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About Kylie

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  • Birthday 02/13/1982

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  1. Perhaps you could find it on this list?
  2. Read-a-thon 2018

    Ooh, maybe I'll be able to join in for once because I don't currently have work or plans for the weekend. I recently started rereading Arthur C Clarke's Collected Stories (950+ pages of small print), so maybe I could knock off a few stories. I'm entering every single story in the Contents tab of the Book Collector software as I go. I'm adding a synopsis for each story and a few words for a review, plus a rating and when I read it. This way I'll be able to look back in future and be reminded of what the stories are about and how much I liked them. I also have loads of books on the go because I keep starting books and not finishing them, so maybe I could make some progress in a few books.
  3. What Are You Watching Now? - 2018

    I'm sure she'll be great in it! Is anyone else watching The Handmaid's Tale? It's utterly brilliant!
  4. Goodreads

    I don't keep my wishlist books on Goodreads—only books I actually own. My shelves are so out of date though. I'm sure there are books on there that I long since got rid of, and many hundreds more that I've never added. 😕
  5. What Are You Watching Now? - 2018

    I'm looking forward to watching this! I haven't yet read the book, but I've seen the original movie several times. My dad loved that movie—particularly the pipe music.
  6. What Are You Watching Now? - 2018

    Yay! I've been binge-watching The Big Bang Theory from the beginning. I'm up to season 7.
  7. Raven's Reads

    Oy! But thanks for the review. I guess I'll give it a miss, especially if it can't match (or at least come close to) Wells's style of writing.
  8. I treated myself to a new book the other day: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. I started reading it straight away (unusual for me!) and I'm about halfway through it. It's very readable and enjoyable—difficult to put down, which is just what I need in a book right now! Also recently finished How to Stop Time by Matt Haig—another excellent book.
  9. Halfway through my 15th book, which is ahead of my measly target of 26.
  10. What Are You Watching Now? - 2018

    American Horror Story - Coven
  11. If you can tell me which episode it's from, I should be able to work it out.
  12. What's your current news about?

    And now Obama is visiting us! We love him too...mind you, we also love NZ's current PM. I'd happily swap ours for yours any day, Poppy!
  13. Raven's Reads

    Hi Raven! Does Stephen Baxter write in the same sort of style as HG Wells in The Massacre of Mankind?
  14. *waves*
  15. I went to the book fair a couple of weekends ago and came home with the following. Books with 'n.a.' next to them aren't added to my TBR pile for different reasons (basically they're all nicer editions to replace the ones I already have, except in a few instances, where I'll also be keeping my original edition). It wasn't the greatest book fair for me in terms of special finds, but it was still pretty great. Fiction (26) Margaret Atwood Hag-Seed Paul Beatty The Sellout Mikhail Bulgakov The Master and Margarita (n.a.) (50th anniversary deluxe edition) Mikhail Bulgakov A Young Doctor's Notebook Agatha Christie The Sittaford Mystery Agatha Christie Three Act Tragedy (n.a.) Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Little Prince (n.a.) Hugh Edwards Islands of Angry Ghosts Joseph Heller Closing Time (n.a.) Joseph Heller Something Happened (n.a.) ETA Hoffman Tales of Hoffmann Andrey Kurkov The President's Last Love (n.a.) John le Carré The Russia House John le Carré The Spy Who Came in From the Cold Ann M Martin Stacey McGill, Super Sitter JD Salinger The Catcher in the Rye (n.a.) John Scalzi Lock in Natasha Solomons The Song Collector Emily St John Mandel Last Night in Montreal Jeff VanderMeer Acceptance David Walliams Gangsta Granny PG Wodehouse Doctor Sally PG Wodehouse The Little Nugget PG Wodehouse Love Among the Chickens PG Wodehouse The Man Upstairs and Other Stories PG Wodehouse Tales of St Austin's Non-Fiction (24) Richard Bradford Literary Rivals James Bradley The Penguin Book of the Ocean Bill Bryson A Short History of Nearly Everything (Illustrated) (n.a.) Rachel Carson Silent Spring Brian Cox Wonders of the Universe Richard Dawkins The Blind Watchmaker (n.a.) Tim Flannery The Birth of Melbourne AC Grayling The Age of Genius J Mellentin Haswell Manual of Mosaic Henry Hitchings Browse David Hunt True Girt Naomi Klein This Changes Everything Helen Macdonald H is for Hawk Simon Sebag Montefiori The Romanovs Diana Mosley The Pursuit of Laughter Robert J Nemiroff The Universe: 365 Days Edward W Said Orientalism: Western Conceptions of the Orient Carl Sagan Billions and Billions Carl Sagan The Varieties of Scientific Experience Dava Sobel The Glass Universe Don Watson Bendable Learnings Don Watson Watson's Dictionary of Weasel Words Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters John Wright The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook