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Jun 10, 2008 10:26 AM

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Lacrimosa said:
(Hey, Quartears.)

I am currently reading Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr. Tales of modern Faery. Mmm... =D

Once I finish it today, I'l finally start Stephenie Meyer's The Host. After that, possibly finish Brave Story...?


That's eerie. I'm in the middle of Brave Story and about to start Ink Exchange. o_o;;
 
Jun 10, 2008 11:12 AM

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Hoses (or Pipes, not sure which word is right) - By Etgar Keret.
He is an Israeli writer.
It's a bunch of short stories

I don't have Manga to read right now T_T
 
Jun 10, 2008 7:08 PM

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I guess City of Ashes and The host?
I know I have a fickle heart and a bitterness
And a wandering eye, and a heaviness in my head
 
Jul 1, 2008 11:50 AM
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I just finished The Host by Stephanie Meyer. And right now, I have nothing to read. D:
 
Jul 1, 2008 11:59 AM
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Currently reading: "No Longer At Ease" by Chinua Achebe, "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Dumas, and "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak.
 
Jul 1, 2008 3:19 PM

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Just read "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer, and reading "Queste" by Angie Sage <-- Yeah, It's a kiddie book, but it's good. Next book I'm going to read is "SkyBreaker" by Kenneth Oppel.

And I have about 10 other books lined up to read before summer ends. -sigh- so little time.
 
Jul 1, 2008 3:39 PM

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phill gordon's black book (poker guide) - rly interesting :3
 
Jul 1, 2008 3:40 PM

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Rereading "Eclipse" by Stephenie Meyer.
Fave. Series. Ever.
 
Jul 1, 2008 7:01 PM

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I'm reading "The Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin.. I really should have read this awhile ago, it sure is interesting.
 
Jul 1, 2008 7:04 PM
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I tried reading Ms. Meyer - I couldn't get into it... Right now I read anything Poppy Z. Brite! :D I HIGHLY recommend it to those who are into BL and gore. XD
 
Jul 1, 2008 7:23 PM

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Dreams From My Father -- Barack Obama
The Post-American World -- Fareed Zakaria
 
Jul 1, 2008 7:27 PM
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Iri said:
The Post-American World -- Fareed Zakaria


AKDFISPASSK;SK FAREED ♥ how is it so far?
 
Jul 1, 2008 7:37 PM

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the_seventh_l said:
Iri said:
The Post-American World -- Fareed Zakaria


AKDFISPASSK;SK FAREED ♥ how is it so far?

Pretty good -- he makes a decently convincing case that the shifting in the world power structure is more a function of everyone else's acendency rather than America's decline. I went into the book pretty much subscribing to this theory anyway, however. Overall, it's a surprisingly optimistic view he espouses.
 
Jul 1, 2008 8:15 PM

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Dragonlance Elven Exiles Vol.2 Alliances-Paul B. Thompson & Tonya C. Cook

 
Jul 2, 2008 1:03 AM

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the_seventh_l said:
"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Dumas.
Is awesome. Only drawback is that I couldn't enjoy the anime version after reading the original, lol. ;_;

Just finished Lover Enshrined by JR Ward. Who doesn't like a good vampire story, ay? xD
 
Jul 2, 2008 1:11 AM
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"American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis
 
Jul 2, 2008 1:40 AM

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The Elric Saga Part 1 - Michael Moorcock
Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett
 
Jul 2, 2008 10:11 AM

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Currently reading - House of Leaves - excellent book
Against The Day - Haven't really started it
The Old Man and The Sea - Styaying classy

 
Jul 2, 2008 2:16 PM

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Captain's Fury by Jim Butcher from the codex of Alera series. If you like fantasy books I would check it out.
 
Jul 2, 2008 3:09 PM

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Fjodor Dostojewki - The Gambler

Terry Pratchett - Small Free Man

Wels - Human Computer Interaction - A Design Aproach
 
Jul 2, 2008 3:11 PM

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Robin Hobb - Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy)

Its actually an amazing trilogy i would recommend to anyone who likes fantasy novels
 
Jul 2, 2008 4:20 PM

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Lennon Revealed by Larry Kane
Like A Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads - Greil Marcus
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina & Richard Farina - David Hajdu
better looking than u
 
Jul 2, 2008 4:28 PM

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Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr.
 
Jul 2, 2008 4:42 PM

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djinn_690 said:
Robin Hobb - Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy)

Its actually an amazing trilogy i would recommend to anyone who likes fantasy novels
+500 points. :D You should definitely read the Tawny Man trilogy too. There's even more character development. And the story's just not finished by the end of Farseer.
 
Jul 2, 2008 5:25 PM

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Well im going throw

Peter kay - The sound of lauther
Mick Foleys book
A book about goldbreg (another wrestler)
A book about the rock
A Billy conely book

Just finished
The compleate book of farting
[url=TNOG.ORG]Im a bloke that runs games nights, in a pub[/url]
 
Jul 2, 2008 7:11 PM

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Right now I'm reading Dragon and Judge by Timothy Zahn.
 
Jul 2, 2008 7:22 PM

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I'm reading quite a few actually.
- The Prestige by Christopher Priest
- Alice in Wonderland by Louis Carroll
- Dracula by Bram Stoker
- Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley
- Trinity Blood: ROM Volume 2

In addition to those I'm also reading through some of Edgar Allan Poe's stuff, the Grimms fairy tales and a book titled The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo.
 
Jul 2, 2008 7:32 PM
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Is the Peter Kay book any good? I find his northern sense of humor good being a northerner myself- I can't rememeber much of his stuff except the buscuits and tea joke.

Anyway I absolutely adore books, possibly as much as manga but it's a close one. I'm currently going through the Harry potter series again, I'm about halfway through Prisoner of Azkaban right now. I've started reading my paperback of Terry Pratchett's newest Discworld book Making Money. I've got about 120 pages left to read of the 3rd book of the His Dark Materials (The Amber Spyglass) by Philip Pullman. I'm reading through slowly the complete collection of William Blake poetry and I'm considering starting Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy.

I tend to read several things at once, unless I haven't read it before.
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Jul 2, 2008 8:18 PM

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I never read more than one at a time-- it tends to take away from the book for me. I like to be totally engrossed, lol.

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...and a book titled The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo.
One of my faves. He brings to light a subject that really needs more attention, especially in a country like the US, where many crimes are usually written off as the actions of a few "bad apples," which is frankly just a naive, lazy outlook. He gives a lot of disturbing examples too that people tend to avoid. He's got some guts. I think it should be required reading. People should be more aware of the situational influences or (even environmental) so that they aren't such slaves to them. /off soapbox

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I've got about 120 pages left to read of the 3rd book of the His Dark Materials (The Amber Spyglass) by Philip Pullman.
I tried, but I just couldn't get into that, all the worlds mixed and whatnot... The first two were fascinating though. I was a little surprised that it's on children's reading lists, when there are so many religious themes in there.
 
Jul 2, 2008 8:24 PM

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I'll be starting Glen Cook's The Black Company on the weekend.
 
Jul 3, 2008 2:52 AM

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The Guardians of Time trilogy - Marianne Curley
 
Jul 3, 2008 5:37 AM
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I see your point NU, the HDM books do have a pretty complex philosophical aspect to them, but's that's probably part of the reason I like them. It's one of those books which has 2 levels- one level for children and another for adults, something I don't imagine easy to pull off. Pullman was inspired by William Blake and John Milton though, so it was likely some of their complex ideas helped make his own work more complex. Milton wrote Paradise Lost which deals with both 'falls', that of the fall in heaven of Satan et al (heh I've never before written et al outside of a sociologial context) and the fall of Adam and Eve, ideas both in the books. The Blake influence is more obvious, Blake was known in part as a critic against hierarchies of churches and organisational evils, whih is pretty obvious in HDM.
 
Jul 3, 2008 5:49 AM

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Raymond E Feist novels - i read about 8 books so far

Currently on the fourth book - Serpent War
 
Jul 3, 2008 6:42 AM

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Dragon Lance ._.
 
Jul 3, 2008 6:46 AM

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Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
and few more books i'm stuck with ._. and continue them after i finish Good Omens
 
Jul 3, 2008 6:47 AM

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I'm currently reading Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey by Chuck Palahniuk. I just started reading an hour ago, so I'm only about a chapter or to in.

Before that, I read Fight Club also by Chuck Palahniuk. I just finished reading that yesterday.

 
Jul 3, 2008 10:04 AM

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Can't believe I didn't start it until recently, exquisite, delicious sentences.
 
Jul 3, 2008 10:17 AM

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Ermm well i JUST finished Mortal Engines by Philip reeve, and ermm...not reading nefink at the moment, BUT i plan to read Across The Nightingale Floor (again!)



Thanks Puvi2Groovy for pointing out the invisible space :D
 
Jul 3, 2008 10:24 AM

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Star Wars: Bounty Hunter series. I'm on the first one, called the Mandalorian Armor
 
Jul 7, 2008 5:52 PM
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Wit- Very good choice with Good Omens- it is one of the 4 best books I own, nice one! Twilight- is it any good (Mandalorian) ? I've only read the original trilogy (that is episode 4-6 in book form) and a trilogy set directly after that. I've bene thinking of getting some Star Wars books, I could do with another charity shop run lol.
 
Jul 7, 2008 7:15 PM
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Just started The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson today. Pretty interesting, even if I can see the future major plot twist early on. :3
 
Jul 7, 2008 7:26 PM

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my college textbooks take up 99.9% of my time :(
 
Jul 8, 2008 5:13 AM

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Anxiously awaiting the release of the last Twilight book, so I'm rereading the rest. [squirms]
 
Jul 8, 2008 5:18 AM

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okay since this topic has come first page again jus thought i should give you an update, im currently reading Larklight: A Rousing Tale of Dauntless Pluck in the Farthest Reaches of Space by Philip Reeve =D



Thanks Puvi2Groovy for pointing out the invisible space :D
 
Jul 8, 2008 8:29 AM
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Theorys said:
my college textbooks take up 99.9% of my time :(


I wish I had some of my old high school textbooks, they were actually interesting D:
 
Jul 8, 2008 8:53 AM

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Currently reading Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy.
 
Jul 8, 2008 2:02 PM

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I finally dug mine out since they had been packed away~

Making my way through Don Quixote & Queen of the Damned
 
Jul 8, 2008 2:28 PM

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Thea said:
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Can't believe I didn't start it until recently, exquisite, delicious sentences.


Oh man, I discovered it when I was 12 (I'm 24 now). I've read it like, 20 times since. Not even kidding. It's such a wonderful book (even if it's all about loli).
 
Jul 8, 2008 4:18 PM

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Jiraiyathesage said:
The Blake influence is more obvious, Blake was known in part as a critic against hierarchies of churches and organisational evils, whih is pretty obvious in HDM.
Yeah, he really does make that obvious, what with the head diety actually being a jealous, megalomaniacal angel and all, lol.

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BUT i plan to read Across The Nightingale Floor (again!)
Great book, very elegant writing and gripping plot. Must-read for samurai fans. Have you read the next two in the series? I'm going to read the last two one of these days, but the first was the best! =3

Also waiting for the next Twilight book (I had to see what all the fuss is about and now I'm hooked. I don't usually read YA, but Meyer is just that good; her characters are mature and the drama is not too exaggerated; couldn't get into The Host though) and Lynn Viehl's next book. That'll teach me to start an unfinished series. x.x
 
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I was readin 'tokyo' by... Can't remember. I gotta pick it up again sometime. I fell asleep on the plane while reading it, so I lost the page and a lot of things happened so I lost interest too. Ugh.
 
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