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Subject: I'm way too excited!
Date Posted: 4/29/2009 11:00 AM ET
Member Since: 2/3/2009
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I just got the last 3 Lost Fleet books (and a James Rollins book) from Amazon. I did a little dance. Seriously.

I think I might send the first book to my daddy. I think he'll really enjoy it. I hope so anyway. He needs new reading material.

The James Rollins book is really banged up, but the three Lost Fleet are in perfect condition. Yay.

Date Posted: 4/29/2009 11:12 PM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2008
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yeah i know how you feel  lol  i just went down to the local Bookstore  and bought lost fleet book # 5   although i have it ordered through amazon . its strange how a local NBS can get it in and  put it on the shelf on the release date  but amazon can't ship it until the release date.

 

what does your dad like to read ?    i have some older stuff not on my shelf     Deathlands stuff by Axler ( 8 or 10 of those)

found the first four books of the starfist series , lots of books by Chandler ( i must have been trying to get a bunch of his  lol  cause i have about 8 )     

i need to take time and list a few of these  lol  :)    enjoy your reading   its raining here  perfect reading weather  :)

George

 

Date Posted: 5/1/2009 10:10 AM ET
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I was surprised I got them so early- but that's why I love Amazon (er, sometimes). My dad is into military-type books, and he used to read alternative history. He's not so much into Science-Fiction, while the rest of the family reads almost exclusively science-fiction/fantasy. I'm thinking The Lost Fleet combines both for him. He also likes books with strong women characters, and this definitely has a couple of them. I'm more the one into older-type books. Asimov, Clarke, etc. I want to read Axler, so when you post one of those, let me know. :) It's going to be raining here all weekend, so it's going to be me and my cat lounging on my couch reading. Except when the thunder hits, in which case I'll be sitting ON the couch, and she will be UNDER the couch. I have such a high strung cat.
Date Posted: 5/11/2009 11:06 AM ET
Member Since: 1/29/2009
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Sara,

Since I'm probably the age of your father, I'll venture an opinion. Check out the Horor Harrington series by David Weber - very  strong female protagonist and other characters in a military science fiction setting.

Bob