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by sweetpotatoboy
Tue May 13th, 2014, 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's May, what are you reading?
Replies: 70
Views: 4218

I started We Need to Talk about Kevin for a book group, but may bail on it. I don't like the narrator's voice.
True, I'm only 4% in, but my heart's not in it.
by sweetpotatoboy
Mon May 12th, 2014, 2:56 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2014
Topic: Justin's 2014 reads
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

10. The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler (contemporary fiction) - 4/5
11. Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell - 4/5
12. Le Roi de Fer by Maurice Druon - 4/5
13. Case Histories by Kate Atkinson (contemporary fiction) - 4/5
14. The Night Flower by Sarah Stovell - 4/5
by sweetpotatoboy
Fri April 25th, 2014, 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4962

Not HF. Reading "Case Histories" by Kate Atkinson.
by sweetpotatoboy
Wed April 16th, 2014, 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4962

[quote=""fljustice""]I think the most I've had is three[/quote] I would normally only have one on the go at a time, maximum two. But... I'm on holiday and was about one-third of the way into a (physical) book when I left so decided to leave it behind. On the plane, I started one book on my Kindle, w...
by sweetpotatoboy
Wed April 16th, 2014, 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4962

This is so unlike me but I now have five books on the go: four historical novels and one non-fiction.
Have just started "Shadow on the Crown" by Patricia Bracewell for my book group and also "Lord Geoffrey's Fancy" by Alfred Duggan.
by sweetpotatoboy
Sat April 12th, 2014, 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4962

I have three other books on the go, but today I started and finished "The Clock Winder" by Anne Tyler (not HF).
by sweetpotatoboy
Wed April 9th, 2014, 1:57 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2014
Topic: Justin's 2014 reads
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

[quote=""annis""]Some time ago I started reading Henry Venmore-Rowland's Sword and the Throne , set around ancient Rome in the Year of the Four Emperors period. I just couldn''t get into it - realised too late that it was a sequel and the first book ( Last Caesar ) really needs to read, well, first,...
by sweetpotatoboy
Tue April 8th, 2014, 8:10 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2014
Topic: Justin's 2014 reads
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

7. The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton by Diane Atkinson (NF) - 3.5/5
8. Harvest by Jim Crace - 3.5/5
9. Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin (NF) - 4/5
by sweetpotatoboy
Mon April 7th, 2014, 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? April 2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4962

[quote=""annis""]Yep, Iron King was first released in English translation lin 1956. I don't remember it as being a particuarly chunky book, though? I do vividly recall the account of the death of the Templar Grand Master, though! Edited to say I tracked down my old copy of IK and it is a relatively ...
by sweetpotatoboy
Fri April 4th, 2014, 8:16 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello out there....
Replies: 9
Views: 1215

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