What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Penfold » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:35 am

I enjoyed UA and thought Sir Terry got the tone and understanding just right with regards to the 'tribalism' amongst the supporters, especially as he is not a fan of the game himself. (West Ham and Spurs were having a bit of an argument over post Olympics occupancy of the Olympic Stadium at the time, which was getting rather heated in some quarters.*) Football, however, wasn't the main theme but more of a vehicle to drive other themes along. :D

*It's still going on with Barry Hearn and Leyton Orient who were upset that West Ham didn't ask them to ground share. :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:27 am

I didn't mind UA, I like Mr Nutt.

In my continuing literature slump I'm reading anything by Wodehouse. I don't have to think too hard when reading his books, just enjoying his wit & prose.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:58 pm

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Catch-up wrote:Reading 1356 by Bernard Cornwell. About 1/3 way through and really enjoying it!

I really enjoyed that one - so did Sharlene. :D


Finished it a couple of days ago. Really good! It was very hard to put down.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:02 pm

Thanks for all your comments, I'm yet to start UA, just finishing Moving Picures, should finish that tonight :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:53 pm

Sister Jennifer wrote:In my continuing literature slump I'm reading anything by Wodehouse. I don't have to think too hard when reading his books, just enjoying his wit & prose.


That's hardly a literature slump, reading one of the finest users of the English language. I've nearly finished my Jeeves and Wooster marathon, 2 novels to go :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:36 pm

I'm on my second Hornblower book. I enjoyed the first one. Each chapter is a separate adventure. It's almost like a series of short stories rather than a novel. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby =Tamar » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:21 pm

Contagious - Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger (2013). It's about what elements make something go viral, get real word-of-mouth advertising, become fads - and some reasons why some things didn't catch on that people hoped would.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:26 am

One of the tie-in novels (book 3) from the Castle TV series.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:57 pm

the last harry dresden book other than the short stories
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:53 pm

Wahtever are you going to do when you've finished it Chris :?: , No more harry Dresden :o :lol:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:01 pm

Until the next one is written, and Alex Versus is Dresden's London equivlent. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:49 pm

he wrote some scifi so i will read those next :D then maybe anna rice
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Alanz » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:06 pm

I'm still getting through Sir Terry's Books, then i'll read any books about Magicians or Dwarfs etc..I liked the Shannarra series :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:05 am

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Until the next one is written, and Alex Versus is Dresden's London equivlent. :mrgreen:



I got a couple of those, and have really struggled to get through the first third of book 1. They're both sitting in a cupboard somewhere.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:16 pm

Haven't read those. I think of Peter Grant as Dresden's London equivalent. Looking forward to the next book in that series! :D

Just finished The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper. Really good! Would make a great scary movie. I'm going to try his other books.
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