View Full Version : What book are you reading?

03-14-2008, 10:54 PM
Just wondering what book you guys are reading at the moment?
Is it dive related, non-dive related? are you enjoying it? Would you recommend it?

I've just started reading The Time-Travellers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger - and so far so good, it's fantastic. It's sci-fi (think Doctor Who!). About this guy that somehow or another time-travels through time and has a wife where he's been in her life multiple times (for those of you that are lost fans - think the Constant episode - Des & Penny!)

Was recommended by a friend and a good recommendation.

Papa Bear
03-15-2008, 12:53 AM
I just finished "A Sword for Pizarro" I did a review here:http://www.twotankedproductions.com/dvdsbooktitles/booksreviews.html

03-15-2008, 08:59 AM
Lottie, that book is so good, I remember being sad for weeks just because I'd finished reading it and wanted there to be 500 more pages!!

I've just finished The Kite Runner by Khalid Hossini and am now reading sequel A Thousand Splendid Suns. They are both set in Afghanistan. The first is about two boys who grow up together, but come from different backgrounds, and how an event in their childhoods follows one of them through his entire life until he gets a change to right of the wrongs he has done. The second book is about two women, brought together through bizarre circumstance who form an unlikely allegiance. The author is an excellent writer, and I wish I'd have listened to the recommendation to read them long ago.

Those and the Rescue Manual are on my bedside table...:)


03-15-2008, 01:59 PM
I have just started Neutral Buoyancy: Adventures in a Liquid World

just a few chapters in and so far it a grand read.



03-15-2008, 02:27 PM
Right now I'm reading "Deep Storm" it's a sci-fi. It's not about diving but it does take place In the ocean two miles deep. VERY VERY GOOD!

03-15-2008, 04:07 PM
"Rich Dad, Poor Dad" for the twentieth time...

03-15-2008, 04:17 PM
A 1936 Four Roses Flour baking cookbook I found last week in a used bookstore. & a 1920s cast iron cookbook with recipes for "bush meat". Possum anyone? :eek:

03-16-2008, 01:29 PM
I'm on the road yet again so I picked a slim book that I can read at airports. It's suppose to be maddening, it's suppose to test my patience, it's suppose to be an anti-novel--the first chapters of 10 different stories all strung up. Some have called it a bold experiment (to be experienced and enjoyed rather than recounted otherwise you'll only sound ridiculous), some have accused it of being prose for the sake of prose (a gimmick of form over substance). Some of you may have guessed: Italo Calvino's "If on a winter's night a traveller" -- so here I go anyway *turning page 1*

03-17-2008, 12:40 PM
I'm reading two books right now:
"Solo Diving, 2nd Edition: The Art of Underwater Self-Sufficiency"
Good book if you are into that type of thing..

And, "Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10." An awesome book that proves that politicians shouldn't be running any part of any war. That's all I'll say about that.

03-18-2008, 04:37 PM
What's with all the sci-fi?? I'm reading "Forward the Foundation" by Isaac Asimov (an outstanding writer in whatever genre he chose) that I picked up in hardcover at a used bookstore for $2!! :)

I read "Solo Diving: The Art of Underwater Self Sufficiency" a few years back and thought it was very good.

03-19-2008, 11:56 AM
I enjoyed Time Traveler's Wife very much.

I assume you mean for leisure, Lottie?

Right now I'm reading Douglas Adams' Salmon of Doubt which is a collection of his essays, published posthumously.
Also Change your Mind by Paramanda, since I live in a Buddhist country and it's good to have a clear understanding of the cultural background of a place you live.

07-30-2010, 06:29 AM
Hello guys and gals,
In this time i am reading "Kitesurfing in the Waves: The Complete Guide ".
This book written by the K. Boese and C.Spreckels.this book give a good knowledge for surfing related basic and dive action.

08-01-2010, 11:54 PM
Tears In the Darkness
It's about the Bataan death march and internment of POW's durring WW II.

10-29-2012, 04:32 AM
i have read a romamtic book about the love between a vampire and a girl. can you guess it? it's The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn

08-15-2013, 06:22 PM
"The Hundred Great Persons"written by Michael H. Hart.
I love reading about history...good one in this regard...great book!!!!