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Aug 04, 2013 12:50PM

12544 I'm almost at the end of The Summer Without Men by Siri Hustvedt and I just don't want it to end. She's a relatively new discovery for me but I absolutely adore her writing. Highly recommended.
Nook V Kindle (26 new)
Aug 04, 2013 12:45PM

12544 Thanks everyone. I'm definitely sold on the Kindle Paperwhite. Has anyone got any experience with the Kobo and how it compares to the Kindle?
Aug 04, 2013 12:37PM

12544 I'd like to nominate I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes.

It's getting rave reviews in my Twitter timeline!
Nook V Kindle (26 new)
May 29, 2013 09:14AM

12544 Thanks all - this is really helpful. I've decided to stick with what I know and upgrade to the Kindle Paperwhite.
Nook V Kindle (26 new)
May 27, 2013 10:45AM

12544 My beloved Kindle is on its way out so I'm in the market for a new e-reader. I'm trying to decide between another Kindle or the Nook. Does anyone have any experience with both and is there one that you favour?
12544 Controversially, Wolf Hall. I couldn't get past the first 200 pages.
Mar 11, 2013 02:47PM

12544 So many great recommendations on here.
Jan 26, 2013 11:06AM

12544 Thanks Vikki. Must have been having a moment when I posted this one. Glad you enjoyed those reads. I'm looking forward to picking them up.
Jan 21, 2013 12:16PM

12544 Okay, so I messed up a little but that's my first one down anyway. Pulse by Julian Barnes. A collection of short stories and I really enjoyed them. A 4* read for me.
Jan 21, 2013 12:05PM

12544 Whoops! Just realised I'm two books short on this challenge. I'm know I'm breaking the rules a little by amending this list at this point but I'm adding to it rather than changing so hope that doesn't count! I'm adding my alternates as One Breath Away and The Frozen Lake
Dec 24, 2012 01:41PM

12544 I'm so pleased to hear I've picked books you've all enjoyed. Should make the challenge an easy one this year. I'm also pleased to have inspired a few of you!
Dec 24, 2012 02:51AM

12544 It's so hard trying to stick to just 10 books. I could have added another dozen!
Dec 22, 2012 07:38AM

12544 Susan wrote: "the woman in white is one of my favorites. I have heard great things about bel canto and the invisible bridge. you also have some wonderful authors on the list, so hopefully you will have a great y..."

I've had the invisible bridge on the Kindle for the last 12 months but it's so long I've not been brave enough to start it! I think I'm going to tackle it first.
Dec 22, 2012 07:37AM

12544 Alondra wrote: "nice mix of books. i see Bel Canto on a lot of lists and am excited to read it.

Recently added The Woman in White as well, since quite a few members (this group) are reading it this year and also..."

I loved The Moonstone so I'm really hoping I enjoy this one as much.
Dec 21, 2012 01:50PM

12544 Thanks Bill. I lost my way a little this year and failed miserably at the challenge so some of this is a repeat of this year's list. I'm looking forward to getting into them.
Dec 21, 2012 01:42PM

Nov 22, 2012 01:48PM

12544 Kim wrote: "I can't pick just one, I've had a few:
Little Bee
The Secret Life of Bees
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Between Shades of Gray"

I loved between shades of gray Kim. Really high up my list of all time faves.
Nov 02, 2012 02:54PM

12544 Elizabeth wrote: "Sera wrote: "Nance wrote: "I'm nominating One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf - it's nominated in the Mystery & Thriller category for the Goodreads Choice Awards...

[bookcover:One Breath Away|131..."

Couldn't wait to see if it was picked - had to buy it immediately! Another nomination from me.
Twitter Anyone? (88 new)
Nov 02, 2012 02:48PM

12544 Hi All I'm @sammylee75 for anyone interested :-)
Oct 06, 2012 07:00AM

12544 Betsy wrote: "Bianca wrote: "I would like to nominate Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys"

very good book"

One of my favourite reads of last year. I'd happily read this one again.
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