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#51 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 13 March 2016 - 06:09 PM

14. The Mortal Instruments book 4: City of Fallen Angels.

I'm now half way through the fifth... I am loving them!

#52 Toomanybooks

Posted 13 March 2016 - 07:39 PM

#35 Delicate Edible Birds by Lauren Groff

#53 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 13 March 2016 - 08:32 PM

And now I'm done!
15. The Mortal Instruments book 5: City of Lost Souls

Only one more book in the series to go. I'll read the Infernal devices series next.

#54 Hands Up

Posted 14 March 2016 - 09:49 AM

#1 - The Wife Draught by Annabel Crabb
#2 - The Paris Architect by Charles Belfour
#3 - Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson
#4 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
#5 - Wars of the Roses: Stormbridge by Conn Iggulden
#6 - Wars of the Roses: Trinity by Conn Iggulden
#7 - Wars of the Roses: Bloodline by Conn Iggulden
#8 - After You by Jo Jo Moyles
#9 - The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton.
#10 - Moving by Jenny Eclair.

just finished:

#11 - The Lake House by Kate Morton.

Saw it on a few lists here and downloaded it a few days ago. I couldn't put it down! Loved it!

#55 Toomanybooks

Posted 14 March 2016 - 01:25 PM

#36 Take Six Girls: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson

#56 Hands Up

Posted 14 March 2016 - 01:26 PM

Ooh if you liked that you may like "the mitfords" which was all their letters to each other over the years. Such a fascinating family.

#57 Lady Sybil Vimes

Posted 14 March 2016 - 02:19 PM

I love reading about The Mitford sisters! I had a mini obsession with them a while back. What incredible lives. The Mitford Girls by Mary S. Lovell is another great book about them.

#58 Toomanybooks

Posted 14 March 2016 - 06:14 PM

It was an absolutely fascinating book. I've read two Nancy Mitford books but makes me want read more. The book by Lovell was in the selected biography of this book.

#59 mmeo10

Posted 15 March 2016 - 04:55 PM

#9 picnic at hanging rock by Joan Lindsay in lieu of seeing the Malthouse theatre production - loved it!!

#60 Tall Poppy

Posted 15 March 2016 - 05:24 PM

28. Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich

#61 Toomanybooks

Posted 15 March 2016 - 08:02 PM

#37 Grief Is The Thing With Feathers by Max Porter

A brilliant novella but very difficult to catergorise.

#62 greenthumbs

Posted 15 March 2016 - 08:25 PM

Blegh, I've gotten bogged down in a non fiction self help book again. It's been weeks since I finished my last fiction book. I think it makes me happy reading to escape, rather than trying to be happy by 'fixing crap' with self help books.

I will start something tomorrow. Loving the suggestions here, my GoodReads list is huge!

#63 Ianthe

Posted 17 March 2016 - 03:32 PM

I haven't finished a book in ages. I have been reading but excerpts for study. I am slowly re reading one of the GoT's books.

#64 Toomanybooks

Posted 17 March 2016 - 07:25 PM

#38 The First Bad Man by Miranda July

I'm really not sure what to say about this. Definitely memorable.

#65 Wacky Wobbler

Posted 19 March 2016 - 09:06 PM

#7 Every Day by David Levithan. Another YA fiction, I enjoyed this, was easy to read and I didn't have to think too much.

#66 RocktonResident

Posted 20 March 2016 - 08:53 PM

I can't remember when I last updated, so I'll just guess...

15. Courting Trouble by Kathy Lette
16. Outback Sisters by Rachael Johns
17. Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin
18. Seduction on the Sand by Roxanne St. Claire
19. Scandal on the Sand by Roxanne St. Claire
20. My Soul To Steal by Rachel Vincent
21. Gale Force by Rachel Caine
22. What I Saw by Beck Nicholas
23. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare


RipeWickedPlum - if you can, I'd read Lady Midnight (her latest) before The Infernal Devices. It's set five years after City of Heavenly Fire. But then, there are spoilers in the end of City of Heavenly Fire that affect The Infernal Devices series too...so just be warned.

#67 monet

Posted 20 March 2016 - 09:13 PM

#14 God in Ruins - Kate Atkinson

#68 Toomanybooks

Posted 21 March 2016 - 09:01 PM

#39 Orfeo by Richard Powers

#69 Lady Sybil Vimes

Posted 23 March 2016 - 07:13 PM

#10 A Mind Of Its Own: How Your Brain Distorts and Deceives - Cordelia Fine. Funny and well-written book on psychology.

#70 Toomanybooks

Posted 25 March 2016 - 01:56 PM

#40 A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

#71 Astrocyte

Posted 25 March 2016 - 02:22 PM

View PostToomanybooks, on 25 March 2016 - 01:56 PM, said:

#40 A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

What did you think of A Little Life?

Edited by Astrocyte, 25 March 2016 - 02:23 PM.


#72 Wacky Wobbler

Posted 25 March 2016 - 08:06 PM

#8 If I stay by Gayle Forman.

This is book one of a three part series so I'm looking forward to reading the next two and seeing where the story goes next.

#73 Straight*No*Chaser

Posted 26 March 2016 - 10:45 PM

#10 Killing Floor by Lee Child.
The first of the Jack Reacher books. It was easy reading and an ok storyline. I might try some more from this series at some stage.

#74 RocktonResident

Posted 26 March 2016 - 10:59 PM

View PostWacky Wobbler, on 25 March 2016 - 08:06 PM, said:

#8 If I stay by Gayle Forman.

This is book one of a three part series so I'm looking forward to reading the next two and seeing where the story goes next.

There's a third one? I've read If I Stay and Where She Went (I actually preferred the second to the first) but I didnt know there was another one...off to google!

#75 monet

Posted 29 March 2016 - 10:31 PM

#15 Dawn of the Dreadfuls
#16 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies




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