Which book(s) are you currently reading?

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

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:02 am

The Black Box by Michael Connelly

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

Post by The Last Ginja » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:03 pm

I've read these in the last few weeks:

Total Recall by Arnie. I really enjoyed until the politics chapters.
Hearts in Atlantis-Stephen King, Short stories and Novellas, with a loose tie in to the Dark Tower, and a lot about Vietnam. I enjoyed it.
Dark Tower books 1/2/3. This is my 2nd time through and they're just as good. Taking a break from them though to make sure I'm not reading anything when Doctor Sleep(The Shining 2) is released. Plus it'll give me some time to play some games :)

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

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:49 pm

Hearts in Atlantis is a magnificent book, many people regard it as Kings best work.

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Post by clarance » Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:02 pm

Just finished Hearts in Atlantis as well - in the middle of Tommy Knockers now. Stephen King is a magnificent author, possibly underrated as a serious writer? I'm not sure - but I always find a lot of his stuff, especially that without the supernatural flavour, very impressive.

Also just finished Nothing to Envy, quite astounding...
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Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:58 pm

clarance wrote:Just finished Hearts in Atlantis as well - in the middle of Tommy Knockers now. Stephen King is a magnificent author, possibly underrated as a serious writer? I'm not sure - but I always find a lot of his stuff, especially that without the supernatural flavour, very impressive.

Also just finished Nothing to Envy, quite astounding...
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by martin_lovick » Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:42 pm

Just finished reading Filth. :shock: that is certainly a graphic book.

Starting on the game of thrones now...
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by PrimalScientist » Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:14 pm

Currently reading Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead.

After that True Lies :)

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Post by Morkin » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:35 am

Still reading First King of Shannara, but I've just started The Raven's Shadow by Elspeth Cooper which suddenly appeared in my local library on Monday.

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

Post by Sel Feena » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:36 pm

Bought Doctor Sleep on impulse and am actually quite looking forward to getting started on it! Haven't read much Stephen King.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by greenberet79 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:29 am

Just started reading the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz. Seems good so far.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by the_hawk » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:52 am

The Straw Men by Michael Marshall, I'm only a few chapters in but I'm absolutely gripped, I love the style of writing & it's rekindled my love of a good book.

Apparently he's done quite a few of these so I'm gonna work my way through them.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by The Last Ginja » Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:43 am

greenberet79 wrote:Just started reading the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz. Seems good so far.
I love those books! I haven't read Odd Apocalypse yet but it's on the list. I'd also recommend checking out the film(available on the high seas) it's pretty good.

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

Post by clarance » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:51 pm

Timothy Lumsden wrote:
clarance wrote:Just finished Hearts in Atlantis as well - in the middle of Tommy Knockers now. Stephen King is a magnificent author, possibly underrated as a serious writer? I'm not sure - but I always find a lot of his stuff, especially that without the supernatural flavour, very impressive.

Also just finished Nothing to Envy, quite astounding...
is that the Barbara Demick N Korea book?
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by Sel Feena » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:02 pm

Sel Feena wrote:Bought Doctor Sleep on impulse and am actually quite looking forward to getting started on it! Haven't read much Stephen King.
Welp, finished up on this and I deffo recommend it. Abra is a great character, vulnerable but determined, and I'd love to see her maybe get some books of her own in the future. Although it would have been nice for there to have been a little more in the way of...y'know...horror.
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Re: Which book(s) are you currently reading?

Post by Megamixer » Thu Oct 17, 2013 1:29 pm

Sel Feena wrote:
Sel Feena wrote:Bought Doctor Sleep on impulse and am actually quite looking forward to getting started on it! Haven't read much Stephen King.
Welp, finished up on this and I deffo recommend it. Abra is a great character, vulnerable but determined, and I'd love to see her maybe get some books of her own in the future. Although it would have been nice for there to have been a little more in the way of...y'know...horror.
Picked this up myself last weekend. I had no idea it had been released yet so it was a nice surprise to see a new Stephen King book on the shelves. I'm planning to re-read The Shining first before moving onto Doctor Sleep as the former was the first ever Stephen King book I read years ago and I've only been through it once. Got almost all of the others apart from 3-4 that still elude me...
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