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Old 06-02-2013, 09:10 AM   #391 (permalink)
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Right now I'm reading Night Watch by Terry Pratchett.
I love the Discworld series.
Discworld is awesome. Me and my sister have been reading it since I picked up a copy of Guards! Guards! in the '90's, and our aged mother just started reading it last year. Since she's moved in with my wife and I, she's been reading through my collection of hardbacks, and I recently gave her The Last Elephant, which she thought would be the last one. I chuckled and said, "nope, there's far more to come. You haven't even gotten to the kids novels yet!"

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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.
Now there's a series I need to get the rest of the books for. It's been ages since I've read any of the Death Gate novels, and the first 2 were good, as I recall. *hmmm* It's been a while, maybe I should read them again before I buy the rest of them, see if my memories aren't being viewed through rose-tinted lenses.

And WWZ is an excellent novel. No idea how the movie of the same name is going to turn out, but the book is great.

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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.
Mira Grant's Newsflesh is one of the best zombie series out there. I'm deep in Jordan's Wheel of Time, but as I'm on book 8 of 14, after this one I'm taking a break and picking up Jonathan Maberry's Rot & Ruin from the public library to reset my brain for the last half of WoT. Oh, and the second Walking Dead compendium is on its way to me from Amazon right now. Let's see, $60 on the shelf at the local Barnes & Noble, or $38, free shipping, from Amazon? Yeah, the internet wins again.
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Old 06-10-2013, 11:56 PM   #392 (permalink)
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been pushed at this book by my trusted bookstore plumper..

she knows I like these HUGE sweeping textbook like history novels.

and NOTHING remains written about the city and its people but what the victors wrote ( Romans )
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:13 AM   #393 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2013, 04:18 PM   #394 (permalink)
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I just finished Abaddon's Gate. It is the 3rd book of a series called 'The Expanse'. the first 2 books were Leviathan Wakes and Caliban's War. I recommend all 3 - a really great sci-fi series
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:42 PM   #395 (permalink)
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:09 AM   #396 (permalink)
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I'm about 3/4 of the way through The Straits of Galahesh.
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Airships, magic, and muskets flavored with a Russian and Persian background. Lots of fun.
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Old 07-20-2013, 08:02 PM   #397 (permalink)
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BF Skinner wrote a fictional novel. To the best of my reading so far there is little plot, it has to do with a guided tour through a community that has been maximized using the theories of operatant conditioning. Waldon Two. It is really a fascinating read IMO.
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:13 AM   #398 (permalink)
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:22 PM   #399 (permalink)
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flipped through this 2 days ago...really sweet, great tattoo flash source and such.

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Old 07-23-2013, 11:27 PM   #400 (permalink)
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here is a peek at what I am toying with at work...its a fun read

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