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Old 01-05-2009, 09:46 AM
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Have started reading Martina Cole The Business......but having read it for two days am only on page 21! not because it isn't/might not be a good book......head is in other places and cant concentrate.......but will try really hard to get into it.

What is everyone else reading and is there any good recommendations out there?

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Old 01-05-2009, 10:25 AM
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Hi all,

Just finished Maeve Binchley "This Year It Will Be Different", lots of short stories about how people's christmases will be different. Odd to be reading it in spring I know, but I liked the fact it was short stories so easy to pick up and put down.

If anyone wants it they are very welcome, just let me know.

Calling Clareok - would you like Shadows of the Workhouse? If so pm me your addy and I will send it on, if not, let me know so I can offer it around. It was a good read, passed onto me by the lovely Lisa.

Better go, someone is waking up and someone else is suspiciously quiet, surely not a repeat of the sudocrem nightmare from a few weeks back

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I'm still reading the Kate Mortons forgotten garden atm.
It's taking me ages, I've only been reading a few odd pages here and there in bed.. not because i'm not enjoying it, just because i'm so flipping tired

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PS- Liz i'm so sorry that I stil haven't posted those books. Whats your reading pile like? Shall I post them, or bring them to the meet-up?
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Old 01-05-2009, 12:02 PM
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Hi Fellow Readers,
Can hardly believe it's May already!
I'm reading, 'The Forgotten Garden'. Just started it last night & am
hooked already. Also reading 'Chasing Harry Winston' but haven't
really got into it yet. I seem to find it a bit hard to identify with/
get into the amercan lingo. But I will read on!
Going on my hols in 2 weeks so must get some HOT holiday reads
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I am about half way through the first shopaholic book. Nice easy read thanks Liz

Finished Number 10 by Sue townsend was quite good, funny and a dig at the government can send it on if anyone wants it.
also have the other Sophie kinsella book up for grabs "Remember Me" really enjoyed that one too another nice easy read.

have another 3 books in my reading pile then I think I need a change maybe a thriller/ crime novel. Seem to have been reading a lot of "womens stuff" as dp puts it
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Hi Ladies
MUST enthuse about The House at Riverton by Kate Morton which I have just finished
She is from OZ yet paints a perfect picture of English country house life in the early 20thC.
It's an enthralling story of mystery & complex relationships
So good is it that I wished it hadn't finished & wanted her to write more about the characters
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I'm still reading the Kate Mortons forgotten garden atm.
It's taking me ages, I've only been reading a few odd pages here and there in bed.. not because i'm not enjoying it, just because i'm so flipping tired

Lisa xx

PS- Liz i'm so sorry that I stil haven't posted those books. Whats your reading pile like? Shall I post them, or bring them to the meet-up?
Lisa

Don't worry about posting them, I can get them from you at the meet up, thanks!

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Allie !

That is exactly how I felt about The House at Riverton

MM, I read The Devil Wears Prada which was written by the same author as Chasing Harry Winston and at the beginning I found that too youngish and 'Americanised' for me and left it. Then I read that the author - Lauren Weisberger had been a P.A. to Anna Wintour at Vogue so realised it may be not so farfetched as it seemed so picked it up again and finished it with a fair amount of enjoyment.

Therefore when Chasing Harry Winston came out I tried to give it a fair go and seeing as things are a bit tight financially this year did that awful thing of reading a few chapters of it in Borders (try before buy) and really had to conclude it just wasn't for me.

Just finished Penny Vincenzi's "The Best of Times", it wasn't my favourite of hers but still very enjoyable all the same. The worst thing is it will be 2 years till her next new novel.

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Started the 2nd shopaholic book, night before last so I am steaming through them dont think this one will take me too long either.
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Old 06-05-2009, 09:07 PM
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I loved all the Shopaholic books.......they made me laugh out loud!

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