What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:53 pm

Freebie wrote:Okay, so I finished The Casual Vacancy. I didn't think it was too bad, yet it lacked any excitement, not enough perhaps happened, and nothing too new was brought to the table. I won't be rushing to read it again for the next few years. :)

Now reading William Goldman - The Princess Bride


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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby steeljam » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:06 am

Reading The Girl with all the Gifts by M R Carey. It was a birthday present. So far it is excellent.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby meerkat » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:47 pm

Lindsey Davis : See Delphi and Die. A Marcus Didius Falco who dunnit. Excellent!
The Silver Pigs
A Body in the Bathhouse (incorporates the Villa at Fishbourne)

The above were not read in that order. Ave!

Raising Steam...for the fourth time. It's soooo good!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:06 pm

I'm reading the first of the Agatha Raisin Mysteries by M.C. Beaton. They serialised a couple of the books on Radio 4 Extra and they were such fun that I decided to try one. I haven't been disappointed yet. They are written by the same writer that wrote the Hamish Macbeth books. :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:56 pm

those are brilliant
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby meerkat » Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:13 am

It took me a while to get into Agatha Raisin books, but now I am hooked! However, you can't beat the Hamish Macbeth series. I am collecting them. 10 to go!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:13 pm

I'm still trying to get Raisin books but with a dodgy memory and the factor I've read quite a few from the library means it's a near hopeless search without my list cause the chances are high that I'll buy books that I've already got
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:20 pm

Started Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris. Very good so far. quite tongue in cheek
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby meerkat » Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:28 am

Ghost wrote:I'm still trying to get Raisin books but with a dodgy memory and the factor I've read quite a few from the library means it's a near hopeless search without my list cause the chances are high that I'll buy books that I've already got


Ghost, try charity shops. Half of my Hamish's to date have come from charities, Oxfam mostly.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:03 pm

Ghost wrote:I'm still trying to get Raisin books but with a dodgy memory and the factor I've read quite a few from the library means it's a near hopeless search without my list cause the chances are high that I'll buy books that I've already got



I just gave away a carrier bag full of Agatha Raisin books, for my friend Mary to re-read. :roll:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:07 pm

I've got I think about a third of them
and now I've got a list for when I go out book shopping so thats a help
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:34 pm

What got me a little hacked off about them, was the author keeping on describing her "bear like eyes" and how she "brushed her hair until it gleamed".

Give it a rest, love.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:08 am

Prose so purple, it looks bruised? :roll:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby meerkat » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:02 am

Currently reading The Last tango in Aberystwyth by Malcolm Pryce. 2nd is his Aberystwyth books. A real hoot. It's like removing the Bronx and swapping it with Aberystwyth! Most enjoyable. Now looking out for the next two. Gods bless charity shops. :D
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Postby pip » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:08 am

Mrs Pip just started the first Aberystwyth books and seems to be enjoying it so far.
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