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Old 05-12-2009, 04:35 PM
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Today, I read Stephen King's Carrie, and Head Games by...um...some guy. It wasn't that memorable. =P

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War and Peace. Surprisingly, I've only read it twice before.
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:39 AM
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"An optimality treatment of syntactic inversions in English verse," by
C.M. Fitzgerald in Language Sciences 29 (2007) 203–217.

Now that I'm done school, I'm taking advantage of the school's databases and my own free time to read up on articles I find interesting.
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Old 05-15-2009, 02:18 PM
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The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

A wonderful book so far, and in my humble opinion a much better book for children to read about WWII then The Boy In Striped Pajamas. I think I have issues with that book.
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Yep, Kal... The Book Thief is honestly one of the top twenty on my list. And that ain't easy to get.
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Angels and Demons - Dan Brown.

Thought I would read the book before I see the film if The Da Vinci Code was anything to go by.
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Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund, great prequel to the Halo video game series. I'd love to get my hands on the rest of the books in the series, but funds are a bit short. :/
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I'm currently re-re-re-reading Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.
At night times I'm reading a lot of fairytales to my three year old. (She's currently loving Jack and the Beanstalk, Hansel and Gretel, and The Frog Prince).
Also my fiance keeps leaving her books lying around with titles like Daddy! No! (seriously, she reads hundreds of these. Sometimes I worry about our kids safety) so I've read a few of them lately as well.
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I just finish Robert Charles Wilson's The Chronoliths, and I've fallen in love with him all over again. I will now return to one of his other works, Darwinia, that I had lost a while back when my computer crashed.

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Ooh--a crash is always rough. Back up on a flash drive, my man!

The Magic of Xanth, by Piers Anthony

He has an adverb problem, but other than that he's very good.
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What do you think of it so far, Winterstorm?
Surprisingly, I havn't got pass the third page. I'm such a procrastinator. It seems that everytime I take a book out of the library, I start to read it two days before it's due. And, so the same thing happens when I renew.

I guess I can say, so far, I like his writing style.
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The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

A wonderful book so far, and in my humble opinion a much better book for children to read about WWII then The Boy In Striped Pajamas. I think I have issues with that book.
If you enjoy YA books about WWII, try books by Carol Matas, including Lisa, Jesper, and Daniel's Story. Read them when I was young, and it was the start of a perspective change and an actual interest in World War II, which I think is important for everyone.

Ooh, now I want to read 'em again, heh.

Been reading Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb, and re-reading the free e-version of Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson, which I intend to order on Amazon as soon as another payday comes around.
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Hello, as for me I can read Shakespeare for hours and never be annoyed.

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I am reading queen of the damned. Not Anne Rice's best work but I still like it!
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I just finished Fullmetal Alchemist #18, which was awesome
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Reading "Catch 22" (apparently I'm the one person who missed it) and "The Cosmic Serpent" at the mo. I've always avoided reading anything from the same genre that I'm writing in for fear of subconsciously picking things up from it. Shame, because there is piles of fantasy I would like to read.
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Originally Posted by Volpe View Post
Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund, great prequel to the Halo video game series. I'd love to get my hands on the rest of the books in the series, but funds are a bit short. :/
I usually get bored of books that are heavy on action but Fall of Reach absolutely rocked. I read it and promised myself I'd get the others but never got round to it. If you like that kind of thing keep an eye out for James Cameron's upcoming "Avatar" movie.
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Originally Posted by JBStone View Post
I just finish Robert Charles Wilson's The Chronoliths, and I've fallen in love with him all over again. I will now return to one of his other works, Darwinia, that I had lost a while back when my computer crashed.
The Chronoliths is a fantastic book. Came across it by pure chance (in Thailand, coincidentally!) and it remains one of my best reading experiences.
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I'm reading Vendredi, ou les limbes du Pacifique by Michel Tournier. The story of Robinson Crusoë, basically. Have to read it for school. Bleh. Don't really have time to read anything else than the stuff I have to read for school at the moment.. when the holidays start I shall start reading what I want
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I'm reading, Bodies in Motion, and at Rest - Thomas Lynch

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I am currently reading Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson. It's delicious....
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The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
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