wots on your to read pile

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Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:29 am

What are the Anita Blake books like?

I've toyed with the thought of getting them before.

Any good?
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Postby author3 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:25 am

I'd advise you not to read all the Darren Shan books in a row Chris
You get kinda bored of the storyline take a break between each three
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:14 pm

im finding the anita blake books ok not exactly a taxing read mind bouncy :lol:

author i wont probably even finish the series as something else will grab my attention and i will go and get those as well :lol: :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:26 pm

i forgot song of the quarkbeast by jasper ffordde turned up today :D
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Postby author3 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:32 pm

you should probably finish the series seeing as each book is only about 150 pages
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Postby stripy_tie » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:48 pm

A heap of big stonking story collections, I decided to treat myself on my birthday and get some really beautiful editions.

The Odyssey (penguin hardback classics edition)
East of the Sun and West of the Moon (calla edition)
Stories from Hans Christian Anderson (calla edition)
Tales from the 1001 Nights (penguin hardback classics edition)
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings (penguin hardback classics edition)
The Complete Sherlock Holmes (vintage classics' Arthur Conan Doyle's 150th anniversary edition)
Myths and Legends of Russia (folio society)

But i get Inheritance in the post tomorrow so they're going to have to wait another couple of days at least.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:00 pm

Was it your Birthday today stripey. :?:
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Postby stripy_tie » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:14 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Was it your Birthday today stripey. :?:


no, no, no i just haven't gotten around to reading any of them yet
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:22 am

Not actually on the pile yet, as they haven't arrived, but Nos 1-7 of The Women's Murder Club (Patterson).
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby A'Tuin things over » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:23 pm

...I recently completed the excellent trilogy 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' which was a real rollercoaster, thoroughly enjoyed them, and such a shame that Stieg Larsson died so young with all that talent.

I have just finished 'The First Blitz' by Neil Hanson about the 'Gotha' and 'R' Plane bomber raids on London in the first world war which was amazingly well researched, the minutiae gleaned from long forgotten records from both sides of the war is extraordinary. Image If you, like me, have an interest in WWI it is compelling material, and even if you have no particular interest it is worth the read.

I have just started a good friends book 'The Rainbow In My Heart' about his hard life and his love of his wife who died so young and the trial s and tribulations endured with the (Australian) authorities. Image it is hard to read when you have a personal attachment, and apparently I get a couple of (nice) mentions too.

After that I have 'Snuff' which was a recent birthday present, so that is something (hopefully) I will enjoy, and for that reason I have not read any views or threads so that I can judge for myself...
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby hattie » Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:12 pm

to read pile:

teacher man by Franc McCourt
Die Känguruh Chroniken by Marc-Uwe Kling
Snuff (no explanation needed)
les chroniques du bout du monde (don't know which one yet) (The Edge Chronicles)

and stuff for my masters degree thing I'm supposed to write
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby Antiq » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:53 pm

Next up, Embassytown - China Mieville.
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby author3 » Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:38 pm

On my to read SHELF at the moment are

Buffy the Vampire Slayer:Coyote Moon
Equal Rites(to re-read)
Anne of Green Gables
Doctor Who:The Nightmare on Black Island
Evermore
Eragon
Dracula
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
War Horse
Maximum Ride:Schools Out Forever
The Shakespeare Secret
The Lunatics Curse
The Amulet of Samarkand
Five go to Mystery Moor
The Ragwitch
Cherub:Shadow Wave
Cherub:Peoples Republic
Henderson's Boys:The Escape(to re-read)
The Edge Chronicles:The Immortals
Robinson Crusoe
The Sorceress
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby chris.ph » Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:37 pm

just had the bride wears black leather by simon r green so oonce i finish the current anita blake i will be jumping onto this as he is my 2nd favourite author :lol: :D :D
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Re: wots on your to read pile

Postby Tiffany » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:35 pm

My to read list is...
Wildlife SOS by Simon & Lou Cowell.
Peak Practice by Tom McGregor.
The Danger by Dick Francis.(re-read)
Swimming Pool Sunday by Sophie Kinsella, writing as Madeleine Wickham.
Sex & the City by Candace Bushell.
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton.
It Shouldn't Happen To A Vet by James Herriot (re-read)
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