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    The book thief - Marcus Zurscak (not sure on the spelling)
    Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
    Wicked- The life and times of the wicked witch of the west - author has escaped me right at this moment
    And then I have my favourites that I re-read all the time- the Harry potter series, the hunger games series etc. good for when I want a comfortable old favourite and no challenges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M'LadyEm View Post
    The Slap - Christos Tsiolkas (I think it's at least close). I struggled with the actual story, but was hooked
    I'd love to read this. I saw the mini series and I quite liked it even though I had to endure that annoying woman whose name escapes me at the moment. Gah.

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    The virgin reading of each Harry Potter book.

    The Time Traveller's Wife.

    The Girl in Times Square, and Tully by Paullina Symons

    Anything by Christopher Pike when I was in school

    Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian

    Carrie by Stephen King

    I hate the Da Vinci Code but can never put it down. He can't write for cr@p but gee I love the plot.

    Early Sookie Stackhouse

    Anything John Marsden

    Meh. I remember reading. It was awesome :-)

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    Memoirs of a Geisha. Awesome book.

    Also, Night at the Viper Room, the biography of River Phoenix's life. It was such a sad read.

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    Anything by Margaret Atwood.

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    Almost anything by Bryce Courtney.
    My dirty little secret addiction is to Jackie Collins books lol (don't judge me I know they are trash lol)
    Enid Blyton Books particularly "The Magic Faraway Tree" & "The wishing chair" I read to DD at night before bed and usually keep reading after shes asleep lol.
    And one book that I read when I was young, maybe 13 or 14 was "The diary of a street kid"
    The first time reading it I didn't understand it fully then reread (several times since) in my more adult years and it hits home because of the reality of it.
    Also the diary of a call girl series and The girl with the dragon tattoo trilogy.

    I read alot lol.

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    The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd. White teeth or On Beauty by Zadie Smith. Anything by Barbara Kingsolver.

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    Eyrie by Tim Winton.

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    Every harry potter book. I'd give myself a headache from reading so long and would continue reading anyway.

    Girl with the dragon tattoo.

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    Most classic children's novels. A secret garden, a little princess, peter pan, the Indian in the cupboard series, little women series, alice in wonderland

    More recent childrens and teen novel series like the tomorrow series, hunger games, harry potter and animorphs

    Most of Bryce Courtney Novels

    A fortunate Life

    the vampire chronicles by anne rice but the sex stuff i skip over

    catch me if you can

    most michael chricton novels

    most stephen king novels

    i read way way way too much

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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyBovine View Post
    I really enjoyed "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest" by Steig Larsson.
    It is number 2 of a series of 3. I loved it and could not put it down.
    Me too! I did maybe perhaps skim through the rather detailed list of exactly which IKEA items she bought, though. That went for over two pages from memory?!


 

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