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What Book or Kindle Book are you reading???

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Mersey

Mersey Report 3 Feb 2012 21:53

Hi Bookworms.....

Emms you know me too well :-)

Ann thanks for that im going to take alook now and possibly download it.......

Happy Reading :-)

Julia

Julia Report 4 Feb 2012 15:16

Whilst in the hospital last week, I came across a book in the Day Room of the ward. It was' Iris and Ruby, by Rosie Thomas.' So I thought I would have a look at it. It is not the usual kind of book I would buy and read, but it was unputdownable. So much so, that it managed to find its way into my bag when I came home. But,but, I did leave another in the Day Room that I had finished to replace it.
It is set in the backdrop of wartime and the present day, in Egypt, and centres on Iris, and her wartime love affair, and her troubled grand-daughter Ruby of the present day.
A thoroughly good read, from which I learned alot about the British in Egypt in the 1940's. A love affair, but no smut. A wayward grandaughter, and her love for a young Egyptian boy.
I reckomend this book, I really do.

Julia in Derbyshire

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 4 Feb 2012 15:24

Just finished 'Before I Go to Sleep' a first novel by S J Watson. Its central character is Christine who has lost her memory and every morning she wakes up, has to fill in the blanks. Day after day! Very good plot and really enjoyed it until the middle went a big saggy. Good, psychological thriller nevertheless.

(on my Kindle). BC XX

Julia

Julia Report 4 Feb 2012 15:27

Hi BC, not seen you about lately. Hope your keeping well.

Take Care

Julia in Derbyshire

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 4 Feb 2012 15:31

Hello Julia. Am delighted to see you back home. Now keep those tootsies warm and get the mulled wine ready :-D

Am fine, my dear, thanks for asking. Was admiring the fine horseriders in park today...nice tight little butts :-D ;-) ;-)

XX BC

Julia

Julia Report 4 Feb 2012 15:34

BC, you are encorageable, but long may you stay the same. You must never alter.LOLOL

Take Care

Julia in Derbyshire

Mads

Mads Report 4 Feb 2012 16:12

The Holy Bible, The New Testament, written by Matthew and the Fisherman Friends

Quite interesting really

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 4 Feb 2012 16:51

Well, we live and learn on GR! Always thought Fishermans Friend was a cough lozenge! Can you get it on Kindle?

Mads

Mads Report 4 Feb 2012 17:01

No idea, i havent got a kindle

Yep they are throat sweets, nasty things,

You can get it in some christian book shops, its almost a sort of "another prospective" seen from another side, like science versus history, if that makes sense

Island

Island Report 4 Feb 2012 18:29

The New Testament Bible is widely available - if you look in WH Smiths you might pick up some fishermans friends at the till as well.

Mads

Mads Report 4 Feb 2012 18:34

I know it is widely available, but this is looking through someone elses eyes, its not a novel, it is giving both sides to the story. did it happen or didnt it, where is the proof?

Foggy

Foggy Report 4 Feb 2012 18:42

At the moment I am reading the history of Marylebone and Tyburn,


Foggy

Jean (Monmouth)

Jean (Monmouth) Report 4 Feb 2012 19:38

Mick, do you read Isaac Asimov? our son intoduced me to them years ago. Mostly i will read anything that is in print as long as it isnt Barbara Cartland! Have been known to read the cornflake box if nothing else about!
Get through at least three books a week. When i belonged to the childrens library, I was told off for bringing a book back too quickly, when I brought it back the same day. It was a Swallows and Amazons book, I remember.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 4 Feb 2012 19:43

Still reading Far From the Madding Crowd...am about 3/4 of the way through it now and am only just gripped....ever so flowery descriptively with a very slow moving story.

Beautifully written...but not one for a speed reader like me to do her usual race through...which is a good thing really...about time I slowed down and smelled the flowers lol x

David

David Report 4 Feb 2012 19:57

The Old Testement and the New Testement collectively known as The Holy Bible are available online with study aids.

Can alledgedly be read in a year,but how long to understand?

Mersey

Mersey Report 4 Feb 2012 20:52

Gave up on my book , boooooooring ...... ;-)

Jean I adored "Swallows and Amazons" one of my favourite books, the film was on the other day brought back so many lovley memories......

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 5 Feb 2012 09:25

Just Started Snow Flower And The Secret Fan By Lisa See

It was a Daily Deal on Kindle ....only read a couple of chapters so far and I've already been in tears once so it looks like it's going to be a good one x

Jean (Monmouth)

Jean (Monmouth) Report 5 Feb 2012 19:16

Mersey, I always wanted to be one of the Swallows and Amazons children,
messing about in boats.
Love Jean M Aual s books, so detailed and good stories.

RStar

RStar Report 8 Feb 2012 17:30

Farewell to the East End (Jennifer Worth). Then going to read West End Girls by Barbara Tate yet again, true story about 1950s Soho. PS David, are they gypsy children in your profile pic?

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 8 Feb 2012 17:41

Just finished 'Scared to live' by Stephen Booth....very very good, just going to start 'Dying to Sin' same author ...and reading on my pc (free) kindle 'Great Expectations' :-D

Romany...what was the Jennifer Worth book like ?

jude :-D