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The Literature Thread

What is your favourite genre?  

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  1. 1. What is your favourite genre?



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Welcome to the Literature Thread

 

The purpose of this thread as stolen from the first post in the old thread by sleep:
 

Topics include discussion of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry, as well as recommendations and opinions on writers in general.
heck, go ahead and post anything of your own, if you want to.

...also I ban people from Toileting (I mean Twilighting on the first page of this thread).

To make things easier here is a list of recommendations made by various users who have posted throughout the thread.

 

Books Recommended By Users

 

Midna

Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Mitch Albom

Five People You Meet in Heaven

Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre

Susan Ee

Angelfall

 

Marvin

Alan Moore

Watchmen

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar

 

Namji

Haruki Murakami

Hear the Wind Sing

Pinball, 1973 by Haruki Murakami

A Wild Sheep Chase

 

asidizzee

E. Lockheart

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

 

honeyblossom

Haruki Murakami

Norwegian Wood

 

sleep

Yasunari Kawabata
The Sound of the Mountain
Beauty and Sadness
Snow Country

Yukio Mishima
Thirst for Love
Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Spring Snow

Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Brothers Karamazov

Mervyn Peake

The Gormenghast Trilogy

Murray Bookchin

The Ecology of Freedom

 

msiledrama

George R.R. Martin

A Song of Fire and Ice Series (Game of Thrones)

 

Mandilinn

Tamora Pierce

The Song of the Lioness Series

Takuji Ichikawa

Be With You

Shirlee McCoy

Valley of Shadows

Julianna Baggott

Pure

Amanda Sun

Ink

 

mickio

James Patterson

Roses Are Red

Violets are Blue

Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas

Neil Gaiman

Coraline

Phillip Roth

Sabbath's Theater

 

Melody21

Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged

The Fountainhead

Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

Sergey Lukyanenko and Vladimir Vasilyev

Day Watch

Darren Shan

Various Novels

 

Yanna

Cecelia Ahern

P.S. I Love You

Thanks for The Memories

Nora Roberts

Various Novels

 

hazee

Arundhati Roy

The God of Small Things

Chuck Palahniuk

Various Novels

Lois Lowry

The Giver

 

lucy.sicachu

Trudi Canavan

The Black Magician Trilogy

Age of the Five Trilogy

 

RedLadyJewel

Laurell K Hamilton

Anita Blake Series

Jim Butcher

The Dresden Files

Karen Marie Moning

Fever Series

Diana Gabaldon

The Outlander Series

 

smallgooseberry

Phillip Pullman

His Dark Materials

John Flanagan

Ranger's Apprentice Series

 

mewchantwo

Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe Series

Conn Iggulden

Conqueror Series

 

LadyIgraine

Elizabeth Gaskell

Wives and Daughters

Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina

Alexander Pushkin

Eugene Onegin

 

Terra

Lev Grossman

The Magicians

 

dimes

Jane Austen

Pride and Predjudice

Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle

 

minx

Ken Follet

The Pillars of the Earth

 

checkmate_

Brent Weeks

The Night Angel Trilogy

Tsugumi Ohba

Death Note

Anne Rice

Various Novels

Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

The Boy Who Could See Demons

 

mytala

Sidney Sheldon

Various Novels

John Grisham

Various Novels

Dan Brown

Various Novels

Stephen Frey

Various Novels

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Kiss An Angel

J.A. Redmerski

The Edge of Never

K.A. Tucker

Ten Tiny Breaths

 

mashi

Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

 

ghettoe

Albert Camus

The Stranger

John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

Eiji Yoshikawa

Various Novels

Meja Mwangi

Kill Me Quick

Walter Van Tilburg Clark

The Ox-Bow Incident

John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

Stephen King

The Green Mile

Dreamcatcher

Hearts in Atlantis

Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha

Margaret A, Ogola

The River and the Source

 

Incognito

Dante Alighieri - Traslated by Robert and Jean Hollander

Divine Comedy

 

Mr Taxi

Melissa de la Cruz

Blue Bloods series

Scott Westerfeld

The Uglies

 

MomoMoon115

Bernal Diaz del Castillo

The Conquest of New Spain

 

Sone 4 All

James Patterson

11th Hour

 

cynosure

Northrop Frye

The Educated Imagination

Walter Moers

The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear

 

Repede

Sarah Rees Brennan

The Demon's Lexicon's Series

Jana Olivier

Forsaken

 

Fusspott

Alex McCall Smith

No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Stuart Hill

The Icemark Chronicles

Kristin Cashore

Graceling

Meliss Marr

Wicked Lovely

 

CurtainShrew

Kelley Armstrong

Various Novels

Garth Nix

Various Novels

Helen Lowe

Various Novels

Maria V. Snyder

Various Novels

Lian Hearn

Various Novels

Terry Pratchett

Various Novels

 

Kimchee (Pasta Machine)

Veronica Roth

Divergent

 

Jezebel

Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Virginia Andrews

Flowers in the Attic Series

 

laupanman

George Orwell

1984

Animal Farm

Chuck Palahnuik

Lullaby

Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

 

Calamity Kane

Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Megan Whalen Turner

The Queen's Thief

M. Ann Jacoby

Life After Genius

 

OmniscientCaramel

Jack London

The Iron Heel

Alduous Huxley

Brave New World

Frank Herbert

The Dune Chronicles

Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game

 

crybabyme

Teresa Medeiros

Various Novels

Leigh Greenwood

Various Novels
Jo Beverly
Various Novels

Johanna Lindsey

Various Novels

 

aripod

Thomas Pynchon

Various Novels

Alice Walker

Various Novels

 

eggy

Agatha Christie

By the Pricking of My Thumbs

After the Funeral

Eva Ibbotson

The Morning Gift

Christina Henry

Alice

Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale 

 

mezzy88

Sidney Sheldon

Tell Me Your Dreams

James Patterson

2nd Chance

Sallie Bissell

In the Forest of Harm

Paulo Coelho

Eleven Minutes

 

Brooke

Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

 

0627

M. Duras

The Lover

Oscare Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

 

Hanakumo

Robin McKinley

Sunshine

Jonathan Stroud

Heroes of the Valley

 

TonboTomoe

Scott Westerfeld

The Leviathan Series

Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express

 

Summer Nights

Hugh Howey

Wool

 

Czarcasm
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude

Reisan
Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
Madeleine L'Engle
A Wrinkle in Time
S.E. Hinton
The Outsiders
Norton Juster
The Phantom Tollbooth
Ray Bradbury
Various Novels

William Golding

Lord of the Flies

Daniel Keyes

Flowers for Algernon

Jostein Gaarder

Sophie's World

Cliff Mcnish

Breathe: A Ghost Story

 


fuckJohnny
Jodi Picoult
Nineteen Minutes
The Tenth Circle
The Pact

Various Novels
Patrick Redmond
All She Ever Wanted
Lisa Genova
Still Alice

Alice Sebold
Lucky



I Can See The Neverland
Linwood Barclay
No Time For Goodbye



BubbleGumPop
Neil Shusterman
Unwind Series

 

wings

Primo Levi

Survival in Auschwitz

 

Bichette

Meg Rosoff

How I Live Now

 

Avatar

Patrick Rothfuss

Name of the Wind

 

ruppi

Ella Frank

Blind Obsession

C.S. Pacat

Captive Prince

 

Based Miranda

Gary Shteyngart

Super Sad True Love Story

 

maryan

Russell Banks

Lost Memory of Skin

Madeline Miller

 The Song of Achilles

 

Yuri

Colleen Hoover

Slammed

Point of Retreat

 

Mar

David Leviathan

Every Day

 

Bergamot

Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

Kazuo Ishiguro

When We Were Orphans

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall

N.M. Kelby

White Truffles in Winter

Antoine de Saint Exupery

Wind, Sand, and Stars

Ben Okri

The Famished Road

Margaret Atwood

The Blind Assassin

 

Lizzy

Mikhail Bulgakov

Master and Margerita

 

stabofhappiness

Stephanie Perkins

Anna and the French Kiss

Sarah Ockler

Twenty Boy Summer

 

popsugar

Sandra Cisneros

Caramelo

 

YuriTaeFany

Robert Jordan

The Wheel of Time Series

Alan Moore

V for Vendetta

Neil Gaiman

The Sandman Series

H.P. Lovecraft

Various Books

H.G. Wells

Various Books

 

Tasia

Richard Adams

Watership Down

 

Gloupsidou

Emile Zola

Les Rougon Macquart

 

StarShapedGummy

Marie Lu

Legend

Veronica  Roth

Divergent

Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave

John Green

The Fault In Our Stars

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Stephen King

11/22/63

 

ticklesm/yfancey

Isaac Asimov

The Last Question

The Last Answer

 

tinypuffling

Robin Hobb

The Farseer Trilogy

The Dark Elf Trilogy

 

Ajax

Federico Garcia Lorca

Blood Wedding

Love of Don Perlimplin and Belisa in his Garden

Poet in New York

Carlos Fuentes

Ara

Chris Cameron

Tyrant Series

Paulo Coelho

Brida

Peter Ward

Dragon Horse

Joel Dicker

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Ursula K. LeGuin

Earthsea

 

SESforever

Balys Sruoga

Forest of the Gods

 

akisame

Anchee Min

Empress Orchid

Rachel Hartman

Seraphina

Eva Ibbotson

The Star of Kazan

Patrick Ness

Chaos Walking Trilogy

Sally Gardner

I, Coriander

J.D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye

 

with hoya

Edith Martel

The Age of Innocence

 

Snow White

Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Marina

 

FLABtastic Baby

Bertolt Brecht

Saint Joan of the Stockyards

 

KoreaxxLove

Natsume Soseki

Kokoro

Abe Kobo

The Woman in the Dunes

Ray Bradbury

Dandelion Wine

John Toland

Various Works

 

Tonks

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus

 

katz

Margaret Atwood

Various Novels

 

WhaleWhisper

Suzanne Collins

Gregor the Overlander

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little House on the Prairie Series

Roland Smith

Peak

Cinda Williams Chima

The Warrior Heir

Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy

Maggie Stiefvater

The Shiver Trilogy

Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics

Nalini Singh

Psy-Changleing series

 

Ballbrick02

Banana Yoshimoto

Kitchen

 

vampiress

Nick Hornby

About a Boy

Ann Pachett

Bel Canto

Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife

 

Aion Divinity

Dan Simmons

Ilium Series

Hyperion Cantos Series

 

PinkWhimsy

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter

Anne Blankman

Prisoner of Night and Fog

 

hunited

Sherry D. Ficklin

Losing Logan

 

Lord Seungri

Amanda Davis

Wonder When You'll Miss Me

Robert Cormier

Tenderness

Beatrice Sparks

Go Ask Alice

Jean Ferris

Once Upon a Marigold

Julie Hearn

The Minister's Daughter

Charles De Lint

The Blue Girl

Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl Series

 

mccuish1525

Ryu Murakami

Audition

 

1337

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye

Kate Chopin

The Awakening

Allan Stratton

Chanda's Secrets

 

xharuharux

Arthur Golden

Memoir's of a Geisha

Janie Chang

Three Souls

Nora Roberts

Bride Quartet

 

Miss Maple

Michelle Hodkin

Mara Dyer Trilogy

 

Unit

Mitch Albom

Time Keeper

 

ToxicBritney

Tracey Garvis-Graves

On the Island

 

mysunandmoon

Wislawa Szymborska

Sounds, Feelings and Thoughts

 

Knot

John Tranter

The Floor of Heaven

 

czar

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind

Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore

John Steinbeck

East of Eden

Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

 

tanomina

Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven

 

aquaisra

Patricia A. McKillip

Alphabet of Thorns

 

sriax

Anthony Ryan

Blood Song

John Scalzi

Old Man's War

Ilona Andrews

Kate Daniels Series 

Brandon Sanderson

Stormlight Archive Series

Naomi Novik

Temeraire Series

Melina Marchetta

Various works

 

YOONGI

Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass Series

 

wiky

J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings

Ian McEwan

Atonement

Victor Hugo

Les Miserables

Gilian Flynn

Gone Girl

Ernest Cline

Ready Player One

 

Yeosa

Liza Marklund

Red Wolf

 

coreofsoul

Josh Malerman

Bird Box

 

Truth_hurts

Heather Graham

Various Works

Jennifer Connors

Various Works

Kerrelyn Sparks

Various Works
Elizabeth Hoyt

Various Works
Debbie Macomber 

Various Works

 

jaegirl

Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn

Sarah J. Maas

Various Novels

 

guava

Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen

 

Babogirl

C.S. Pacat

Captive Prince

 

IshidaNao

Nevil Shute

A Town Like Alice

Valarie Fitzgerald

Zemindar

Roald Dahl

Boy and Going Solo

 

Daisy Dukes

Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle

 

ezawo

Soman Chainani

The School for Good and Evil

Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park

Attachments

Sidney Sheldon

Various Works

Gabrielle Zevin

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thornes and Roses

Marissa Meyer

Cinder

Katherine Allred

The Sweet Gum Tree

 

choc souffle

Kieron Gillen

The Wicked + Divine

 

Irie

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The General in His Labyrinth

 

kinkyjint

Jan Ruff O'Hern

50 Years of Silence

Sheila Alan

Diary of a Girl in Changi

Maria Rosa Henson

Comfort Woman: A Filipina's Story of Prostitution and Slavery Under the Japanese Military

Ma Yan

The Diary of Ma Yan: The Struggles and Hopes of a Chinese School Girl 

 

KraiL

Patrick Suskind

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment

Isaac Asimov

Robot Dreams

 

ezawo

Pierre Lemaitre

Various Works

 

FightMeBitch

Gabriel García Márquez

Cien años de soledad

Naguib Mahfuz

Akhenatón: el rey hereje

Angeles Caso

El peso de las sombras

 

wiz109

Yann Martel

Life of Pi

William Goldman

The Princess Bride

Margaret Macmillan

Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World

Kenneth Oppel

Airborn

 

 

 

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I am here, but I can't seem to access the first post of the old thread, I have to ask Mandi if she managed to save it :(

 
I can only find this.
and can you change the user "Rapunzel" to "Pearl167" in the list?
that was me btw ^ ^

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Yay I can finally start reading for leisure now!  :lol:

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Am I ok to kick this thread off with some book porn wizzy dearest? 

 

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I've decided I don't so much want a house as I do a library. Not that I'll ever be able to afford either =(

 

I haven't finished a book in too long ><. The last book I finished was Gabriel's Angel, which was an ok read but nothing too fascinating. Decided I should try and work on my grammar so am reading a grammar book. Not as boring as it sounds. Also picked up 'From Hell' by Alan Moore, which is an interesting take on Jack the Ripper. 

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^book porn is most welcome here sir, I wish I had a place like that to hole up in, and you manged to find another llama book :D

 
I can only find this.
and can you change the user "Rapunzel" to "Pearl167" in the list?
that was me btw ^ ^

 

Yay. thanks, I will fix the op when I get some free time , and I will change your name

Yay I can finally start reading for leisure now!  :lol:

 

I wish I could do the same :(

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^book porn is most welcome here sir, I wish I had a place like that to hole up in, and you manged to find another llama book :D

 

Yay. thanks, I will fix the op when I get some free time , and I will change your name

 

I wish I could do the same :(

 

Aw why can't you? School? 

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Aw why can't you? School? 

 

work sadly, I am going through  some major life changes right now, hopefully it'll settle in a few months

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work sadly, I am going through  some major life changes right now, hopefully it'll settle in a few months

 

Aw hope everything goes smoothly! Searching for work is taking most of my time. I've been reading lots of job descriptions  :ohdear:

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Aw hope everything goes smoothly! Searching for work is taking most of my time. I've been reading lots of job descriptions  :ohdear:

 

bleh job searches are never fun, hope you find somewhere that keeps you happy

 

 

Ok so I think the op has a majority of of the recommendations thanks to Mandi and Pearl, if you see anything missing that was recommended by you before feel free to post it here along with any new stuff,  I will fix the op more later on

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Interesting thread!

Can I suggest one of my favourite books? 

 

Author: Primo Levi

Original title: Se questo è un uomo

English title: If This Is A Man (in the US: Survival in Auschwitz)

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I see the Anita Blake series and Sophie Kinsella, my guilty pleasures  :ahmagah:

 

A book that blew my mind:

How I Live Now of Meg Rosoff

 

I read it when it came out and I was just a teenager, the story is about a girl who goes to England to live and then a war begins. 

The book is weird, the girls is anorexic, and it turns into a dystopia. But it is the kind of weird I like. 

But be warned, there is incest in it. It didn't disturbed me but if you can't stad incest, this book is not for you.

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Interesting thread!

Can I suggest one of my favourite books? 

 

Author: Primo Levi

Original title: Se questo è un uomo

English title: If This Is A Man (in the US: Survival in Auschwitz)

 

 

You can indeed, I will add it to the op when I have some to fix the links and formatting

 

I see the Anita Blake series and Sophie Kinsella, my guilty pleasures  :ahmagah:

 

A book that blew my mind:

How I Live Now of Meg Rosoff

 

I read it when it came out and I was just a teenager, the story is about a girl who goes to England to live and then a war begins. 

The book is weird, the girls is anorexic, and it turns into a dystopia. But it is the kind of weird I like. 

But be warned, there is incest in it. It didn't disturbed me but if you can't stad incest, this book is not for you.

 

Your dp disturbs me, but I can't stop looking at it, and I doubt incest scares most users here, most of the people in the old thread enjoyed Game of Thrones and there alot of that in there lol

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You can indeed, I will add it to the op when I have some to fix the links and formatting

 

 

Your dp disturbs me, but I can't stop looking at it, and I doubt incest scares most users here, most of the people in the old thread enjoyed Game of Thrones and there alot of that in there lol

This book is classed into the children section, to a early teenager it can be weird lol.

 

Ahahah weird dp I know

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I see the Anita Blake series and Sophie Kinsella, my guilty pleasures  :ahmagah:

 

A book that blew my mind:

How I Live Now of Meg Rosoff

 

I read it when it came out and I was just a teenager, the story is about a girl who goes to England to live and then a war begins. 

The book is weird, the girls is anorexic, and it turns into a dystopia. But it is the kind of weird I like. 

But be warned, there is incest in it. It didn't disturbed me but if you can't stad incest, this book is not for you.

 

Sophie Kinsella was in my Good Reads list but my iPad Mini is still being replaced so no iBooks for now :(

I'll start reading again and I'll start of with her books when I get it back

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Sophie Kinsella was in my Good Reads list but my iPad Mini is still being replaced so no iBooks for now :(

I'll start reading again and I'll start of with her books when I get it back

 

You can read on your computer, but it is not comfortable at all.

If you are not into chick-lit and do not like happy endings or very light-hearted books, run away. Sophie Kinsella is very very very cheesy.

On good reads, a lot of people took it way too seriously imo.

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You can read on your computer, but it is not comfortable at all.
If you are not into chick-lit and do not like happy endings or very light-hearted books, run away. Sophie Kinsella is very very very cheesy.
On good reads, a lot of people took it way too seriously imo.


I think I tried reading the Twilight series on the computer.
It is definitely not comfortable.

Don't worry I love Chick-lits <3
I liked Something Blue by Emily Giffin, annoying through out but had a super happy ending.
It's a sequel or something to Something Borrowed, which also has a movie starring Kate Hudson.

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Umm I'm reading Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss rn. I'd recommend it to everyone. Very nice Epic Fantasy book. It's part of a trilogy. The first two books have been released. The third/last book haven't been relased. I'd recommend it to everyone :lol:

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Hi, thread! mytala here~ 

Can I add another book to my list? 

 

Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A Tucker

[spoiler]Kacey Cleary’s whole life imploded four years ago in a drunk-driving accident. Now she’s working hard to bury the pieces left behind—all but one. Her little sister, Livie. Kacey can swallow the constant disapproval from her born-again aunt Darla over her self-destructive lifestyle; she can stop herself from going kick-boxer crazy on Uncle Raymond when he loses the girls’ college funds at a blackjack table. She just needs to keep it together until Livie is no longer a minor, and then they can get the hell out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.


But when Uncle Raymond slides into bed next to Livie one night, Kacey decides it’s time to run. Armed with two bus tickets and dreams of living near the coast, Kacey and Livie start their new lives in a Miami apartment complex, complete with a grumpy landlord, a pervert upstairs, and a neighbor with a stage name perfectly matched to her chosen “profession.” But Kacey’s not worried. She can handle all of them. What she can’t handle is Trent Emerson in apartment 1D.

Kacey doesn’t want to feel. She doesn’t. It’s safer that way. For everyone. But sexy Trent finds a way into her numb heart, reigniting her ability to love again. She starts to believe that maybe she can leave the past where it belongs and start over. Maybe she’s not beyond repair.

But Kacey isn’t the only one who’s broken. Seemingly perfect Trent has an unforgivable past of his own; one that, when discovered, will shatter Kacey’s newly constructed life and send her back into suffocating darkness.

 

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I think I tried reading the Twilight series on the computer.
It is definitely not comfortable.

Don't worry I love Chick-lits <3
I liked Something Blue by Emily Giffin, annoying through out but had a super happy ending.
It's a sequel or something to Something Borrowed, which also has a movie starring Kate Hudson.

The Twilight series is just, well, tragic.

 

Yeah me too! I agree, it was a bit slow, and sometimes the main character annoyed me, but the ending saved everything. 

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Since I've been so into sci-fi lately, I've been looking for a good sci-fi book to read. I think I've found a few, so I'll order them and see if they're any good. Or maybe I'll try and see if I can get them as e-books (that would honestly be easier xD; ).

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11044367-taken

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17256574-the-game

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I read something today and it must have been the best book I have every read so far.

It was so beautiful,hauntig,erotic and simply heart breaking.I don't think this novelle will leave me for quite some time.

I can only recommend this book...it's called Blind obsession and is written by Ella Frank.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17788100-blind-obsession

 

I feel guitly because I can't really put into words how breathtaking this novelle is.Hope anyone who reads it will love it just like I did.

 

edit: Oh and it's adult ficition so not for kids..sorry^^

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woaaahhhhh.....my Favourite topic is a thread  :ahmagah: 

Hi all!  :)

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Yes!  found this thread *followed

I haven't finished a book in too long ><. The last book I finished was Gabriel's Angel, which was an ok read but nothing too fascinating. Decided I should try and work on my grammar so am reading a grammar book. Not as boring as it sounds. Also picked up 'From Hell' by Alan Moore, which is an interesting take on Jack the Ripper. 

Wahey you're back :smile:

I've seen the film 'You're Hell', so if the book is better than the film (which it generically is), then I wouldn't mind giving it a go. 

 

 

I fancy a bit of crime right now.

Suggestions anyone?

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I fancy a bit of crime right now.

Suggestions anyone?

 

I read Creep and other book which I can't remember the title but I really liked it.

 

Creep was very interesting and well creepy xD A teacher had an affair with her student but when she told him it was over because she was getting married her life became hell when he threatened to release their sex tape. 

 

The other book I read (I'll post the title soon) is definitely a page turner with a lot of twists. A detective is trying to find what happened to  a girl that disappeared but what they find later is clues that she might have been murdered. Her disappearance reminds the detective and the whole city of what happened that year to another girl who was out biking.

 

I'm currently reading House of Evil which is based on a real story and the same story the movie An American Crime was based on.

It's the story of a girl who was tortured, forced to masturbate, beaten, starved until she finally died at age of 16.

Some of the people who did this to her were children younger than she was and they claim they did it because their mother/neighbor told  him to do it and manipulated them.

I think about 3 or 4 of the people who were involved were charged with murder and sent to life in prison.

 

Will write reviews on these books alter.

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