'-----.
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Old Nov 4th 2019, 8:18 am
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When my daughter brought me a kindle a few years ago,it took me ages to get the hang of it now i have i prefer the kindle.You can read it at night with out the light on
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When my daughter brought me a kindle a few years ago,it took me ages to get the hang of it now i have i prefer the kindle.You can read it at night with out the light on
I reckon that might be the clincher for me right there.
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Old Nov 5th 2019, 8:17 am
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I have just started Simon Jordan book, he bought Crystal Palace at 32 never really liked the bloke much but the book puts him in a different light.it is a very good read.
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Finished the guvnor into the flight to Sydney. The epilogue was a touch heart breaking, he wrote it when he knew he was dying of cancer, what a proper gent and apparently lovely man.
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That's me.

I'm exactly the same. I've got a Kindle but only use it for holidays as otherwise I'd need a suitcase just for my books. I'm such a Luddite and much prefer a paper book.

Currently reading the latest Bill Bryson, 'The Body'.
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Another good thing about a kindle is the book store it's huge.I only buy book that cost 99p i did break my rule the other day and bought 2 book's at 1.49 each.The book i have just started is about an american women who joined the British secret service at the start of WW2 and was sent too france. I will let you know how it goes.

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The History of Love by Nicole Krauss. A unique story of love on many different levels and a book I have read every year for the last 8 years. Just finished Whatever it is I Don't Like It by Howard Jacobson. Both are hard copies and I have dozens and dozens on my Kindle because the space that actual books take up gets ridiculous. At the age of about 40 I had over a thousand books so when it came time to move to a smaller house they had to go- it was heartbreaking.
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I have read it off and on over the years, but the book is Bob, Son of Battle.

I am reading it as its an old book I found in a thrift store when I lived in a small town in Ontario, appears to have been printed in 1898 or around that time, and its interesting as the words and way things were written back then differs from today, its an interesting look into the past.
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Jesse Owens - Hitler's Olympics is next on my list, I don't get an awful lot of time at home but at work and when flying I have all the time in the world. Looking forward to that one
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Jesse Owens - Hitler's Olympics is next on my list, I don't get an awful lot of time at home but at work and when flying I have all the time in the world. Looking forward to that one
HI Stevenenglish1 that sounds very interesting let us know if you read it, thanks
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At the age of about 40 I had over a thousand books so when it came time to move to a smaller house they had to go- it was heartbreaking.
I broke my heart over my library of books when we emigrated. I still wish I have brought them all.

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I broke my heart over my library of books when we emigrated. I still wish I have brought them all.
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Not related to books, but can you tell me what your avatar photo is? I am lost and been trying to figure it out.

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I broke my heart over my library of books when we emigrated. I still wish I have brought them all.
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Not related to books, but can you tell me what your avatar photo is? I am lost and been trying to figure it out.
HeHeHeHe.. Mwahahahaha J.

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