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    I haven't read a book for personal enjoyment since year 8 (I'm 1st year uni now) to give a timescale.

    I used to read as a form of escapism, I used to read a lot back then.. and now I've lost touch as to what I might enjoy.

    I used to read horror/action/adventure i.e Books by Malorie Blackman / Series of Unfortunate events and those adventure books i.e Citadel of Chaos.

    I'm just wondering whether anyone has any suggestions as to what I can start reading. University has been pretty lonely so I hope reading will somewhat ease the depression.

    Also, what free sites can I utilise to start reading thanks.

    tl;dr: I'm thinking fictional books.. but idk what's good?
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    (Original post by Anonynous)
    I haven't read a book for personal enjoyment since year 8 (I'm 1st year uni now) to give a timescale.

    I used to read as a form of escapism, I used to read a lot back then.. and now I've lost touch as to what I might enjoy.

    I used to read horror/action/adventure i.e Books by Malorie Blackman / Series of Unfortunate events and those adventure books i.e Citadel of Chaos.

    I'm just wondering whether anyone has any suggestions as to what I can start reading. University has been pretty lonely so I hope reading will somewhat ease the depression.

    Also, what free sites can I utilise to start reading thanks.

    tl;dr: I'm thinking fictional books.. but idk what's good?
    If you're willing to give some dystopian Sci-Fi a go, '1984' (George Orwell) and 'Fahrenheit 451' (Ray Bradbury) are both excellent reads. The latter is good for a quick read whilst 1984 is a classic, one I'm sure you must've at least heard of.

    If you'd be willing to try something a little bit more different, could I recommend 'An Inspector Calls and other plays' (J.B. Priestley)? There are four plays with some mystery elements, as well as some slightly Sci-Fi stuff. Whilst not as adventurous as the two mentioned previously, the anthology was enjoyable to read in its own right.

    Sorry I don't know any books that cater more to what you used to read, but those haven't interested me too much. Hope you consider these!

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    (Original post by Anonynous)
    I haven't read a book for personal enjoyment since year 8 (I'm 1st year uni now) to give a timescale.

    I used to read as a form of escapism, I used to read a lot back then.. and now I've lost touch as to what I might enjoy.

    I used to read horror/action/adventure i.e Books by Malorie Blackman / Series of Unfortunate events and those adventure books i.e Citadel of Chaos.

    I'm just wondering whether anyone has any suggestions as to what I can start reading. University has been pretty lonely so I hope reading will somewhat ease the depression.

    Also, what free sites can I utilise to start reading thanks.

    tl;dr: I'm thinking fictional books.. but idk what's good?
    For action/adventure give Cliver Cussler or Tom Clancy a go.

    Thought about going to your local public library to borrow books for free?
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    (Original post by dhr90)
    For action/adventure give Cliver Cussler or Tom Clancy a go.

    Thought about going to your local public library to borrow books for free?
    I don't have a library card for the area I'm residing. Is there anywhere online I can get books? Much less hassle.
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    (Original post by Anonynous)
    I don't have a library card for the area I'm residing. Is there anywhere online I can get books? Much less hassle.
    Get a card? They're free and if they are like Essex will give you one then and there. I'm sure there is loads of places online, I can't help with that though sorry. Prefer to hold a book and turn the pages myself than stare at a screen for hours on end.
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    (Original post by Anonynous)
    I don't have a library card for the area I'm residing. Is there anywhere online I can get books? Much less hassle.
    You can try Waterstones Marketplace (http://www.waterstonesmarketplace.com/) to get cheap second-hand books, as well as new copies. Amazon also works, naturally. If you're looking for PDF books etc., I'm afraid I've no clue.

    Yours,
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    (Original post by ThenameisGrey)
    You can try Waterstones Marketplace (http://www.waterstonesmarketplace.com/) to get cheap second-hand books, as well as new copies. Amazon also works, naturally. If you're looking for PDF books etc., I'm afraid I've no clue.

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    I meant like ebooks.. for free.. or where I can download. I don't want to be paying money.
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    A song of ice and fire series/ jurassic park if you like science a bit...they may be a bit different to what your used to however are well worth a read
 
 
 
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