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Virgulina
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Postby Virgulina » Fri September 19th, 2008, 6:53 pm

"nona" wrote:I have a friend who keeps trying to get me to read JR Ward books, is he a really good author, she seems to think so. The covers through me off, yes I admit it I judge by covers sometimes.


You have to like paranormals to get into these books, they're not great works of art but they're really fun, I consider them my mind candy. ;) Be warned that you'll encounter vampires and other creatures and some graphic scenes, if you're not into the genre maybe she's not the author for you.

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nona
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Postby nona » Fri September 19th, 2008, 7:12 pm

I don't mind vampires or such, I used to be a huge fan of anne rice, own all her books except the last book of the vampire chronicles. but they seem avg by the cover so I'm reluctant to read them for now, but maybe it'll change

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Fri September 19th, 2008, 9:05 pm

"nona" wrote:I have a friend who keeps trying to get me to read JR Ward books, is he a really good author, she seems to think so. The covers through me off, yes I admit it I judge by covers sometimes.


If you like hot and sexy vampires, absurd names, and sometimes lacklustre writing then give them ago. What I will say for JR Ward is that she does know how to write really good stories, and they are very addictive! The early books in the series are very much romance focussed, but from what I can tell the last book in the series has more of an urban fantasy feel.


Yesterday I finished reading The Running Vixen by Elizabeth Chadwick. I am not sure what I am going to start next. Maybe Flashman by George Macdonald Fraser and the Dragon or Counting the Stars by Helen Dunmore.
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JaneConsumer
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Postby JaneConsumer » Fri September 19th, 2008, 9:12 pm

I'm reading Restoration by Rose Tremain. Still listening to The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner when I drive.

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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Fri September 19th, 2008, 10:58 pm

The Seventh Son by Reay Tannahill

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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Fri September 19th, 2008, 11:00 pm

"Margaret" wrote:To Kill a Mockingbird is a beautiful book. It's status as a classic is well deserved.


I agree 100%!

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat September 20th, 2008, 3:00 am

finished Border Lass. I'm thinking of reading A Rose for the Crown, The Last Wife of Henry VII or The First Princess, anyone have a suggestion?

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Sat September 20th, 2008, 4:06 am

Finished The Heretic Queen, and now moving onward to Pomegranate Soup.

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JMJacobsen
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Location: Gig Harbor, Washington

Postby JMJacobsen » Sat September 20th, 2008, 4:11 am

Finished up The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day, I started in on Alan Gold's The Pirate Queen. :D
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Kailana
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Postby Kailana » Sat September 20th, 2008, 5:30 pm

The Terror by Dan Simmons


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