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#1 ~A2~

Posted 24 February 2016 - 06:24 PM

Hi all

Here is a new thread for you all.

Previous thread here:  http://www.essential...challenge-2016/



#2 Ianthe

Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:54 PM


71Cath 26
Agnetha 40
anikal 50
Astrocyte 26
Bunsen the Feral 20
cardamom 24
DragonsGrace 30
FollowTheSpiders 26
frillythings 104
GreenEgg 35
HandsUp 24
Ianthe 80
Itchy_Witch 30
Jane Jetson 100
jojobeanie 52
LadyDoor 70
Lady Sybil Vines 10
Loore 30
Loz07 12
lozzylots 12
Lunagirl 100
melaine 20
mintpatty 52
mmeo10 52
monet 50
NunSoFeral 20
oceangirl 25
Olive-pip 5
RipeWickedPlum 30
rusty22 40
SisterMaryElephant 40
Straight*No*Chaser 30
~strawberry~ 25
Tall Poppy 52
tans999 26
toomanybooks 100
two_ones 30
Wacky Wobbler 12

Edited by Ianthe, 03 March 2016 - 06:47 PM.

#3 Toomanybooks

Posted 25 February 2016 - 11:58 AM

#26 Traces of Absence by Susan Holoubek

Another quickly chosen library book that was really interesting.

#4 cardamom

Posted 25 February 2016 - 12:10 PM

I haven't got a book update, just popping in so I can follow :)

#5 mmeo10

Posted 25 February 2016 - 03:32 PM

#7 My brilliant friend by elena ferrante. Didn't live up to the hype but not a bad read.  Maybe I'm just not into ongoing family sagas ...

#6 Tall Poppy

Posted 25 February 2016 - 03:55 PM

25. Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

Yeah I'm still reading this series, it's an easy read & just what I'm after at the moment!

#7 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 25 February 2016 - 07:44 PM

I've just started the Mortal Instruments series... I actually quite like it. Not that I expected not to as I LOVE supernatural teen romancy angst books!

#8 greenthumbs

Posted 25 February 2016 - 08:04 PM

Finished Z for Zachariah. It really leaves you wishing there was a follow up book.

Now that I've finished 5 books (my goal was 6) I've gone and gotten ahead of myself and borrowed about 5 new books from the library. A couple are non fiction which I intend to skim unless they really grip me, but I think they'll be getting reborrowed a few times.

And with all this reading, the housework has gone to pot, but it's a happier household for the most part :laugh:

#9 Ianthe

Posted 25 February 2016 - 09:53 PM

So happy to read that greenthumbs :)

I've finished a couple but can't remember titles and authors so will update when it isn't so late.

#10 Lunagirl

Posted 25 February 2016 - 10:03 PM

#6 Wool by Hugh Howey.

I've read this before and liked it. It's an adult dystopian about a group of people living in a silo when the world becomes uninhabitable. I re-read because I've picked up the sequels now. I'm currently on the second one, Shift, and am enjoying it too.

#11 Wacky Wobbler

Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:01 AM

Just finished book number 5 - Sex & Drugs & Guns N Roses, Steven Adler's biography. It's taken me a while to get through it.

#12 Ianthe

Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:23 AM

No idea what # and am on ph so will record titles.

Aunt Dimity Detective by Nancy Atherton-usually love these but this one wasn't great.

Lost for Words by Edward St Aubyn-very funny and would have liked it to be longer

#13 Lady Door

Posted 26 February 2016 - 08:11 AM

14.The Light Fantastic - Terry Pratchett
15. Exile - Rebecca Lim
16. The Dead - Charlie Higson

All of these are book two of their respective series - only just realised that!

#14 Toomanybooks

Posted 26 February 2016 - 08:21 AM

#27 The Little House by Phillipa Gregory

A psychological thriller with the main drama being between a woman and her mother-in-law. I lend my MIL books all the time but I feel a little odd passing this one on.

#15 Hands Up

Posted 26 February 2016 - 11:31 AM

#8 - After You by Jo Jo Moyles. Sequel to Me Before You. It was an easy page turner but not as good as the previous novel :-)

#16 Toomanybooks

Posted 27 February 2016 - 07:33 AM

#28 Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes

#17 Straight*No*Chaser

Posted 27 February 2016 - 07:50 PM

#7. Wrong way round - Lorna Hendry

A true-story of a family that travelled around Australia with a camper trailer, homeschooling their kids. I saw this reviewed in Thats Life magazine and it piqued my interest as we are into camping. It was a good read.

#18 Loz07

Posted 27 February 2016 - 08:24 PM

#4 The Tournament by Matthew Reilly. It was quite different from his other stuff but I enjoyed it and found the historical fiction side of it interesting

#19 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 28 February 2016 - 11:01 PM

11. The Mortal Instruments book 1: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

12. The Mortal Instruments book 2: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare.

I am loving these books. I even watched the tv show Shadowhunters on Netflix that is based on this series it's great. Trashy but awesome.

I'm reading the third book now.

#20 monet

Posted 29 February 2016 - 03:57 PM

#12 The Secret Keeper - Kate Morton

#21 Toomanybooks

Posted 01 March 2016 - 06:23 AM

#29 Grace by Robert Drewe

A quick re-read.

#22 Wacky Wobbler

Posted 02 March 2016 - 10:04 AM

Just finished book number 6 - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell.

This is YA Fiction but I loved every minute of it. It brought back so many memories of the feelings you get with your first love. I do think it should've of ended earlier, the book just finished. I guess the author left it there as it could have a sequel written.

#23 Tall Poppy

Posted 02 March 2016 - 11:57 AM

26. Listening To Country by Ros Moriarty

I loved this book! It is written by a women who spends a lot of time with Indigenous people in remote areas as her husband is Aboriginal. Highly recommend this.

#24 ~strawberry~

Posted 02 March 2016 - 04:36 PM

#11 Karin Slaughter - Faithless
#12 Karin Slaughter - Beyond Reach
#13 Linwood Barclay - Never look away

I've now read all of Karin Slaughters books, I feel lost! Great crime author.

#25 Ianthe

Posted 02 March 2016 - 06:47 PM

#23 A Letter to Mary by Lauri King- love this series.

Edited by Ianthe, 04 March 2016 - 01:54 PM.

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