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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #405 on: May 10, 2015, 02:38:30 am »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #406 on: May 10, 2015, 12:53:24 pm »
Started reading some Iain M. Banks. Consider Phlebas was pretty good, The Player of Games is ok so far but unremarkable.

Also, I read the entirety of Dresden Files (so far) and Codex Alera a while back on a Jim Butcher kick. Dresden Files is amazing, Codex Alera is decent.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #407 on: July 04, 2015, 06:56:01 pm »
The Forever War. Worth a look for the way he twists around metaphor. Very clever.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #408 on: July 05, 2015, 11:47:44 am »
Middlesex. I'm only about a hundred pages in, but I highly recommend it.

Also, of all the Iain M. Banks I've read so far, Use of Weapons is definitely the best. I sort of dropped halfway through Excession because of school stuff and I haven't picked it up yet, but I have the same problem with it that with everything else from Banks: the early parts are not quite captivating enough, so I have to work through them until the story gets going and it gets a chance to shine.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #409 on: July 05, 2015, 05:24:35 pm »
Finished up New Dawn and moving back to Pern for awhile.

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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #410 on: July 15, 2015, 12:05:05 am »
I've recently rediscovered James Mitchener. Read Hawaii and Chesapeake, and now I'm part way through Poland. I forgot how good he is.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #411 on: July 15, 2015, 06:52:44 pm »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #412 on: July 15, 2015, 06:56:24 pm »
Just started Ernest Cline's new novel Armada. Only a few pages in but it's great so far!


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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #413 on: July 16, 2015, 04:41:38 am »
Jumping back and forth between The Golem and The King in Yellow (The collection of short stories, not the play of course; still got my sanity, or rather what I had left before reading it!).
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #414 on: September 08, 2015, 09:01:04 pm »
I've been re-reading the Harry Potter books for the billionth time, I'm up to OOtP now. Gonna split reading that with Havemercy because magic and fantasy and well-written gay romance and fucking steampunk metal dragons! It's so awesome it's taken away my ability to speak in proper sentences :P.


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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #415 on: September 09, 2015, 10:16:57 am »
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #416 on: September 09, 2015, 09:09:15 pm »
Much Fall of Blood.

I love the Heirs of Alexandria series so much.  Turns out that combining an epic fantasy author like Mercedes Lackey with a history buff like Eric Flint isn't too much of a good thing, but the exact right amount. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #417 on: September 09, 2015, 11:45:40 pm »
Good Omens. I got to read about half of it in Iraq. Then managed to forget about it until I was in the local Barnes and Noble totally not looking for porn. I forgot how much I enjoyed reading that.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #418 on: September 26, 2015, 07:11:58 pm »
sunstone. first as a webcomic, but when i got the chance, i bought them as real comics. beyond awesome. tugs at your heartstrings, beautiful love story. changes from all the black library (dan abnett in particular) i usually read.
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Re: What Are You Reading?
« Reply #419 on: September 27, 2015, 12:08:31 am »
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