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Old 04-25-2013, 12:45 PM   #381 (permalink)
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I am on book 2 of the Farseer Trilogy. Good series so far.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:53 PM   #382 (permalink)
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I just found the Kindle editions of the two first Honor Harrington series books (On Basilisk Station and The Honor of the Queen) by David Weber free on Amazon. I have heard good things so I am going to start reading right now with my lunch!
Great bunch of books! I've finished most of the main line books (through Ashes of Victory) and then started reading the anthologies to get all of the intervening stories that happen between Ashes and the next book, War of Honor.

You can get damn near all of the Honor Harrington books through the Baen CD archives (here's one of the mirrors) or a goodly number of them directly through the Baen Free e-Book Library, plus lots of stuff from other authors.

The Baen CD Archive is neat. Basically, before the Kindle and iPhone came out and made e-books the next big thing, Baen started putting CDs in select hardbacks that had DRM-free electronic versions from many of their popular authors. It was a great idea, as it's pretty much how a drug dealer operates - you get the first taste free, and then you'll come back for more. The Archive mirrors also have the blessing of Baen and the authors, as only one author - Lois McMaster Bujold - has asked that her previously free books not be included, and her works can not be found in the Archive mirrors.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:09 PM   #383 (permalink)
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ther book I was given to keep me busy while waiting is turning out to be VERY interesting


"Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present"
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:35 PM   #384 (permalink)
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I'm on the tail end of Plato's "The Republic". It is a very dense book for only 450ish pages long.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:10 AM   #385 (permalink)
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I just finished Timothy Zahn's The Hand of Thrawn Duology. It was ok. While I have a sizable To Be Read (TBR) pile, nothing is screaming for attention right now.
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:33 AM   #386 (permalink)
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Right now I'm reading Night Watch by Terry Pratchett.
I love the Discworld series.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:32 PM   #387 (permalink)
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I just picked up Inferno by Dan Brown.
It is the new Robert Langdon novel following the Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code novels.
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Old 05-31-2013, 10:04 PM   #388 (permalink)
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I am on book 2 of the death gate cycle, by Margaret Wes and Tracy Hickman. Any one have books 3-7that they want to sell?

I also started World War Z this week, I am liking it so far.
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:48 AM   #389 (permalink)
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Currently reading One Second After by Forstchen. Basically the US is hit by an EMP and what the after effects are. Really good read, highly recommend it.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:16 AM   #390 (permalink)
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Just finished Feed by Mira Grant, about to start World War Z, while I am waiting for the next Patrick Frievald book to be released. I am on a bit of a zombie lit kick.

Also reading the Iron Druid series by a local author Kevin Hearne. Highly recommend it.
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