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Re: What are you reading?

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dandyvampgirl_13 wrote:
In Farenheit, Mormons are mentioned in passing in a list of minorites. It the authors comments he says something about, "If the Mormons don't like my plays, then let them write their own!" which I laughed at. We're not that intolerant, right?
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I have to admit, I enjoyed it, since it was a lot better than the book we had to read before was Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, which I HATED with all of my life.
It was a horrible book, and I loathed the main character Pip. He was so stupid, I just wanted to slap him.
LOL, I would love to help you slap Pip. I agree, he was stupid, especially about Estella.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by willowtree »

currently, I am reading the series 'sweep' by Cate Tierman.

I have to say, I don't know if you would like it... it's more l. j. smith than Stephenie Meyer.

I have to go, I'll explain more later.

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Re: What are you reading?

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Cullengirl14 wrote..Brisingr was interesting, i remember not enjoying it as much as the other two. Isn't Paolini writing a fourth and final book at some point? I thought that Brisingr was the last because i'm sure i heard that it was a trilogy. I will probably read it because i want to know what happens to Eragon and Saphira, whether they finish their training etc.
YES!!! he's already writen the 4th witch was suposta be Brisingr but he wrote it TOO long an his Editor told him to make it into a 4th book...It will have a Green Dragon on the frount some im thinkin that is a spoiler... I read it on a website but forget witch one...don't know when its comein out but IM SO WAITING FOR IT!!!! hehe
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by dandyvampgirl_13 »

*hides the Grammar Stick of Doom before she smacks someone with it*

Yes, the Inheritance series has been extended into a 'Cycle', with a 4th book, and its going to be ridiculously easy to figure out what will happen in it. Still excited for it. You would have read about it on Shur'tugal.com, because its the most popular fansite.

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Re: What are you reading?

Post by clpviolet »

Right now i have a few books that i started but have not finished. The ones i am actually working on are: The lucky one by Nicholas Sparks, and im still trying to get through Bram Stoker's Dracula.

The ones that i was reading but set aside cause i just couldnt get through it are: Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice (too much God and bible references for me) :roll: , Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy (actually its a huge book with the whole series in it, which is like 6 or 7 books i think) :| by Douglas Adams, Grimms Fairy Tales, and The shining by Stephen King (i saw the movie first and i now whats coming, i just cant bring myself to finish it now) :? :oops:. Hopefully i will finish ALL of these one day, cause i have been buying books like crazy lately :lol: ;)
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by pennybug84 »

NOTHING!!! Ha ha

I finished reading Catching Fire last night. Man it was so good. Definitely had some twists I didn't see coming. But now I have to wait for the 3rd to come out. and that probably won't be for a long while now.

I think next I am going to read Princess Academy by Shannon Hale. It was recommended to me by a girl at my church. I hope I like it.
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by xXBeSafeXx »

I just borrowed LoTR: The Fellowship of the Ring from one of my suitemates last night. I've only read a chapter so far, but I'm excited about it. :mrgreen:
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by TheElysianSoul »

Different books at once... wow, what a handful. :lol:

- Different Seasons by Stephen King
- Coraline by Neil Gaiman
- The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (reading it again)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows by J.K. Rowling (I haven't read it yet! :o )
- Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice (I found it in my cabinet, didn't know I had it)
- The Odyssey by Homer

And finally...

- The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by Hyvanna »

*OUCH! Ow! OUCH! Stop it PLEEESE! OUCH! OW!* Dandyvampgirl_13 put away the Grammar Stick of Doom. I'm Sorry :oops:
Never said I could spell :oops: :roll: :twisted:
Love to read but can not spell to save my life.

ohh Bram's Dracula I liked it then in parts it bored me to tears 6pages just to tell someone his wife is a vampire now..funny usly the book is better then the moive but to me the moive was better lol sorry guys.

*OUCH OW OUCH!* stop with the stick :lol:
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Re: What are you reading?

Post by una »

clpviolet wrote:Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy (actually its a huge book with the whole series in it, which is like 6 or 7 books i think) :| by Douglas Adams
I have read this book several times. First time was in high school. I LOVED it! Yup, it's ridiculous long, but oh so good! So many levels and very witty and though provoking. Although, I did read it during the summer. I hope you get back to it!

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