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Old 05-05-2007, 11:12 AM
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I am reading Eragon by Christopher Paolini and What to Eat by Marion Nestle
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:47 AM
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The Official "What are you reading" Thread

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Old 05-05-2007, 12:19 PM
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Oh, I just finished reading a great series! It's the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik.

It's about the Napoleonic wars, but with a fantasy twist. The author writes about the wars as they would have been if both sides had "air corps" of dragons, as well as the traditional ships and armies. It follows the adventures of Captain Matt Lawrence and his dragon, Temeraire.

It sounds weird, but it is a fantastic idea that's a great read. Hubby is immersed in them right now, and normally hates fantasy novels. And to make it even better, director Peter Jackson has bought the rights to the books! Jackson said he could just imagine an epic movie with fleets of frigates and fighting dragons.

Definately a thumbs-up from me.
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:10 AM
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anyhoo, Im reading the Selected Stories of Eudora Welty
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Old 07-07-2007, 07:19 AM
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Now... let us see. I am a big fan of Kristen Britain's Green Rider series. Farenheit 451 (That IS the title, yes?) is a classic.. always worth reading. Wicked.. is.. just stunning. If a book can be stunning, Wicked has run away with the definition of stunning. Jodi Picoult's books.. 'nuff said. She is one of those authors who just.. knows. I recommend My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, out of the ones I have read.

If you're a cat-person, I recommend Shirley Rosseu Murphy's books--especially The Catswold Portal. I am forever indebted to Cat, the woman who told me about this book.

Childrens books.. The Giving Tree (always makes me sob) and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Well worth reading if you have not already, two books I believe very few homes should be without...

The things I ought to read are The Plague, The Jungle, and The Time Traveler's Wife. All highly recommended, and The Jungle so far has been great.

Now, someone better click on all those links.
There ya go, girlie.

Oh, and I second Gemp's suggestion of the Temeraire series.. fantastic.
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Old 07-07-2007, 08:25 AM
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Right now I'm re-reading all the harry potter books before the big day in 2 weeks I'm on the 5th right now!
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Right now I'm reading Red Dragon by Thomas Harris. I started it a long time ago and then forgot about it, so I started over. It's a bit morbid in some parts, but I love the suspense. It's the third that follows The Silence of The Lambs in the series.
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Old 12-28-2007, 09:47 AM
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*bumpity bump bump*


Soo.. in the last few weeks I've read:

Memory Keeper's Daughter
The Kite Runner
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

I am currently reading Jodi Picoult's My Sister's Keeper
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Old 12-28-2007, 12:00 PM
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Oooo Its a sticky... LMAO I just noticed cause I was looking for it hahaha

Anyhoo, Im reading quite the demented book..

"The Vanishing" by Bentley Little
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Old 12-28-2007, 12:06 PM
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Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It's excellent.

Nicole, did you lovelovelove the Kite Runner? I did! (and i saw the movie yesterday, it was good too).
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