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Just a question Jun. 27th, 2007 @ 05:59 pm
Does anyone have a book they could just read over and over again without getting tired of it?? I think for me it's The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Catcher in the Rye.

Chasing Cool May. 19th, 2007 @ 04:03 pm
If you have not already heard the buzz about Chasing Cool: Standing Out in Today's Cluttered Marketplace, by Noah Kerner and Gene Pressman you are missing out! Chasing cool is a marketing book- which may sound boring to you- but really it is so much more. Kerner and Pressman really encourage you to think outside of the box and make you realize that if you are "chasing cool" is it really that cool after all ? They go back through the decades and highlight some of the biggest marketing successes and failures- something each of us can relate to. One of my favorite parts of the books are the photos with quotes every twentysomething pages- they are very creative and exciting to read. If you haven't already, pick up your copy of Chasing Cool today!

May. 5th, 2007 @ 10:08 pm
I'm currently reading the The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde which was written by his own grandson Merlin Holland (Wilde's wife changed her and their sons surname after the scandal). It's full of the Wilde's trial's transcripts and it's very enjoyable especially for those who are wild about Wilde. Anyway, I found this community here where they claim to be fanatics of Wilde and Bosie (handsome guy with whom Wilde had an affair and who was by the way half his age). They'd probably be mighty sad if they find out that Bosie or Lord Alfred Douglas called, later in life, Wilde the greatest force of evil that came to England and claimed that he regretted having met him. Those guys probably think Wilde and Bosie's affair utterly romantic but it really ended bitterly. Here's the cover of the book..

Helloooo :o) May. 1st, 2007 @ 03:48 pm
The Basics:
1. Name: Victoria
2. Age: 22 in a couple of weeks!
3. Location: Liverpool (though originally from a small town in the midlands), UK

1. TV Show: The Mighty Boosh, Peep Show, Spaced, ER, Six Feet Under...
2. Movie: Contact and Shaun of the Dead
3. Book: The Secret History by Donna Tartt (anyone read it?) followed closely by all the Harry Potters and the His Dark Materials trilogy :o)
4. Type of (or types) of book(s): Almost anything really, though I don't tend to pick up crime fiction that often...
5. Color: Greens and purples and orange and black
6. Season: Summer!
7. Food: Fish fingers, broccoli, good bread, cheeeeese!
8. Drink: Water, tea, JD or fresh fruit juice.

For a pic just go look at my profile :o)
Current Location: Liverpool
Current Music: The Sonics

The Foutainhead Jan. 2nd, 2007 @ 12:11 pm
Has anyone read Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead?? I'm currently reading it and I'm having a hard time getting through it, usually it doesn't take me long to read a book (1-2 weeks) but I just can't get into this book and after reading about four pages I get bored and go back to it later. Has anyone else had a problem getting through this book??
Current Mood: hungryhungry
Current Music: AFI

Dec. 26th, 2006 @ 12:28 pm
Has anyone else read John Tirman's 100 Ways America is Screwing Up the World?
I'm to the third topic and already finding this book poorly thought out with many unsupported opinions.
If anyone has read it, what did you think of it?
Current Mood: amusedamused

Howdy. Dec. 15th, 2006 @ 11:08 pm
The Basics:
1. Name: Katherin
2. Age: 16
3. Location: Middle of nowhere Davenport, Florida.

1. TV Show: House M.D., Heroes, Anime, Law & Order, etc...
2. Movie: French Kiss, Pride and Prejudice, The Three Musketeers (1993 version).
3. Book: ... I can't even begin.
4. Type of (or types) of book(s): Fantasy, adventure, scientific thriller, etc...
5. Color: Gray/blue.
6. Season: Winter.
7. Food: Philadelphia Cream Cheese and steak. But not togethere.
8. Drink: Raspberry Iced Tea.
Current Location: A Blue Ball
Current Mood: tiredtired
Current Music: Some show my dad is watching.

hello Dec. 13th, 2006 @ 12:49 am
Ok, this is when I introduce myself. My name is Joye, I live in the Philly area and love to read.
T.V.: Lost, 24 & Heroes
Book: anything by Hiruki Murakami.
Type of books: fiction, science fiction, time travel
Color: all, I am a painter

I am a mom of 4, love to read, have read 54 books this year so far.
Do you really read a book a month and discuss it?

Am reading "An Incident of the Fingerpost" by Iain Pears, next book is "Fast Food Nation".

Dec. 6th, 2006 @ 04:08 am
The Basics:
1. Name: Sam
2. Age: 18
3. Location: Manila

1. TV Show: House MD & Arrested Development
2. Movie: Road to Perdition
3. Book: 100 Years of Solitude (so far the best I've read)
4. Type of (or types) of book(s): everything except science fiction
5. Color: black and white
6. Season: wet season (we only have two, the other one is dry)
7. Food: everything my mom cooks
8. Drink: no colored/flavored drinks for me

I'm about to finish Iris Murdoch's The Unicorn which I found in our university's library, the copy is ancient and the edges of the paper keep tearing off as I touch them. IM is one of the greatest authors of all time, she gives the best and most accurate descriptions of human emotions with the perfect choices of words. The Unicorn is about to be the 4th book of hers which I've finished reading.

Dec. 6th, 2006 @ 04:24 am
The Basics:
1. Name: Abbey
2. Age: 18
3. Location: Iowa

1. TV Show: Gilmore Girls
2. Movie: Evolution
3. Book: So many! Laura Ingalls Wilder series, Harry Potter series, any James Patterson book...
4. Type of (or types) of book(s): Almost anything. I love fantasy, fiction, non-fiction, or detective mystery.
5. Color: Pink
6. Season:Fall
7. Food: Mac N Cheese.
8. Drink: Iced Tea

I am currently reading Septimus Heap Book I (Magyk) by Angie Sage
Last month I read: How I Paid for College by Marc Acito, Eragon by Chris Paolini, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Current Location: Home
Current Mood: Bored
Current Music: None. :)
Current Mood: boredbored
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