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Books you have bought but haven't read yet

RobertM

New Member
Bren says:

"Oh, and The Road by Cormac McCarthy, I bought new, but am finishing something else and want to savor the McCarthy a bit."

The postapocalyptic book about a boy and his father? Good choice, that one...
 

rachael_g

New Member
I have a few books i've bought and haven't read yet:
Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
Kafka On The Shore by Haruki Murakami
The Time Travellers Wife by Audrey Niffenger
Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
Notes On A Scandal by Zoe Heller
The Interpretation Of Murder by Jed Rudenfeld
Marley And Me by John Grogan
Dracula by Bram Stoker

But the list of books i want to buy is bigger!
 

Arabian Gurl

New Member
I Bought
The Secret life Of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
and TuWaMs Got me a book i forgot it's title I think My best friend's daughter Something like that =)
 

missy

New Member
books on the shelf

I just can't stop buying them, but need to find more time to read!!

A few I can think of:

The Hornet's Nest - Jimmy Carter
The Wise Woman - Philippa Gregory
Snow - Orhan Pamuk
Becoming Strangers - Louise Dean
This Book will save your life - AM Homes
.................and so the list goes on!!
 

Fantasy Moon

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I feel pleased with myself that I finally finished Kostova's The Historian, which has been sitting on my bookshelf untouched for six months, I think, since I bought it.
 

Fae

New Member
The bought The House of Gucci by Sara Gay Forden. It's about the history of the Gucci family, including the 1995 murder of Maurizio Gucci. I started it, but ended up being distracted by a Stephen King re-read: Rose Madder.
 

Lyrica

New Member
I am going to do a speed type of the many un-read books on my shelf. It is depressing because I am taking forever trucking through East of Eden (I do love it, though) while I look at all the marvelous books on my shelf! It is unfair that I can't read fast enough!:p
Okay, my list:
The End
Wuthering Heights
The Joke
The Time Traveller's Wife
Animal Farm
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
The Crystal cave
The catcher in the rye
The Bell Jar
And then there were none
books 3, 4, 5, and 7 of the narnia chronicles
Immortality
Mrs. Dalloway
Of human bondage
alice through the looking glass
a portrait of the artist as a young man
Atonement
Madeleine is Sleeping
Pride and Prejudice
The Handmaid's Tale
Cat's Eye
A Book of Common Prayer
Madame Bovary
The secret life of Bees
The alchemist
the staircase
the other boleyn girl
Gulliver's Travels
wicked
The old man and the sea
I capture the castle

wow, that's a lot. My goal is to finish 6 of those by the end of August. :D

-lyrica
 
I don't buy unless I've already read a copy from the library, so I have several books that have been bought or given as presents but only referred to. I also have hundreds of my late fathers books wich I've neither bought nor read.
 

angerball

Active Member
I have way too many to list. There's loads of books that I bought 5 -6 years ago that are still on my TBR pile. Oh, the shame.... :eek: :p
 

St. Stephen

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I have a few:

The Great Divorce
Wicked
Chronicles (Bob Dylan autobiography)
Farenheight 451
East of Eden
The Great Gatsby
The Count of Monty Cristo
1984
Cat's Cradle
Slaughterhouse-Five
 

Arabian Gurl

New Member
-The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.
-A Spot Of Bother By Mark Haddon * Tuwams got it for me =$ *
-The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
-Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
-The Secret by Rhonda Byrne.
-Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts.
-Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
 

Fantasy Moon

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I'm still slowly nibbling away at that TBR mountain. I would say it's around 140 titles at the moment. Getting down there. This time last year it was close to 200 books.
 
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