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18 March 2014 @ 01:28 pm
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Recently my job has become a lot more boring than usual. At first I used to fill my spare time with episodes of TV, things that were currently airing. Then I took to re-watching series of things on Netflix in addition to my daily TV. Now it's getting to the point where I feel as if my brain is melting. Don't get me wrong, I love TV but there's only so much a girl can watch. So I'm here to ask for your help.

Recommend me some books! My default genre when buying books is "Chick Lit" because I use it like my TV, as an escape from having to think to deeply about stuff, as a result I have no idea where to start with other genres. I'm asking you guys because I need new experiences. It can be anything: histories, biographies, crime, sci-fi etc. If I can get it on the Kindle I'll try it. This is your mission should you choose to accept it!
 
 
I feel: boredbored
I'm listeneing to: Star Trek: Voyager - 2x12 Resistance
 
 
 
Meredith: Ronon - sgaxfirefly9x on March 18th, 2014 04:40 pm (UTC)
I was literally just thinking about you. :)

Anything by Kim Wilkins is worth reading (she does supernatural thrillers / gothic thrillers / historical supernatural thrillers / etc) or Kimberley Freeman (same writer; it's a pen name for her romance novels).

For crime, Jeff Lindsay, Kathy Reichs, Jesse Kellerman, Tara Moss.

I'm half asleep and my bookshelf is half packed, so just going to go with those for now.
Sammi: BSG: Laura - Glasseslittle_whispers on March 18th, 2014 04:44 pm (UTC)
Is there a particular series I should start with? Which is your favourite?
Meredith: Fred and Wesley - angel //xfirefly9x on March 18th, 2014 04:45 pm (UTC)
Kim Wilkins is my fav. She's a local here (originally from London), and teaches at my uni.

Jeff Lindsay would be my next favourite.

Edited at 2014-03-18 04:46 pm (UTC)
Sammi: BSG: Laura - Presidentiallittle_whispers on March 18th, 2014 04:46 pm (UTC)
Oh cool, I'll look into those. Thanks :D
Meredith: Thor - sg-1xfirefly9x on March 18th, 2014 04:47 pm (UTC)
Np. :)
Vicky: [Downton Abbey] Cora/Robertvickysg1 on March 18th, 2014 07:49 pm (UTC)
I read mostly crime, so here are some suggestions: Kathy Reichs, James Patterson, Agatha Christie.
Say what?sometimesartist on March 18th, 2014 10:08 pm (UTC)
You should read "Are Men Necessary?" by Maureen Dowd. It's the right mix of girly and sarcastic and smart. Plus it's short chapters which should be a plus when you're interrupted by phones ringing.
Meredithxfirefly9x on January 8th, 2015 05:55 pm (UTC)
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Edited at 2015-01-08 05:56 pm (UTC)