What are you reading lately?

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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:04 pm

Northland10 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:59 pm
Maybe I should list the three books I am reading concurrently.

Score, Data-Driven Success for Your Advancement Team - Kevin MaacDonell and Pete Wylie
Donor Centered Fundraising, 2nd edition - Penelope Burk
An Executive's Guide to Fundraising Operations - Christopher Cannon

I doubt anybody will make a movie on these.
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Post by Northland10 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:12 pm

Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:04 pm
Northland10 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:59 pm
Maybe I should list the three books I am reading concurrently.

Score, Data-Driven Success for Your Advancement Team - Kevin MaacDonell and Pete Wylie
Donor Centered Fundraising, 2nd edition - Penelope Burk
An Executive's Guide to Fundraising Operations - Christopher Cannon

I doubt anybody will make a movie on these.
I am glad you posted. The Progressive Arkansas Women PAC is trying to expand donor base and increase donations. You’ll love our Twitter and web address: @ardameocrats.
If your team is looking to do more fundraising analytics to measure and expand your base, I would also recommend Fundraising Analytics by Joshua Birkholz.
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Post by Addie » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:18 pm

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn, a novel about female spies stationed in France during WWI and WWII. Pretty good, I thought.

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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:19 pm

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Post by Shizzle Popped » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:35 am

I'm currently reading "Leadership: In Turbulent Times" by Doris Kearns Goodwin. So far it's excellent. It follows Lincon, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR and LBJ and discusses their leadership qualities and the impact their lives had on how they led and interacted with people. It's a very interesting take on the lives of some of our most influential presidents.

I just finished reading "The British Are Coming: The War for America" by Rick Atkinson. This is the first in a trilogy about the Revolutionary War and I highly recommend it. If you haven't read his Liberation Trilogy it's one of the best series out there about WWII in Europe and Africa.
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Post by Foggy » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:16 pm

Marie Lu.

I've already read the Legend series a few years ago, but now I'm deep into Warcross and Wildcard (It's time for a rematch.)

She really is an excellent, amazing writer.

And I loved The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells, and anything written by John Scalzi.
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Post by Jez » Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:12 pm

Just finished reading "American Gods" by Neil Gaiman. Now it makes me want to read more of his stuff.

I highly doubt I will watch the TV series (can't anyway, we don't get Starz), but I really did enjoy the book.
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Post by Volkonski » Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:40 am

Linda Fairstein's Alexandra Cooper crime series. Up to book 5. Set mostly in Manhattan with side trips to Martha's Vineyard.

Martha's Vineyard sounds a lot like the North Fork. It even has a former Methodist campgrounds. :-D

Interesting to see technology develop in the series. In the 1st 3 books set in the mid 1990's no one has a cell phone. In book 4 Alex has a "cellular phone". By book 5 set in 2002 cell phones have become fairly common.
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