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nicola
Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 10:30:55 PM
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I go through phases, but can't get enough of Haruki Marakami lately. Kafka on the shore was an incredible read, I highly recommend it.
Lisa
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:43:44 PM
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I'm not reading a lot at the moment, but when I do I enjoy reading authors of series. It always seems a shame to get to the end of a story and know there's no more; I like contininuing on to the next one.

They've all gotta end sometime though! happy8
nicola
Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010 10:32:55 PM
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Very true.

I'm reading another of Murakami's books now, "After Dark". One sitting and I'm half way through. He's so easy to read.
XuanMai
Posted: Saturday, October 16, 2010 8:26:36 AM
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I've not been that active as a reader, so I don't have that many to choose from. But, I just finished two books by Kazuo Ishiguro: "Never Let Me Go" and "When We Were Orphans". Both are amazing, not what I expected, and have me still thinking of them, and both got me to thinking about writing a little differently.
sprite
Posted: Sunday, October 17, 2010 10:09:55 AM
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Recently i have fallen in love with two: Stieg Larrson who wrote the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, and Alice Sebold who wrote These Lovely Bones and Lucky.


The Nightmares Begin Here -
http://www.storiesspace.com/stories/horror/wonderland-lucys-tale-chapter-one.aspx
HoneyBee000
Posted: Sunday, October 17, 2010 10:55:59 AM
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Nicholas Sparks does it for me everytime!
ladysharon
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 7:42:44 AM
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Right now, I'm addicted to the Pretty Little Liars series by Sara Shepard and the show that's based on the books. I know it's written for teens, but there's something about all of the mystery and intrigue into the mind of a person that's torturing the main girls from the grave that's exciting.

Rumple_deWriter
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 6:29:34 PM
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While I read a lot, the last novel to turn my crank was Jonathan Frazen's, Freedom. Highly recommended. Series-wise, Terry Pratchett's Discworld series always improves my mood.

:eyeglasses8:

No matter what happens, pizza will always be there for you. Thick and thin, in crust we trust.'


Schemers Scheme -- young women talking about young men

OF WAR, AND PEACE, AND MARY BETH: my contest winner, honest

For Whom the Good Tolls an 'RR' and it's short, no kidding

DirtyMartini
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 6:35:10 PM
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Rumple_deWriter wrote:
While I read a lot, the last novel to turn my crank was Jonathan Frazen's, Freedom. Highly recommended. Series-wise, Terry Pratchett's Discworld series always improves my mood.

:eyeglasses8:


I thought for sure you were going to say DirtyMartini...who let you on this site anyway?

Btw, your eyeglass smiley isn't working here...but, I'll look into that for you...I'm a moderator over here, so I have the power...

And no jokes about me being in a position of authority...I think I've heard them all in the last week...jeez, give a poor guy a break...happy8

I once knew a drinker who had a moderating problem...

Clarabelle
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011 12:40:19 AM
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Neil Gaiman ooooooooooooh awesomeness. Anyone read American Gods?
Rumple_deWriter
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011 6:05:40 AM
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Dm, the smilie snafu was all my doing, as usual. I seem determind to use "eyeglassed" instead of just "glasses". Guess it reflects my running a honky-tonk in another incarnation. :)

CB, I haven't read any of his stuff but ny number one daughter is a big fan so it may be time for me to give him a try.

glasses8

No matter what happens, pizza will always be there for you. Thick and thin, in crust we trust.'


Schemers Scheme -- young women talking about young men

OF WAR, AND PEACE, AND MARY BETH: my contest winner, honest

For Whom the Good Tolls an 'RR' and it's short, no kidding

Dreamcatcher
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011 9:05:28 AM
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Hugh Heffner

HoneyBee000
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011 10:38:03 AM
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DirtyMartini wrote:
Rumple_deWriter wrote:
While I read a lot, the last novel to turn my crank was Jonathan Frazen's, Freedom. Highly recommended. Series-wise, Terry Pratchett's Discworld series always improves my mood.

:eyeglasses8:


I thought for sure you were going to say DirtyMartini...who let you on this site anyway?

Btw, your eyeglass smiley isn't working here...but, I'll look into that for you...I'm a moderator over here, so I have the power...

And no jokes about me being in a position of authority...I think I've heard them all in the last week...jeez, give a poor guy a break...happy8



ha ha ha, that's funny LOL Al
courage2bfree
Posted: Friday, November 11, 2011 3:51:09 AM
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I am reading HOW TO FORGET by Marius Brill and I love it. he is very clever. try it

Love colours our worlds in endless dimensions and unifies all aspects of our activities. Just as sunlight filters through clouds and causes the grasses to turn gold so everything is interlinked in our world.
adele
Posted: Monday, November 21, 2011 7:42:33 PM
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I love the Eve Dallas series by J.D. Robb

We don't know how much we don't know.
PrivateRickmers
Posted: Friday, December 9, 2011 12:17:16 PM
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My favorite is Edgar Allan Poe.
Louise
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 5:42:53 AM
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I'm loving Jasper Fforde...I'm on book 5 in his Thursday series and have just began a new one in a spin off of it. He's extremely funny.

New Poem out

The Observer
Bill_EB
Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 6:03:00 PM
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Po Bronson - What Should I Do With My Life?
Right now I'm reading Nurture Shock which he co-wrote with Ashley Merryman
VanessaFinaughty
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 2:04:16 AM
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Am I allowed to say me? angel7 icon_smile

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you - Ray Bradbury.

Find me on Smashwords: www.smashwords.com/profile/view/VanessaFinaughty
Hire me as your editor: www.write-way-freelancers.com
Sherzahd
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 2:06:28 AM
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VanessaFinaughty wrote:
Am I allowed to say me? angel7 icon_smile


Absolutely! ;)

“Many people hear voices when no-one is there. Some of them are called mad and are shut up in rooms where they stare at the walls all day. Others are called writers and they do pretty much the same thing.”


DirtyMartini
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 2:08:05 AM
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VanessaFinaughty wrote:
Am I allowed to say me? angel7 icon_smile


Damn, I'm really disappointed now...I thought for sure you were going to say me...

Who told you about Stories Space anyway???

I once knew a drinker who had a moderating problem...

VanessaFinaughty
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 2:11:15 AM
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DirtyMartini wrote:
VanessaFinaughty wrote:
Am I allowed to say me? angel7 icon_smile


Damn, I'm really disappointed now...I thought for sure you were going to say me...

Who told you about Stories Space anyway???


Well, I might change it to you, depending on what my beta readers for Orion's Harvest say when they give me feedback after reading. I sent it out last night, so I'm busy chewing my fingers to stumps stressing right now. I do this every time I send a book out for the first time! At the moment, though, it's still me :p

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you - Ray Bradbury.

Find me on Smashwords: www.smashwords.com/profile/view/VanessaFinaughty
Hire me as your editor: www.write-way-freelancers.com
Dreamcatcher
Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 9:45:58 AM
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John D. MacDonald.. I grew up on the Travis McGee series..

Guest
Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 3:28:53 PM
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MMMMM.... at the moment.... Bret Burquest... He rocks! Everyone should read his novel Dogman of Topanga and his collection of articles and blogs called Orb of Wounded Souls.
dade30
Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012 6:40:14 AM
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My favorite author at the moment is Dan Brown and Danielle steel.

Writing is not our JOB, it's OUR PASSION!
gypsy
Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2012 6:53:13 AM
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Jane Austen



The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



Rumple_deWriter
Posted: Sunday, August 5, 2012 3:23:37 PM
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Terry Pratchett: reading (re-reading) Discworld books always improves my mood.

Alan Furst: reading his gritty, atmosphiric WW II era espionage novels is a bit like watching, Casablanca.

glasses8

No matter what happens, pizza will always be there for you. Thick and thin, in crust we trust.'


Schemers Scheme -- young women talking about young men

OF WAR, AND PEACE, AND MARY BETH: my contest winner, honest

For Whom the Good Tolls an 'RR' and it's short, no kidding

girlie4280
Posted: Monday, May 26, 2014 9:21:06 AM
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David baldicci
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Michael Crichton
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