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Here's the new, 2006 Suddenly Senior Reading List, favorite books strongly recommended by Suddenly Senior readers and/or by Frank and Carolyn Kaiser. We have read these books. We think you will like them!

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CAPTURE OF MATURITY: A LEGACY OF LIFETIME LEARNING by Charles D Hayes.

This former Marine and self-taught philosopher has written a self-help guide intended especially for the middle aged and those passing the half-century mark. Discussing how to sift wisdom from one's own experiences, get in touch with younger generations, take steps to leave the world a better place, this book teaches how to focus on what is truly important in life. An upbeat, plain-terms guidebook encouraging the reader to reap the rewards of living authentically and responsibly.

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TAMING YOUR COMPUTER:THE SIMPLE BASICS by Barb Walker.

This book is a MUST for computer novices, especially senior citizens. Similar to TAMING YOUR COMPUTER, BEYOND THE BASICS,and TAMING YOUR COMPUTER: TIMESAVING TIPS AND TRICKS, this book is printed in large type with numerous diagrams to make the step-by-step instructions easy to follow. This book differs from "traditional" computer manuals because it's organized in a Question and Answer format rather than boring instructions in tiny type. It takes the reader from the absolute beginning, describing the parts of the computer and their purpose. It also explains the parts of the computer screen and how to "navigate" in Microsoft Windows.

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THE GIFT OF YOU: HOW TO TELL YOUR LOVED ONES WHO YOU REALLY ARE by Dr. Bill McCord, forward by Bernie Siegel, M.D.

With heart-felt advice, this book encourages readers to tell their loved ones the things they need to know before it's too late. Learn how to bestow on those you love most, why you live your life the way you do, what really matters to you most, and the what and why of your life, while there is still time to do so. A wise and simple guide to help improve relationships, clarifying what matters most.

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ANOTHER CHANCE FOR LOVE: FINDING A PARTNER LATER IN LIFE by Sol Gordon, Ph. D. and Elaine Fantle Shimberg.

This great book encourages readers to take a procative approach by dismissing the past, thinking positively and jumping back into the dating scene. Whether widowed, divorced, or never married this book provides a first step toward finding love, happiness and companionship at any age.

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THE NEW RETIREMENT: THE UTLIMATE GUIDE TO THE REST OF YOUR LIFE by Jan Cullinane and Cathy Fitzgerald.

This interesting book lets you look at ALL your options, from adventure travel to volunteerism. You'll learn how to Assess Your Estate, Make Money Last as long as possible, Gauge Your Biological (not chronological) Clock all the while teaching everything you need to know to retire right and enjoy the rest of your life. A must-read for anyone who is contemplating retirement, now or later.

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THE DANCE SURVEY: A FORTHRIGHT TELLING OF SENIOR ROMANCE AND ADVENTURE by Hal Janssen

A wise and witty look at the amazing adventures of just being in the Senior years of life. It tells the tale on Tom Dailey, a good family man and all-around solid citizen who after his wife died, lost interest in his job and at 58 had to remake his life. But you can't keep a good man down and Tom's struggle with people, good and bad, are at the center of this novel In the end there's plenty of proof that love will conquer all.

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WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES, ANOTHER OPENS by Grandma Betty Fox.

Widowed at the age of 33, downsized at 67, Betty Fox had every reason to simply give up. Undaunted by a desparate situation she persevered againt incredible odds, creating the leading Senior Portal on the Internet at GrandmaBetty.com She has been profiled in People Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The CBS Morning Show.

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DAVE BARRY HITS BELOW THE BELTWAY by Dave Barry

This is one of the three or four silliest books in the English language, and that's meant as a compliment” Baton Rouge Advocate “Barry's re-wrting of the Constitution is worth the price of the book.” The Tampa Tribune A must read for everyone who is a fan of this Pulitzer Prize humor writer.

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AMERICAN NIGHTENGALE:THE STORY OF FRANCES SLANGER, FORGOTTEN HEROINE OF NOMANDY by Bob Welch

One of the best biographies I have ever read. Frances decided she would be a battlefield nurse even though she faced anti-Semitism in the ranks of the Army and in dealing with the objections of her own own family. Bob Welch wrote a great book I will not soon forget.“ Florence Wasserman

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THE NEW DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN: A COURSE IN ENHANCING CREATIVITY AND ARTISTIC CONFIDENCE by Betty Edwards.

Translated into thirteen different languages, with more than 2.5 million copies sold, Drawing On The Right Side of the Brain is the worlds most widely used drawing instruction book. Dr. Betty Edwards, professor emeritus of Art at California State University in Long Beach has launched a second revised edition of this instructive guide for professional and artists-in-training, allowing for greater confidence in ability and deepening of artistic perception. Also by Betty Edwards: DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN COLOR: A COURSE IN MASTERING THE ART OF MIXING COLORS.

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OVERDOSED AMERICA:THE BROKEN PROMISE OF AMERICAN MEDICINE by John Abramson, M.D

An award winning family doctor on the clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School, reveals, in the same clear language he uses with this patients, how the corporate takeover of clinical research and medical practice is compromising American's health. Both you and your doctor will be stunned by his findings.

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HOW TO REMODEL A MAN by W. Bruce Cameron

This book provides a clear, step-by-step guide for anyone who wants to alter the character and behavior of a man, written by a man. Providing startling insight into male-pattern thinking, Mr. Cameron, a popular internet-based humorist is also the author of 8 SIMPLE RULES FOR DATING MY DAUGHTER, a New York Times best seller and the basis for the TV show on ABC.

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THE BEST HOME BUSINESSES FOR PEOPLE 50+ by Paul and Sarah Edwards

Featuring seventy comprehensive profiles that show how to select, start and run a home-based business suited to the needs, talents and ideals of the over 50 generation written by the best-selling coauthors of WORKING FROM HOME, GETTING BUSINESS TO COME TO YOU, and HOME BASED BUSINESS FOR DUMMIES.

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MOVING ON: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DOWNSIZING THE FAMILY HOME by Paul and Sarah Edwards

A warm, witty guide on How to Get Rid of Stuff, Keep The Memories, Maintain the Family Peace and Get On With Your Life. Providing invaluable practical information, as well as sanity-saving tips and advice from those who have been through it all and come out smiling.

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MEMORIES FOR MY GRANDCHILD: A JOURNAL by Annie Decker and Nichole Stephenson. Photographs by Julie Toy.

A beautifully written and illustrated guide of remembrance created especially for the children of your children, lest they forget. Contains a Family Tree, pages for events that formed and changed lives, with a warm. loving section designed to use as a narrative on how it feels to become a parent and grandparent. A very special gift for the family you love.

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GOOD GRIEF: A PARSON’S TALE by Thomas G. Rees

The Reverend Jacob Bradner is mad as a hornet and he's not sure why. But when death comes knocking, he has to make some tough decisions. In his never-ending snit, Pastor Jake alienates everyone, including church leaders. He knows he's deeply distraught over the sudden death three years earlier of his wife of 30 years, the love of his life, his soul mate. But he also knows there is more to it.

As Jake overflows with frustration and anger, he is transferred back to his hometown, which he detests, and gets off to a shaky start. No one knows if he can survive the mess he's making. Jake continues, out of control, until his brush with death snaps him back to reality.

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EMILY POST'S THE GUIDE TO GOOD MANNERS FOR KIDS by Peggy Post and Cindy Post Senning, Ed. D.

The third generation of Post writers offers the children of the twenty-first century a comprehensive guide to good manners. Written with children in mind, full of bold illustrations, this book is full of simple, practical advice that Emily herself would have offered.

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