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Discussion in 'Social Discussion' started by Vanyanka, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. Vanyanka

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    I used to do that all the time. I've trained myself mostly to just quit a book because it holds up my whole list when I never feel like reading my current book.
     
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  2. Vanyanka

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    Doesn't anyone read anymore? :p I just started "Old Man's War" by John Scalzi. I'm also reading Stephen King short stories at night, as well as the short story compilation "Invisible Cities" by Italo Calvino.
     
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    what's a book?
     
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    I'm almost done with Stephen King's _Carrie_. I just started reading his books. maybe i'll go in the order he wrote them, since Carrie was his first. that might be interesting but hard to do if I have to find them all in the library.
     
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    I love many of his and used to miss class when I was younger staying up all night to read them. Big fan of The Dark Tower series in particular!
     
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    A friend and I started this project a few years ago (I'd read them all but she hadn't) and it was a lot of fun. It's always better with a reading buddy.

    I spent two decades obsessed with this series. You just reminded me of something to post in the craft thread!
     
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    I have to post about it because it's so good -- I'm reading Ruth Goodman's 'How to be a Tudor' - which if you've seen Tudor Monastery farm, it's an even more detailed look at Tudor life (which I'm not even interested in, really, but this is fascinating!). I almost entirely read fiction, but this is very readable, and her joy in the subject comes through the page. It's awesome :)
     
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  9. Vanyanka

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    Anyone have a good mystery to recommend?
     
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    I haven't read it, but The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco is supposed to be good.
     
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    I own that! My SIL gave it to me for my birthday and I totally forgot about it. Thanks. :)
     
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    Found the thread after a whole two minutes Vanya :p Coulda linked me. Would've worked faster.
     
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  13. Vanyanka

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    Sorry! My brain is dead and I'm also extremely inconsiderate.
     
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    I read a lot, but I think I have early onset of alzheimer's because i keep forgetting that io read a book until I am half way through it. On the plus side I can go back and read all my favorites and love them again just like i did the first time.
     
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    There's a great book about that! It was a self-published title called Still Alice by Lisa Genova, and it apparently recently got a movie adaption, which is pretty unheard of for self-publishing. (The early onset Alzheimer's, I mean. I doubt you have it. Hope not <3)
     
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    The 5th Wave: The Fifth Wave Series, Book 1 by Rick Yancey was just automatically checked out for me at my local digital library. Its been in my queue so long i don't even remember putting it there. (I often go through a list of recommended reads and add them to my library queue in large numbers at one time). Is it worth a read?
     
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    You received it, so yes. Totally worth it. (I acutally haven't read it, but it sounds cool. If you don't like it, you can always put it back)
     
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    I love the Little House series, not even ashamed to admit that I still read kids books once in a while. I re-read Harry Potter this past winter and just got done with the Hunger Games. I have no idea what to read next. I think I fell into a book hole!
     
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    You will LOVE the Septimus Heap series then! It's a great series by Angie Sage, it's JUST now finishing up, and the books are gorgeous. I love it so much because it's got all the magic of HP but with even more in-depth story and they're wonderful.
     
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    I'll give em a try once I have some money, I can't read it for free on kindle unlimited. :(
     
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