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Post by illusion » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:20 pm

right now I'm finishing off this very interesting book called "Fox Evil" by Minette Walters. It's a crime story with a very gripping plot so I really can't wait to find out how it's going to end.

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Post by Melek » Mon May 19, 2008 11:58 am

I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!

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Post by Dixie » Mon May 19, 2008 8:25 pm

Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!
We had a thread about this book in this forum ;)

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Post by Melek » Tue May 20, 2008 5:16 am

Dixie wrote:
Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!
We had a thread about this book in this forum ;)
unfortunately I couldnt find

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Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!
I’ve read that book a couple years ago. There was something there that puzzled me. Can’t remember exactly what it was… something about railroad tracks that didn’t make sense to me :-?

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Post by **Elena** » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:47 am

Hello!
Recently I have read a book The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur
Very funny book, worth reading

The small part from this book:

Beloved younger brother,
greetings to respectful parents. I am hoping all is well with health and wealth. I am fine at my end. Hoping your end is fine too. With God's grace and parent's blessings I am arriving safely in America and finding good apartment near University. Kindly assure mother that I am strictly consuming veg food only in the restaurants though i am not knowing if cooks are brahmins. I am also constantly remember Dr. verma's advice and strictly avoiding american women and other unhealthy habits ... Most surprising thing abt America is it is full of americans.Everywhere americans. americans. big and white, it is lil frightening! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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At Customs, brother, I am getting big shock. One fat man is grunting at me and looking cleverly from small eyes. "First visit?" he is asking, "Yes", I am agreeng. "Move on", he is saying making chalk marks in bag. As I am picking up bags he is looking directly at me and saying "Watch your ass". Now brother, this is wonderful. How he is knowing we are purchasing donkey? I think they are knowing everything abt everybody who is coming to America! :lol:

..."It is", Randy continued, "a real one-horse town". "I see" said Gopal, interested but confused. "Whose horse is that?" :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Melek » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:54 pm

Cypress wrote:
Melek wrote:I have recently finished 'zair' by P.Coelho.I adore him.He reads my mind!
I’ve read that book a couple years ago. There was something there that puzzled me. Can’t remember exactly what it was… something about railroad tracks that didn’t make sense to me :-?

even Marie couldn't understand the reporter )))))))))

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Post by Annaa » Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:24 am

The latest book that I have read is ''Sikur t`Isha Djale'' in English means ''If I were a boy'' by Haki Stermilli,it`s a gr8 book .
If you don`t like me remember it's mind over matter..I don't mind and you don't matter..

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Post by Tora » Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:32 pm

Yesterday I finished reading a political novel after John le Carre titled "The Constant Gardener", a film released in 2005 is based on the novel also.

Le Carre is a world-famous master of his genre, this is the thrid book after him that I was happy to read. Previously I'd better indulge into true spy stories including soviet times as well, cold war confrontation, but this is a political detective story, no need to say it's fascinating, gripping, scary in some moments and truly making you feel guilty in a way.
The true story of Africa's present is described in it - corrupted goverment, international companies working for the profit and power, a person trying to overcome the system and being swallowed by it.
This is a well-done modern literature.

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Post by Melek » Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:40 am

right now I am reading Anna Karenina by Tolstoy.I like it :)

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Post by Cypress » Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:43 pm

I finished reading Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan. I bought this book about a year ago on a book sale at a local library. Interesting thing is that only recently, when I began to read it, I noticed that it is signed by the author. It’s kind of cool to have a book with author’s autograph.

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Post by THEfieldWHEREiDIED » Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:00 pm

I've just finised Peter Pan and now I'm reading The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Di Camillo.
Just always be waiting for me, and then some night you will hear me crowing. -- Peter Pan

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Post by echho » Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:31 pm

I read Veda by Ayşe Kulin.
My heart is telling me
I hate the fact that I love you
I feel blue

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Post by nat » Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:06 pm

Iam finishing "Comedians" by Graham Green now.Prefer classical books to popular ones.Though won't refuse to read something popular.


Would you give me some links,plz? ;-)

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Post by Melek » Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:53 am

echho wrote:I read Veda by Ayşe Kulin.

turkish writer,right? Veda-failwell?


Im reading Veronica decides to die by Coelho

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Post by Vasili » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:24 pm

Hi all!

The latest book I've read is ... eemm .... :~: well.. the author of that book was Paul Anderson and the story was about a huge ship that had been launched to a star. It was the first star-ship (vessel..i don't know) that humanity had built. And it was suggested that the flight would take 60 years but after some time there was a riot on the ship among crew members. During that riot all grown up and well educated people on the ship were killed. The last pilot turned off the engines and the ship began a free flight. A hundred years later (or smth) there were a new society with unique religion that confessed a god - Capitan... and with a world - The Ship... well and so on =)
It would be so kind if you pointed out my mistakes in my posts. I would be so greatful to you!

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Post by Cypress » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:46 pm

While my stay in Spain, I read a book by the Spanish author Eduardo Mendoza The Year of the Flood. I also began reading Blood and Sand by Vicente Blasco but didn’t like the subject and dropped it.

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Post by illusion » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:55 pm

I'm ashamed to admit that I've not read a decent book for ages. Not, that I haven't got here any that would meet my requirements, but since my break from studies I've become so lazy I can't literally be bothered to read a paper or else.. It's gross, but I just feel like I can't focus on reading and this is even more bizarre because I've taken this special "fast reading" course, so that I could read 700 words per minute which basically meant that I could read a 300 page book in like 2 hours or so. But you have to train every day. I did and it was great for a while, I really started enjoying reading so quickly but when I stopped doing it and I tried to read something, I felt like 'oh, no I can't read it like that, it's too slow'....but to the topic...I've started reading "Blueberry Wine" by Joanne Harris...never got to finish it tho...

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Post by Dixie » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:02 am

Jane Austen's Price and Prejudice.

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Post by illusion » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:15 pm

Dixie wrote:Jane Austen's Price and Prejudice.
I love that book!

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Post by MissLT » Sat Aug 23, 2008 8:59 pm

illusion wrote: I've taken this special "fast reading" course, so that I could read 700 words per minute which basically meant that I could read a 300 page book in like 2 hours or so. But you have to train every day.
Fast reading course? How do you do it? Skim the page and only pick up the important parts or words that stand out? :shock:

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Post by Tora » Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:21 am

It's Erskine Caldwell's Tobacco Road Many times the book that pretends to be the masterpiece of literature turned out to be non of my interest, boring and predictable, but this very one I'm happy I've discovered is above and beyond This is a book I would like to shot a movie on if I were a director - someting resembling the Jarmusch's Deadman - a mixture of drama and high-brow comedy.

It's preety short to be read in a couple of days, truly take a look if you come across it, it is really worth reading, don't spare your time on it.

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Post by illusion » Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:37 pm

MissLT wrote:
illusion wrote: I've taken this special "fast reading" course, so that I could read 700 words per minute which basically meant that I could read a 300 page book in like 2 hours or so. But you have to train every day.
Fast reading course? How do you do it? Skim the page and only pick up the important parts or words that stand out? :shock:
well, usually I have to do some exercises before, like juggling, relaxation and then I use this little stick that I tap each line of the page so I just focus on the text my eyes moving along the stick. And of course you can't read in your head. You just have to see and understand but not saying it in your thoughts because it only makes you read slower. to be honest you have to practise a lot to get to the point where you really understand the book by just tapping through the pages. But when I had an exam (because to finish the course we had to take a final exam) I practised reading one book a day for 7 days and at the end I was really like reading a book that had 300 pages for 2 hours and I could remember nearly all of it.

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Post by Melek » Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:04 am

the latest book that I read is 'solitude in net" by Yanush Vishnevskiy

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Post by illusion » Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:07 pm

Melek wrote:the latest book that I read is 'solitude in net" by Yanush Vishnevskiy
omg! it's my favourite book! it was written by a Pole ;d and it's so sad.. but I love it. though I must say it's specific and not everyone will enjoy it, loads of different stories combined together, plenty of details and many talks about love and sexuality and of course deep melancholy.

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Post by tron » Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:02 pm

James Patterson's "Beach road", which is a thriller.
Now, I'm notching another Stephen King book in my score, while reading "The Tommyknockers"

Late last night and the night before,
Tommyknockers, Tommyknockers,
knocking at the door. :twisted:

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Post by ladyRowena » Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:20 pm

Einstein's dreams by Alan Lightman...
Have you ever read this book ? It's so attractive ...Sometimes I wish some of his suppositions would come true :D

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Post by imad » Fri Dec 05, 2008 3:53 pm

Alexander David's Terror on Broadway ( in french )
And now I'm reading Devil's Disciple by George Bernard Shaw.

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Post by Dixie » Wed Dec 10, 2008 9:53 pm

Little Women (AGAIN!!!) and right now I'm reading Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.

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Post by DanielEdwards » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:23 am

Recently i finished a mystery novel called " Indemnity Only" by Sara Paretsky. Its such a nice mysterical novel. It is first mystery novel of VI Kwasrosky series. I really enjoy that.
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Post by Dixie » Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:28 am

Stephenie Meyer's Twilight.

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Post by tron » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:00 am

Richard Laymon is my new favourite horror writer. Last book I read is "Island", by the aforementioned author. Now I'm reading "Night in the lonesome October". And I'm plannig on reading his whole oeuvre, he has about 30 books published.

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Post by Cypress » Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:04 pm

I’m reading Mozart’s biography now. Quite fascinating

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Post by Tora » Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:06 pm

I have added two more authors to my "all-weather" list: It's Ken Kesey and Rudyard Kipling.

Also British actor and well, a comedian in some way Stephen Fry is extremely popular in my country. At least was in December when all the shelves in a local bookfair were overloaded with his samples. I read The Hippopotamus in 5-day-time, quite amusing, I skipped the wet scenes, you know, it's too democratic for my mind, but liked the plot and the language.

Now I'm obsessed by Russian short-story writers of the first half of the 20th cent... and Rudyard Kipling ;-)

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Post by selsabil » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:36 pm

hi {-: , my latest book was Emma by Jane Austen, I've seen it as a movie two years ago and just lately I've read it. now I'm reading "Devil on the cross" by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o .

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Post by manel » Sun Apr 19, 2009 3:29 pm

hi every one the latest book i 've read was Animal Farm of George Orwell .it's very interesting

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Post by Dixie » Tue May 05, 2009 8:22 pm

The Eight, by Katherine Neville.

Has anyone read it?

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Post by Melek » Wed May 13, 2009 6:01 pm

the last book that I read was Martin Eden by Jack London

Now reading Hunger by Knut Hamsun

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Post by Cypress » Thu May 14, 2009 3:14 am

Melek wrote:the last book that I read was Martin Eden by Jack London

Now reading Hunger by Knut Hamsun

Martin Eden is one of my favorite books.
I haven't read Hunger, but I've read Fruits of the Earth by Hamsun. I liked it.

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Post by Tora » Fri May 15, 2009 5:21 am

To my shame I'm not reading... I'm writing a diploma and just can't see any typed text, I listen to child's books before going to sleep these days - The wind in the willows - I was deprived of such a book in my childhood, not it's a true pleasure to be listening to the stories of The Mole and Toad and Water Rat...

Cypress, how's the baby? :-D

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Post by Melek » Fri May 15, 2009 5:00 pm

Cypress wrote:
Melek wrote:the last book that I read was Martin Eden by Jack London

Now reading Hunger by Knut Hamsun

Martin Eden is one of my favorite books.
I haven't read Hunger, but I've read Fruits of the Earth by Hamsun. I liked it.
I will read 'Fruits of the Earth" (Growth of the Soil) after completing Hunger:)

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Post by Cypress » Sun May 17, 2009 6:41 am

Tora wrote:
Cypress, how's the baby? :-D
He is fine; keeps me busy. Thank you for asking.
I'm not reading anything now either. In fact, I'm not doing many things I used to do. On the other hand, I am doing many new things that I had never done before... and I really enjoy it {-;

Melek, what got you interested in Hamsun?

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Post by blueemma » Wed May 20, 2009 1:06 pm

I have read Tuesday with Morrie few days ago, it a good book for me, I have read it several times, you can recheck your life style from this book.

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Post by englishhelps » Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:39 am

I just finished reading the Twilight series. I liked it but not as much as I like the Harry Potter series. Maybe because they hyped it so much.

But I enjoyed it since I love reading about vampires.

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Post by englishhelps » Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:18 pm

I just finished reading (again) A Time to Kill by John Grisham. I consider this one of the most powerful novels out there. I'm a big fan of John Grisham and this is the first book by him that I read. I remember when I first started reading it how amazed I was at how he tells the story. I was hooked after reading the first page.

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Post by englishhelps » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:18 pm

I just finished reading "The Transition Game". It's a book about the Hoosiers which is basically Indiana basketball. I've always had this fascination about how big basketball is in Indiana. It's a good book on how basketball there transitioned from traditional to hip hop era.

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Post by englishhelps » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:07 am

I just finished reading the book "Deception Point" by Dan Brown and I'm a little bit disappointed. It's not as good as Angels and Demons and Da Vinci code. Maybe that's why I'm disappointed. I kept comparing it to the two books. I can't help myself though. :)

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Post by Dixie » Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:56 pm

englishhelps wrote:I just finished reading the book "Deception Point" by Dan Brown and I'm a little bit disappointed. It's not as good as Angels and Demons and Da Vinci code. Maybe that's why I'm disappointed. I kept comparing it to the two books. I can't help myself though. :)
This book disappointed me as well. I had read the other 3 when I read Deception Point, and it was really boring. I didn't enjoy it as much as the others.

Anyway I have just finished reading Stieg Larsson's The Girl Who Played With Fire, the second novel of his Millennium trilogy. I'm getting the third one today and will start reading right away!

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Post by englishhelps » Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:20 am

Yeah. What's the title of the other one? I didn't like it because it basically had the same formula as the Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons but it wasn't that gripping compared to the two.

I also like reading books about famous people especially athletes and rappers. It's very inspiring. :)

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Post by Dixie » Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:16 am

englishhelps wrote:Yeah. What's the title of the other one?
Digital Fortress.

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Post by englishhelps » Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:42 pm

There you go. Thanks so much. Maybe I should give that book another try. Let me go find my book. Hehehe.

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Post by englishhelps » Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:19 am

Well, I was sick so I had a lot of time in my hands to read a book. I finished Digital Fortress after a while and I was still disappointed. Oh well. :)

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Post by echho » Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:38 pm

I read The Host which was written by Stephenie Meyer. I like it very much.
My heart is telling me
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Post by englishhelps » Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:45 pm

^Is it as good as the other Stephanie Meyer books?

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Post by englishhelps » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:35 am

I just finished reading Rage by Jonathan Kellerman. It's a great suspense thriller book!

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Post by AdiNNa » Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:24 pm

I last read Gossip Girl-Because i'm worth it {-: It's a flavoured book which focuses on several rich adolescents from New York City.

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Post by englishhelps » Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:21 am

^You should watch the TV series. :)

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Post by illusion » Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:48 pm

englishhelps wrote:^You should watch the TV series. :)
I watch it like all the time!! it's really cool :P tho I am not a teenager anymore, sadly.

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Post by englishhelps » Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:48 pm

I'm a 28 year old guy and I still watch it. Haha.

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Post by illusion » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:02 am

englishhelps wrote:I'm a 28 year old guy and I still watch it. Haha.
lol ;p what else do you watch?

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Post by englishhelps » Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:19 pm

My all time favorite TV series is "24". Then I also watch Chuck, Supernatural, How I met your mother, Ghost Whisperer, and a lot more! You?

So that we're on topic, I'm currently reading book 7 of the Harry Potter series. I just finished watching the movie about book 6 and I just wanted to re-read book 7 again.

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Post by englishhelps » Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:32 am

I just finished re-reading the Deathly Hallows. Wow! Even though I've read it before, I was still on the edge of my seat while reading it.

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Post by englishhelps » Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:49 am

I just finished reading "Flesh and Blood" by Jonathan Kellerman. It's a great suspense thriller book!

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Post by illusion » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:35 am

I am now reading Coetzee's "Disgrace" :D

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Post by englishhelps » Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:05 am

^Is it a good book? What's it about? I'm running out of books to read.

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Post by englishhelps » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:30 pm

I just finished re-reading "Playing for Pizza" by John Grisham. :)

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Post by Dixie » Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:33 am

englishhelps wrote:I just finished re-reading "Playing for Pizza" by John Grisham. :)
I own a copy. Read it last year and didn't like it. My mom, on the contrary, is a fan of Grisham, I believe she's read all his books.

A couple weeks ago I finished Paulo Coelho's The Winner Stands Alone, and now I'm reading Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary. It's the first time I read Christie, and I like it so far.

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Post by Vega » Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:03 pm

I am reading "The old man and the sea" by E. Hemingway. I like the book, however it's a bit difficult because of many new words.

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Post by englishhelps » Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:06 pm

Dixie wrote:
englishhelps wrote:I just finished re-reading "Playing for Pizza" by John Grisham. :)
I own a copy. Read it last year and didn't like it. My mom, on the contrary, is a fan of Grisham, I believe she's read all his books.

A couple weeks ago I finished Paulo Coelho's The Winner Stands Alone, and now I'm reading Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary. It's the first time I read Christie, and I like it so far.
Oh, your mom is a fellow Grisham fan! If she has a copy, I suggest you read "A time to kill", "Pelican Brief" and "The Firm". Those are my favorites. I like "Playing for Pizza" because I love sports and the story is different from what he usually writes.

I like Paulo Coelho. I haven't read that book though.

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Post by englishhelps » Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:07 pm

Xkalibur wrote:I am reading "The old man and the sea" by E. Hemingway. I like the book, however it's a bit difficult because of many new words.
Hemingway uses big words for poetic reasons. But you'll learn a lot. Just Google the definition of words that you don't understand and you should be fine. :)

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Post by Dixie » Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:39 pm

englishhelps wrote:
Oh, your mom is a fellow Grisham fan! If she has a copy, I suggest you read "A time to kill", "Pelican Brief" and "The Firm". Those are my favorites. I like "Playing for Pizza" because I love sports and the story is different from what he usually writes.

I like Paulo Coelho. I haven't read that book though.
Well, since I've only read Playing for Pizza and Skipping Christmas I guess I can't judge. I loved the latter, by the way. If you say the former is different from his usual style, I guess I should give him another try ;-)

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Post by monaji » Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:18 am

I want to be professional in stock markets so now a days I'm reading ((technical analysis for stocks market))
the book is in Arabic in fact

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Post by Stefi » Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:38 pm

"Chasing Harry Winston"-by Lauren Weisberger-the bestselling autor of "The Devil Wears Prada".

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Post by MissLT » Thu Sep 17, 2009 5:19 am

Reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown and I'm falling asleep here. He's lost his touch!!!

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Post by Dixie » Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:45 pm

MissLT wrote:Reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown and I'm falling asleep here. He's lost his touch!!!
Is that his new book? I didn't know it was out!

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Post by Vega » Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:30 pm

Is that his new book? I didn't know it was out!
Yes, it is his new book...about freemasonry and the like. :-)

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Post by MissLT » Fri Sep 18, 2009 6:25 am

Xkalibur wrote:
Is that his new book? I didn't know it was out!
Yes, it is his new book...about freemasonry and the like. :-)
Yeah, I have Kindle, so AZ usually send me updates of new books. I had it preordered because I wanted to know what he was up this time. It's a disappointment, I guess. I shoulda ordered the Magician's Elephant. I heard this book is very good despite it's a children book. Again, all the books I've enjoyed seem to fall into children section.

His book bored me yesterday, so I went to AZ to check out the reviews and found this hilarious one.

http://www.amazon.com/review/RADQDJ5DJ0 ... hisHelpful

If you read the book, you'd see why. It's something I wouldn't suggest you to do, though. Nevertheless, maybe your taste is different than mine since you enjoyed the DaVinci Code which I didn't.

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Post by Vega » Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:45 pm

MissLT wrote: If you read the book, you'd see why. It's something I wouldn't suggest you to do, though. Nevertheless, maybe your taste is different than mine since you enjoyed the DaVinci Code which I didn't.
No, I haven't read the book. I simply watched a report on TV.
I have never read Brown's books, I prefer classics.

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Xkalibur wrote:
MissLT wrote: If you read the book, you'd see why. It's something I wouldn't suggest you to do, though. Nevertheless, maybe your taste is different than mine since you enjoyed the DaVinci Code which I didn't.
No, I haven't read the book. I simply watched a report on TV.
I have never read Brown's books, I prefer classics.
I would give this Lost Symbol book 2 or 2.5 out of 5, so if I were you, I would wait for the book to be on sale or buy it in paperback. If I knew it was this bad, I wouldda waited for about two years and then bought it in paperback for the price of $4, including taxes. I paid $9.99 for my Kindle version. I just can't help thinking of the money I couldda saved. :roll:

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Post by Vega » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:09 am

MissLT wrote: I would give this Lost Symbol book 2 or 2.5 out of 5, so if I were you, I would wait for the book to be on sale or buy it in paperback. If I knew it was this bad, I wouldda waited for about two years and then bought it in paperback for the price of $4, including taxes. I paid $9.99 for my Kindle version. I just can't help thinking of the money I couldda saved. :roll:
As far as I now, in Russia Brown's new book will issue in December.

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Are you planning to buy it?

What's a paperback book? Did you check the dictionary? I really don't know what's the definition they have for it, but from what I understand paperback book is a book that is printed on cheap quality paper, and the price is cheaper than that of a hardcover book because of the differences in covers. Hardcover books are sometimes used as a collection. People don't normally do that with paperback books (you don't wanna look cheap and crazy, do you :lol: ). Also, most paperback books are small, pocket size. They're convenient to read while on the plane. The ink is easily smudged. The font is super small. The bottom line is it's a read-and-throw-away book to me.

Yeah, you'll return it after reading if you borrow one at the local library or bought it by accident at a bookstore. Otherwise, it's yours to keep. I keep my hardcover books as my collection whilte donating the paperback ones to the library. It's hard to keep the paperbacks for long since after a period of time the ink will start to fade due to the cheap quality paper.

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Post by greetethomas » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:57 am

Hello Friends,
Reading books is my hobbie other than music and gaming....You'll generally find with books....Nothing Last Forever,Five Points Some One,Wind mills of the God,One night at call center,DaVinci Code,etc are my favorite books.Latest book that I have read is Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus by Dr. John Gray. It was a great experience reading it. This book puts light on the reasons which cause conflict between Men and Women.....

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Recently i read Five Point Someone: What not to do at IIT book which was written by Chetan Bhatat (http://www.infibeam.com/Books/info/Chet ... 04598.html).... I heard that new bollywood movie is coming this year specially on this book and i went for it.... I seen the movie and then realized that its nearly matching but not 100% we can say...

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Post by DoDoMie » Sat Jan 02, 2010 6:27 pm

I had for a long time have not read off a book.
Because I do not like reading.

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DoDoMie wrote:I had for a long time have not read off a book.
Because I do not like reading.
You should. :-)


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Post by tron » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:40 pm

"Camp nowhere" by R.L Stine. Just going to start reading "Shadow Girl" by the same author.

Both are part of the Nightmare Room series, which are horror books for teenagers.

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Post by keyllah » Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:50 pm

I'm reading "The Hobbit" a Tolkien's work, and i'm loving it.It's a good book for those people who like fantasy world ;-)

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Post by Maypop » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:57 pm

The latest book I`ve read was"Emma"

And now I`m reading "The Heart of Darkness"


I love reading too much..

It enlarges your knowledge, gives you the experience of others.

I really enjoy reading. :-D

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I've just finished reading "Fractured" by Ruth Dee. She is a sufferer from Multiple personality disorder and wrote about her life. I still can't believe it is a true story. How can people go through this kind of life?

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

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Dancing on the edge by...umm..lemme think!Gosh i don't remember!!!:(

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Post by sweets » Sat Jun 05, 2010 5:28 pm

i finised Withering Hights by Emily Bronte

so great i could not sleep till i finsh it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I like reading your posts here.
and I hope I can read a book soon.

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Post by MissLT » Thu Jul 08, 2010 6:26 pm

The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, very simple story yet captivating. I finished it within hours which I had not done it for a long time, because I wanted to know how my guess would end.

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Post by Maypop » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:21 pm

sweets wrote:i finised Withering Hights by Emily Bronte

so great i could not sleep till i finsh it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

wow I love Brontes; Charlotte & Anne.

They`re incredible.


Now I finished a book by Cecelia Ahren " Where rainbows end".

I admire the concept of true friends. At the beginning I thought it`s just for teenagers but when I kept reading it I relised the words beyond the lines.


Don`t miss it {-;

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Post by Vega » Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:41 am

The Gadfly (Ethel Lilian Voynich)

A very good novel, very dramatical.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Lilian_Voynich

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Post by Sunnypk » Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:07 am

Pocket Internet Dictionary
Best way to hoarding over all knowledge regarding Internet.

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Post by Vega » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:47 pm

Carmen by a French critical realist - Psoper Merimee.

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Post by Dixie » Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:12 pm

'Tis, by Frank McCourt. I've got his three autobiographies (Angela's Ashes, 'Tis and Teacher Man) and I absolutely adore him. I was shocked by the news of his death last year.

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Poetry by Heinrich Heine, a German poet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Heine

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