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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1065 on: May 14, 2012, 01:56:33 PM »
 I was thinking the shower scene too!
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1066 on: May 14, 2012, 02:24:50 PM »
I succumbed and bought Fifty Shades of Grey - and the sequels because I want to know what happens, but I don't think it's especially well-written, mainly because of the repetition. I've never read a book with so much of it, and it's reached the point where it's really irritating.

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« Reply #1067 on: May 16, 2012, 08:38:26 AM »
The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One) by Joe Abercrombie. My roommate suggested it to me and I've been wanting to read some what of a fantasy novel recently outside of the Song of Ice and Fire series so I picked it up. The book is definitely a page turner.

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« Reply #1068 on: May 16, 2012, 08:51:49 AM »
Harvest of Hope by Jane Goodall. Reading it immediately after Temple Grandin makes for a rather interesting contrast.
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« Reply #1069 on: June 27, 2012, 02:40:51 PM »
The Neutronium alchemist By Peter F Hamilton

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1070 on: June 27, 2012, 04:29:04 PM »
I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
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« Reply #1071 on: June 27, 2012, 04:35:52 PM »
Bossypants by Tina Fey
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1072 on: June 27, 2012, 04:40:42 PM »
Ooh what's it like Laura? I have that one lined up.

I'm reading two (oops) still reading Foxy's (very good) and AHEM! Fifty shades of Grey.
Sorry Foxy, I got a little side tracked. :D
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1073 on: July 07, 2012, 03:16:28 PM »
I succumbed and bought Fifty Shades of Grey - and the sequels because I want to know what happens, but I don't think it's especially well-written, mainly because of the repetition. I've never read a book with so much of it, and it's reached the point where it's really irritating.

A friend of mine read 50 shades of grey, then started the sequel but gave up on it, because 'all that sex just got boring after a while.' Not a good reader response, when the point of the books is erotica!
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« Reply #1074 on: July 07, 2012, 03:18:41 PM »
I am currently reading A Storm of Swords, the third book in the Song of Fire and Ice series by George RR Martin. This is the best one so far, very exciting and tense. Fortunately I am reading it on my Kindle, as the paperback version is split into two huge brick like books. On the Kindle though, every book is the same size...  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1075 on: July 07, 2012, 03:19:36 PM »
A friend of mine read 50 shades of grey, then started the sequel but gave up on it, because 'all that sex just got boring after a while.' Not a good reader response, when the point of the books is erotica!

I agree with your friend. Too much sex and not enough story.  

It would have been better as one book.

Apart from the really annoying repetition, there was a good story to be found. It's annoying that the publishers didn't insist she look for it.

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« Reply #1076 on: July 07, 2012, 03:26:11 PM »
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« Reply #1077 on: July 07, 2012, 11:41:51 PM »
I am currently reading A Storm of Swords, the third book in the Song of Fire and Ice series by George RR Martin. This is the best one so far, very exciting and tense. Fortunately I am reading it on my Kindle, as the paperback version is split into two huge brick like books. On the Kindle though, every book is the same size...  :)
Just finished that one, too. I agree. It's the best so far.
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« Reply #1078 on: July 07, 2012, 11:48:51 PM »
 
Just finished that one, too. I agree. It's the best so far.


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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1079 on: July 12, 2012, 07:57:29 PM »
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