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Clever Girl
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The Bat by Jo Nesbø
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Laura is reading Clever Girl: 4/5. Higher Education
Clever Girl by Brian Thompson
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The Bat by Jo Nesbø
The Bat (Harry Hole, #1)
by Jo Nesbø
read in December, 2014
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This is the first book of the Harry Nole series, which was awarded with the Rivertonprisen (1997) and Glass Key Award (1998).

What I like most in Nesbo's book is his sense of humor and the ability of showing his main character - the Norwegian detectiv
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Laura is reading Clever Girl: 3/5. Jungle Jim
Clever Girl by Brian Thompson
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel
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Coming up at BABT (Jan. 9): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04y6yxg
Schopenhauer by Christopher Janaway
"Description: Schopenhauer is considered to be the most readable of German philosophers. This book gives a succinct explanation of his metaphysical system, concentrating on the original aspects of his thought, which inspired many artists and thinke..." Read more of this review »
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“I agree that it's a shame some books have to suffer ratings that clearly are invalid. However I can't think of a way to prevent it, and I didn't see any ideas in the thread either (I did skim though).

I hope you'll appreciate that if we just start deleting ratings whenever we feel like it, that we've gone down a censorship road that doesn't take us to a good place.”
Otis Y. Chandler

Guillaume Apollinaire
“How slow life is, how violent hope is.”
Guillaume Apollinaire

Roald Dahl
“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall.”
Roald Dahl

28257 Comfort Reads — 1330 members — last activity Dec 10, 2014 06:26PM
When life gets busy and you need a break from serious reading what do you reach for? A comfort read means something different to everyone so join us, ...more
47713 3 Ms and more — 10 members — last activity Sep 30, 2013 01:45PM
Couldn't find them in pink unfortunately!
64006 Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2012 — 68 members — last activity Aug 24, 2013 01:02AM
ALERT!!! This Reading Challenge was for 2012. To join NOW, please go to Mount TBR 2013. This group is for those who would like to participate in the Mo ...more
22027 Madam, want to talk about author Mary Stewart? — 124 members — last activity Dec 07, 2014 10:16AM
This group is for readers to discover (or rediscover) Mary Stewart novels. Feel free to join in the discussions and start a new thread as well.
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Some of the best books in the world were written and published in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901. What's not to love? Dickens, the Brontes, Colli ...more
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2011 Reading Challenge
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