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Jan 2, 2013 7:49 AM

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Metro 2033 and given how unmotivated I am to read it, that's gonna last the year. XD
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Jan 2, 2013 9:38 AM

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Knight of Mauleon by Al Dumas
I love Dumas's art, and I think of a marriage with him XD
 
Jan 2, 2013 1:59 PM
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Since there's a topic on this, can you recommend some good books?
Fantasy, good story, mystery?
 
Jan 2, 2013 2:35 PM

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Getei said:
Since there's a topic on this, can you recommend some good books?
Fantasy, good story, mystery?

Well,not exactly fantasy but I suggest you to read "Animal farm" by George Orwell.
His book portrays political issues and totalitarian regime through animals. It's easy to read and if you're from Europe , this could be a really interesting experience.
Ofcourse ,othervise , try Game of thrones.

As for me. Yesterday after finishing overrated Hunger games trilogy(which wasn't that bad), my attention got focused on Neil Strauss and his work "The game". It's about pick-up artists who seduce (in my opinion simple minded) women. Oh,men and their instincts.
 
Jan 2, 2013 2:57 PM

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Right now a book on taoism.

Other than that I just finished Red Storm Rising, and Death Star.
 
Jan 5, 2013 9:32 AM

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I'm looking for the Harry Potter books (in their original language) so that i can read them, but so far i only got the last one; did read them before in my main language. Was thinking of starting the Lord of The Rings once i get some time.
 
Jan 5, 2013 9:42 AM

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Neverwinter-R.A.Salvatore Book 2
Try to defeat me but try in vain.
When I win I end your pain.
 
Jan 6, 2013 8:10 AM

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
 
Jan 7, 2013 8:59 AM
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Matched Trilogy.
Currently reading it's second book: Crossed.

This trilogy is a Dystopian Romance Story. :)
 
Jan 7, 2013 5:23 PM
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Bestiario by Julio Cortázar.

He's quickly becoming one of my favorite authors in Spanish. I highly recommend his novel "Rayuela" (Hopscotch).
 
Jan 7, 2013 7:28 PM

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The Godfather!

A classic, what more can I say! Recommend it to everyone!
 
Jan 11, 2013 3:46 AM

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Been reading wolf brother.
 
Jan 11, 2013 5:39 PM

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Anyone read any Mo Yan? He won the Nobel Prize in Lit 2012.

I picked up Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out the other day, looking forward to reading it.
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@Josh - Makes me sad to call myself Canadian.
 
Jan 11, 2013 6:40 PM

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I heard of the guy, but I don't read poetry. :x


I recently finished another book by Brandon Sanderson; The Alloy of Law. So good to be back to the universe of the mist. Can't wait for the next installment.
 
Jan 11, 2013 6:46 PM

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All of his popular works are novels, Tachii. He may write poetry as well though, I'm not sure.
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@Josh - Makes me sad to call myself Canadian.
 
Jan 14, 2013 6:08 PM

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I'm currently reading America Again. Ha ha It's probably something that I could finish in a day if I just sat down with it, but I've had little free time these days. xP
 
Jan 16, 2013 2:16 AM

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Down and Out in Paris and London
 
Jan 16, 2013 2:28 AM

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Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
Do you have any idea how stupid we are? Don't underestimate us!!!
 
Jan 16, 2013 2:23 PM

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I'm reading a book called "Scottish murders". It's about old, horrific murder cases in Scotland.
"A man wishing to be unhappy finds many ways to prove his course."
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Jan 18, 2013 6:08 AM

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I am at the end of:
Dead Space: Catalyst - slow start and to be honest, not that different from Dead Space: Martyr.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:33 PM
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Tachii said:
I heard of the guy, but I don't read poetry. :x


I recently finished another book by Brandon Sanderson; The Alloy of Law. So good to be back to the universe of the mist. Can't wait for the next installment.


I'm still mad at Brandon Sanderson for how he ended his latest Alcatraz book. It was, to put it mildly, a whole lot of narrative BS.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:37 PM

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I just finished Freakonomics and am moving onto Superfreakonomics next.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:40 PM

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The Hobbit and the graphic novel Persepolis.
 
Jan 19, 2013 3:41 PM
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The Hobbit and the graphic novel Persepolis.


I adore Persepolis! I definitely recommend the animated film based on it; it does the original work a great service.
 
Jan 19, 2013 4:37 PM

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Freakonomics
As a child, I was told that society is a melting pot of talents; knowledge and experience combined to form important alloys that will contribute to mankind. When I got to highschool, however, I thought that it's more like a river in which the water represents our peers while we ourselves are the stones in the river. Constant erosion by mindless majority sheeping has made us lose our unique edge. After I hit the age of 18, I realized that I've been wrong all along. Society is no melting pot. Society is no river. Society is a person, a very skilled rapist, and he has fucked us all.
 
Jan 19, 2013 10:04 PM

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reading an allen ginsberg poem collection right now

blasting through tender is the night

occasionally reading arcadia by lauren groff when interest lends itself

picked up a copy of sentimental education for 8 dollars today, very happy about that

forcing myself to read mockingjay, which i'm finding to be kind of a load of garbage right now. catching fire was much better.
 
Jan 19, 2013 10:27 PM

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Pride and prejudice and zombies – reading it for the lols...
Spiral - Koji Suzuki. Epic
 
Jan 20, 2013 1:33 AM

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
I guess I'm a bit of a Potterhead. This would be the 2nd time that I've reread Harry Potter books
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Jan 20, 2013 1:35 AM

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A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin.
 
Jan 20, 2013 1:47 AM

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SO I finished all three books of the The Hunger games

The Hunger games: Very good
Catching fire: okay
Mockingjay: bad

Also I read Battle Royale and watched the movie and holy shit did I notice that THG basically plagiarized
Battle Royale.
 
Jan 20, 2013 1:49 AM

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I haven't read Mockingjay and I'm not sure if I ever will. I enjoyed the first two, though.
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@Josh - Makes me sad to call myself Canadian.
 
Jan 20, 2013 1:50 AM

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I haven't read Mockingjay and I'm not sure if I ever will. I enjoyed the first two, though.


You shouldn't, Katniss is just a horrible annoying mess.
 
Jan 20, 2013 7:30 AM
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This thread makes me sadface. Mockingjay was my favorite book of the whole trilogy.
 
Jan 20, 2013 10:23 PM

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Currently about halfway through The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. I've read a couple of other Murakami books, but this one is definitely my favorite thus far. I'm actually looking forward to reading some of his short stories as well.
 
Jan 21, 2013 7:18 PM

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I just finished a novel by Donna Tartt titled The Secret History, it was excellent. I recently started reading Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
 
Jan 22, 2013 4:25 AM

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I'm almost 2/3 of the way through Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison. It's okay and I want to finish reading it but it's not really gripping me at all. Hopefully it gets better. The climax should be good and action-packed.
 
Jan 23, 2013 4:54 PM
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Started The Burning of Bridget Cleary by Angel Bourke today, which is a non-fiction story about the death of an Irish woman who her husband believed was taken away by faeries. It is very fact dense and is half crime drama, half Irish history lesson. Not sure how I feel about it yet.
 
Jan 24, 2013 8:41 AM

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The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft. Such a great writer that has no trouble creeping me out.
 
Jan 25, 2013 1:38 AM
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Perfume- The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind. I am half way through and while the premise makes it a good read, it appears to be overrated as the reviews were all 'must reads'.

I started World War Z but have only read 20 pages so I can't form an opinion on it.
 
Jan 25, 2013 2:38 AM

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Just finished reading both of Russell Brand's autobiographies. He's like a God among men.
 
Jan 27, 2013 2:25 AM

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I was recommend by my Boss to read, "Who moved my cheese." I am sure anyone who works in management has read this book. It is a great read and I would recommend it to anyone.
Be humble or be humbled.
 
Jan 28, 2013 11:14 AM

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Warm Bodies. Never heard of it til yesterday and now halfway through the book. Post-apocalyptic Romeo and Juliet with zombies FTW!

 
Jan 28, 2013 11:24 AM

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Currently i follow Song of ice an fire series, King slayer series and. Reading now Farseer trilogy and finished Chronicles of the wild rainlands. But i only read in summertime when i can sit outside.

I f you know these books recommend me some more. I know there are some great classics out there.( not LOTR or Harry potter because i already have seen the movies)
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Jan 28, 2013 8:03 PM
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Currently i follow Song of ice an fire series, King slayer series and. Reading now Farseer trilogy and finished Chronicles of the wild rainlands. But i only read in summertime when i can sit outside.

I f you know these books recommend me some more. I know there are some great classics out there.( not LOTR or Harry potter because i already have seen the movies)


If you haven't yet, give the Mistborn trilogy by Brandon Sanderson a shot. IMO, it's an excellent fantasy series.
 
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johnyjohny said:
Currently i follow Song of ice an fire series, King slayer series and. Reading now Farseer trilogy and finished Chronicles of the wild rainlands. But i only read in summertime when i can sit outside.

I f you know these books recommend me some more. I know there are some great classics out there.( not LOTR or Harry potter because i already have seen the movies)


If you haven't yet, give the Mistborn trilogy by Brandon Sanderson a shot. IMO, it's an excellent fantasy series.
Looks interesting indeed definitely going to read it next summer.
Any more suggestion's guys?
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Jan 29, 2013 9:01 PM

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I currently read A Child Called It. It was a very upsetting book x_x I'm trying to get my hands on As Nature Made Him. I'm in my last semester of college, and a psych major, so reading books about real people and their issues has been really interesting to me.
 
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I currently read A Child Called It. It was a very upsetting book x_x I'm trying to get my hands on As Nature Made Him. I'm in my last semester of college, and a psych major, so reading books about real people and their issues has been really interesting to me.
'Child Called It' was a fabulous book. I know I cried once or twice reading it. Haven't read the sequel.

"The Lies of Locke Lamora" - Fantasy with no magic? Unusual. But also quite fun. I rather enjoy seeing people played for fools without anyone having to resort to waving magic wands.
 
Jan 30, 2013 7:23 AM

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Currently reading "The Passage" By Justin Cronin. It's kind of hard to explain what this book is about since I'm only a quarter of the way in, but essentially it's about a girl named Amy who was basically abandoned by her mother at a young age. She's now being chased by a secret government organization seeking to cure incurable diseases and even extend the human lifespan through the taming of some unknown virus.

It's a longer read, more for a mature audience, but it's really interesting nonetheless.
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Feb 1, 2013 11:55 AM

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Raikenzera said:
Currently reading "The Passage" By Justin Cronin. It's kind of hard to explain what this book is about since I'm only a quarter of the way in, but essentially it's about a girl named Amy who was basically abandoned by her mother at a young age. She's now being chased by a secret government organization seeking to cure incurable diseases and even extend the human lifespan through the taming of some unknown virus.

It's a longer read, more for a mature audience, but it's really interesting nonetheless.


I'm actually reading that one too :3 I'm about halfway and really excited to see how it ends.
 
Feb 1, 2013 2:49 PM

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A Little History of Philosophy by Nigel Warburton

The easiest way to appear intellectual is to read a children's introduction to philosophy.
 
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