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Post by emmalooxx » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:00 am

Just finished Jodie Picoult- Second glance & Change of heart. Just started My sisters keeper. I haven't seen the film so I thought I'd give the book a go. Would HIGHLY reccomend Second glance, I cried every night when i was reading it haha. Such a beautiful book.
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Post by Madii » Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:49 am

The Myth of Sisyphus by A. Camus

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Post by Dystopatica » Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:51 pm

Dear God Madi, you're not going to top yourself over the absurdity of the human condition, are you? Camus is a gateway drug to existential nihilism.
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Post by Yordan » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:55 pm

Camus is amazing.
I'm reading Gothic Feminism by Diane Long Hoeveler, it's mostly for leisure but also has a few chapters that will help with an essay I'm writing.
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Post by Vex88 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:44 am

Sounds interesting.

I finished "Graceling" last night. It was Kristen Cashores first book and i'd already read the second one "Fire" and loved it. I think I loved this even more though. Such a better story and so many more twists. I gasped out loud several times and cried as well >.< (glad I didnt finish reading it on the bus,lol)
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Post by patricia*star » Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:35 pm

Ive just finished reading 'a piece of cake' by cupcake brown. Its her autobiography and is such an inspirational book. Its really sad and upsetting but funny aswell :D
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Post by Nenedhel » Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:09 pm

The difference engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
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Post by Gracey » Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:12 pm

Nenedhel wrote:The difference engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
My family and I went to see a live interactive enactment based on The Difference Engine a while ago, in the old and usually closed parts of Manchester town hall. It was amazing.
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Post by Nenedhel » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:32 pm

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Nenedhel wrote:The difference engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
My family and I went to see a live interactive enactment based on The Difference Engine a while ago, in the old and usually closed parts of Manchester town hall. It was amazing.
Oh awesome ^^ that sounds really good, shame I missed it
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Post by Gracey » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:12 pm

It's worth saying again that I get as much out of my 8 year old's bedtime stories as my own reading just now. We are taking a little break from Narnia and currently reading How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. We had seen the movie and loved it but the book is so much better. Only the names bear any real resemblance to the film though; this is one of a collection which I suspect have been combined to make up the film.
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Post by Black-Sunshine » Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:38 pm

I just started reading 'Atlas Shrugged' by Ayrn Rand

Tis a big book, think its gonna take a while :roll:
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Post by starlight » Wed Apr 06, 2011 4:20 pm

I'm attempting to re-read all the Harry Potter books before the last film comes out, currently halfway through Chamber of Secrets.

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Post by Yordan » Wed Apr 06, 2011 4:53 pm

I'm not into the harry potter films but randomly decided to ask my boyfriend to download them, he got the 6th and I cried almost as much as I cried reading the book. I do want to reread them all now and see the last one but I'm scared they will ruin it all, that's why I've put off watching any of them for so long.
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Post by wickerhart » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:46 am

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Well I can't say I'm reading it cuz I finished it in 2 days but omg wow... its an excelent zombie book. Hehe... nice balance of action and romance with some gorey violence. I can't wait to get my hands on the next one in the series... The Dead-tossed waves. :D

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Post by angeleyes90 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:49 pm

Lady Gaga biography which is really good

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Post by Nirvana Girl » Sun May 01, 2011 9:46 am

I love reading, i always have a book in hand!

Right now i'm reading the Da vinci code - Dan Brown
Seen the movie loads but dunno why i've never actually read the book :roll:
Because i do find the books much more intresting than the films,
theres so much more detail :D
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Post by SdSiNthetics » Fri May 06, 2011 12:06 pm

woolhairhabit wrote:It's worth saying again that I get as much out of my 8 year old's bedtime stories as my own reading just now. We are taking a little break from Narnia and currently reading How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. We had seen the movie and loved it but the book is so much better. Only the names bear any real resemblance to the film though; this is one of a collection which I suspect have been combined to make up the film.

Narnia was incredible I have re read them a couple of times in my adult years :)

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Post by foximusprime » Fri May 06, 2011 2:41 pm

I'm reading these books atm

The graveyard book - Neil Gaiman
Books of Blood volumes 4 - 6 - Clive barker
Michael Palins diaries (the python years)
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Post by starlight » Fri May 06, 2011 6:44 pm

I'm now half way though Order of the Phoenix, I think I'm on track to finish all the books before the last film comes out :D

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Post by Vex88 » Fri May 06, 2011 7:54 pm

finished the second Anita Blake book, The Laughing Corpse , yesterday. Really enjoyed it. Didn't start off as well as the first but it ended really well. Onto the 3rd one now.
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Post by starfragment666 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:03 pm

Nirvana Girl wrote:I love reading, i always have a book in hand!

Right now i'm reading the Da vinci code - Dan Brown
Seen the movie loads but dunno why i've never actually read the book :roll:
Because i do find the books much more intresting than the films,
theres so much more detail :D
For afters i have Angels & Demons.
I know a lot of people who slate Dan Brown but I quite enjoyed all his books.

I just finished reading Aldous Huxley 'Island', and before that i read 'Walden Two' by BF Skinner- was surprised by a happy ending ;)

Atm I'm reading Watership Down, then i'll continue reading Aldous Huxleys 'The doors of perception : And Heaven and Hell.

Any suggestions for after that? :)
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Post by Gracey » Tue Jun 28, 2011 5:53 pm

starfragment666 wrote:Atm I'm reading Watership Down, then i'll continue reading Aldous Huxleys 'The doors of perception : And Heaven and Hell.

Any suggestions for after that?
Have you read Aldous Huxley's Brave New World? It's mind-blowing.
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Post by Prosthetics » Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:30 pm

Just finished reading the Sword of Truth series. So good.

My room mate keeps hounding me to read the Wheel of Time series, he's told me so much about it with so much excitement, I really want to, I just haven't gotten to it yet....?

It's either I start that or start reading Game of Thrones.

I want to read Clive Barkers books, but they're so damn hard to find!
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Post by starfragment666 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:45 am

woolhairhabit wrote:
starfragment666 wrote:Atm I'm reading Watership Down, then i'll continue reading Aldous Huxleys 'The doors of perception : And Heaven and Hell.

Any suggestions for after that?
Have you read Aldous Huxley's Brave New World? It's mind-blowing.

Yup- I love that book so much :D I'd say 'Island' is equally good- same sort of story line set in a different time/place :)
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Post by Dreadie_Lover1 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:17 pm

The Morganville Vampires Series - Rachel Caine

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