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Old 07-27-2002, 09:49 PM   #1
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Book recommendations

Read anything good lately?

I'm trying to round a few things up for my vacation in a couple of weeks... open to suggestions!

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British contemporary fiction. And lots of it.

I've ditched the "high-brow" stuff for a bit and am totally addicted. Jenny Colligan is the author I'm reading at the moment, she has a book out called "Searching for Andrew McCarthy".

But, you shouldn't be doing lots of reading on vaca, girl!

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Any book by Nicholas Sparks, such as The Notebook, Message In A Bottle, A Walk To Remember.. any of those.

And if you're feeling in a brave mood, my all-time favorite book: The Shining by Stephen King
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"High Fidelity," "About A Boy" or "How to be Good" by Nick Hornby are so great -- clever, funny, honest and completely hard to put down!
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Lance Armstrong's book"It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back To Life."
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Old 07-28-2002, 01:05 AM   #6
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Originally posted by u2er

And if you're feeling in a brave mood, my all-time favorite book: The Shining by Stephen King
I've read this! I've read pretty much everything by King now that I think of it.

I love to read when I have the time too... I cant wait to do some catching up while sitting by the lake!
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It's not about the bike Yes!! I'm so glad someone else mentioned this book. I love this book, it's very easy to read.
A Walk to Remember, cried through the book...very good vacation book!
Last week I picked up The Talented Mr.Ripley (because I didn't realize it was a book) and The Bourne Identity
If you haven't read The Shining -you must!!!
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I had this thread aboot a week ago lol

Cloudi suggested Artemis Fowl to me- i am loving it but its like a fantasy book like harry potter lol

I love Little Women by Louise M Alcott and Shadowlands dunno who write that though

Oh oh oh oh oh Brian Friels- Philidelphia, Here I come and Translations

Dracula-Bram Stoker - v.good read
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Recently read Leon Uris - Trinity and Martin Dillon - The Shankill Butchers.

Worth a read
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If you're looking for some quick non-intellectual summer reading, I recommend the Janet Evanovich books. They're a series starting with One For The Money. I'm on book #4 now. They're about a female bounty hunter in New Jersey, and they're very fast-paced and witty.

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