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    Default What are you reading at the moment?

    I'm a total bookworm and always on the hunt for a new book. So I thought is start a thread to see what everyone else is reading.
    Write the name and author and a brief summary.

    I'm reading Jodi Picoults, "the storyteller" If anyone's a Jodi fan, it's a bit different to her usual stuff, it's essentially about the holocaust. It's heart wrenching and upsetting but very good. I've cried three times whilst reading it and the other night i was reading in bed I had to go and give my kids a hug after reading a section of it.

    What do you all have your noses buried in?


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    Insomnia by Stephen King
    The Chronicles of the Ages by Traci Harding

    Currently ready the Song of the Lioness books by Tamora Pearce to my DP :-)

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    I love non fiction...biographies and crime. I'm reading Blackbird by Jennifer Lauck atm. It's about a little girl who had to grow up too fast, taking care if her sick mother.

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    I love Jodi Picoult. I have quite a few of her books. I also love Patricia Cornwell, PD James, Bryce Courtenay, Jeffery Archer to name a few. I tend to like reading "chick lit" books as they're easy to read and you don't have to invest a lot of time or brain power into them. I've part started "The Casual Vacancy" by JK Rowling but I just can't get into it like I did Harry Potter. Trouble is I can't start a new book until I finish that one, but I feel like I'll have to start it again because I can't remember what I've read so far.

    I also revert back to favourites from my childhood every now and then too such as:
    February Dragon
    Secret Garden
    A Little Princess
    Railway Children

    I used to read so much more than I do now. I blame the full time shift work for that :-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnockKnockPenny View Post
    Insomnia by Stephen King
    The Chronicles of the Ages by Traci Harding

    Currently ready the Song of the Lioness books by Tamora Pearce to my DP :-)
    This is why you should live near me. Tamora Pierce rocks.

    Also, re-reading the Terrier trilogy by said Tamora Pierce, The First Man In Rome series by Colleen Mccullough and The Rangers Apprentice series, can't remember the author.

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    The patrick bowers files by stephen james. They are amazing books. I hardly ever read books because they dont 'draw me in' in the first few pages but his thrillers are AMAZEBOOKS (lol)


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    I read all sorts.

    Just finished reading The Rise And Rise Of Kerry Packer.

    Talk about a self entitled, knuckles dragging along the ground oaf.

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    Blurb from one of his books called 'the king'

    Seriously good book. Suspense, action, comedy, romance. It has iit all check it out. Cant wait till his latest book comes out. We have them all. (Oh except the 'singularity' which is a different series that came out last month) dh wont let me get it yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennaisme View Post
    This is why you should live near me. Tamora Pierce rocks.

    Also, re-reading the Terrier trilogy by said Tamora Pierce, The First Man In Rome series by Colleen Mccullough and The Rangers Apprentice series, can't remember the author.

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    Yes we should live near each other. I have an extensive library ;-) all of Tamora Pierce's books live in it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnockKnockPenny View Post
    Yes we should live near each other. I have an extensive library ;-) all of Tamora Pierce's books live in it.
    I think you'd like Rangers Apprentice if you like TP. They're pretty basic, he wrote them to get his 12 year old into reading, but I find them enjoyble for light/wind down reading.

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