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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #105 on: April 16, 2014, 09:38:57 am »
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« Reply #106 on: April 27, 2014, 07:12:59 am »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #107 on: April 28, 2014, 10:08:40 am »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #108 on: May 04, 2014, 12:10:43 pm »
Your life calling : reimagining the rest of your life - Jane Pauley



I know of Jane Pauley. I never watched her. I recently saw her on Sunday Morning talking about her new life... after 50. She wrote a book how lots of people are Reinventing their lives. It's not like our parents where life seems to just stop and put in limbo. I can't even imagine entertaining that idea. But at the same time, what will or can I do. I have a pretty good idea, especially since I jumped into music. I'm pretty sure I know the general direction.

I was hoping for more from this book than I got. In ways it's chaotic, yet she has made attempts to tying together stories of individuals and their journey to reinvention.

It's just OK. An easy read. But very little in inspiration.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #109 on: May 08, 2014, 10:10:39 am »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #110 on: May 16, 2014, 12:43:54 pm »
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So, I learned something about my Library today and the branches in general. They all suck. I went into pick up a DVD and on the New Release Shelf for books, there was a copy of Rob Lowe's Love Life sitting there. So why does the Library suck? Apparently they don't actually pull books from the shelves, even if there is a massive wait list. Walking into the Library, I was #52 on the wait list. That's about a 3-5 month wait based on that number. It all depends on how fast people can read and return their books. So yeah, even though I literally jumped from #52 all the way to #1, I think the Library in general just doesn't give a f*ck. This isn't the first time this has happened. They also did it with Undisputed Truth which I was able to leapfrog over EVERYONE.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #111 on: May 16, 2014, 12:45:31 pm »
My library does the same thing. I've mentioned this before. I've not questioned them about it in fear they stop doing it. It's only to my advantage actually.
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« Reply #112 on: May 16, 2014, 12:48:33 pm »
Well, that's exactly why I didn't point it out because I don't want to end up shooting myself in the foot. But just looking back at all the HUGE wait times I've had to deal with for both Books and DVDs, it kind of p*sses me off because most likely the majority of what I have been waiting for has most likely been sitting on my local branches shelf the entire time. So, I will now actively hit the New Release Book Shelf from here on out.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #113 on: May 16, 2014, 12:51:22 pm »
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most likely the majority of what I have been waiting for as most likely been sitting on my local branches shelf the entire time.

I don't think so. I've only been fortunate a handful of times. There are many folks like me checking the new stuff for these little opportunities. I just happen to be there in the right place at the right time. I'm willing to bet a couple of minutes later, that item would have been gone.

All dependent how hot the item is.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #114 on: May 16, 2014, 01:17:38 pm »
Well, there were 2 Copies of Undisputed and Ron Burgundy's book that just came out had 3 Copies (2 when I left Library this morning), and that one has a sizable wait list. I just think they put aside X amount of copies for the Hold List and the rest are farmed out to each branch. I think that if someone checks the book out from the Library in person and when it's returned, it stays on the shelf. I can't verify that of course, but it's a good chance that's how the system operates.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #115 on: May 16, 2014, 02:33:55 pm »
Yea, I'd think our system is similar.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #116 on: June 04, 2014, 06:00:19 pm »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #117 on: June 10, 2014, 02:00:09 am »
Well, not reading YET, but I swung by the bookstore today and I have two books on my radar, but I'm going to wait until they come out on paperback (they're 28 bucks each and I can't swing that right now).



The first was Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J Harris.  I'd been catching snippets around the web recently and they're all interesting, it might make a good companion book to "Slimed," that history of Nickelodeon that I got my sister for Christmas.  And D*MN is that book thick.



I had forgotten about the other book, Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace, it's an insider's guide as to how Pixar works by the freakin' president of Pixar.  I'm anxious to read it, but the books in the store, there was something off about them: the pages were dried together, stuck in a curve, the state of them was just weird and off-putting.  Hopefully the paperback version will be out soon.

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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #118 on: June 10, 2014, 04:41:26 am »
Can't you get these books at your Library?
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #119 on: June 22, 2014, 08:55:36 am »
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