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Offline Vogel

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2445 on: August 07, 2016, 07:56:40 AM »


Michael McDowell & Tabitha King- Candles Burning

Love it so far. Murder in the South, distinct 1st person voice. A whole lot better than the Stephen King book I just gave up on. Couldn't get through The Talisman. Fantasy, I guess, is not for me much anymore.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2446 on: August 28, 2016, 05:30:17 AM »
Hmm, Tabitha King wrote another one? Desert God by Wilbur Smith, though I think it's ghost written.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2447 on: August 30, 2016, 10:00:55 AM »

Michael McDowell & Tabitha King- Candles Burning

Love it so far. Murder in the South, distinct 1st person voice. A whole lot better than the Stephen King book I just gave up on. Couldn't get through The Talisman. Fantasy, I guess, is not for me much anymore.

I absolutely loved the talisman :D
on the other hand
I cant stand anything written in the 1st persons POV.


I just finished reading

The accidental tourist written by ‎Anne Tyler.I found the novel  hilarious yet at times it got serious.

My first time actually reading a Female author ;D ;D ;D
   


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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2448 on: September 01, 2016, 08:58:08 AM »
'The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet' by David Mitchell. Enjoyed this, and want to read Cloud Atlas now.

Currently on 'The Glorious Heresies' by Lisa McInerny. Good going so far, with some shady characters in the Cork underbelly.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2449 on: September 05, 2016, 06:33:06 PM »
The Wonderful Life Of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl.

Just finished The Help by Kathryn Stockett.  I tried Goodbye Jimmy Choo by Annie Sanders.  I got up to around pg7 before I gave up.  Life's too short.
'When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story,’ he said. ‘When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story.'  Stephen King - On Writing.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2450 on: September 06, 2016, 12:50:31 PM »
I'm reading a little thing called The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie.

The title and author are all blacked out on my copy so it's work-safe.  :)

Offline Clarius

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2451 on: September 10, 2016, 05:33:23 AM »
Mary Poppins by P L Travers.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2452 on: September 11, 2016, 02:23:51 PM »
Reading The Blackwater Series by Michael McDowell. He is becoming one of my new favorite authors. Candles Burning was fantastic until Tabitha King took over (McDowell died w/o finishing it). She gave it an honest effort, but the ending just didn't fit the book McDowell started. I'd still probably say it's worth a read.

I absolutely loved the talisman :D
on the other hand
I cant stand anything written in the 1st persons POV.


Funny, the guy who recommended The Talisman loved it too. I loved the part where he was staying in the restaurant, but I gave up on it later. Might try and finish it sometime. Maybe I should've held on a little longer. It's rare that I don't finish one of King's books.

I used to feel that way about 1st, but it's becoming my favorite. Some of my favorite books of all time are written in first person.


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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2453 on: September 14, 2016, 02:30:41 PM »
H.P Lovecraft, The Complete Fiction

Being that I have never read anything by him and am always looking for something different, I figured why not.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2454 on: September 14, 2016, 02:37:52 PM »
H.P Lovecraft, The Complete Fiction

Being that I have never read anything by him and am always looking for something different, I figured why not.


You'll either adore him or despise him. There isn't really much of a middle ground.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2455 on: October 05, 2016, 07:43:01 PM »
The Ocean at The End of The Lane - Neil Gaiman
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2456 on: October 05, 2016, 07:43:54 PM »
The Ocean at The End of The Lane - Neil Gaiman

I enjoyed this one.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2457 on: October 05, 2016, 08:57:08 PM »
Big Fish by Daniel Wallace
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2458 on: November 05, 2016, 05:10:15 PM »
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley.
Interesting twists, delightfully written.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #2459 on: November 05, 2016, 05:25:35 PM »
The Iron Dragon's Daughter by Micheal Swanwick
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