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PostSubject: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyFri Aug 07, 2009 12:03 am

I've just finished The Time Traveler's wife. Been up all night reading and its now 7.02am. Such an excellent book that just won't let you go and makes ya cry like a baby Laughing

Totally recommended it.

Scanning the bookshelves for my next read.

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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySat Aug 08, 2009 4:36 pm

TTW is one that, although I've heard lots of good things about it from the people who I trust for recommendations, I'm going to give it a miss. I don't like sad stories. Two of the people who recommended it very rarely cry when reading books, and they both said they cried a lot reading that one. So I'll give it a miss.

Currently reading: The Cold Kiss of Death, by Suzanne McLeod.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 11:47 am

Daeonica, i'm intriqued by the title, is the cold kiss of death good?
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 12:00 pm

Heretic, by Bernard Cornwell
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 1:00 pm

I just finished Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, which is WAY better than the movie, by the way. Rachel Cohn and David Levithan definitely created two incredibly realistic characters.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 1:05 pm

emilycross wrote:
Daeonica, i'm intriqued by the title, is the cold kiss of death good?

So far, yes, it's really good. I had to have a break from it to stop myself reading it too quickly!
It has more (a lot more) of one of my favourite characters from the first book, as well as a lot of other good things. I'll post a review once I've finished it, and had a little time to digest.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyTue Aug 11, 2009 6:58 pm

I am now reading The Work and the Glory Volume 1: A Pillar of Light by Gerald Lund. I like it a lot right now even though I'm only on Chapter 3. But it is very engaging and he takes off into the story and how the main family characters work together or against each other already.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyTue Aug 11, 2009 7:44 pm

I'm rereading the Harry Potter books again. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyWed Aug 12, 2009 3:38 am

Good call, Novel! I was listening to my tapes of Philosopher's Stone yesterday, and I need to re-read book 6 before I see the film.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyWed Aug 12, 2009 9:15 am

At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost. The first book in the series is Halfway To The Grave... I love this series... almost... aaalllmost more than BDB. But Ren would kill me if she heard that... Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyWed Aug 12, 2009 9:31 am

BDB gives you much more choice of nice guys. Bones is great, but BDB has Zsadist, and V, and Rehv...

At Grave's End is the third one, right? I need to track down book 4. Not sure if it's out yet in the UK, but I can still look.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyWed Aug 12, 2009 10:42 am

You do have a point there Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyWed Aug 12, 2009 10:45 am

Finished it; now starting Guns: A visual history. It's more of pictures, so I'll finish it soon.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyThu Aug 13, 2009 11:33 am

daeonica wrote:
Good call, Novel! I was listening to my tapes of Philosopher's Stone yesterday, and I need to re-read book 6 before I see the film.

Oh no! Don't do that! Then you won't be satisfied!

Currently reading The Scarlett Letter and 1984 interchangeably.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 23, 2009 3:01 pm

trying to decide between Kafka on the shore or fevre dreams by george r. martin

was rereading the pellinor series - love those books!
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptySun Aug 23, 2009 10:40 pm

Pellinor series! I've wanted to read those for ages but my local library doesn't have them! Sad
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 5:58 am

Oh Hadhafang, they are excellent! You'll love them, especially if you like journey/epic fantasies
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 6:14 am

I've been re-reading 'Sunshine' by Robin McKinley. Excellent novel, and I'll have to write a review of it soon.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 11:44 am

Ah! Please PM a review later Emily! Very Happy

Sunshine? I got that from the library this summer but my friend told me it was terrible, so I never read it and just returned it.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 11:56 am

I guess it depends what you like. Did your friend say what bits made it terrible?
I can see how some people would dislike it - it's written much more like people think - her train of thought flows along, so sometimes it appears to go off at tangents. But I really liked it. It's very realistic, I think. It was a different way of telling a story.
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 12:14 pm

I know it's about vampires, so compare it to something else [NOT Twilight] like Interview with a Vampire... did it hold up?
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyMon Aug 24, 2009 12:29 pm

I never made it all the way through Interview with a Vampire - I got bored!

Um... I read a lot of vampire stories, and I've seen vampires done in lots of different ways. Yes, I think Sunshine was good. The vampires are seen by society as very definitely evil. There are no exceptions. Sunshine (the MC) is basically 'given' to a vampire at the start of the book, but she gradually becomes friends with him, and then ends up with the dilemma of, should she help him with this thing, or should she trust all the rest of the world that there are no good vampires. If she chooses to help him, what does that make her? How does she keep it from her colleagues, and from the police who know she's hiding something, or several somethings?

If you've got it at a nearby library, you can always give it a go - it's not like you've lost anything if don't like it, and it's not like school where you have to finish a book you don't like Wink
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyFri Sep 18, 2009 10:06 am

I just bought Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr. I really liked Wicked Lovely so I hope this one's just as good!

Oooh Hadhafang I LOVE the Pellinor series!! And any other epic fantasy pretty much Smile
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PostSubject: Re: What are your reading RIGHT NOW?   What are your reading RIGHT NOW? EmptyFri Sep 18, 2009 11:18 am

Oh Diana i read ink exchange!! I like wicked lovely too!

Ink exchange is strange but good. I don't particularly like aislinn to be honest (and i don't like her much during this at all) and during the course of this book well, once you read it we can discuss it ala spoilers (i need to talk to someone Laughing ) - i'll start a thread once your done reading it if you like.

But i totally love the dark court (don't know if that was meant to happen, but i totally routing for them Laughing )


edit - i totally loved pelinor series too
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Ohhh good, now I want to hurry up and read Ink Exchange so we can spoiler our hearts out! I do my reading in tiny bits before bed so it takes forever... back before kids I could knock a book out in a day-and-a-half, EASY!!

Have you heard anything about Fragile Eternity??

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