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what are you reading?

Postby S_A_M on Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:00 pm

I am out of books!

Can you give me some ideas of your recent favourites? I need something good for my daily commute! :-D

I love books like The Rapture of Canaan, She's Come Undone, Fall on Your Knees, the Sookie Stackhouse series, The Book of Negroes, The Flying Troutmans. I've read most of Jodi Picoult's books, too.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby midnightly on Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:00 pm

i'm reading "blood promise" at the moment it's part of the vampire academy series.. so far pretty good the rest of the series is good a little slow to start out, just finished Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story and You Suck : A Love Story by Christopher Moore (two book series) it was really good vampire/romance/comedy
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby Colesmum on Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:10 am

I am obsessed with anything Neil Gaiman right now. Started with Anansi Boys (fantastic), American Gods (fantastic), Fragile things (creepy, but fantastic), Neverwhere (fantastic), Coraline (meant for pre-teens but read it, very dark with a happy ending), and now I'm reading one called Good Omens (really good so far) and I've yet to read Stardust, but I've heard really good things. He's kind of a modern day myth writer, and he does a superb job! :D
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby Blacken on Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:28 am

"a breath of snow and ashes" (again) by diana gabaldon...the next one in the series is due this month! woohoo! \:D/
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby tiptoetulip on Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:30 am

You liked The Flying Troutman - have you read the other Miriam Toews books?

I like a lot of what you do and I also enjoy Kris Radish and Elizabeth Berg.
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby S_A_M on Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:31 am

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Re: what are you reading?

Postby midnightly on Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:01 am

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Re: what are you reading?

Postby S_A_M on Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:36 pm

Midnightly -- the actor who plays Eric gives me goosebumps. Seriously. It's like I'm 12 again and crushing on Corey Feldman. In the books, he is far the most interesting and complex character. In the TV show, I like his relationship with Bill and Sookie ... and his fang-tabulous looks :D Sorry, that's cheesy but I couldn't resist!
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Re: what are you reading?

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Re: what are you reading?

Postby 3_pack_mom on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:36 pm

I'm currently reading the Time Traveller's Wife, and have just finished reading "The Queen's Fool" by Phillipa Gregory (the author of the Other Boleyn Girl), and 2 Jeffrey Archer books (Cane and Abel, Honor Among Thieves).

How are the Sookie Stackhouse books? I've been thinking about reading them, but not sure how the writing etc is.. could you describe them a little? Is it all blood and gore, some blood and gore and some romance, or what?
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby Ivy-Girl on Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:24 pm

THE WHITE QUEEN, the newest release by Philippa Gregory about the Plantagenets who precede the Tudors & Elizabethan era that she wrote about in her previous few books.

It's actually the first of a series to come. Yay!
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby S_A_M on Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:11 am

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Re: what are you reading?

Postby knittingmama on Fri Oct 16, 2009 1:57 pm

I'm currently reading 'The Time Traveller's Wife' - really good book. Before that, I was reading 'Dark Gold' by Christine Feehan - it's part of her Dark series about vampires. 'The Secret Life of Bees' is a good read too.
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby tiptoetulip on Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:40 pm

I just read "The Book of Negroes." Wow.
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Re: what are you reading?

Postby Ivy-Girl on Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:29 pm

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