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Sunshine 19-07-2008 10:07 AM

Triggering *sexual abuse & murder*
lovely bones by Alice Sebold
Triggering *sexual abuse & murder*

It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being brutally raped and murdered, watches from heaven as her family and friends go on with their lives, while she herself comes to terms with her own death.

it should be sad but it is beautiful her discription of heaven reallly captured my heart and it is a tear jerker as you see how her family deal with it in their seperate ways!

im only on chapter 4 and i cant put it down

crazykat 19-07-2008 12:20 PM

I am reading Damaged by Cathy Glass

MrsNutkin 19-07-2008 10:26 PM

I'm currently reading Torey Hayden's 'Silent Boy' which was previously called 'Muphys Boy' I'm really liking this book.

Next I'll be reading 'Red tears'

I'd like it if this thread keeps going and when it gets too long gets reborn. It's good!!!

Yume.No.Chikara 20-07-2008 01:47 AM

I just finished clay feet by Terry Prachet which was hillarious...I love this guy he really appeals my not so inner complete and total randomness!!


Unhappy Nobody 20-07-2008 02:47 AM

I'm reading Marked by PC Cast.

Its trilogy of Vampire books but so far, I'm really enjoying it.
Its written so differently than I'm used to, with alot of text in brackets
for the thoughts of the main character, Zoe but its really good.

Yume.No.Chikara 20-07-2008 04:59 PM

Finally finished the state of africa by Martin Meredith!! It was really really intresting but pretty heavy going, definitly worth the effort though if you are intested in African history and why Africa is in the situation it is in today!

linder surprise 21-07-2008 09:36 AM

i can't finish the amber spyglass. i've been reading it for like three weeks and i'm like on page 100 or something.
i have noo patience.

Dreaming. 21-07-2008 02:18 PM

Human Traces by Sebastian Falkes.
Very interesting, but god, it's taking me actually ages to read!

shootingstar777 21-07-2008 03:48 PM

I just read Rescuing Sprite. It's about a family who get a dog from a rescue home and how the dog changes their lives. It's lovely :)

Useless Information 101 21-07-2008 08:23 PM

I have a couple chapters to go on the Watchmen, and now Ive started The Ridiculous Race.

Its hilarious, its a true account of two friends who bet each other that they could race around the world the fastest without using airplanes. It bounces back and forth between the two narrators and its all about their little anecdotes in these places. Its great so far.

Katiecakes. 21-07-2008 08:42 PM


Originally Posted by Sunshine (Post 933482)
lovely bones by Alice Sebold

I LOVE that book =D
It makes me cry everytime I read it.
I've just finished "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton
And her other book "The House At Riverton" is Amazing.
They both had me hooked =)

nowhereman 22-07-2008 01:09 AM

Just finished Cross by James Patterson (murder detective story) and Room to Grow by Tracey Gold (about anorexia recovery).

crazykat 22-07-2008 03:05 AM

I have started reading Child C by Christopher Spry

JumpinJackFlash 22-07-2008 06:12 AM

I am reading: Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser.

It's about, well look at the title.

Ingenue 22-07-2008 04:19 PM

I'm reading 'The pact' By Jodi picoult. I love her books.

Devil Girl 23-07-2008 11:54 AM

I am struggling to finish anything I start...when I started this thread I was reading Eldest By Christopher Paolini, still haven't finished it! Will try though.

Also reading:

The Luckiest Girl in the World By Steven Levenkron
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson

The last two are for uni, but yeah....not getting into them or anything at all just now!

Behind the Smile 24-07-2008 09:29 PM

Currently reading Frankenstein,
I have to for when I go back to school for English.
Not really enjoying it to be honest.

Also, reading If you could see me now by Cecelia Ahern, I'm really liking it so far :)

GlitterTrashDoll 24-07-2008 09:46 PM

The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way.
Not a book.. It's a comic.
Same sort of thing though.

The Stolen One 24-07-2008 09:55 PM

The Ruling Class - Francine Pascal

meh got it from libary
not quite my level of reading lol
found it a bit younger

nowhereman 25-07-2008 12:20 AM

Just finished Victoria and the Rogue, now I'm starting Nicola and the Viscount, they're both by Meg Cabot.

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