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- Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:15 am
- Forum: The Bookshelf
- Topic: Book Review: Letters from Skye
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Book: Letters from Skye Author: Jessica Brockmole 290 pages I've never found wartime novels particularly appealing. With the possible exception of The Book Thief, I've always found that it's basically the same story that is being told but just from different perspectives. This book was set during t...
Earlier in the year I started reading Villette by Charlotte Brontë. After many interruptions and other difficulties (without posting any spoilers here, let's just say Miss Lucy Snowe is a difficult character to become acquainted with) I was a bit disheartened by my slow progress. A colleague offered...
- Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:18 pm
- Forum: Book Talk
- Topic: What is the last book you bought...
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... and have you read it yet? I really buy a lot of books and I read only about 70% of them. When we're driving long distance and stop for fuel (or to stretch the legs) I'll return to the car with one snack and three or four books. A lot of the time there are buy one get one half price offers. While...
Would you abandon a book you just can't get into or do you push through, hoping that the ending will surprise you? My own rule of thumb is that if I am through a third of the book and haven't found any elements to keep my attention, I'm allowed to move onto something else. Characters and plots are t...
- Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:02 pm
- Forum: Discussions
- Topic: Belongings with sentimental value
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Do you have any toys or other things that have sentimental value? Something that you can't see yourself ever throwing away, because the memory that you've attached to it still lingers? During the first week or so of the new year I always clean house. I obviously dust, wash and vacuum a lot more ofte...