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Old 02-03-2011, 11:09 AM
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Just started The Last King of Scotland by Giles Forden. What a visual, visceral read. Can hardly put it down so far.

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Old 02-03-2011, 11:15 AM
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Ghostwritten by David Mitchell.

Slow - especially after finishing Kafka on the Shore by Murakami. Brilliant book.
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Old 02-03-2011, 07:41 PM
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Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis.
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Old 02-03-2011, 11:06 PM
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I just finished "The Towers of Midnight." It's the second time I read it. Read it as soon as I bought it, then re-read the entire series. Can't wait until the last book finally comes out. Before that I read Ender's Shadow, and Dragon's Wild. I tend to jump around a little bit.
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:20 AM
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Finished Joe Hill's 'heart shaped box' the other day. I found it difficult to get in to, which was down to his style of writing, I think, but I can't quite put my finger on it. Either way, I got used to it after a couple of chapters, and it turned out to be a decent enough book. Nothing spectacular, but I don't feel like I've wasted my time, either.

I'm currently about halfway through John Fowles 'The collector', as recommended to me by Ilseum and I really, really like it. So thanks a million for recommending it, Ilseum!
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:20 AM
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Having finished and enjoyed Hammer of the Emperor, I'm now moving from the Warhammer 40,000 Universe to the Warhammer Fantasy Universe with Broken Honour by Robert Earl.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:32 AM
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Hey Merlin - I picked up "The Founding." First Gaunt's Ghosts omnibus. Thanks for the recommendations!
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:40 AM
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No problem, and by the way, if you don't like the look of it at the start, keep reading because things defiantly get better. Honour Guard, from The Saint Omnibus is my favourite all-time Black library novel, so yeah, you'll enjoy it.

The Saint follows The Founding by the way.
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Old 02-05-2011, 08:16 PM
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Reckless by Cornelia Funke
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Old 02-08-2011, 03:04 PM
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American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
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Old 02-08-2011, 09:44 PM
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft - Stephen King
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:31 AM
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Originally Posted by MickTheebs View Post
American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
This book profoundly disturbed me.

I just started re-reading The Ghost King by R.A. Salvatore, and then I plan on reading his newest, Gauntlgrym.
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:00 AM
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

(just sat down to peruse the first page and found myself on page 14 before I even knew it - wow!)
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Old 02-09-2011, 03:47 PM
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I'm reading Lord Foul's Bane. Just broke 100 pages. Not sure if I like it, but somethings compelling me to read more. . .
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Redlorry View Post
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

(just sat down to peruse the first page and found myself on page 14 before I even knew it - wow!)
Classic, that's going straight to my 'to-read' list!
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Old 02-10-2011, 01:50 AM
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Arthur C Clarke's The Other Side of the Sky. I've read it before but I was in the mood for some short stories to make me smile. I'm starting the Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell soon. Probably late Saturday morning.
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I am now reading Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. So far it's holding my attention.. more then halfway through the book
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Bree Bree3195 View Post
I am now reading Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. So far it's holding my attention.. more then halfway through the book
I heard that one was really good. I'd love to hear what you think when you're done.
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:34 PM
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Old 02-11-2011, 10:26 AM
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Whoever was reading the Book Thief - that is my all-time favourite book I LOVE it and can't wait for the film.
I am reading the American National Anthem for a history project where we have to do a collage on a US state. Guess which one I'm doing. You've got a one in fifty chance of getting it right.
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:55 PM
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:53 PM
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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Originally Posted by A.r.p. View Post
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
good one.
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Old 02-12-2011, 07:37 AM
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
I have that one in my reading pile right now. I just recently finished Martian Time Slip by Dick, and really enjoyed it.
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Old 02-12-2011, 09:07 AM
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The Killing Place - Tess Gerritsen. Her books can be very hit and miss as to whether they have a good storyline. This one is a hit!
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The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future.

Given my age...rawr.
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:46 PM
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Hey! I just bought Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business.

Maybe later we can meet up and, you know, chat about how terrible our generation is compared to our grandparents.
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Originally Posted by Cuchulain View Post
good one.
Yeah, I'm into it now. Interesting take on the future. It's funny -- in 2020, we've developed androids almost indiscernible from human beings, but we don't have computers.

lol

Good read though!
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:50 AM
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The Creative Writing Coursebook - stuck between a rock and a hard place so going back to the beginning to find/kickstart my mojo again!
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