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Post by hsimone » 23 Mar 2019, 10:29

gali wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 02:59
Gravy wrote:
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Yes! Sorry! Been a little behind on interacting lately!

I'm game. Maybe it will pull me out of my little reading funk. :lol:
Great! :)
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Post by gali » 25 Mar 2019, 02:18

Fifi_eve12 wrote:
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I want to read "The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle" by Stuart Turton, will anyone read with me?
Is it the same as "The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle"? Have you started it yet? How is it? It is on my reading list, but the present tense writing deters me from starting it.
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Post by Fifi_eve12 » 25 Mar 2019, 02:58

gali wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:18
Fifi_eve12 wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 08:44
I want to read "The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle" by Stuart Turton, will anyone read with me?
Is it the same as "The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle"? Have you started it yet? How is it? It is on my reading list, but the present tense writing deters me from starting it.
Yes, it is the same as the 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. I have started it and I am finding that it is plentiful in description but still keeps me guessing throughout the book. The author reveals any information very gradually and, at the very beginning, you are told barely anything. I am enjoying it and I'm finding that each character has their own secrets. You get used to the present tense and I only found that it made the action more extreme.

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Post by gali » 25 Mar 2019, 04:20

Fifi_eve12 wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:58
gali wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:18
Fifi_eve12 wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 08:44
I want to read "The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle" by Stuart Turton, will anyone read with me?
Is it the same as "The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle"? Have you started it yet? How is it? It is on my reading list, but the present tense writing deters me from starting it.
Yes, it is the same as the 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. I have started it and I am finding that it is plentiful in description but still keeps me guessing throughout the book. The author reveals any information very gradually and, at the very beginning, you are told barely anything. I am enjoying it and I'm finding that each character has their own secrets. You get used to the present tense and I only found that it made the action more extreme.
Ok, I will give it a chance. I can read it with you after finishing my current book, if you like.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Fifi_eve12 » 25 Mar 2019, 12:09

gali wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 04:20
Fifi_eve12 wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:58
gali wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:18


Is it the same as "The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle"? Have you started it yet? How is it? It is on my reading list, but the present tense writing deters me from starting it.
Yes, it is the same as the 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. I have started it and I am finding that it is plentiful in description but still keeps me guessing throughout the book. The author reveals any information very gradually and, at the very beginning, you are told barely anything. I am enjoying it and I'm finding that each character has their own secrets. You get used to the present tense and I only found that it made the action more extreme.
Ok, I will give it a chance. I can read it with you after finishing my current book, if you like.
Yes please, that would be brilliant! :D

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Post by gali » 25 Mar 2019, 12:41

Fifi_eve12 wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 12:09
gali wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 04:20
Fifi_eve12 wrote:
25 Mar 2019, 02:58


Yes, it is the same as the 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. I have started it and I am finding that it is plentiful in description but still keeps me guessing throughout the book. The author reveals any information very gradually and, at the very beginning, you are told barely anything. I am enjoying it and I'm finding that each character has their own secrets. You get used to the present tense and I only found that it made the action more extreme.
Ok, I will give it a chance. I can read it with you after finishing my current book, if you like.
Yes please, that would be brilliant! :D
Great! I moved your original post back to the Read-a-long forum. You can copy what you wrote here to the other thread. :tiphat:


I will probably start the book tomorrow. :)
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Post by gali » 03 Apr 2019, 23:00

hsimone wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 10:29
gali wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 02:59
Gravy wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 02:56
Yes! Sorry! Been a little behind on interacting lately!

I'm game. Maybe it will pull me out of my little reading funk. :lol:
Great! :)
Reading funks are the worst! I bet this one will get you out of it! :D
@hsimone when do you want to start "Before the Devil Breaks You" by Libba Bray? I finished my current book and want to start another. :)
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Post by hsimone » 18 Apr 2019, 09:04

gali wrote:
03 Apr 2019, 23:00
hsimone wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 10:29
gali wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 02:59


Great! :)
Reading funks are the worst! I bet this one will get you out of it! :D
@hsimone when do you want to start "Before the Devil Breaks You" by Libba Bray? I finished my current book and want to start another. :)
@gali Hmm :eusa-think: Do you think we could start it the beginning of May? I have a backlog of books that I want to get through for this month.
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Post by gali » 18 Apr 2019, 09:15

hsimone wrote:
18 Apr 2019, 09:04
gali wrote:
03 Apr 2019, 23:00
hsimone wrote:
23 Mar 2019, 10:29


Reading funks are the worst! I bet this one will get you out of it! :D
@hsimone when do you want to start "Before the Devil Breaks You" by Libba Bray? I finished my current book and want to start another. :)
@gali Hmm :eusa-think: Do you think we could start it the beginning of May? I have a backlog of books that I want to get through for this month.
Fine with me. :)
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Post by hsimone » 18 Apr 2019, 09:38

gali wrote:
18 Apr 2019, 09:15
hsimone wrote:
18 Apr 2019, 09:04
gali wrote:
03 Apr 2019, 23:00


@hsimone when do you want to start "Before the Devil Breaks You" by Libba Bray? I finished my current book and want to start another. :)
@gali Hmm :eusa-think: Do you think we could start it the beginning of May? I have a backlog of books that I want to get through for this month.
Fine with me. :)
Cool, thank you! :D
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Post by khaleesi-reads » 30 Apr 2019, 08:46

Hiiii so I have no idea if this is the right place but I'm falling into a huge reading slump so thought I'd try and buddy read with someone.

I'm looking at reading The Priory of the Orange Tree for all of May and maybe have a chapter by chapter discussion of what's going on?

Let me know if you're interested.

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Post by Gravy » 30 Apr 2019, 22:28

khaleesi-reads wrote:
30 Apr 2019, 08:46
Hiiii so I have no idea if this is the right place but I'm falling into a huge reading slump so thought I'd try and buddy read with someone.

I'm looking at reading The Priory of the Orange Tree for all of May and maybe have a chapter by chapter discussion of what's going on?

Let me know if you're interested.
I will add it to the first post.

(You may try checking who has the book in their 'want to read' shelf and tagging them in here if they're still active.) :tiphat:
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Post by Kister Bless » 07 Jun 2019, 02:45

I want to read The Warramunga's Aftermath of War by Greg Kater. Who is with me?
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Post by dorebri2020 » 23 Jul 2019, 11:53

It is extremely important to include this feature, and I am glad that it does exist on the website. It is so important to be able to discuss the readings, and it may even help to write better reviews.
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Post by gregs317 » 26 Jul 2019, 15:36

Hi, I'm planning to read 'A Man Called Ove', by Fredrik Backman. Will start it in about a week. If anyone wants to read-a-long, please let me know ASAP. Greg

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