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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #450 on: January 29, 2017, 12:54:55 pm »
Just finished the original Mistborn trilogy. I have to say, I'm extremely impressed. I really enjoyed the way the lore slowly unfolds over the course of the series, and every last seemingly insignificant detail comes together at the very end to tie up the story.

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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #451 on: February 01, 2017, 07:49:26 am »
Just finished The Dollmaker by Justin Robinson, about a guy who makes life-sized dolls and uses his own blood to bring them to life.  I was expecting creepy and got that.  However I wasn't expecting an erotic horror story (The dolls like to be intimate, all the time, with the maker and each other), though I'm far from complaining.  The last 100 or so pages go full horror, revealing how scary the dolls can be.

Overall I enjoyed it.

Just started Zastrozzi, and I already think I found my role model!
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #452 on: April 19, 2017, 09:37:19 am »
I just finished Red Sister, the latest novel from Mark Lawrence.  It's pretty different from his earlier books, but it's quite good on its own merits.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #453 on: May 14, 2017, 04:43:36 am »
he City of Dreaming Books, by Walter Moers. A lighthearted fantasy about an intelligent dinosaur searching the city of Bookholm for a mysterious author. The city itself is filled with writers, professional readers, reviewers, critics (who get paid by writers to slam the competition), book merchants, performers and more. Booksellers sell everything from popular recent titles to rare novels, while book hunters don armor, grab their weapons, and explore the catacombs beneath the city, risking life and limb for those super-rare tomes.

Lots of fun so far and I can see this becoming part of my permanent collection.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #454 on: May 14, 2017, 04:55:17 am »
Just finished Unseen Academicals. Hadn't touched it so far because I'm not into football but it was better than expected.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #455 on: May 14, 2017, 05:20:29 am »
Just finished with Carpe Jugulum. Love me some Discworld
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #456 on: May 14, 2017, 05:32:58 am »
Almost finished the The Dictator's Handbook. Suddenly, politics makes sense.

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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #457 on: May 19, 2017, 05:48:45 pm »
Just finished Chapterhouse: Dune.

It's longer on moralising and shorter on plot than I remember the first time round, it's been a couple of decades since I last read the whole series.

Now reading: The Player of Games by Iain M Banks.


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