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Jan 7, 2010 5:31 PM
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I am about to start reading Columbine by Dave Cullen for my local book club. The cover, by the way, is gorgeous. There's a stellar blog post out there about the process they went through in designing the cover, good read.
 
Jan 9, 2010 8:35 AM

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I finished reading And Then There Were None, it's only my second Agatha Christie novel, but i enjoyed it quite a lot,entertaining,suspenseful, i just could not stop reading, great mystery novel and i feel that every mystery fan should read it.
 
Jan 9, 2010 8:43 AM

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Reading Illuminated by Matt Bronleewe. It's ok so far. They were trying to boast it was better than The Da Vinci Code and I have to say not even close.
 
Jan 9, 2010 6:35 PM

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I am still trying to make my way through the Harry Potter series. I have read books 1-4 and have 5-7 sitting in my bookshelf, they have been there for quite awhile. I am more then half way through Order of the Phoenix lol.
 
Jan 9, 2010 6:38 PM

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Kafka on the Shore
ASDKAJSNDKAND. Loving it.



 
Jan 9, 2010 8:35 PM

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Reading Capote's In Cold Blood. I would probably enjoy it more if I didn't have to annotate it for English class.
 
Jan 9, 2010 8:52 PM

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I'm currently reading Fahrenheit 451 and it got me so intrigued.
I just bought After Dark from Haruki Murakami, one more to my collection, after I finish Fahrenheit I will devour After Dark.
Haruki Murakami is one of my favorite writers.
 
Jan 9, 2010 8:55 PM

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Claudius said:
Reading Capote's In Cold Blood. I would probably enjoy it more if I didn't have to annotate it for English class.

I also have this in my plan to read, having high hopes :D
 
Jan 9, 2010 9:17 PM

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"Whip It" (Originally titled "Derby Girl") by Shauna Cross. I received it for Christmas and it's going great so far.
 
Jan 10, 2010 12:42 AM

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Now reading Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky, so far its highly entertaining
 
Jan 10, 2010 2:21 AM

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Now I'm reading...

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by H. Marukami (I got it from someone,a suprising present, cause no one is brave enough to give me a book). As far, I liked only Spaghetti Year or something like that. He describes everyday life.
My everyday life is very similar, and guess what- I have no fancy to read about boredom etc cause he can't write something I don't know. I wonder what for he got the prize, but never mind.
In the same time- The Host by S. Meyer, I bought it on airport, I was simply curious. And of course, it's only Meyer, but the book is quite interesting, perfect for travel, I think I won't remember it after some months. I like it also because the book is not trying to be something more then it is indeed.
And fan fictions. God, yesterday I read a great one! Amazing one, translated from russian. Atmosphere was inimitable. Mostly it was about some murders, but also about an epoch passing by, people who were foundation but they are no longer needed, about life. The tittle was Devil in your soul or something like that, not sure it was translated on english.
And Zafon with Marina. I enjoy his books, even if the main characters are similar (is he writing about himself mostly?).
 
Jan 14, 2010 3:38 AM

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I am reading The Road by Cormac McCarthy.I am really not impressed so far, maybe i am just not on the right mood, but it is not as good as i expected,yeah some parts are haunting and i like the author's writing style,i am a huge fan of this kind of a setting but i don't like the two main characters that much,i hope for better character development in the 2nd half of this novel.
 
Jan 15, 2010 4:47 PM

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I just recently won a lot of 32 Star Trek books off ebay for only $15, and I'm slowly reading them. I picked "The Wounded Sky" at random and so far I love it. :) I enjoy learning about new galaxies and discoveries.
 
Jan 15, 2010 4:54 PM
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I'm reading a book about the Diablo 2 world. Hopefully somebody else on this forum plays the game.
 
Jan 19, 2010 8:40 AM

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finished Metro 2033

and started Dune today
 
Jan 19, 2010 9:21 AM
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SixFlags said:
finished Metro 2033

and started Dune today


Awesome.

I'm finishing up Life, the Universe, and Everything
 
Jan 19, 2010 9:53 AM

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I'm currently reading a sci-fi book called "Otherland" written by Tad Williams.
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Jan 19, 2010 11:04 AM

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I just finished Felix den glade by Mika Waltari.
It is a swedish version, the original is in Finnish.
Trolls. Can't live with them, can't live without them. Because they barge in to every thread YOU can find, that's why.
 
Jan 19, 2010 11:30 AM

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advanced genetics
Life 8th edition
calculus 6th edition
principles of chemistry
medical terminology
classical archaeology

Not as fun as other people's but it's what a bio major has to do
 
Jan 20, 2010 10:15 AM
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. A "bit" melodramatic at times but still an interesting read.
 
Jan 21, 2010 10:33 AM
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Currently reading: "They Take Our Jobs!": and 20 Other Myths about Immigration by Aviva Chomsky. Very interesting so far.

Also, about 80% through Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert. GHOOOOLAS. And, um, surprise shotacon. :\
 
Jan 21, 2010 11:37 AM

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Shakugan no Shana - Light novel volume 1
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows
 
Jan 21, 2010 5:10 PM

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The Iliad by homer then i am going to read his other book the odyssey
 
Jan 22, 2010 12:48 AM

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Haunted- Chuck Palahniuk
 
Jan 22, 2010 2:01 AM

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Just started The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman for my Children Lit class. Must say it's a bit interesting of a premise, but fun so far. I'll get back to you gaise after I finish.

"I'd suck you~" Berri||Desu Ne?
 
Jan 22, 2010 8:39 PM
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Aldous Huxley's, Brave New World
"An eye for an eye ... ends in making everybody blind" Gandhi
 
Jan 24, 2010 4:59 AM

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Three books now. :D

Tales of the Otori: Grass for his Pillow by Lian Hearn.

Study in the Scarlet by Sir Conan Doyle. (Since I saw the Sherlock Holmes movie, you know...)

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway... for a school research paper.
 
Jan 24, 2010 5:08 AM

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Impossible for me to read fictions unless it's a school text. lol
CONSPIRACY!
 
Jan 24, 2010 10:03 AM

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Recently finished Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. It was good, but I get the feeling it could have been better. Nonetheless it was still quite moving by the end.

Currently reading Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut. My first Vonnegut, and I must say I'm impressed. It's so very funny and so very readable. Loving it.

I'm also reading some short fiction in the forms of Murakami's Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman and GRRM's Dreamsongs.
 
Jan 24, 2010 10:15 AM
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the_seventh_l said:
Currently reading: "They Take Our Jobs!": and 20 Other Myths about Immigration by Aviva Chomsky. Very interesting so far.

Also, about 80% through Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert. GHOOOOLAS. And, um, surprise shotacon. :


Still reading "They Take Our Jobs!": and 20 Other Myths about Immigration; finally finished Chapterhouse Dune. The ending, man. The ending. Will probably start A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving sometime this week.
 
Jan 24, 2010 12:20 PM

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The Scarelt Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Jan 29, 2010 11:56 PM

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Finished Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. it was a good one as expected.
Started The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov. which I ADORE.
 
Jan 30, 2010 12:13 AM

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Woo, Dune high five to SixFlags.

I just started the second book of Asimov's Foundation trilogy, which it's frankly embarrassing I haven't read years ago. The writing style is really tight, even terse, which is a breath of fresh air after the current popularity of megaseries.

I'm also in the middle of The Tale of the Heike, wherein shit is just starting to hit the fan. It's kind of refreshing to read that Japanese aristocrats apparently took their religion about as seriously as their European counterparts. (Buddhist novice Kiyomori, my ass.) Good stuff!
 
Jan 30, 2010 5:14 AM

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Lord of the Flies :P
No matter how good you are at something,
there's always about a million people better than you.
 
Feb 1, 2010 8:16 PM

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Right now, I'm reading Maximum Ride, Schools Out Forever.
How long would it take to earn 50 million yen, Karasawa? - Katsuya
No longer than it would take to get to the bank, provided I have a gun. -Karasawa
I'm through talking with you. -Katsuya
 
Feb 1, 2010 8:21 PM

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i am reading Eragon
 
Feb 2, 2010 1:09 AM
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1984 - George Orwell

So far it has a bit of a cyberpunk feel to it. I think i'm gonna like this book.
 
Feb 3, 2010 12:36 PM

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so far right now i'm reading the 5th book in the house of night series and some stephen king books i'm reading as well such as : salem's lot and the new one he came out with (which totally forgot what it was called)
“We are all like fireworks. We climb, shine, and always go our separate ways and become further apart. But even if that time comes, let’s not disappear like a firework, and continue to shine forever.”


 
Feb 3, 2010 12:40 PM

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I just started to read Iain m Banks - Use of Weapons
It seems really promising so far, haven't read much yet.
Pmuch a renegade peace keeper that has gone over to some more serious killing biz.
 
Feb 3, 2010 2:31 PM

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Just finished Howl's Moving Castle, which was good (Y)
Howl is more of a womaniser in it :P
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Feb 3, 2010 5:11 PM
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I finished Ender's Game and I'm starting the second book in the series... I forget what it's called
 
Feb 3, 2010 5:48 PM

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The Brothers Karamazov

Dostoyevsky is a true G
 
Feb 3, 2010 5:52 PM
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Malazan Book of the Fallen: Midnight Tides by Steven Erikson

Damn, it's a prequel.....
 
Feb 3, 2010 8:26 PM

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Ambassador_Kags said:
Dostoyevsky is a true G

Truth.

Speaking of Russians, I recently started We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. It reminds me a lot of Brave New World. Except that it's better.
 
Feb 4, 2010 2:46 AM

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I am currently reading a book called the blackrock.

I have to read it because it is a novel that oyu have to read it for English class T_T.

It is an Australian story and it is somewhat based on a true story about a girl getting murderd or something.

I have yet to complete the book.
あらあら。。。^^
 
Feb 5, 2010 8:47 AM
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Currently reading:

The Key To The Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson. Why did I wait so long to read this? It's absolutely wonderful.

The first Spice and Wolf light novel, released by Yen Press. Awesome stuff ♥
 
Feb 6, 2010 5:02 AM

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I started reading the 1st novel in the Malazan Book of the Fallen, Gardens of the moon by Steven Erikson, while it has it's flaws this 1st book convinced me to continue reading this series, mostly because there are many characters i like and the world the author created is very interesting.

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Malazan Book of the Fallen: Midnight Tides by Steven Erikson

Damn, it's a prequel.....


Actually i read a lot of good things about this one even if it's a prequel,it's suppose to be fast-paced and also have a lot of funny moments .
 
Feb 6, 2010 8:41 AM

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I just finished The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan and now I'm starting The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. :)
 
Feb 6, 2010 9:01 AM

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Memoirs of a Geisha - I thought the movie was gonna be boring, but then I saw it and thought it was good. So when my work had the book on sale, I bought it ^^
Overtro og trolddom - Danish for "Folkore and magic", which tries to explain how superstition came to be and all
It - By Stephen King :P

I am trying to read Twillight, but I seem to be stuck at chapter 9. I just don't find that book very appealing *shrug*
 
Feb 6, 2010 1:37 PM

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Just finished: Catcher In The Rye (2nd time), and God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

Next book will either be The Lost Symbol, or Neuromancer
 
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