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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/03/03 18:26
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I'm reading "101 ways to please Brendan Fehr in bed."

Oh, wait! They have to be ACTUAL books?! Damn...

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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/04/03 00:15
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Now Spicy! :shake :shake


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/04/03 06:32
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Hey! You asked! :lol


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/05/03 01:12
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:shake :shake


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/05/03 08:36
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Spicy! :thud I think maybe that one belongs in Gutterland! :lol


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/05/03 09:22
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Yeah, I know... :sad


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/06/03 03:15
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:lmao :rollin


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/23/03 02:03

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Wild Swans by Jung Chang


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/24/03 05:09

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On The Road Jack Kerouac
This Side of Paradise f. scott fitzgerald
HyperspaceMichio Kaku .. this is a science book more about information, not a story.

and I need to start summer reading.. oh, I also have a few other unfinished books in my room

Red Dragon Thomas Harris
No Exit and other selected plays Jean-Paul Sartre

yes.. I like reading :grin


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/24/03 23:33

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Same book for me! :)
Hey, it's big!


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/25/03 15:03
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1984 by George Orwell

It's a classic. I figured I'd reread it since it's been so long since I've read it. Loved it the first time around.


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/27/03 02:25

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Same book for me! Will finish it eventually! :)


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/28/03 14:18
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:lol Got to love LONG books! :lol


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 07/30/03 01:37

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Grr, still reading the same book!
It is nearly 800 pages long.. ok, so I haven't been reading as much as I should have been, I will admit that! :)


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 05:28

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absolutely nothing! i hate reading though not to brag i am really good at it. ive got A + in english for the past few years but i think its boring. well most books.

only book i enjoy is the harry potter series


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 09:50

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I finished book 5 of the HP series this morning. :thud is my only reaction to it. Very deep, very profound. I'm going to be mulling it over for a while. Can't wait until Book 6. I find it kind of interesting to read the prediction of who dies, and then to read who actually dies. I'll say no more as I have no wish to spoil it for those who haven't read it. Frankly, I think J.K Rowling is an amazingly good writer, and I wish she'd write something less 'hot button' than Harry Potter so all those who are freaked out by the magic could read something of hers and enjoy her talent. Having read Book 5, I can see what people mean by 3 and 4 being rushed, and J.K Rowling taking her time with Book 5 has produced a better novel. No questions there. 3 and 4 were good, but 5 totally floored me with its power. And, dang, it's *dark*. Very dark, definitely shows the ugly side of some characters, and Harry's far from perfect (a fact I enjoyed). I'm seriously considering buying 4 and 5 because I enjoyed them so dang much, I'll want to read them again and again.


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 09:57

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wow i think the total opposite. I think that she stayed on the same topics for way to long. I was like over 250 pages till he actually got to hogwarts. I think that she just stayed around the same subjects way too long. One thing i did like was that it was very dark, and i dunno i liked the "teamwork" we got to see some of the true power of those which i was wondering what they could really do. i think that harry was a bit overemotional lol. It was ok, definitely not the best. they also didnt persue a relationship which i wanted but ill have to wait for the next book. only had one lil thing which hinted at it. i think it was ok and the end was great but the beginning really didnt satisfy me.


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 10:25

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Harry was being your typical hormonal, confused teenager. Frankly, I was glad to see him be something other than perpetually upbeat and happy and well-adjusted. Maybe she lingered a bit long on the time before Hogwarts, but I don't think she spent too overly long on it. The ending I would have liked is him going with those from the Order, instead of the Dursleys. As if the Muggles wouldn't love a good excuse to get him away for the summer. The one thing that bugs me about the books is they always go in the same order: the last few weeks of summer, in which he always ends up leaving the Dursleys, Hogwarts, something happens over Christmas break, the big climax, Dumbledore's explanation of everything, and then the train ride home. I'd like to see some variety in that pattern in the next book, but I'm not counting on it.


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 10:37

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ya i know, id like a new beginning then at the dursleys. Thats another reason why i liked the 4th book best. It also had the most adventure. and it also had the most applying spells to situations. we also met a load more characters then. I think hagrids story was stupid, i thought that he was said after long. then the whole thing with wat he did was kind of stupid. lol harry was like PMSn the whole book but i guess she wanted to show that harry isnt mr perfect. i would have liked his first... to go better though. do u know the relationship which wasnt persued that i was talking about?


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  What books are you currently reading?
 Posted: 08/01/03 11:40

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I have no idea what relationship you're referring to. I wasn't paying attention to that end of things, and was quite happy she didn't do any more with that end of things than was necessary for character and plot development. I disagree about Hagrid's story. I think it was, for Hagrid, totally in character, and his trip to Europe definitely helped to further the plot of Book 5. As for what he did afterwards, that also ended up helping the plot along closer to the end. I think that what J.K Rowling had in mind when she portrayed Harry as a typical 15-year-old boy was she wanted to portray him as real and someone that kids can identify with. He screws up, he learns from his mistakes, he cries, he lives with the concequences and keeps putting one foot in front of the other. I don't know if it's because I'm cynical and jaded, or because I've long grown out of the 'rosy glasses' part of my life, but I much prefer a book where things are real, rather than were they are nice and clean and the characters always do right. The mark of a well-written character is that you feel for them and get mad at them and get involved with the plot and the characters, and that's exactly what J.K Rowling's writing does. If you can stay detached, the author isn't doing enough to get you interested in their story.


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