What are you reading?

Discussion in 'Teacher Time Out' started by runsw/scissors, Apr 11, 2014.

  1. runsw/scissors

    runsw/scissors Phenom

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    I am rereading HP Goblet of Fire and liking it much more the second time around. I am also reading Solomon's Oak. So far it is pretty good. I'll let you know what I think when I'm done, but it feels fairly predictable. My book group has selected to read "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picault next. I'm not a huge fan of hers, but I am going to give it an honest try. Has anyone else read this?
     
  2. Appledash

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    I'm reading "If there be thorns" by VC Andrews. I love so many of her books, but after reading some of the more recent stuff I realized I liked her early stuff better (well, maybe I mean I like the stuff she actually wrote better...apparently they are still publishing new books in her name even though she died years ago...I found that strange. But I guess they do that now.)
     
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    Just started "Red Rising" by Pierce Brown
     
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    dgpiaffeteach Aficionado

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    Reading Fractured, the second book in the Slated series.
     
  5. TeacherNY

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    Yeah, her early stuff was so good. I don't remember which books I read when I was in high school besides Flowers in the Attic but I do know I couldn't put them down.
     
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    Just finished And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). It was absolutely fabulous.
     
  7. TeacherNY

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    I'm about 200 pages into Outlander. It's due back at the library on Dec. 7th so I better hurry up! I also have the ebook on hold even if I have to return the actual book I can still get it read quickly.
     
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    Unbroken is a novel everyone should read!
     
  9. Maryhf

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    I've just discovered a very light, enjoyable author, Beth Harbison, who wrote Shoe Addicts Anonymous. I found it at our library's book sale, but I'll go purchase some of her other titles.
     
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    I'm reading Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. It won a Pulitzer. She wrote Amy & Isabelle,which was awesome.
     
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    I just finished the third book in the Outlander series and while I've mostly enjoyed them, that one got a little over the top crazy for me - I mean, how many shipwrecks can two people survive? - so I'm taking a break from the series and reading Amy Poehler's book which is a comfortable, enjoyable read so far.
     
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    I just finished We Are Liars by E. Lockhart. It got great reviews, but I thought it was a bit slow. Great twist... but a slow workup to it.
     
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    I am rereading Broken Harbor by Tana French. I read her newest book when it came out this summer and it made me want to go back and reread her other books! One thing I really like her about her books is that, while they are in no way sequels, each book's main character was a minor character in a previous book. Anyway I tend to read a lot of "old" books, but she's definitely one of my favorite contemporary authors. I can't recommend her books enough!
     
  14. runsw/scissors

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    Solomon's Oak turned out to be really good and not as predictable as I thought it would be. I want to find the sequel and read it as well. I also recently finished Me Before You. That one gets four out of five stars from me. It was very thought provoking without being heavy.
     
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    Although much of my fun reading has been on pause due to school projects and exams, I have been reading Cold Days by Jim Butcher, The Sword and Sorcery Anthology edited by David G. Hartwell, and How to Study as a Mathematics Major by Lara Alcock.
     

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