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    Margaret Atwood

    Read Oryx and Crake a while ago.Took a while for me to get into because I'm not really into the sci-fi, futuristic genre...but yea...After a couple of chapters you settle into the story and setting and it becomes very interesting.
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    Secret Garden

    Love the movie and the book. I think I saw the movie first...fell in love with it then read the book which is just as great if not better.
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    Currently Reading

    Catch 22 for school.
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    Interesting e-mail

    Lol...It's funny that you posted that because they were talking about that on a show called the Panel here in Australia last night. That had that quote up as well. Very interesting ;)
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    Booker Prize 2003

    I just picked up Oryx and Crake-Margaret Atwood today from my school library...Will probably get around to reading it in the next few weeks :)
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    Currently Reading

    Angela's Ashes- Frank McCourt...finally bought it ;)
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    Alice Sebold: The Lovely Bones *spoilers*

    I've been meaning to get The Lovely Bones too. Might get it when I go shop for books after my exams. :)
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    Bad influence of Harry Potter

    I think the only reason why some people have these views is because of the popularity of the series. There's so much attention on it that maybe because it does deal with evil, that people are against it. Which I personally think is ridiculous because nearly all children novels deal with a form...
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    What do you use as a bookmark?

    I use my bookmark with books on it...:) lol...It's just a large artistic like bookmark that they were selling at the Sydney Art Gallery and I saw it, loved it so I bought it. I never bought bookmarks before...use to make them or use scrap paper.
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    Hardback or Paperback

    Hardback- I don't always go for them though, because of the price. But I've just found a bookstore that sells some hardbacks fairly cheap :) ...so I get them when I have the opportunity.
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    Harry Potter Book V

    I think that'll be answered in the next book.
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    Book Titles A-Z

    Falling Leaves- Adeline Yen Mah
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    :) Thanks for the welcome.
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    PC or Mac?

    PC at home. I use Mac at school.
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    Books of your childhood

    I use to love Roald Dahl's books! I remember Georges Marvellous Medicine was the first book I read by him. Then I got The Twits, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach...etc.etc. I use to always read and re-read Enid Blyton's Faraway Tree Series too.
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    William Golding: Lord Of The Flies

    I'm reading Lord of the Flies right now for class as well. I'm only on Chapter 4 atm, and it's starting to really bore me. The story line looks like it will pick up though...
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    Classic Books

    :) I just recently read Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Loved it! Before that I read Emma by Jane Austen, which I liked, but took me a while to get into it.
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    Hey:) I'm Ally...or Alison. Just found this place. I'm from Sydney Australia.