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nowhereman 30-10-2012 10:07 PM

About to start Beautiful Redemption the 4th and final book from the Beautiful Creatures series.

Geisterfahrer 31-10-2012 12:01 AM

Just started with Stephen King's The girl who loved Tom Gordon.

So far so good. Never read anything his before. :-)

MrsNutkin 01-11-2012 10:19 AM

Flourishing by Maureen Gaffney - it's non fiction

Rafiki 01-11-2012 09:30 PM

I'm re-reading A Series Of Unfortunate Events by Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket).

rubik's cube 01-11-2012 09:32 PM

just finished reading january first.

now. i don't understand why, but if it wasn't for sleep, i'd have probably finished this in one session. this may not seem major, but i can't remember the last time i finished (or even almost finished) a book in one session.

it's not that i particularly enjoyed it. or maybe it's just been so long since i actually enjoyed a book i don't recognize it. it didn't put a smile on my face, anyway, but i don't think it's the type of book you should be smiling about.

one thing that bugged me was the fact the author's son could someday read this, and the author makes it pretty clear, imo, that he favors his daughter over his son. he basically says that because he can't find someone on his daughter's level, he'd create someone on her level - and there you have the reason behind the son. and it just disturbed me.

don't get me wrong. i have so much respect for this family, in the same way i have a stubborn sort of respect for my family for dealing with me. and i understood he loved his daughter, but his son's life was at risk. i think that's the time you need to sit back and think, "right. something needs to be done."

idk. it's not my position to judge.

but i would really like to read another book like it, if anyone has any suggestions. it was really interesting to read from the parent's pov.

and i'm now reading get me out of here. i'm too early on to give an opinion on it, but her husband's a sweetheart. and i get a weird vibe from dr padgett.

okay. i'll finish rambling now. xD

EndOfDaze 03-11-2012 06:47 PM

Currently reading "Crying in the dark" by Shane Dunphy :)

one_step_closer 03-11-2012 07:22 PM

Crying for Help - Casey Watson.

When I was in hospital I read:

Ultraviolet - R. J. Anderson
Ghost Boy - Martin Pistorius
Another Forgotten Child - Cathy Glass
Second Hand Heart - Catherine Ryan Hyde
Still Alice - Lisa Genova
First Person Plural - Cameron West
One Breath Away - Heather Gudenkauf
Tales From the GP's Surgery - Rosemary Leonard
Confessions of a Male Nurse - Michael Alexander
Little Prisoners - Casey Watson.

one_step_closer 03-11-2012 07:24 PM


Originally Posted by EndOfDaze (Post 3407913)
Currently reading "Crying in the dark" by Shane Dunphy :)

I can't remember what that book was about but I really like Shane Dunphy's books.

EndOfDaze 03-11-2012 07:26 PM


Originally Posted by one_step_closer (Post 3407945)
I can't remember what that book was about but I really like Shane Dunphy's books.

This one is where we first learn about Larry and Francey, and Mina :). This is only the second book of his that I've read (well, I'm reading this one now!), so I'm trying to get his others!

nowhereman 04-11-2012 01:26 AM

About to start Nevermore, from the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson.

ontheverge 05-11-2012 12:32 AM

Like Water For Chocolate....so far so good :) Going to watch the movie when I'm finished!

sophrose89 05-11-2012 05:46 PM

Extra confessions of a working girl by Miss S.
Also part way through The queen's confidant by Karen harper, but needed something lighter whilst i'm studying!

Petrichor 05-11-2012 06:06 PM

Still on Goddess of Spring. I've gotten so slow with my reading! XD

mojo 07-11-2012 04:05 PM

my booky wook by Russell Brand

pingu 07-11-2012 11:21 PM

The Twelve By Justin Cronin : D

Tig 08-11-2012 04:15 AM

I'm reading 'A Fly On The Ward' by Michael K Chapman which is a pretty funny book and gives me a laugh reminding myself of funny times in hospitals!

I'm also reading my friends book which is available on kindle only called Runaway With Me by Kayleigh Patchett.

OhMyGundam 08-11-2012 07:35 PM

I'm reading Collide by J.R.Lenk. I've been wanting to read the book for ages and now I'm reading it I can't put it down <3

Zedebee 08-11-2012 08:58 PM

Is it just me - Miranda Hart
No one's girl - Rosie Goodwin

For now. Have so many waiting to be read...

Tig 08-11-2012 10:43 PM

Same Zed.

ParaParaParadise 08-11-2012 11:02 PM

Almost finished Funhouse by Dean Koontz.

~Porcelain~ 09-11-2012 08:57 AM

forgive my fins - tera lynn childs

~Porcelain~ 09-11-2012 08:57 AM


Originally Posted by mojo (Post 3410960)
my booky wook by Russell Brand

wanna read that^^^^^^

nowhereman 09-11-2012 09:04 PM

About to start the Crank series by Ellen Hopkins.

one_step_closer 12-11-2012 03:14 PM


Originally Posted by Tig (Post 3411495)
I'm reading 'A Fly On The Ward' by Michael K Chapman

On my 'to read' list.

Right now i'm reading Psych ER: Psychiatric Patients Come to the Emergency Room - Rene Muller. Reminds me of my uni days cause it's a bit like a textbook.

The War Doctor 12-11-2012 04:49 PM

This morning I finished Hard Times by Charles Dickens and am now re-reading Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. I read it a couple of years ago, just as personal reading, and I liked it a lot. It's much better the second time though.

offlineforever 12-11-2012 04:52 PM

I read Heart of Darkness a couple of years ago for uni and loved it!

The War Doctor 12-11-2012 04:54 PM

I'm reading it for college too, I forgot to mention that. :P We haven't had any lectures on it yet, but I'm looking forward to them, because it's one of my favourite books.

nowhereman 12-11-2012 06:00 PM

Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov.

sophrose89 12-11-2012 11:46 PM

Mister B. Gone by Clive Barker.

It's one of the wierdest books i've read. First i've read of his.

Dreaming. 14-11-2012 09:48 PM

Just finished The Sense of an Ending which was pretty nice. Now reading Bad Science by Ben Goldacre - I recommend everybody read it (particularly those with an interest in science articles in the newspapers etc.) - it's a brilliant book outlining key scientific understanding and the issues with 'pop science'.

one_step_closer 15-11-2012 03:59 PM

A Nurse in Time - Evelyn Prentis.

Hobbes 15-11-2012 06:00 PM

Flowers in the Attic - Virginia Andrews.
I haven't really got into this yet and not sure I'll be able to finish it. But giving it a go..

nowhereman 15-11-2012 08:59 PM

Hidden (House of Night series) by Pc and Kristin Cast.

one_step_closer 17-11-2012 11:55 AM

Gave up on A Nurse in Time, now reading Little Boy Lost - Shane Dunphy.

sophrose89 17-11-2012 03:26 PM

I just finished Destined to play.

It was pretty much as bad as I thought it would be. I wouldn't recommend unless you actually though 50 shades of gray was good literature.

The War Doctor 18-11-2012 06:55 PM

I just finished Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. I wasn't supposed to read that book for another two weeks; I should have been reading A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce instead. Now I have to read at least a good chunk of that by Tuesday morning. :P

Rubik'sCube 18-11-2012 07:09 PM


Originally Posted by one_step_closer (Post 3414815)
On my 'to read' list.

Right now i'm reading Psych ER: Psychiatric Patients Come to the Emergency Room - Rene Muller. Reminds me of my uni days cause it's a bit like a textbook.

Sounds really interesting, googled it but it's too expensive else I would have bought it

Reading In the Psychiatrist's Chair lll by Anthony Clare. Have the first one already, enjoy in both how you can dip in and out & that it doesn't have to be read in order

Dreaming. 18-11-2012 10:36 PM

Just finished Bad Science. I do feel that anybody with an interest in sci or just a general interest in the whole "65% of people do this!" type headlines should read it, it's utterly brilliant.

Also believe that the entirety of Parliament should read it, but that's a whole other matter.

Now reading Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski which is good but very sad already.

nowhereman 19-11-2012 01:30 AM

About to start Eve and Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate.

nowhereman 20-11-2012 06:46 PM

Now starting Destiny Rising (the vampire diaries)

Wonderland. 20-11-2012 08:32 PM

The Girl In The Mirror - Cathy Glass

one_step_closer 22-11-2012 03:58 PM

Intern: A Doctor's Initiation - Sandeep Jauhar.

nowhereman 24-11-2012 03:00 PM


Originally Posted by Caprahami (Post 3426502)
I'm reading The Killer Book of Serial Killers in between Stolen Life by Jodi Picoult and one of my Stephen Kings. I don't remember which; I'm too tired.

Stolen Life? I don't think Ive read that, I thought Id read all of hers. Im reading Pretty Twisted by Gina Blaxill now.

Zurg 24-11-2012 04:04 PM

I'm reading The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling :)

one_step_closer 24-11-2012 05:41 PM

The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky.

Amalias 24-11-2012 10:24 PM

Rereading the Scarecrow series by Matthew Reilly. Brilliant books.

MadManWithaBox 26-11-2012 06:06 PM

A spot of bother by Mark Haddon :)

nowhereman 26-11-2012 11:28 PM

The Ashes trilogy by ilsa Bick.

one_step_closer 28-11-2012 09:32 PM

You Can't Park There: The Highs and Lows of an Air Ambulance Doctor - Tony Bleetman.

pixiedust_11 29-11-2012 09:11 AM

Currently reading Deception Point by Dan Brown :)

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