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  Quote moonshine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Oct 2010 at 14:11
reading torey hayden ghost girl  haave a few of hers to read
all based on her class room experiences. Those kids have had some terrible things done to them
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  Quote Jonnyboy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Oct 2010 at 12:26
Currently just finishing Declare by Tim Powers, took a bit to get into but i very good read. 
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  Quote Laura Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Oct 2010 at 12:19
Wonderful book Thess

I have this morning finished Middlemarch. Meh, left me a bit cold for much of the book. But I'm intrigued to see the recent-ish TV adaptation and see what they made of it.

I'm currently doing a 19th century novel course with Open Uni so have recently (in the last 4 weeks) read Northanger Abbey, Jane Eyre, Dombey and Son and Far from the Madding Crowd. On to Germinal today...
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  Quote Thess Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2010 at 04:42
Have borrowed 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from a friend.  Funny really, I've known her for so long and a short while ago I told her that since I'd never read it I thought that I should, then she told me that it was her favourite book ever !!

I now have a well thumbed, much read copy in my posession, which I am working my way though.  Anyone here read it?


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  Quote Thess Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 May 2010 at 17:22
I'm on the last third of 'Gentlemen and Players' by Joanne Harris.

Bit of a departure for her, her stories are always set in France but this one is about an English public school. Also her first thriller too. 
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  Quote Laura Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 May 2010 at 13:40
i'm two thirds of the way through the beautiful, magical and almost fairytale-like "The Girl with Glass Feet", by Ali Shaw.

Recommend it very highly
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  Quote Eviesmum Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 May 2010 at 12:37
I am now reading Warwick Davis's Autobiography Size Matter Not - I'm really enjoying it so far.  He's completely bonkers but fantastic at the same time.

I quite fancy the Patrick Swayze one as well.
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  Quote James Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 May 2010 at 12:23
I've given up with the Mary, Queen of Scots biography and am onto The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory. I've pretty much just watched the whole story in series 4 of The Tudors but I can't get enough anyway.
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 May 2010 at 15:24
Abandoned all my other books, as bought and read Patrick Swayze's book by him, and a couple of introductory paragraphs by his wife Lisa Haapeniemi
Very sad, now as obviously he died last year, but an enjoyable read, about his life growing up as an athlete/dancer/cowboy  etc..in Texas.
Loose Lips, Sink Ships !!   or as they say in Jamaice, 'Mouth open, Story fly out!'
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  Quote Eviesmum Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 May 2010 at 23:36
I'm reading comedienne Linda Smith's Biography (Driving Miss Smith).  It was written by her partner shortly after she died


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  Quote Jonnyboy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 May 2010 at 11:34
Just coming t the end of Angelology, it is a nice read and quite a good story. It basically covers the same type of story lay out as a lot of psudo-histroric mystery novels such as Dan Brown. 
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 May 2010 at 22:12
a friend just gave me Jo Brand's book, looking forward to that.
 
Half way thru Sharon Osbournes, she's a bit crude isn't she, and that's coming from broad-minded me!!! (or maybe i'm becoming narrower of mind, as i get older....lol)
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  Quote Catwoman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 May 2010 at 19:55
I am going to be reading True Blood I am looking forward to reading the book.

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  Quote pinklady46 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Apr 2010 at 20:43
nodnodI recently read Dear me  a letter to my sixteen year old self by a group of celebrities it was a great book
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  Quote moonshine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Apr 2010 at 01:23
i am reading danielle steels safe harbour

half way through still not alot happening this is my first time with this author are they all like this please note i have said i am half way through so dont please tell me the ending i got this far i want to finish it now
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Feb 2010 at 14:12
books way dearer in Aus, even 2nd hand in the spot at Randwick
I buy most of mine here from the local charity shops between a pound, and £1.50, (about 2-3 aussie dollars now, with exchange rate)
I like Brisbane too, i was lucky enough to go there twice last year, I have a friend who moved there just over a year ago, so got to see her.
Kids loved the gold coast.
still reading Frank Skinner here, have got a lot of Jeremy Clarkson books to get thru too, as picked a few up for 99p each, at another charity/church sale here.
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