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Old 26-02-2013, 07:35
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I have just given up on A true haunting by Edwin F Becker,i was expecting to be scared to death after reading reviews but I found it just boring,maybe because fictional ghost stories I have read can be much scarier,i have now started Abiding evil by Alison Buck,which I have got into straight away.
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Old 26-02-2013, 12:32
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Just finished Sepulchre by Kate Mosse, loved every minute of it, l always feel sad when l have enjoyed a book so much, to come to the end.
Have to decide who next.
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Old 26-02-2013, 19:51
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Just finished Sepulchre by Kate Mosse, loved every minute of it, l always feel sad when l have enjoyed a book so much, to come to the end.
Have to decide who next.
I adored this book, brillant read. I feel the same when a good book ends, its sad.
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Old 26-02-2013, 23:08
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Got both the following as birthday presents - someone knows me too well - and I had to break the spines on them ASAP. Great, interesting reads so far

- 'Survive!: Essential Skills and Tactics To Get You Out of Anywhere – Alive' – by [Canadian] Les Stroud.

- 'Mud, Sweat And Tears [The Autobiography]' – by Bear Grylls:

“….I thrived on the challenge. I wanted more…. I was exploring my limits and felt alive on that edge. I was never the fastest, the strongest or the best at anything, but that only served to fire me. I had a hunger to push myself, and I found that I could dig very deep when I needed to. I don’t really know where or how this huger came about, but I had it. I call it the ‘fire’.”

Love that extract, like the dude is describing me! Totally one of me heroes is ol’ Bear….
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Old 27-02-2013, 01:54
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Originally Posted by mulderfan;*****106
Close to the bone by Stuart MacBride-very good
Just finished it tonight

I agree that its very good
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Old 27-02-2013, 06:32
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I've just started The Gathering Night by Margaret Elphinstone. This is a story set in Scotland about 8000 years ago in the aftermath of a tsunami. Alaia is a member of a hunter gatherer family. One day her brother goes out hunting and fails to return, leaving the rest of the family struggling to cope with his loss.

It's not really grabbing me so far but I'm only a few pages in so it's early days yet.
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Old 27-02-2013, 13:42
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Cupcakes at Carrringtons - Alexandra Brown

Undemanding chic lit about depatment store shenanigans approaching Valentines Day.
Quite a good read, made me lol in a few places.
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Old 27-02-2013, 14:28
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I got 6 books for under £10 from Amazon and they've been arriving in spits and spats over the past few days.

I'm either going to start on The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge (an author I've always wanted to try, but never got round too) or The Talk Of The Town by Ardal O'Hanlon.
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Old 27-02-2013, 14:56
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Got both the following as birthday presents - someone knows me too well - and I had to break the spines on them ASAP. Great, interesting reads so far

- 'Survive!: Essential Skills and Tactics To Get You Out of Anywhere – Alive' – by [Canadian] Les Stroud.

- 'Mud, Sweat And Tears [The Autobiography]' – by Bear Grylls:

“….I thrived on the challenge. I wanted more…. I was exploring my limits and felt alive on that edge. I was never the fastest, the strongest or the best at anything, but that only served to fire me. I had a hunger to push myself, and I found that I could dig very deep when I needed to. I don’t really know where or how this huger came about, but I had it. I call it the ‘fire’.”

Love that extract, like the dude is describing me! Totally one of me heroes is ol’ Bear….
Ray Mears kicks ol' bears ass every time.
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Old 27-02-2013, 20:09
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The Regulators by Richard Bachman/Stephen King.
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Old 28-02-2013, 10:49
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I'm currently reading Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. It's ok so far - I don't think it'll be my favourite book ever, but it's an enjoyable story with a good pace so far. Leaves you in the dark enough to wonder what's going on without being really infuriating!!
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Old 28-02-2013, 14:38
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Ray Mears kicks ol' bears ass every time.
I disagree - Bear is awesome! People do seem to be on one side or the other with these two though.
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Old 28-02-2013, 15:36
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Just finished:

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen: Big, wandering and wonderful. Always good to find out all the fuss and hype was actually warranted.

Three to see the King by Magnus Mills: Lovely, deadpan stuff that builds to a fabulous pay-off. And as always with Mills, far more complex than it first appears.
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Old 28-02-2013, 22:24
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A Game of Thrones by George R R Martin

Not my usual type of genre but I was tempted by all the rave reviews.
I'm only a few chapters into it and so far I love the author's style - vividly descriptive whilst still keeping the story flowing.
I'm hoping it becomes easy to follow all the different characters that are emerging, and how they all relate to each other, though!
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:38
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A Stolen Life - By Jacee Dugard. Poor little mite, true story of how she was taken by sex offender Phillip Guarrdo at 11 years old, she was kept captive till she was 28.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:09
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I disagree - Bear is awesome! People do seem to be on one side or the other with these two though.
Not me I love both
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:50
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Cracked open the fourth book of the fever series last night, Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, and up to now I'm enjoying it as much as the previous 3 of the series. I usually find a dud of a book when committing to a series but I've been pleasantly surprised this time around.
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Old 01-03-2013, 16:32
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Harriet - Elizabeth Jenkins. A compelling read.
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Old 01-03-2013, 17:08
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I got gypsy boy for Christmas but had not read it until this week, what an incredible book! I finished it in 2 days and went straight out to buy gypsy boy on the run which I have just finished. The books are a roller coaster of emotions and I just couldn't put them down. I highly recommend it
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Old 01-03-2013, 19:06
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The War Is Over - maureen Lee
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Old 01-03-2013, 20:25
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The War Is Over - maureen Lee
I love Maureen Lee books,so easy to get right into,i havnt read one for ages,i must see if they have any bargains for Kindle.
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Old 01-03-2013, 20:30
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I'm currently reading Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. It's ok so far - I don't think it'll be my favourite book ever, but it's an enjoyable story with a good pace so far. Leaves you in the dark enough to wonder what's going on without being really infuriating!!
You've pretty much summed up my thoughts on this book

I'm currently reading Lizzy Harrison Loses Control - it's better than I thought it would be so far.
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Old 01-03-2013, 21:07
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I'm reading "Currency" by an author, L Todd Wood, who followed me on Twitter - its his first book and I have to say I'm really enjoying it. I get quite a lot of new authors following me and plugging their books, I tend to give them a go if its not too expensive for the Kindle (mostly they are not) and there have been some totally awful ones, but sometimes there is a little gem. This one is shaping up that way.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:25
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Rachel Hore- The Dream House
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Old 02-03-2013, 15:49
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JK Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy", and hating it so far. Good story, appalling characterization. Just finished "Gone Girl", which I thought was brilliant.
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