08-14-2009 01:37 PM
I'm glad that so many people have come here for help looking for their lost books, and I'm glad that some people have found what they were looking for through this board!
In the interest of improving the board and helping more people help you find what you're looking for, I'd like to remind you all to please put some details about the book in your thread title! When the board is full of threads called "Looking for a book", its not as easy for others to come and help out as it is when there are details right there in the thread title that someone might recognize.
It doesn't have to be a lot, but mentioning the genre or very basic elements of the plot (if you know them) is great - some good examples of what people have posted already are "A book about a "bewitched" hunt in England performed by teenagers" and " adult fantasy novel leprechauns exist" - providing these kinds of details in the thread's subject line is more likely to get people to read it, and thus increases the chance that someone who knows the book you're looking for will help you out.
Thanks, and happy hunting!
05-26-2011 09:01 AM
I am looking for the name of this book. It starts where a young girl shoots her mom's boyfriend cause her mom is sick and her boyfriend beats her all the time. She gets put away for shooting him not killing then when she gets out she moves to another town, she gets married and has a son. Then her husband tells her they have to move cause of his job and she has to go back home. She moves there, her husband who acts like he knows nothing buys a farm right across the road from a nosey neighbor who he know will know her and tell the mom's ex boyfriend. Then the husband pays someone to paint bad stuff about her on their house they put old newspaper articles of her on the barn. Then her husband buys there son a horse and he names it like her maiden or something she doesn't want to remember but the son loves it so she lets him keep it. Then her husband is having a affair with a girl who either works for the sheriff office or the real state office and its her brother who is doing the dirty work he ends up killing the brother and trying to frame his wife when that doesn't work he drugs his wife and son and puts them in the car with the motor running but the police detective saves them It turns out that when she was in jail for shooting the moms boyfriend her husband worked at the hospital where her mom was dying and she tells him about this big piece of land worth millions or she was to get million when mom dies and askes him to find her and tell her but instead he marries her to keep it all for himself and she know nothing about till the end.
05-26-2011 10:36 AM
March - last edited March
I'm looking for a science fiction book I read maybe 40 years ago. About a guy who leaves his body on earth and travels through the universe, meeting interesting life forms every where. I seem to remember intelligent life forms that mimmicked life forms on earth. Starfish people for some reason stands out, but there were lots of aliens he met.
I would have sworn the name of the book is Cosmic Conciousness, but all my searches of this name so far have failed to find the right thing.
I would love to read this book again and see if I still think it's as cool as I did back then. My thanks to any help anyone can give.
It would also be nice if searchers would acknowledge the help they get from those of us who find their books for them.
Not to mention letting everyone know when a book is found, and making sure that things like the title and author's name are spelled correctly.