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    What Are You Currently Reading?

    As the title states, this thread is designed for you to discuss your current book interest.

    For me, I just finished reading Battle Royale by Koushun Takami. Great book, cult classic. I recommend it to anyone who is looking for a survival style/genre novel. (Note: It is somewhat lengthy; 624 pages).



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    I might try that one, kago...

    I've just finished reading the last book of "The Chronicles of Ice and Fire" of George RR Martin. I love the low-fantsy genre, and Martin surely knows how to keep the reader glued to at least four of the five books already published.

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    I'm on a huge Cormac McCarthy kick right now. Just finished reading Blood Meridian--tough read, but very, very satisfying. I also have both No Country For Old Men and The Road on my kindle, and I'm not sure which one I'm going to tackle next.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gianomoon View Post
    I might try that one, kago...

    I've just finished reading the last book of "The Chronicles of Ice and Fire" of George RR Martin. I love the low-fantsy genre, and Martin surely knows how to keep the reader glued to at least four of the five books already published.
    This, though I'm not nearly as interested in it as Giano here. I'm about halfway through Game of Thrones but I'm not really wowed.
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    I need to start another book.

    My Did Read list so far:

    Journey to the Center of the Earth
    by Jules Verne

    A Christmas Carol
    by Charles Dickens

    Eragon
    by Christopher Paolini

    Elminster in Myth Drannor
    by Ed Greenwood

    The Harper Hall of Pern
    by Anne McCaffrey

    The Dragonriders of Pern
    by Anne McCaffrey
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    currently reading "The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents" by Terry Pratchett

    last thing i read previously was sharman king and hellsing

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    Most recent books I've read are:

    Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
    At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft
    Darth Plagueis by James Luceno

    Been working on American Gods by Neil Gaiman since August or so, haven't had a chance to get through it yet.
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    Recently finished reading "Halo: The Fall of Reach" and I'm in the middle of "Halo: First Strike". Both of them authored by Eric Nylund.

    Not an avid reader by any means (last book I read cover-to-cover that wasn't required for school was Bernie Mac's autobiography; how I got that book or why I read it, I still don't know, almost a full decade later), but I do like Nylund's writing style. I'm trying to absorb his style and apply to it my writing in HD; its where I got the whole idea to put the time and setting under the title in each of my chaps. It fits the military theme and I like it.

    His style paints the picture of what's going on in terms of the setting as well as what's going in each character's mind very well; you get a very clear idea of what's going on without it feeling like you're reading very plain text. Having his style would help eliminate my long windedness which my (wonderfully benevolent) graders give me shit for.

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    well since losing my copy of the amazing maurice and his educated rodents. I've been reading Horus Rising.

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    So a quick update:

    I recently finished the Hunger Games Triology that took me a grand total of a week to read all three. Yeah they rocked.

    Currently working on The Lost Symbol. The last installment for the main character named Robert Langdon (if he sounds familar he was also seen in Angels & Demons)
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    Just finished A Fighter's Heart by Sam Sheridan and How To Archer by Sterling Archer

    The most awe-inspiring, badass and destructive blade on the block, baby.
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    I finished American Gods about a month or so ago. So here is my current reading selection.

    Wayne of Gotham by Tracy Hickman, a Batman novel released back on June 26th that switches back and forth between Bruce in the present and his father Thomas Wayne back in the late fifties.

    Storm Front by Jim Butcher, the first of the Dresden Files series. The series was recommended to me by one of my friends. From what I have read of it already, it is an awesome book and can't wait to read through all the other twelve(eleven available with the thirteenth book due out the first week of August) as I get them.
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    Dead Beat by Jim Butcher followed by Furies of Calderon (again by Jim Butcher). I just finished Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson. Once I'm done with my Jim Butcher spree I'll be reading Wise Man's Fear By Patrick Rothfuss (so looking forward to this one).

    Oh and in January Wheel of Time comes to an end.
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    Finished all the availible Dresden Files, except Side Jobs which I am slowly working on. Cold Days is out end of next month so that is on my to read list. Really excited for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flare Stragos View Post
    Finished all the availible Dresden Files, except Side Jobs which I am slowly working on. Cold Days is out end of next month so that is on my to read list. Really excited for it.
    *Fanboy squee*

    Friggin Dresden.

    Also reading tales from the Nightside. Simon Green. Urban fantasy is the tits.

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    Finished Cold Days...I want the next one now!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haresuno View Post
    Dead Beat by Jim Butcher followed by Furies of Calderon (again by Jim Butcher). I just finished Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson. Once I'm done with my Jim Butcher spree I'll be reading Wise Man's Fear By Patrick Rothfuss (so looking forward to this one).

    Oh and in January Wheel of Time comes to an end.
    Oh, wow, been a while since I've been here.

    I never went on a Jim Butcher spree. Currently, all Furies of Calderon - well almost all of them - are on my shelf. I did, however, finish Wise Man's Fear and A Memory of Light and I'm nearly finished with Old Man's War. After which I'll finish A Princess of Mars which I started (and never really kept reading).

    Also, buddy of mine keeps telling me to find light novels to read. But that's at the back of my list....
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    Trying to read some Vampire Hunter D novels...might take awhile.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haresuno View Post
    Oh, wow, been a while since I've been here.

    I never went on a Jim Butcher spree. Currently, all Furies of Calderon - well almost all of them - are on my shelf. I did, however, finish Wise Man's Fear and A Memory of Light and I'm nearly finished with Old Man's War. After which I'll finish A Princess of Mars which I started (and never really kept reading).

    Also, buddy of mine keeps telling me to find light novels to read. But that's at the back of my list....
    Killed "Old Man's War" and was really happy with it. Not bad at all. "A Princess of Mars" was another story. I didn't get a lot of time to read it and what I did read was slow goings, but I finished it and moved on to Academ's Fury - just recently finished it, too. Currently reading Cursor's Fury.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flare Stragos View Post
    Finished Cold Days...I want the next one now!!!!
    Well its taken over a year and a half, but hopefully Tuesday my copy of Dresden Files 15 Skin Game comes and I can start to read it while on vacation. Word of Jim says he made James Marsters cry during the recording of the audiobook with what was happening in a few parts of it...Bring it.
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