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What book are you currently reading?

  1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 2 years ago

    What book are you currently reading?

    I am reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.  Trying to read more of the classics and love it so far.

  2. Phyllis Doyle profile image97
    Phyllis Doyleposted 2 years ago

    'House of the Seven Gables' by Nathaniel Hawthorne. I read it at least once a year, as I do with 'Jane Eyre' and 'Wuthering Heights'. I love the classics. 'Anna Karenina' by Tolstoy is another favorite.

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I tried Anna Karenina but couldn't get into it.  Have House of Seven Gables and will read W. H. One of my favorites is A Tale of Two Cities

  3. Veroniquebee profile image75
    Veroniquebeeposted 2 years ago

    Currently "Second Planet of Oggu" by P├ęter Lengyel. Gotta love the old Central/Eastern European sci-fi; I've read the books at least ten times and still am able to find some detail I missed before here and then.

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      There are some series I have read several times

  4. janshares profile image98
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    I'm reading "Thrive" by Arianna Huffington. I'm always looking for something to help me balance the demands and stressors in my life. It's an excellent book about redefining what it means to be successful. Great question, LoisRyan.

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you.  I never heard of this book but will give it a try

  5. connorj profile image76
    connorjposted 2 years ago

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    To improve my writing, more specifically the ability to use the technique coined, "stream of conscious" I have been reading both Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago and struggling with The Dubliners by James Joyce...

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I will have to try those

  6. Becky Katz profile image84
    Becky Katzposted 2 years ago

    'The Silmarillion' by Tolstoi. This is not one of his widely known books, but it gives more detail of Middle Earth and 'The Hobbit'. It is written to give more detail of the adventure detailed in 'The Hobbit' and not from the perceptions of Bilbo. I have loved these books since I was a teen and this one I have heard about, but just found it in a used bookstore recently. I have need of some escape books right now, and this is a good one that requires some concentration to keep things in order.

    1. connorj profile image76
      connorjposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Indeed it is an important and great read if you have the tenacity to stick with it. The author was John R R Tolkien though. Good luck...

    2. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I read the Hobbit and TLOTR and loved them, but couldn't get through 'The Silmarillion'

    3. Becky Katz profile image84
      Becky Katzposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      OOPPSS, John Connor. I knew that and even glanced at it to make sure I was spelling the title right. I have the tenacity and will get through it. I am about half way through it now. If my 16 year old daughter could read it, I can get through it too.

    4. connorj profile image76
      connorjposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You are a more tenacious reader then I. When you are 1/2 way up the mountain, don't look back, don't look down, carry on!

  7. Dr Pran Rangan profile image89
    Dr Pran Ranganposted 2 years ago

    I am currently reading TELL NO ONE by Harlen Coben. It is a very good suspense thriller. I rarely read thrillers but I find this one quite interesting.

  8. roob profile image83
    roobposted 22 months ago

    I know this is an older question but I so need to start reading again. It is nice to have a little quiet reading time. Did you finish that book you were reading? If so how was it?

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 22 months agoin reply to this

      For some reason didn't finish but was good and will do it again. I think it was my work schedule and has misplaced the book. Did complete the Left Behind series and loved it

 
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