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Old August 18th, 2009, 09:50 PM
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The "What are you reading" Thread

Hey!

On another forum we have a thread to post about the books we are reading and if there good we recomend them.. Thought that would be fun here too!

I just finished reading "HeartStopper" by Joy Fielding..

Aside from the Twilight series.. It was the,

Best.book.EVER..

Its about a serial killer in a small town.

My mom recomended it to me after reading it because I like books with murder and a bit of mystery and love.

When I first started reading it. I thought my mom was crazy. The character was Sadistic.. Freaked me out a little at first.

Once I got into it I stayed up until 8 am to finish it. I literally couldnt put it down.

It was filled with little twists, and kept you guessing and trying to solve the crime. But the twist at the end is.. Just.. wow.. I still cannot beleive what happened.. I got SO into the book.. Its great. I recomend it to everybody. Even if they dont like murder books (My mom dont but she loved it)..

http://www.amazon.com/Heartstopper-N.../dp/0743295986

Im about to start "Dark Desires" by Eve Silver.. Mom tells me it takes place back in the old days and has a bit of murder.. She didnt know if I should be reading it because it does have a bit of Smutt in it (I can only roll my eyes at my mothers attempts.. seriously, im a teenager, I know all about these sorts of things all ready)

http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Desires-Z.../dp/0821779664

Anybody read it before? Like it?

When Im done I'll update

In the mean time.. Can anybody recomend some good murder/mystery/love books rolled into one? lol.. I guess murder and mystery is all one thing.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 10:58 PM
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Have you read The Host by Stephanie Meyer? Same author as the twilight series, but this book was written with a more 'mature' audience in mind. It's my favorite book right now, I've read it twice through. SO good.
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Old August 18th, 2009, 11:04 PM
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Have you read The Host by Stephanie Meyer? Same author as the twilight series, but this book was written with a more 'mature' audience in mind. It's my favorite book right now, I've read it twice through. SO good.
Oh oh! Nope havent read it but will definatly look for it in the library next time! Thanks !

Another note, anybody read those books..the "sweet valley high" books when you were younger or right now? I used to read those in like, grade 5 and LOVED them.. I might start reading them again but I might not like them now that im older.. I remember going to the library and taking a bagfull home

Mom got me into them, she used to read them when she was a bit younger.. I wonder if my library still carries those?
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Old August 18th, 2009, 11:17 PM
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I love reading The Pokey Little Puppy and anything by Robert Munsch .

I can't seem to get into any fiction lately . I'm in the middle of How To Speak Dog by Stanley Coren. I'm quite enjoying it!

http://www.helium.com/items/1487771-...w-to-speak-dog

You can read the table of contents and get a peek at the first few pages here:

http://www.dogwise.com/itemdetails.cfm?ID=DTB666
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Old August 18th, 2009, 11:22 PM
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ZOMG LP!! Pokey little puppy Always my fav books as a child The love for dogs started at birth lol.. I always call keely the pokey llittle puppy.. I am SO wierd, the fact that you mentioned the pokey little puppy excites me to no end!

Im hoping to get "click to calm" when i can get a new job and some money.

have you read that? Im not sure who its by but alot of dog savvy peaople have recommended it to me.
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Pokey Little Puppy was the second book I received as a child by my grade 1 teacher, Mrs. Nankoo . I still have it .

Click To Calm is by Emma Parsons. I haven't read it yet. I have two other books waiting for me first...Reaching the Animal Mind by Karen Pryor (Clicker Training and What It Teaches Us About All Animals) and The Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller. I've read similar books by various authors but I like to get different trainers' perspectives.

If your interested on reading up about the relationship between humans and dogs, you're gonna love The Culture Clash by Jean Donaldson. Iv'e read it twice and am gonna have to pick it up again.
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Chiapit

Has anyone in here heard of a chiapit? (chihuahua/pitbull/boxer mix)?
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Has anyone in here heard of a chiapit? (chihuahua/pitbull/boxer mix)?
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Sorry I couldn't resist

That's how I first read it.
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great thread.
Masha- I have read and LOVED all the books you mentioned. Hillarious, pee-your-pants funny for sure. I remember while I was reading Me Talk Pretty, I would read parts of it aloud to DH- even though he's not a reader, it was enough to spark his interest and he LOVED it!
BM- I think you would really like Diana Gabaldon. she has a whole series of juicy books about time travel/ mystery/ love.... very addicting.
And I realize this is kinda off-topic (not as OT as the ChiaPet ) but I think you would LOVE the TV series True Blood- it's like Twilight but much more... ahem... mature!!!
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Old August 21st, 2009, 12:16 AM
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Awesome thread BM

Just finishing off Atlas of the Unknowns by Tania James. Loving it. I do a lot of light reading though like read all the shopaholic series and all...but I do like to read more powerful things every once in a while. I think I'm gonna reread a fine balance by rohinton mistry after im done my current read (prob tonight). Read it in highschool and I think it remains one of my fav books ever.

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but I think you would LOVE the TV series True Blood- it's like Twilight but much more... ahem... mature!!!
Don't ya think that might be a tad bit too mature for BM? No offence BM but if ure mom's a lil concerned bout some 'smutt' in books she is not gonna be too happy bout some of the visuals in true blood (saw parts of an epi). Not saying it is good tho, ppl rave about it.Yes yes Im a prude hahaha. Naaaaah, i just think of u as a lil sis and I would def change the channel if my lil bro (now 17 so not so lil ) was in the room with me with true blood on. But then Im super protective and I'd like to think lil bro still thinks girls have cooties lol Ok I will stop being all big sisterly now

Sorry sorry I so went off topic.
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Old August 21st, 2009, 12:27 AM
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Um, Im pretttty sure True blood doesnt have anything in it any worse then the movies I watch Like last night I watched Reno 911.... Not bad compared to some

We dont get the channel true blood comes on but my mom is going to contact our satelite provider and purchase the channel, as well as animal planet
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I am reading Stephen Baxter's Timelike Infinity which I left at home today!! Before that I was reading Asimov's Foundation Series

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