Which book(s) are you currently reading?

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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:10 am

Just finished Standing In Another Mans Grave - Ian Rankin, and its the usual excellent standard.

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Post by Morkin » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:00 am

The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima. Shame it's the last in the Seven Realms Series as I've found it to be very entertaining indeed.

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Post by The Last Ginja » Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:20 pm

Just finished Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. An Excellent read.

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Post by IronMaidenRule » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:44 pm

Currently on The Brentford Triangle and gave up on A Tale Of Two Cities, it was a bit, ZZzzzzzzzzz!!

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Post by Morkin » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:12 am

Two books on the go at the moment. Wool by Hugh Howey & The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks. And they're both great reads so far.

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Post by piginapoke » Thu May 02, 2013 3:31 am

Rocket Men - the story of the Apollo 11 moon landing - fantastic book
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Post by necronom » Thu May 02, 2013 8:01 am

Commodore: A company on the edge. I also have the first edition, and the Amiga one is out in July :D
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by The Last Ginja » Sun May 05, 2013 3:24 pm

I've just finished reading John dies at the end by David Wong. It's funny, gory, and batshit mental. Brilliant, inventive and one of the best books I've read.

Currently reading Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. After a slow start I nearly gave up on it, but I'm glad I didn't it's turning out to be pretty good.

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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Mon May 13, 2013 12:51 pm

started the gunslinger,the first of the dark tower books by stephen king.i picked up the revised edition a few weeks past and decided to read that one instead of the original (i haven't read any of them before) so far it's very good but i'm really not very far in.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by The Last Ginja » Wed May 15, 2013 10:26 am

Hitman_HalStep wrote:started the gunslinger,the first of the dark tower books by stephen king.i picked up the revised edition a few weeks past and decided to read that one instead of the original (i haven't read any of them before) so far it's very good but i'm really not very far in.

Stick with them, they just get better and better IMO.

I finished Snow Crash yesterday and it went in directions I would never have envisioned.

I'm now reading the sequel to John dies at the End, which has the amazing title of "This book is full of spiders. Seriously dude don't touch it!"

Not as good as the original so far, but it's still entertaining.

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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Fri May 17, 2013 6:54 pm

Done within the past couple of months;

Moby D.ick aka The Whale
Lord of the Rings
Sink the Belgrano (Mike Rossiter) - done this one in two days!
The Hobbit
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
Frost/Nixon

On the to do list;
Bored of the Rings (The Harvard Lampoon)
The Soddit (A. R. R. R. Roberts)


On the Want List;

Hunting the Bismark (M Z Skwiot)
1984 (George Orwell)
The Cosmic Tourist (Brian May/Patrick Moore/Chris Lintott)
50 Big Ideas You Really Need to Know (Ben Dupre)
As well as come of the classics ie; H.G. Wells, Robinson Crusoe, Treasure Island, maybe a little Dickins and so on.

Abandoned;

Time Travel and Warp Drives: A Scientific Guide to Shortcuts Through Time and Space (Allen Everett/Thomas Roman) - thought I'd like this but pretty much hated the constant algebra and hyperthetical scenarios!
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by rupert » Sat May 18, 2013 5:46 pm

The Last Ginja wrote:Just finished Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. An Excellent read.
I've just started it, good so far :)

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Post by martin_lovick » Sun May 19, 2013 3:41 am

been on a bit of a classics season recntly,

just started 20000 leagues under the sea.

recently read the time machine and journey to the centre of the earth. I preferred journey to the centre of the earth.

its great that all this stuff is free on ibooks
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun May 19, 2013 4:32 am

Live and Let Die. Its the one Bond film I don't get much enjoyment from, so not surprised I'm finding it weak.

Its incredibly racist, very much a product of its time.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Tue May 28, 2013 5:04 pm

Recently "done" The Hobbit, Frost/Nixon and A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking).
Currently reading The Soddit, a parody of The Hobbit. It's fun.

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