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AM CURRENTLY READING... something !!! ;0)))) just finished, The Secret Life of Bees....Loved it

Thank you for visiting my bookshelf......I adore a good book..will read almost anything..(except Mills and Boon,romance..Drs and Nurses..yuk)I love Science Fiction, since reading War of The Worlds when I was a little baby bookworm aged eleven, and anything about the far East....(China) and Romania also books on the Buddhist religion.

I average a book a week....depending on size.

My science Fiction WISH LIST is HUGE !!! Have decided to list some.... you never know :0)!

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Camp Concentration by Thomas M Disch
Hyperion,The Fall Of Hyperion, (Endymion:should arrive soon), The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons
Invasion by Robin Cook
Startide Rising by David Brin
The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
Excession AND...Matter By Ian M Banks (Loved Use of Weapons and Player of Games)
Inherit The Stars By James Hogan
Invaders from Rigel by Pratt Fletcher
Sepulchre By Kate Moss
Any book written by - Stanislaw Lem
Any book written by - Stephen R Donaldson (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant...EXCEPT Bk2 The Illearth War obtained 6/6/08 charity shop)
Any Pratchets Discworld books..EXCEPT Monstrous Regiment which I have read.
The Orson Card "Enders" books
Mmmmm just discovered Ursula K Le Guin...reading Dispossed....more by her more, MORE !!!!

Oh... yes, must find and read some time....

The Memory Keepers Daughter....
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingssolver.
Fup (A modern Fable by Jim Doyle
Witch Hunters by P G Maxwell Stuart
River Town (2 yrs on the Yangtze by Peter Hessler
Bound Feet Western Dress by Pang-Mei Chang
The Search For Modern China by Jonathon D Spence

Oh....Yummy....It just goes on and


SOME... of the books I have read..

ADELINE YEN MAH:Falling Leaves,Chinese Cinderella.
ARTHUR GOLDEN:Memoirs of a Geisha.
CAITLIN WALSH: The Angels of 9/11.....Loved it!!!
CATHRYN HARRISON: The Binding Chair.
GERALD SEYMOUR: The Journeyman Taylor,introduced me to BookCrossing.
G.W.DALHLQUIST: The Glass Books of The Dream Eaters.
DAN BROWN:Davinci Code, Deception point, Angels and Demons.
DOUGLAS ADAMS:Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy, Reastaurant at the End of the Universe, Life at the End of the Universe.
IAN BANKS:The Business, Walking on Glass, Dead Air, Whit, Song of Stone, Canal Dreams, The Wasp Factory, Espidair Street,The Crow Road,The Bridge,
IAN M BANKS:Player of Games,Excession,Consider Phlebas,Use Of Weapons
JILLY COOPER:Riders, Rivals,Polo,The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous,Appassionata,Wicked, Score,
JOHN GRISHAM:The Last Juror,The Summons, The Brethren,The Testament, The Street Lawyer, The Innocent Man,Runaway Jury,The Client,The Chamber.
JOTEIN GAARDNER:Sophies World.Wonderfull, Brilliant, Excellent!
JRR TOLKEIN: Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. My all time favourites!
JUNG CHANG:Wild Swans.Wonderfull !!!!
MARK HADDON:The curious Incident of the Dog in the Night.
MATTHEW KNEALE: English Passengers.......Brilliant..Loved it !!!
NICHOLAS EVANS: The Horse Whisperer,The Loop.
NIEN CHENG: Life and Death in Shanghi
PETER CARY: True History of the Kelly Gang
RANI MANICKA: The Rice Mother
RAY BRADBURY :Fahrenheit 451 and others
STEPHEN KING: The Dark Tower series (7 Books), Insomnia,Cujo,The Green Mile,The Shining,Salems Lot,Misery,It,Thinner, Pet Cemetary,Tommy Knockers, Carrie,The Talisman, Bag of bones, Firestarter,
SUE MONK KID: The Secret Life pf Bees. Loved this book !!
SUSSANAH CLARKE:Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.
TERRY PRATCHETT: Monstrous Regiment

OH!! Ugh..Ouch...I love books...but just couldnt get into......
Slaughter-House-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis

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