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Old 25-06-2018, 04:49 PM   #5061
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Gave Don't Wake Up 2 stars (it was ok). I didn't like it much but gave it 2 stars since I finished it.

Now reading This Love - Dani Atkins.





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Old 26-06-2018, 01:13 PM   #5062
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Old 29-06-2018, 07:24 PM   #5063
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This Love - Dani Atkins.
I gave this 4 stars (really liked it).





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Old 30-06-2018, 01:55 AM   #5064
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I finished Wild, which I really enjoyed, and The Year Of Less, which was incredibly dull. Now reading Lisey's Story by Stephen King, which I'm enjoying but I'm disappointingly un-scared so far!



"I know you're sad, so I won't tell you to have a good day. Instead, I advise you to simply have a day.
Stay alive, feed yourself well, wear comfortable clothes, and don't give up on yourself just yet.
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Old 30-06-2018, 03:27 PM   #5065
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Lisey's Story is one of the books I remember becoming absolutely engrossed in and I couldn't stop thinking about it once I had finished it. I read it a long, long time ago so can't remember anything about it now.





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Old 30-06-2018, 08:42 PM   #5066
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Now reading Lullaby - Chuck Palahniuk.





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Old 04-07-2018, 05:17 PM   #5067
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Lullaby - Chuck Palahniuk.
I gave this 3 stars (liked it).

Now reading I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death - Maggie O'Farrell.





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Old 05-07-2018, 12:55 PM   #5068
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Finished Lisey's Story. I really really liked it. Can't decide what to read next!



"I know you're sad, so I won't tell you to have a good day. Instead, I advise you to simply have a day.
Stay alive, feed yourself well, wear comfortable clothes, and don't give up on yourself just yet.
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Old 05-07-2018, 12:56 PM   #5069
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Oh, I think I almost bought that at one point Lindsay. Let me know if it's any good!



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Old 05-07-2018, 08:28 PM   #5070
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Finished Lisey's Story. I really really liked it. Can't decide what to read next!
Can you get recommendations from Amazon? Or join Goodreads, that can be ok for recommendations and it's fun to keep a track of what you and your friends are reading.

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Oh, I think I almost bought that at one point Lindsay. Let me know if it's any good!
I Am, I Am, I Am? I got it from the library, it's ok so far.





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Old 08-07-2018, 01:36 PM   #5071
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I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death - Maggie O'Farrell.
I gave this 3 stars (liked it) although I did consider giving it 2 (it was ok). It was readable and some parts were more interesting than others, which is maybe a horrible thing to say about a memoir. It wasn't really captivating in my opinion.

Now reading Echoes In Death - J. D. Robb, for library reading group.





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Old 08-07-2018, 11:40 PM   #5072
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I might not bother reading it then!



"I know you're sad, so I won't tell you to have a good day. Instead, I advise you to simply have a day.
Stay alive, feed yourself well, wear comfortable clothes, and don't give up on yourself just yet.
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:29 PM   #5073
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Other people seemed to really like it, maybe I was being harsh!

Finished Half In Love With Death: Managing The Chronically Suicidal Patient - Joel Pars. Gave it 2 stars (it was ok) based on my perceptions as a chronically suicidal person. Maybe practitioners would have liked it more, it's an American book mainly for psychotherapists I think.

Still reading Echoes In Death - J. D. Robb. Bored of it already.

Also reading Happy - Fearne Cotton. Wasn't going to read this but saw it for 75p in a charity shop so decided to get it.





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Old 11-07-2018, 11:20 AM   #5074
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What did you think of Happy, Lindsay? I've started reading it but haven't got far yet.

I've just read Come a Little Closer by Rachel Abbott. I didn't love it, but it was okay.



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Old 11-07-2018, 02:49 PM   #5075
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I gave Happy 3 stars (liked it) I didn't get anything from it to be honest but I think it could be useful for people with lower level MH issues. It was a little repetitive at points.

Still reading Echoes In Death.

Also reading Bookworm: A Memoir Of Childhood Reading - Lucy Mangan.





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Old 11-07-2018, 05:21 PM   #5076
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Free books can be a bit rubbish most times! Unless it was a deal you got? I used to download free books but I don't do it much any more.





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Old 12-07-2018, 05:24 AM   #5077
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Finished Alice and Red Queen by Christina Henry.

4/5 - Loved it very much. Very dark and graphic depictions of child abuse, but a fantastic take on a different version of Alice in Wonderland.

Currently reading Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky - it's really good so far, but only read about 20%. And Friend Request by Laura Marshall which is a really stupid book but I've nearly finished it so I may as well. Maybe there'll be a twist near the end.




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Old 12-07-2018, 07:08 AM   #5078
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Icecream girls-Dorothy Koomson- 4/5 my second attempt to read this, first time was a couple of years ago in a psych ward when on haloperidol which made reading nigh on impossible. This time round, really intriguing plot and characters, some bits a little bit like baggage but generally a fantastic book that keeps you guessing. Warning though, some pretty heavy abuse themes at times, and some mentions of self harm which I really wasn't expecting.



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Old 14-07-2018, 07:27 PM   #5079
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Echoes In Death - J. D. Robb.
I'm so glad this is over. Gave it 2 stars (it was ok) since I finished it but I only finished it because I thought I should for the reading group.





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Old 15-07-2018, 12:07 PM   #5080
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Now reading The Food Of Love - Amanda Prowse.





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