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screaming_tree 29-06-2009 04:47 PM

I'm reading, The SERIAL KILLER Files by Harold Schechter

Not one of the easiest reads ever. At times I feel like I want to throw up and forget what I just read. And I don't even know why I continue to read.

popsicle 29-06-2009 09:43 PM

I'm reading A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut.
Not enjoying Clockwork Orange. It seems like a series of shock-events trying to grab the reader's attention. And I get the feeling that the end is just going to give some generic moral lesson. Not cool.
Slaughterhouse 5 is much better. I need to reread parts of it because I put it down for two months (got really busy) but I'm enjoying it. I dig Vonnegut's style.

popsicle 29-06-2009 09:44 PM


Originally Posted by TheCon (Post 1715979)
Just started Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.

I had to read the first 180 pages of that in my English class, it's great. Parts of it are dumb, but it's still awesome.

Revival 01-07-2009 11:13 AM

The Dragon Keeper - Robin Hobb

Buttons. 01-07-2009 11:23 AM

Marshmallows for breakfast-Dorothy Koomson

LozzyGirl 01-07-2009 11:26 AM

Im reading Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer for the... 6/7th time lol.
And Night World (Black Dawn) by L.J Smith.
I have figured out that i love vampire storys lol xD

Katiecakes. 01-07-2009 11:28 AM

I've just finished "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold for the millionth time. It makes me cry every time.
I think I'll start "The Time Traveller's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger next. I can't wait to see the movie!

Zedebee 01-07-2009 11:30 AM

About a boy - Nick Hornby (I think
Anita and me - Meera Syal
Loved the films, loving the books

Zedebee 01-07-2009 11:31 AM


Originally Posted by Katiecakes. (Post 1719728)

I think I'll start "The Time Traveller's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger next. I can't wait to see the movie!

Amazing book, amazing. I hope the movie doesn't ruin it...

Buttons. 01-07-2009 11:35 AM

If the film ruins it I will personally track down the makers and KILL them.

Zedebee 01-07-2009 11:51 AM

I'll join that hunt =)

Dreaming. 01-07-2009 01:13 PM

Me three!

crazykat 01-07-2009 01:19 PM

I am reading Unbeaten by Kim Woodburn

one_step_closer 01-07-2009 07:16 PM

Poppy Shakespeare - Clare Allan.

Also still reading Insomnia - Stephen King, it's very slow.

silverfaerychild 01-07-2009 09:23 PM

working up the guts to work on a three book series in one book giving the book 1,190 pages

Breifly_Tragic </3 01-07-2009 10:03 PM

I just finished Tithe by Holly Black

&& am going on to read What I Was by Meg Rosoff

linder surprise 02-07-2009 01:42 AM


Originally Posted by one_step_closer (Post 1720523)
Poppy Shakespeare - Clare Allan.

i watched that on 4od recently. i liked it.

Ekibyougami 02-07-2009 11:53 AM

Stephen King - The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands

one_step_closer 02-07-2009 06:36 PM


Originally Posted by Ekibyougami (Post 1721786)
Stephen King - The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands

Are those books any good? Someone told me that the first one is rubbish but the rest are good.

lozza 03-07-2009 06:45 AM

I just finished reading get me out of here by rachel reiland and I really liked it, but at times it was hard to read and really confronting as it was about BPD.

I am now reading change of heart by jodi picoult:)

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