What Are You Reading 2

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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:52 am

its better than the last one pip :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:53 am

Herself read it and said the same. I think i'll read the Quarkbeast one first to be honest :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Dotsie » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:31 pm

pip wrote:Can't bring myself to read it. Bought it but the last one was so bad

I get you! But I didn't finish the last one, so I don't know if I'll be able to get into this one. It's s library book, so I have to start it soon (& I still haven't started Dodger)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:33 pm

Yea me neither Dotsie, in fact I have not even finished Long Earth yet for some reason I have not got around to it, :oops: just halfway through Night Watch on audio book and have downloaded Science of the Discworld III to listen to next.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:08 pm

Just started another Patterson c/o written, about the Olympics 2012.

Mary, who loaned it to me, says they must have given them quite a bit previous to the actual opening of the Olympics, as they got it pretty much spot on.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Selkie » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:00 am

Just started Game of Thrones. I probably should have read it before watching the series - but watching has inspired me to finally read it.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:04 am

Selkie wrote:Just started Game of Thrones. I probably should have read it before watching the series - but watching has inspired me to finally read it.

Read slowly . Book 6 will take a few years to surface :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Selkie » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:14 am

The speed I read... there is no worries on that score ;)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:15 am

Fair enough :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby raisindot » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:57 pm

Selkie wrote:Just started Game of Thrones. I probably should have read it before watching the series - but watching has inspired me to finally read it.


I think that's the same with a lot of people. Certainly was with me. The books really help you understand all the complicated feudal relationships that the TV series by necessity has to gloss over.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:26 pm

I'm giving up on A Casual Vacancy. I feel like I gave it a fair shot at 100+ pages in. The writing is not bad, but the story moves so slooooooowwwly. I was surprised it was 500 pages long. The story is just not that interesting.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Alanz » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:28 am

I'm just finishing JINGO which i thought was very funny :D :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:31 am

Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein. This has always been one of Sharlene's favourite books and, although I've seen the film, I've never read the book before. It's a long time since I saw the film, but seem to recall thinking there was something lacking in it. So I'm very curious to compare the two.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:40 am

Tonyblack wrote:Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein. This has always been one of Sharlene's favourite books and, although I've seen the film, I've never read the book before. It's a long time since I saw the film, but seem to recall thinking there was something lacking in it. So I'm very curious to compare the two.

The something lacking from the film was acting ability :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:45 am

pip wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein. This has always been one of Sharlene's favourite books and, although I've seen the film, I've never read the book before. It's a long time since I saw the film, but seem to recall thinking there was something lacking in it. So I'm very curious to compare the two.

The something lacking from the film was acting ability :lol:

And that woman who grinned the whole way through.
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