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Re: What are you reading?

Postby holly80 » Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:36 pm

well i finally brought Thanks for the memories... enjoying it so far., has anyone else read it?

in the first with is a love heart is upside down. is it in yours? I didnt know if it was a one off or there all like that?

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby holly80 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:35 pm

well i fininshed thanks for the memories, what a lovely book

Yesterday I brought Marian keyes Lucy Sullivan is Getting Marreid

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Tarz » Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:55 pm

holly80 wrote:well i fininshed thanks for the memories, what a lovely book


I can't believe you have finished already. i can't find time to start last chance saloon. my choices are either go to the gym or read and its not fair!!!!
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby holly80 » Fri Jun 20, 2008 5:04 pm

Tarz wrote:
holly80 wrote:well i fininshed thanks for the memories, what a lovely book


I can't believe you have finished already. i can't find time to start last chance saloon. my choices are either go to the gym or read and its not fair!!!!


trust me, i think the gym is a better option lol.. well for me anyway. I only read if I am waiting like at the dr or something and every night in bed.

I it used to take me months to read 1 book, but now i just love it. It really relaxes me

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby candycane » Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:12 pm

ok, just started 'thanks for the memories' :)

milky i've read the kite runner i loved it. Its very depressing but such a well written book, have u read under a thousand suns? Kite runner was a movie, cried the whole way through it but also loved it lol.

And i'm sure i read the lovelly bones a couple of years ago, is it about the perspective from 'heaven'? it was good.

im prolly going to re-read the narnia books. I just watched prince caspian, i havent read them for years and it wont be as depressing LOL (due to the amount of either a) people breaking up/down, cheating etc, or people dying or being maimed in horror books)
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby milkyway » Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:35 pm

candycane wrote:milky i've read the kite runner i loved it. Its very depressing but such a well written book, have u read under a thousand suns? Kite runner was a movie, cried the whole way through it but also loved it lol.


My colleague is reading it at the moment and I've asked to borrow it when she's finished.

I'm reading 'Duplicate Keys' by Jane Smiley. I find her style a bit irritating because the main character sounds the same as the character from her other book "A Thousand Acres", and that's annoying, but the story is quite good. I can't quite put my finger on what I don't like about her style...

I've just finished 3 books by Meg Cabot :oops: - The Mediator series. Can't wait to get the next three from my niece hahaha.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:41 am

I'm reading 'The Difference Engine' by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. It's okay in plot, atmosphere and dialogue, but the lead character annoys the crap out of me.

I also had a go at 'Britten's Watch & Clock Maker's Handbook Dictionary and Guide' because I had a passing mad idea that it would be really fun to make clocks. That idea didn't last beyond the first page. The diagrams are cool though. :lol:
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby candycane » Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:30 pm

hahaha meg cabot is great. Size 12 isn't fat, size 14 isn't fat either, size doesn't matter :P its really liht hearted reading which is totally what i need most of the time. I get too depressed if i read too many heart break or depressing or serious or horror books!!!

What genre is that book ali?

House of Sand and Fog and the Deep end of the Ocean were both good books from memory, but female character and her bf in the movie absolutely annoyed the hell out of me. I wanted to throw things at the tv :)

next book i think will be geisha so my mate and i can watch the dvd after
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:47 am

candycane wrote:What genre is that book ali?


It's steampunk, just to put the finishing touches on my current obsession :wink:. It's set in the Victorian era and asks the question what if the information age had occurred at the same time as the industrial age, with steam-powered computers. It's an interesting premise, but the main character is even more annoying than Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady (I'm probably the only person who cheered for Henry Higgins) - over the top working-class English vernacular and all!
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Shalimar » Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:58 pm

Currently reading Perfumes: The Guide.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby candycane » Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:04 pm

lol ali that sounds like a very interesting book :)
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby whit3tig3y » Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:30 pm

I'm currently reading "The Bell Jar"... Its not quite what I thought so far and i'm half way through but I still like it!! The book that next in my pile is "Million Little Pieces".. yes yes that book.. True story or partly fiction or not, it still sounds like an interesting read.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby milkyway » Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:16 pm

I finished Duplicate Keys and have since been reading "Making Money" by Paul Clitheroe. It's actually an easy read :P

Duplicate Keys was OK - what I don't like about her syle of writing (finally managed to nail it) was that she doesn't accurately caputre the spoken word - everyone sounds far too poetic. But otherwise, interesting story and some suspenseful moments :)

I've also started work on "The Tin Drum" but I don't think that's going to be a light, easy ready.

w33 - be sure to let me know what 'A Million Little Pieces" is like. I don't care, (much like the Helen Dimidenko 'scandal') who the author is or what they claim to be true -how's the frigging book? :lol:
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby matchbox » Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:54 pm

i'm almost finishede cross bones by kathy reichs. not sure what to read next...

(btw san - i finished the almost moon finally!! have to say i didn't care for it much! DEFINATELY loved the lovely bones waaaaaay more!!)
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby milkyway » Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:56 pm

Haven't read 'The Amost Moon'.
It's hard to think anything could top 'The Lovley Bones' though...
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