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Koach

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  1. I love the first 4 that bunny listed, and many of the others.

    Here are a few of my favorites:

    Ursula Le Guin
    The Earthsea series

    Isaac Asimov
    The Robot Series
    Foundation Series

    Naomi Novik
    Her Dragon Series with Temeraire

    John Connelly
    Any of his detective novels featuring Detective Hieronymus Bosch

    Ken Follett

    I have never been disappointed by any of his historical fiction.
    These are particularly good:
    The Pillars of the Earth
    World Without End
    A Column of Fire

    James Clavell
    All of his Asian series:

    King Rat
    Tai-Pan
    Shōgun
    Noble House 
    Whirlwind
    Gai-Jin


  2. Thanks to ElusiveButterfly for this one :)

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    Church Squirrels 

     The Presbyterian church called a meeting to decide what to do about their squirrel infestation.  

    After much prayer and consideration, they concluded that the squirrels were predestined to be there, and they shouldn't interfere with God's divine will.

     

    At the Baptist church the squirrels had taken an interest in the baptistery.  The deacons met and decided to put a water-slide on the baptistery and let the squirrels drown themselves.  The squirrels liked the slide and unfortunately, knew instinctively how to swim, so twice as many squirrels showed up the following week.

     

    The Lutheran church decided that they were not in a position to harm any of God's creatures.  So, they humanely trapped their squirrels and set them free near the Baptist church.  Two weeks later the squirrels were back when the Baptists took down the water-slide.

     

    But the Catholic church came up with a very creative strategy!  They baptized all the squirrels and made them members of the church.  Now they only see them at Christmas and Easter.

     

    Not much was heard from the Jewish synagogue.  They took the first squirrel and circumcised him.  They haven't seen a squirrel since.

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