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PostSubject: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 22, 2009 11:31 am

I am about 150 pg into The Last Song by Nicloas Sparks...most of his books are a slow start but come on, I am s till waiting for it to pick up. I won't give up because they are always good in the end.

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 22, 2009 11:51 am

I read that one not long ago. I had it figured out pretty early. Didn't like it as much as some of his others.

I just finished the Percy Jackson books... those were fabulous!

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeTue Dec 22, 2009 12:11 pm

i am starting dear john in a few minutes! yay!

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Dec 23, 2009 6:14 am

I'm reading Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul and practically bawling at each story. Rolling Eyes Embarassed I'm such a sap.
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 9:30 am

scrlvr78 wrote:
I'm reading Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul and practically bawling at each story. Rolling Eyes Embarassed I'm such a sap.

Puh-leeze, I cry at everything--you are not a sap, just a sensitive soul!!

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Started a book called Saints in Limbo--it's pretty weird, but it's playing out fairly well.

Had been reading the Weight of Glory by CS Lewis, but set it down somewhere, and it's apparently been buried under a strata of something--probably scrapbook paper!!
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 10:15 am

Eeeek, I love Nicholas Sparks, but only having experience thru the movies, it seems like sad endings. I would LOVE to read Dear John, but obviously being in the place I am that could be bad. I just read Time Traveler's Wife. It could be observed as all over the place, but I found it a fab read! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 11:37 am

oh dear john is good. you'd like it tina. total love story. it emcompasses all emotions and is pretty easy to think love at first sight exists.i can't wait to see the movie. they picked perfect actors for the characters in the book.

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 11:58 am

Love Channing Tatum & Amanda is so sweet. Saw the previews @ New Moon. (sigh!) Maybe I will read it, Lora. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 12:54 pm

i am reading an awesome book called "Captivating" I am lovin it, but need to read more

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 1:02 pm

Captivating? Is that by the Eldredge's? I started reading it after getting it from PaperBackSwap. I couldn't get through it because it was SO highlighted & notated. I would really like to re read it, though.
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeWed Jan 27, 2010 7:22 pm

I am readying "Cut, Crop, Die" by Joanna Campbel Slan. She's written a couple of murder mysteries involving a scrapper and a LSS. Smile I won it in a contest. It's not bad so far. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 28, 2010 2:56 am

I definitely have found the perfect site - surrounded by all these readers! Very Happy I just finished a couple Debbie Macomber stories (I needed some light reading amidst all the stress of the move). I just started an historical romance (can't remember the author) but I'm also reading a book called unChristian for our Bible study.
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 28, 2010 3:52 am

Can someone recommend a decent series? I need something light reading,
as Dawn says, something to just carry around in my bag to pull out while
waiting for someone to finish violin, or band practice, or (you get the idea).

Nothing graphic; I'm relatively tame.

Was that a series, Dawn?
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 28, 2010 6:32 am

imapaperlover wrote:
oh dear john is good. you'd like it tina. total love story. it emcompasses all emotions and is pretty easy to think love at first sight exists.i can't wait to see the movie. they picked perfect actors for the characters in the book.

I plan on rereading this book again.
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 28, 2010 8:41 am

did any of you read The Shack? if so, what was your take?

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeThu Jan 28, 2010 9:46 am

Robin- a scrapbooking mystery!? I'll totally have to check that out.

I'm noe reading the first book in the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher. Really liking it so far.
It's about a Wizard Detective. : )

Just got Malice in London from Amazon. Mystery set in London, hello...I think I'm in love.

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2010 3:21 am

trisha too wrote:
Can someone recommend a decent series? I need something light reading,
as Dawn says, something to just carry around in my bag to pull out while
waiting for someone to finish violin, or band practice, or (you get the idea).

Nothing graphic; I'm relatively tame.

Was that a series, Dawn?

I'd recommend anything by Debbie Macomber...she writes romances but they're not at all graphic. The Cedar Cove series I've really enjoyed.
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeFri Jan 29, 2010 12:08 pm

trisha too wrote:
Can someone recommend a decent series? I need something light reading,
as Dawn says, something to just carry around in my bag to pull out while
waiting for someone to finish violin, or band practice, or (you get the idea).


If you don't mind kids'/young adult books... Check out the Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordan or the Max series by James Patterson. Smile Both are EXCELLENT.

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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 30, 2010 12:18 am

Speaking of kids' books, I think the Mysterious Benedict Society series is great too!
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PostSubject: Re: Anybody reading?   Anybody reading? I_icon_minitimeSat Jan 30, 2010 1:19 am

If you don't mind kids'/young adult books... Check out the Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordan or the Max series by James Patterson. Smile Both are EXCELLENT.[/quote]

Actually, I don't mind at all--my daughter was all about the Enola Homes series for a while, so she had me read those. They weren't great, but they were good enough I read them all! And I regularly check out picture books just for the artwork!

One of my favorite authors is Roald Dahl. And Louisa May Alcott. And Jane Austen.

ANYWAY, thank you Kimmy and Dawn--I will "go" to the library today and see
if I can get some of those put on hold.
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