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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1200 on: September 14, 2012, 11:53:30 PM »
Twas reunited with Dale Browns novels  ;D ;D

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1201 on: September 15, 2012, 08:25:10 AM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1202 on: September 15, 2012, 11:29:31 AM »
Just started reading The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey. Love the way he weaves moments of humour into even the saddest moments of his work.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1203 on: September 16, 2012, 05:20:30 AM »
'Greaveburn', a steampunk novel by new (and local) author Craig Hallam. Never read any steampunk before!
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1204 on: September 16, 2012, 05:50:31 AM »
Awakening (Hyddenworld Quartet 2) by William Horwood.

William Horwood wrote two trilogies about the moles of Duncton Wood (yes the little small furry kind that eat worms). As a reader those books reached out and touched my soul, they contained everything from war and peace, incest and true love, disease and survival. I would be reading them on a train or in bar and would either laugh out loud or find myself crying in public.

As a writer, I hope someday that I could affect a reader in that way.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1205 on: September 21, 2012, 09:27:33 AM »
Began reading book called Revelations -- can't remember who it's by, oh yes, Melissa Cruz.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Bloods_(novel_series)

Not for me. Must have been an accidental purchase or a present. >:(

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1206 on: September 21, 2012, 09:29:49 AM »
What's wrong with it?

I'm reading a book on Grammar ;D
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1207 on: September 21, 2012, 11:32:14 AM »
Everything -- long-winded expressions, cliches, overwritten, redundancies, info dumps, all the things we strive to avoid. So many of them I started skimming lines, then skipping pages, then chapters and then abandoning. >:( Any editing software would have flagged up a heap of issues to attend to. ::)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1208 on: September 21, 2012, 11:36:59 AM »
I have an hour to myself ( imagine that) so will quickly reread "ubu Roi" - Alfred Jarry...........I might be able to get through it........if not will continue later.........
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1209 on: September 21, 2012, 12:09:36 PM »
Began reading book called Revelations -- can't remember who it's by, oh yes, Melissa Cruz.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Bloods_(novel_series)

Not for me. Must have been an accidental purchase or a present. >:(
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1210 on: September 21, 2012, 09:05:48 PM »
thats why I usually sit and read the first 10 pages of a book whilst at the bookstore,if I can't get interested within the first 10 pages I leave it alone

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1211 on: September 21, 2012, 09:35:50 PM »
THE TWITS by Roald Dahl
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1212 on: September 21, 2012, 10:08:42 PM »
Jacob Faithful

      by Frederick Marryat . first published in the year of 1834.

free online read, at the website, no special programs or downloads .etc..

http://www.readcentral.com/book/Captain-Frederick-Marryat/Read-Jacob-Faithful-Online
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1213 on: September 22, 2012, 02:16:13 AM »
Acts of War by Dale brown  8)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #1214 on: September 22, 2012, 12:50:24 PM »
Still reading M. John Harrison.

Also, reading one story from The Complete Robot by Isaac Asimov before bed.
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