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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #600 on: July 28, 2011, 08:42:17 PM »
Just finished Ghost Story by Jim Butcher. In 5 hours.
Now glowy.
No spoilers, my copy probably won't be here till tomorrow.

I'm planning on picking it up here in an hour or so...
Okay, I lied. It got here today. Four hours.

got doen reading it around 1:30 or so due to doing other things lol, all i can say is "wow"
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #601 on: July 28, 2011, 08:57:31 PM »
Took a quick pause from Wheel of Time and re-read Redwall before picking up Path of Daggers
Brandon Sanderson, the guy who is writing the new Wheel of Time books, also wrote the Mistborn trilogy which is very much worth picking up. It is just as good as the first few books of the wheel of time and much better then 6-9
Just finished Ghost Story by Jim Butcher. In 5 hours.
Now glowy.
No spoilers, my copy probably won't be here till tomorrow.

I'm planning on picking it up here in an hour or so...
Okay, I lied. It got here today. Four hours.

got doen reading it around 1:30 or so due to doing other things lol, all i can say is "wow"
Well, Harry's life unlife sucks just as much as usual.

Oh Morty you know better than to tempt fate with that phrase.
such good books :clap
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #602 on: July 29, 2011, 02:35:52 AM »

got doen reading it around 1:30 or so due to doing other things lol, all i can say is "wow"
Well, Harry's life unlife sucks just as much as usual.

Oh Morty you know better than to tempt fate with that phrase.

Now i need to read Changes again,now that I know who kill him,and see what the missing link fits in so i can go ahh now it makes sense lol
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #603 on: July 29, 2011, 02:42:02 AM »

got doen reading it around 1:30 or so due to doing other things lol, all i can say is "wow"
Well, Harry's life unlife sucks just as much as usual.

Oh Morty you know better than to tempt fate with that phrase.

Now i need to read Changes again,now that I know who kill him,and see what the missing link fits in so i can go ahh now it makes sense lol
Fuuuuuck, finishing it now, totally forgot about the release date!

Also have to start A Game of Thrones (since the episodes were so boss).

Also have to finish Three Musketeers (all of it, one big book, about 1/2 way through).

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #604 on: August 16, 2011, 05:05:58 PM »
I'm now done with the Dresden Files series (all of it, except for Welcome to the Jungle, which is hell to get my hands on). Ordered the I Ching and the Art of War online and waiting to get it delivered.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #605 on: August 16, 2011, 07:06:36 PM »
i dont recall I ching being a great read, no real plot...
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #606 on: August 16, 2011, 07:49:06 PM »
oddly i have been working my way backwards when it comes to buying the books in the Dresden Files series,I'll have to wait for next month to pick up Side Jobs sicne it's currently only in hardback, Also picked up Zahn's new Star wars books Choices of One good stuff IMO,can't wait for the 20th annivery edit of HEir to the Empire
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #607 on: August 20, 2011, 03:28:32 PM »
I just picked up Wind Up Bird Chronicles on the recommendation of my girlfriend, not my usual cup of tea but I'm enjoying it. It's fantastically translated.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #608 on: October 13, 2011, 03:56:02 AM »
im several books into the Enderverse books...

did Card predict how google works today in Speaker for the Dead?

your common tasks predicted, not needing full keystrokes fill out whole entries?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #609 on: October 13, 2011, 12:24:59 PM »
I dont read per se, they are to time consuming. I've gone completely over to audio novels. They let me multitask as I enjoy the novel. I find them to be just much more practical. Its one less then to carry around. Its one less thing to forgot.

I can listen as I walk, play video games (well some. TF2 is favorite of mine right now.)

That said, I finish listening to Seymour the Fractal Car, a radio play. Fantastic. I recently finished Old Man's War. Great novel, well paced very tight. I like many of you, I also completed Ghost Story.

I really enjoyed Ghost Story, but it really crowded. I felt that the novel, didnt really allow itself time to breath. The villain of the novel, and her LT, were given almost no time. It felt like, that their confrontation, was almost rushed. The confrontation between Dresden and the villain, was good. I dont know, I think there was close to novel worth of content in here. Maybe Jim was trying to catch up in being a novel or so behind.

I freaken cried during the epilogue where Dresden was checking up on what his dog was up to. Though, I felt having that come after the scene with brother, and their unicorn, was weird.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #610 on: October 13, 2011, 06:08:37 PM »
i frequently use audio books also, its lots slower, but way easy, almost mindless.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #611 on: October 17, 2011, 12:01:11 AM »
I am reading Flesh and Iron by Henry Zou. After that I will be reading the Gaunt's Ghosts omnibuses.
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