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Postby Arlaug » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:29 am

After seeing a shot of Rosamund Pike all bloody in a bed I've picked up a copy of Gone Girl. Let's see what this is about.
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Postby hamlet » Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:44 am

Men at Arms.

No idea what next. Mrs. H has a stack of manga she insists that I read. Why does that feel like a threat?
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Postby PatriotBlade » Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:37 pm

Have been carrying around The Red Tent by Anita Diamond for a couple of months, but I just can't get into it this time around... Looking for something else.
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Postby The Nameless Thing » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:38 am

Just finished re-reading 'The Abyss Beyond Dreams' by the best space opera author since E.E. Doc Smith, Peter F. Hamilton (in preparation to starting his last in this series, 'Night Without Stars'). If you like sci-fi and haven't read this guy, you should. Start with the 'Night's Dawn' trilogy. You will not be disappointed.
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Postby Billobob » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:58 am

Just completed the book The Fantastic voyage by Isaac Asimov.
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Postby hamlet » Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:53 am

After a few short stories and tv shows, now reading, very slowly, Feet of Clay by Sir Pratchett.

Also been convinced to read "Library Wars" and "Yona of the Dawn" by Mrs. H, both of which are surprisingly good Manga that I recommend to pretty much anybody.
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Postby Billobob » Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:29 am

hamlet wrote:After a few short stories and tv shows, now reading, very slowly, Feet of Clay by Sir Pratchett.

Also been convinced to read "Library Wars" and "Yona of the Dawn" by Mrs. H, both of which are surprisingly good Manga that I recommend to pretty much anybody.


Hmm feet of clay I don't think I've heard of it, whats the premise or basic synopsis of it?
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Postby hamlet » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:05 am

Billobob wrote:
hamlet wrote:After a few short stories and tv shows, now reading, very slowly, Feet of Clay by Sir Pratchett.

Also been convinced to read "Library Wars" and "Yona of the Dawn" by Mrs. H, both of which are surprisingly good Manga that I recommend to pretty much anybody.


Hmm feet of clay I don't think I've heard of it, whats the premise or basic synopsis of it?


Pterry's discworld novel. City Watch investigates a few murders and a poisoning seemingly committed by golems who actually cannot do that.
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Postby hamlet » Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:00 pm

Weir's The Martian. Good book, Entertaining and, from time to time, extremely funny. I recommend it to anybody for a quick read.
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Postby The Nameless Thing » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:40 pm

Finished re-reading all of Dresden Files while on vacation. Needed another long project to start. It was between Feist (Riftwar and Serpent War) or Peter Hamilton's Night's Dawn....Night's Dawn it is!
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Postby Billobob » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:18 pm

I've almost finished the unabridged version of Oliver Twist, oh and I read Prilgrim's progress.
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Postby TheGreenWizard » Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:30 pm

The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Incredibly interesting read.
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Postby PatriotBlade » Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:37 pm

The last book I read was actually written by my adoptive dad. The Pastor's Replacement Bride by George McVey
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Postby Billobob » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:03 pm

I just finished reading Thud a disc world novel by Terry Pratchet.
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Postby TheGreenWizard » Tue May 09, 2017 5:04 pm

How was it, Billobob?
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Postby Billobob » Tue May 09, 2017 7:42 pm

Actually I really enjoyed it even with it being only my third discworld book. Overall the series feels kind of like a mix between the hitchikers guide to the galaxy and LOTR. Though I'm not sure if it's as good as LOTR
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