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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1770 on: February 18, 2022, 12:26:15 am »
Cookie, that sounds interesting, will follow up.
Mab, love both Garry Disher and lee Child.
Iím finding The Dressmaker interesting but canít understand why it has been listed for year 12 students for several years. I I hope it wasnít chosen because of the film.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1771 on: February 27, 2022, 12:53:39 am »
While the covid was raging here, I was reading a book a day.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1772 on: February 27, 2022, 08:20:49 am »
Thatís wonderful Chookie. Iím reading The Bee Keeper of Aleppo for book club. Iím not really enjoying it. Itís the second book about refugees and their conditions we have read in a few months. The conditions are awful and with this Ukraine thing I keep wondering about the conditions DHís parents had to put up with after the war when they were in refugee camps.
Too vivid an imagination I think.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1773 on: April 13, 2022, 12:35:36 am »
I have just finished Her by Garry Disher and have another of his on hold at the library.  I think that's the 12th one of his that I have read.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1774 on: April 13, 2022, 09:03:57 am »
I love his books. I have one here to read, but need to read a few others first. I've just finished one by Joanne Trollop (I think it is). This was the Something or other ladies of St Judes. She has written several similar ones. We had to read one of her books for Book Club this month.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1775 on: May 29, 2022, 01:45:13 pm »
Have nearly finished The Island of missing trees by Elif Shafak . A beautiful story about a fig tree ,love and Cyprus, Greece and Turkey . Beautifully written.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1776 on: May 30, 2022, 08:21:50 am »
I'm reading Boy Swallows Universe for book club. Each evening when I begin to read I fall asleep. It's not really thrilling me.
I've just finished a fun read from Meredith Appleyard and before that Gary Disher's latest.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1777 on: December 31, 2022, 06:28:28 pm »
This thread has been neglected a bit recently so I thought I would add the book DH is reading and thoroughly enjoying at the moment (going by the chuckles I am hearing), it is A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.  To be honest I am not totally sure what it is about, but I have never seen DH going through a work of fiction like he has this one.  I bought it for him for Xmas and he has nearly finished it (c. 450 pages in length).
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1778 on: January 01, 2023, 03:54:38 am »
I'm reading Days End by Garry Disher and enjoying it.  I read a couple of his Wyatt series recently and didn't really enjoy them.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1779 on: January 01, 2023, 05:00:11 am »
Iíd be wanting to read that book then Marina, just to see what is tickling his fancy.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1780 on: January 01, 2023, 09:57:01 am »
Thanks for bumping this Marina. I must check the book your DH is reading.
Mab I loved that book. Just my style.

Iím reading Force of Nature by Jane Harper. I have read it before but Iím re reading it for Bookclub.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1781 on: January 01, 2023, 01:32:11 pm »
I am reading Lessons in chemistry by Bonnie Garmus ! It is very good so far . Itís a bookclub read too .

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1782 on: January 03, 2023, 08:16:27 pm »
Slow Horses by MickHerron. Worth a read if you enjoy Spy/ Thrillers. First in a series. At the beginning , I felt he was searching for a voice but by the end had found it.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1783 on: January 04, 2023, 11:21:26 am »
I will look for that one Chookie.
Iím between books at the moment. Not sure what to read next, I have heaps to select from.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1784 on: January 14, 2023, 03:45:11 am »
I'm reading Lee Child's Plan B at the moment.
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