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What book are you reading now?

Rinka

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Hi everyone,
I was just checking my kindle and you know how this is... I have loads of books but nothing to read! Well that’s a lie, I’m reading Stephen Kings -IT, which i think everyone knows one way or the other.

What are you reading right now?
 

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Hi everyone,
I was just checking my kindle and you know how this is... I have loads of books but nothing to read! Well that’s a lie, I’m reading Stephen Kings -IT, which i think everyone knows one way or the other.

What are you reading right now?
You know, this is a great question. I used to be a HUGE reader - read every night, whenever I had breaks, etc. I haven't read a book for pleasure in a very long time. I wonder why? Is it because we have smart phones now and spend all of our time looking at screens? And what does that do to anxiety?

I didn't answer your question, but you've given me something to think about. LOL! :)
 
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You know, this is a great question. I used to be a HUGE reader - read every night, whenever I had breaks, etc. I haven't read a book for pleasure in a very long time. I wonder why? Is it because we have smart phones now and spend all of our time looking at screens? And what does that do to anxiety?

I didn't answer your question, but you've given me something to think about. LOL! :)
Reading for 60-90 min at night actually helps me calm my anxiety before bed. I often have trouble sleeping if I don’t read first. Whenever my panic wakes me up in the middle of the night with my mind racing - I’ll pick up my book and read for an hour. It helps me focus on something other than my anxiety / symptoms- and calms me enough to allow me to fall back asleep.
 
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This is one of my favorite books of all time. It’s incredible. Not ashamed to say I teared up at the end.
I'm glad to hear it. :)
I'm very early on in the book but it's safe to say that I think I will like it. I'm reading the unabridged version so it'll take me a while!
 
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Currently I started Oasis (the last humans) by Dima Zales. I have not read much but it’s seems rather intriguing. I love post apocalyptic/ dystopian fiction.
In that genre - you should try DUST by High Howey. (The Silo Trilogy) I really enjoyed that series.
 

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In that genre - you should try DUST by High Howey. (The Silo Trilogy) I really enjoyed that series.
Ha that’s funny, I started Wool actually :D. I tend to start more then one book and then depending on how I feel it continue one or the other.
 
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Ha that’s funny, I started Wool actually :D. I tend to start more then one book and then depending on how I feel it continue one or the other.
WOOL!! That’s what I meant. DUST is the 3rd book. I think the order is WOOL -> SHIFT -> DUST.
 
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Hi everyone,
I was just checking my kindle and you know how this is... I have loads of books but nothing to read! Well that’s a lie, I’m reading Stephen Kings -IT, which i think everyone knows one way or the other.

What are you reading right now?
Dare by Barry Mcdonagh -
 

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WOOL!! That’s what I meant. DUST is the 3rd book. I think the order is WOOL -> SHIFT -> DUST.
Cool. I thought it was quite intelligent that the beginning kind of start with the confirmation of the reason why they are underground. I haven’t come further yet, so please no spoilers. :)
 

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Old thread. But I love to read. Love the feel of a real book in my hands. At the moment I am reading a book by Ross O Carroll Kelly. These books are written for people from Dublin. Anybody outside of Dublin would not get the jokes and not understand the books of the writer. He tends to use the dialects of Dublin too. Excellent writer. Writes plays too. Ross is not his actual name. That is the main character in all his books. He still uses it as the Author's name though.
 

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One Summer. (Bill Bryson)

Very good read on the dramatic events & personalities of summer 1927. Babe Ruth, Al Capone, Charles Lindbergh, etc. It's non-fiction.. but written like a fictional drama. I'm about halfway thru ~
 

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I've been trying to finish up 1Q84 I've got like 150 pages left just haven't felt like reading.

1Q84 (いちきゅうはちよん Ichi-Kyū-Hachi-Yon)is a dystopian novel written by Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, first published in three volumes in Japan in 2009–10.[1] It covers a fictionalized year of 1984 in parallel with a "real" one.
 
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