Fiction, Non-Fiction, or Both ?

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  1. Priscilla King

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    I usually read children's fiction or adults' nonfiction...but I read a little of almost everything, and blog about it. Just finished posting a series about the first four volumes of Maya Angelou's memoirs. Tomorrow's review will be "Sweet Revenge" by Gina Barreca, a collection of reportedly true anecdotes.
     
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    My choice is fiction. I love crime and suspense and most any author will do so long as he has an ability to capture me within a few pages. When I need to find some non-fiction to write articles for clients then I hit the internet for facts that I don't know.
    I do, however, have a Buddhism and other Eastern spiritual library which I am usually re-reading.
     
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    I enjoy fiction. I'm a big fan of Harry Potter movies and generally I like reading about fictional worlds and fictional characters.
     
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  4. Bill Boggs

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    I read both fiction and non-fiction. I suppose I read whatever interest me. I spent a couple hours in Barnes & Noble this afternoon in OKC. I bought one Bargain Priced book, and browsed a lot and had a good coffee. Was kinda fun.
     
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    Priscilla King, Feb 10, 2015 said this:
    I usually read children's fiction or adults' nonfiction...but I read a little of almost everything, and blog about it. Just finished posting a series about the first four volumes of Maya Angelou's memoirs. Tomorrow's review will be "Sweet Revenge" by Gina Barreca, a collection of reportedly true anecdotes.

    Ms King, did you post these on your blog? If so I would really read about Maya Angelou if you wouldn't mind sharing your blog. Thanks.
     
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    Fiction all the way. I strongly believe that books, such as movies and even video games (to an extent) are there to let us experience things we wouldn't be able to experience in our boring, mundane lives. That's why I read: to escape reality, not to learn more about it.
     
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  7. Bill Boggs

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    I withdraw both the question and the statement on my previous post, with apologizes.
     
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    Wow, you and you
     
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