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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #360 on: July 13, 2009, 11:44:53 PM »
Finished reading Clan of the Cave Bear a little while ago, now I'm reading The Valley of Horses.  I like it so far, but that might just be because I've got this weird thing for the ice age.

I liked those books as a teenage, then re-read them and discovered that they're full of sex and the main character comes up with every significant technological advancement of early man.

Yeah, I remember my mom had those books, and I asked if I could read them and she flat-out told me no.  To be fair, I must've been like...11-12 (I read a lot of books).
And it does irritate me that she seems to come up with everything.

I'm glad I'm not the only one who was irritated, though I got irritated enough that I ended up giving mine away because I couldn't finish the third book.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #361 on: July 14, 2009, 12:57:42 AM »
I'll likely stick with it, though who knows, I'm only halfway through the second book.  "I've invented horseback riding!"

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #362 on: July 14, 2009, 01:04:29 AM »
I'll likely stick with it, though who knows, I'm only halfway through the second book.  "I've invented horseback riding!"

Just wait until she invents the atlatl!
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #363 on: July 14, 2009, 04:58:38 AM »
I'll likely stick with it, though who knows, I'm only halfway through the second book.  "I've invented horseback riding!"

Just wait until she invents the atlatl!
Or the abucus...
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #364 on: July 15, 2009, 07:32:47 PM »
Currently, 'The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle' by Haruki Murakami, for the third time.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #365 on: July 16, 2009, 11:16:17 AM »
The Genesis Secret.
Yet another DaVinci Code ripoff, set mostly in the Middle East.  Bought it to read on the airplane.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #366 on: July 29, 2009, 09:24:16 PM »
I'm reading an old narrative Gylfaginning by Snorri Sturluson. It is quite a good read.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #367 on: July 30, 2009, 11:59:31 AM »
The Name of the Wind.

I'm taking a break from the Dune series. I got halfway through God Emperor and my mind was worn out. Plus, The Wise Man's Fear is coming out sometime next month. I think. Unless Rothfuss is still writing it.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #368 on: August 08, 2009, 11:38:52 PM »
Got started with Knights of the Old Republic comics. It's so stupendously awesome I am slapping myself to stay awake so I can read more.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #369 on: August 09, 2009, 12:43:35 AM »
I've picked up the Solomon Kane Dark Horse comics. It is great to have a hero I grew up with be recreated. He is still as I remember him though: Bad ass and puritan.
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Re: What are you reading?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #371 on: August 09, 2009, 05:18:46 AM »
I just finished Weber's "By Heresies Distressed", the third book in the Safehold series.  Quite good, as is most of Weber's stuff.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #372 on: August 12, 2009, 03:47:52 PM »
I'm on book 3 (Circus of the Damned) of Laurel K Hamilton's Anita Blake series.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #373 on: August 12, 2009, 04:53:38 PM »
I'm on book 3 (Circus of the Damned) of Laurel K Hamilton's Anita Blake series.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #374 on: August 12, 2009, 05:06:40 PM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #375 on: August 12, 2009, 05:33:14 PM »
You might wish to look for this when it comes out in November

http://www.amazon.com/Conans-Brethren-Collection-Robert-Howard/dp/0575089873/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1249787752&sr=1-14

Thanks, it is definitely arousing my interest. I was never as large a fan of Conan as I am of Solomon, but I have read some of his tales.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #376 on: August 13, 2009, 02:29:07 AM »
I have been reading through Red Mars, its one of my favorite hard scifi series in a while. The technology isn't too far out and it still has that feeling of discovery.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #377 on: August 13, 2009, 06:41:50 PM »
Just finished reading the Konrad Saga by David Ferring. Has anyone else read it? I've gotta say i was really disappointed by the ending, just wanted to hear any others thoughts on it.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #378 on: August 14, 2009, 12:43:28 PM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #379 on: August 14, 2009, 04:22:04 PM »
You might wish to look for this when it comes out in November

http://www.amazon.com/Conans-Brethren-Collection-Robert-Howard/dp/0575089873/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1249787752&sr=1-14

Thanks, it is definitely arousing my interest. I was never as large a fan of Conan as I am of Solomon, but I have read some of his tales.

I grew up reading the Ace paperbacks that I snatched from my dad's bookshelf, and while I loved them dearly, I like the pure, un-deCamped Howard better.