What is a good book for a 5 day vacation?
Am going on a company retreat to Caribbean (yeah - great company!) for 5 days/4 nights, and want to take a book to read. I like the John Rain seriesby Barry Eisler, and Bourne series by Ludlum - and have read them all. I am not really a Tom Clancy fan, so if you suggest him - suggest the BEST. So? What do you suggest?
Asked By: stay_fan1 - 7/24/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I am a mystery author, so I will toot my own horn and tout my own books at the end of this answer. Here are some excellent books: "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo (yes, the movie is excellent too but this is an outstanding novel) "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (so funny and witty you have to read it twice) "Horn... More
Answered By: Vincent O - 7/24/2007
Additional Answers (7)
The broker by John Grisham or any other grisham book.. I also just read the godfather by mario puzo and if you liked the movie (assuming you've watched it) you're gonna fall in love with the book. CHeeRioS
Answered By: twinkLe - 7/24/2007
Try some of the Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee Novels series of books by Toni Hillerman. These book s are great reads - Native American/murder mystery/thrillers set in the modern American west. I would recommend Shape Shifter or Skeleton Man
Answered By: Ralph - 7/24/2007
Clive Cussler tends to write books (with the same main character) that have a Bond/Indiana Jones feel to them. You might like that.
Answered By: j m - 7/24/2007
Have you tried the Kite Runner? I just finished it, great book!
Answered By: FridaY - 7/24/2007
If your a dog lover , Marley and me is a great book.
Answered By: obx Girl - 7/24/2007
I think the only book that would take that long to read would be the dictionary.
Answered By: anythingcanhappen - 7/24/2007
Twilight and New Mooon by Stephenie Meyer books three aka Eclipse will not be out untill August 7th,2007 Twilight is a Love story with a Bite
Answered By: Bella - 7/24/2007
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Free for Job Listers and Job Seekers!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.