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What are you reading now?

Postby Eeyore » Sep 11, 2012 11:35 am

Book Club has started up again and our first book this year is "A Thousand Splendid Suns". I read it a few years ago and it was very, very good. Disturbing on many levels but a good read and well written. I'm also going to be reading "Before Versailles" which I won as a "First Read" on Goodreads.com

I've just finished "The Gods of Gotham" which was very good as well. Great characters and a historical romp through 1845 New York with the implementation of the first official police force.
Also recently finished "The Given Day" by Dennis Lehane, another well written book.
The one book I read this summer that I did not care for was "Ten Thousand Lovers" by Edeet Ravel. A very weak writer and poorly developed characters IMO.
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby Dumbo » Sep 11, 2012 12:56 pm

Dog Training for Dummies, and
Complete Idiot's guide to Training A Dog.

So far I know when to fetch its treats.
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby davefrombc » Sep 11, 2012 1:03 pm

Haven't been into reading novels for a long time .. I have lots of reference books on gardening and aquariums, but by far the most of my reading is from prowling the net and interaction in forums
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby kelly_m » Sep 11, 2012 1:17 pm

i am big enough to admit that I caved......

50 Shades
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby Dumbo » Sep 11, 2012 1:34 pm

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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby kelly_m » Sep 11, 2012 6:03 pm

you"ll be the first to know if I need to "discuss" the books...... :twisted:
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby countrychic » Sep 11, 2012 9:10 pm

kelly_m wrote:
50 Shades



Shhhhhhh! You're not supposed to let anyone know! Only when asked directly, and only when that other person has admitted it first, do you put up your hand and admit you are reading it too! lol

Made a stir in my house too :). And at my book club too! We were supposed to be discussing another book, but somehow the topic veered off, lol
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby countrychic » Sep 11, 2012 9:16 pm

Our book club is reading 'Crow Lake' by Mary Lawson. Really well written.
Others we read off the top of my fav list:
Sarahs Key
Room
Before I go to Sleep, by S J Watson
Left Neglected, Lisa Genova

All excellent reads
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby kelly_m » Sep 11, 2012 11:52 pm

countrychic wrote:
kelly_m wrote:
50 Shades



Shhhhhhh! You're not supposed to let anyone know! Only when asked directly, and only when that other person has admitted it first, do you put up your hand and admit you are reading it too! lol

Made a stir in my house too :). And at my book club too! We were supposed to be discussing another book, but somehow the topic veered off, lol



:oops: :oops:

Damn.....so I guess since I mentioned it first everyone else can come clean.....
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Re: What are you reading now?

Postby Eeyore » Sep 12, 2012 12:06 pm

Haven't read it.... yet.... but apparently this one is supposed to be similar but better written.

http://www.sylviaday.com/books/bared-to-you/
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