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Old 12-21-2011, 09:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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My current fun read is The little giant of Aberdeen county, by Bay Area author Tiffany Baker. The other one I am in the middle of is Grass Soup by Zhang Xianliang. So far both are pretty good.

Is this a new forum or have I just never seen it?
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:00 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I've got books that I want to read, but due to the upset in my schedule lately for the move of my house and my mom's, I'm still catching up on the magazines from the last 2 months I didn't have time to read. In addition, my brother-in-law has written another novel and I volunteered to be one of his beta readers, so I'm reading and critiquing his latest draft. And I'm also writing a short story of my own for the MCB writing contest.

But the next actual book I want to read? Second Contact by Harry Turtledove, the first book in the second half of his World War/Colonization series. Good stuff.
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Old 12-21-2011, 01:04 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 12-21-2011, 01:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 12-21-2011, 02:22 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Currently I'm reading the Furies of Calderon: First Lords Fury (book 6)

Pretty good series. I've been using Jim Butcher books as filler between other books.
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Old 12-22-2011, 11:41 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Currently book 3 of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Fire and Ice (Game of Thrones) series, called A Storm of Swords.
So invested in the characters at this point (which he keeps killing off) I just want to finish.

In between each 1000+ page book I take a break with some Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett and Stan Nichols.
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Probably by this weekend I'll be back to a bunch of Dark Sun D&D paper backs that I picked up from a book sale for a buck. After that, who knows. More paper backs or I might get a copy of Paolini's Inheritance for Xmass
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Old 12-24-2011, 10:40 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I'm almost done with Terry Pratchett's Snuff - first chance I've had in a while to read something other than professional journals and labor reports. So far he hasn't let me down.
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