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Old 08-08-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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Looking for some new books to read. I recently found that I enjoy reading, I haven't read since they made me in high school. Since, I have read some Dave ramesy, marcus luttrell, chris kyle and phil robertson books. I have liked all of them, so what are you guys reading?
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:23 PM   #2
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I've really been enjoying the Lonesome Dove series.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:28 PM   #3
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Empire of the Summer Moon, Blood and Thunder, and In The Garden of Beasts (by Eric Larson),
also The Captured by Scott Zesch

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Old 08-08-2017, 01:28 PM   #4
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I am currently reading "I Heard You Paint Houses" story about Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran.

Just finished Robert E. Lee's Civil War
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:31 PM   #5
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im reading "Rough RIders: Theodore Roosevelt, his cowboy regiment, and the immortal charge up san juan hill" but I have always liked books on Teddy
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:31 PM   #6
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BRULES by Harry Combs
Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Game of Thrones by Martin
Lonesome Dove as mentioned.
Wheel of Time by Robert Jordon
Anything Capstick wrote.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:32 PM   #7
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:34 PM   #8
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Anything by John Sandford , Lee Child , CJ Box are my favorites . Like the Vince Flynn books as well . I did like all of the Larry McMurty books but have not read one for a while.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:36 PM   #9
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I'm about to start Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:38 PM   #10
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I'm about to start Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.
Is this the book written by two SEALs?
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:38 PM   #11
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I LOVE Wilbur Smith books. They are novels about adventures in Africa. My favorite is "When the Lion Feeds". I highly recommend starting with this one.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:39 PM   #12
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Appreciate all the recommendations guys!
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:40 PM   #13
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Can't geaux wrong with either!!

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Old 08-08-2017, 01:41 PM   #14
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If you enjoy sports related books.. the Josh Hamilton book is pretty awesome and alway where the red fern grows.. read it yearly just a classic!
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:44 PM   #15
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Is this the book written by two SEALs?

Yes

Jocko was the Seal Team 3 Task Force Bruiser in Ramadi. Chris Kyle was in that task force.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:47 PM   #16
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I love a good book. I read several books last year

Im looking for a good book now.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:47 PM   #17
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A buddy of mine just wrote his first novel, "The Blood Memory Society". I got an advanced copy, and it is really good. It will be out on Amazon in September.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:48 PM   #18
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There was a book several on here recommended that I cant remember for the life of me. Some kind of hunting book I thought.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:54 PM   #19
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I just read "No Middle Inital" by Childs, short stories about Jack Reacher. Now on a Randy Wayne White novel. His books are always set in S. Florida.
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:56 PM   #20
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I've really been enjoying the Lonesome Dove series.
Couldn't put them down!
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:04 PM   #21
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If you want nonfiction and are interested in leadership type books, read Turn the ship around by David Marquet.
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:16 PM   #22
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Just the other day I saw a good deal on a complete Hardy Boys set.
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:19 PM   #23
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"The Witchery of Archery" by Maurice Thompson.
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:26 PM   #24
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I've really been enjoying the Lonesome Dove series.
All of them are great!

if you like westerns, read Elmer Keaton books. Really great books also!!!
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Old 08-08-2017, 02:31 PM   #25
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I LOVE Wilbur Smith books. They are novels about adventures in Africa. My favorite is "When the Lion Feeds". I highly recommend starting with this one.
This right here. If you like hunting and adventure, nobody is better than Wilbur Smith. The entire Courtney family series is awesome. A Time to Die is my favorite- best description of a lion hunt I've ever read. But I agree with the above- start with A Lion Feeds and you will be hooked.

Also check out Clive Cussler if you enjoy the marine adventure stuff.

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Old 08-08-2017, 03:08 PM   #26
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This right here. If you like hunting and adventure, nobody is better than Wilbur Smith. The entire Courtney family series is awesome. A Time to Die is my favorite- best description of a lion hunt I've ever read. But I agree with the above- start with A Lion Feeds and you will be hooked.

Also check out Clive Cussler if you enjoy the marine adventure stuff.
I have not read A Time to Die. Will pick that one up soon!
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Old 08-08-2017, 03:15 PM   #27
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After this list, I don't even know where to start now lol
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Old 08-08-2017, 03:22 PM   #28
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I like "The Last American Man" about Eustace Conway in his early years and his cross country travels.
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:13 PM   #29
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The Way of Men- Jack Donovan
On Killing-Dave Grossman
The Reaper- Nicholas Irving
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:17 PM   #30
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:22 PM   #31
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CJ Box, most of the Clancy books (and the ones written using his characters/story lines). Vince Flynn, almost all of the VN war books (my war), such as SOG by John Plaster. Bravo 20, about a Brit SAS patrol in first Iraq war, The One that Got Away---about one escapee from the Bravo 20 patrol.

One of my all-time favorites is We Were Soldiers Once---And Young again, about a major battle of the VN war.

If you like history, the book about the Lewis and Clark expedition---
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:31 PM   #32
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I loved the "Left Behind" series. Read them all and couldn't put them down once I started. I also love "Wild At Heart".
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:36 PM   #33
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:36 PM   #34
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Blood Meridian andThe border trilogy, Cormac Mcarthy.

Empire of the summer moon mentioned above. A MUST READ for any Texan.

"The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have power to wake it. Hell ain't half full." (Blood Meridian, 1985)
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:40 PM   #35
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Extreme Ownership
About Face
Burry Us Upside Down
Trident K9 Warriors
The Boys in the Boat
American Buffalo
American Serengeti
If you liked Lone Survivor you need to read Service
Lost City of Z
Pretty much any Paulo Coehlo book if you like fiction
John Muir's book are good

A recommendation I got from here is Wild at Heart and it was a great read
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:47 PM   #36
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C.J. Box has a good series of books about Joe Pickett, a game warden based in Wyoming. It is an entertaining non-fiction series.

I also just finished the Wind River non-fiction book series by Margaret Coel that is based on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. It is an entertaining series as well.
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:47 PM   #37
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King ranch vol i and ii

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Old 08-08-2017, 04:50 PM   #38
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Currently reading "The Big Sky" by A. B. Guthrie. Good read so far!
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:58 PM   #39
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"A River Runs Through It" is a really good read.
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:02 PM   #40
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C.J. Box has a good series of books about Joe Pickett, a game warden based in Wyoming. It is an entertaining non-fiction series.

I also just finished the Wind River non-fiction book series by Margaret Coel that is based on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. It is an entertaining series as well.
I think the CJ Box/Joe Pickett series is fiction--
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:06 PM   #41
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I think the CJ Box/Joe Pickett series is fiction--
You are correct, both Box and Coel are fiction. My bad.

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Old 08-08-2017, 05:09 PM   #42
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Currently reading "The Big Sky" by A. B. Guthrie. Good read so far!
I just ordered that last week, heard it was a great good and The Naturalist about Teddy Roosevelt

The Last Season and Shackleton's Whiskey are really good reads too

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Old 08-08-2017, 05:22 PM   #43
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I still read Loiuis L'amour books.
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:38 PM   #44
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I just ordered that last week, heard it was a great good and The Naturalists and Teddy Roosevelt

The Last Season and Shackleton's Whiskey are really good reads too
You been listening to the meat eater podcast?


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Old 08-08-2017, 05:46 PM   #45
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Yes sir! That and Jocko Podcast are where I get a lot of the books I check out
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:52 PM   #46
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A. American--the survivalist series

Have really enjoyed it so far-just got 2 more in the mail today
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Coronado's Children by J. Frank Dobie.
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:15 PM   #48
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Blood Meridian andThe border trilogy, Cormac Mcarthy.

Empire of the summer moon mentioned above. A MUST READ for any Texan.

"The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have power to wake it. Hell ain't half full." (Blood Meridian, 1985)
Wow, I haven't thought about the Blood Meridian in years! One of my all time favorite quotes is from that book. "War? Why ask man what man thinks of war. One might as well ask what man thinks of stone. War always was. Before man was, war was waiting for him. The ultimate game awaiting the ultimate practitioner. Thus sayeth the Judge."
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Anything Peter Hathaway Capstick
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