What are you reading v.we need a "literary" forum

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  1. Sue

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    I am reading a book from the '70's. Go ask Alice. Whoa. This book should be in every junior high school in Canada.
     
  2. teal

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    I had that on my "to-read" list and one of my friends sent me this: http://www.snopes.com/language/literary/askalice.asp

    So just an FYI, while it was advertised as a work of non-fiction until the 80/90's, it was actually written by a psychologist as an anti-drug message.

    I'm not saying anything bad about the book itself, just mentioning it in-case you though it was a true story like I did.
     
  3. HairyAss

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    I just finished this:

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    It's a bit of a haul - almost 800 pages, and the subject matter can be a bit heavy. Overall, it was a good book, but about 100 pages too long. I skimmed the last 50 pages at least.

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    I'm sucked in already, about 100 pages in - very easy to read, won a ton of awards.
     
  4. Sue

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    Yes, I knew it was a fictional story, but it sure hits you. The Author did a very good job of the way that the young lady tried to get out of the drugs on her own as well as how people labelled her and threatened her family. I really am enjoying it. I am still not done as I forgot it in my camper, so hopefully we will get back to it soon.

    It is still well worth the read.
     
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    out of my league - dirk hayhurst
     
  6. never_be_sold

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    Joyland - Stephen King

    fun little novel, read it on the flight to PEI from Edmonton, would recommend to King fans.
     
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  8. teal

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    I've been indulging in my guilty pleasure ~ Lords of the Underworld series

    Just finished #6, the best one so far!

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  9. Cooper

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    Awesome reads!

    If you liked those check out

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    Super good too!

    Just finished:

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    And it was amazing
     
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  10. Heather

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    Dylan The Biography
     
  11. Mitch

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    gonna start this,

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  12. Squashtowner

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    Halfway through this one:


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    Really enjoying it!
     
  13. Kimvisible

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    I joined the Library yesterday.

    I went to the new one downtown. It is way to big.

    but currently reading these 3 gems


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  14. Cooper

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    Chelsea Handler is a hilarious writer. I have all her books.

    Picked up these two weeks ago, finished Hell to Pay and Elizabeths Smart's book already. Reading Marcus Littrell's second book since Lone Survivor was so amazing.

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  15. DUKE

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    Read it. Loved it.
     
  16. Heather

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    ANY GOOD?
     
  18. Heather

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    loved it and love her
     
  19. Squashtowner

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    It sure was an awesome read. Being made into a movie as I type this, too!
     
  20. Squashtowner

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    Read Arthur C. Clarke 2001 and 2010 back to back. I'm ashamed to say I've never read either one until now.

    About half way through this one now. Pretty good so far:

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  21. Beaker

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    Read John verions books lately. Just started the art of fielding. Good so far.
     
  22. never_be_sold

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    Halfway through the second one.
     
  23. David Puddy

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    reading some of jeremy clarksons books right now.
    have FrostBike waiting to borrow from a friend.
     
  24. Bean

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    Finishing up.
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    Then starting book 4.
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  25. Sublime

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    There are a bunch of titles posted in here that I would like to read. Maybe it's time to pick up something new.

    Reading this right now:

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  26. David Puddy

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    that book cover is hot
     
  27. Beaker

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    Read 2/4 of verdons books. Finished the art of fielding. Highly suggest it to ppl

    Where is everyone getting their books? I rent ebooks from our library. Don't even have to leave the house
     
  28. Duggan

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    How's did you set that up?
     
  29. Duggan

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    Is the art of fielding by him, I can't find
     
  30. Beaker

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    Duggan it's pretty easy once you have a card. There's a walk through on te site. Mostly you just need some app called freading

    Art of fielding is by chad harbach
     
  31. Duggan

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    Ah ok, I saw that on there. Ok I guess you have to go into the Lib originally to get a card.
     
  32. Beaker

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    Yea. Takes a second. Also they offer video games
     
  33. Mitch

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    Library is awesome
     
  34. Duggan

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    I am going to stop in.
     
  35. Squashtowner

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    Just finished:

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    Not too bad, actually.

    Just started this:

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