The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1801 Post by Steel Frog » 08 Apr 2013, 06:32

JJ wrote:I've not been able to get anyone else to read them. I could barely put them down.
Abigail wasn't wowed; I was taking my cues from her.

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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1802 Post by F.N.G. » 08 Apr 2013, 07:31

Steel Frog wrote:
JJ wrote:I've not been able to get anyone else to read them. I could barely put them down.
Abigail wasn't wowed; I was taking my cues from her.
Added the first to my wish list. When I get through my current massive book pile I'll give it a looksee
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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1803 Post by JJ » 08 Apr 2013, 09:34

F.N.G. wrote:
Steel Frog wrote:
JJ wrote:I've not been able to get anyone else to read them. I could barely put them down.
Abigail wasn't wowed; I was taking my cues from her.
Added the first to my wish list. When I get through my current massive book pile I'll give it a looksee
Obviously I'm going to enjoy any series that has a book titled "Lies".
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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1804 Post by Nunis » 09 Apr 2013, 04:28

JJ wrote:
Nunis wrote:Had never heard of it until just now, but it sounds right up my alley. Thanks! The first one is now on my kindle, and as of Tuesday, I will have a few weeks of free time to read.
I'm admittedly curious to see what you think. I've not been able to get anyone else to read them. I could barely put them down.
I've started and so far so good. I'll let you know how it goes.

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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1805 Post by spymeg » 17 May 2013, 08:22

Just got done with Patterson's latest murder club book, and I'm eagerly awaiting the new Lars Kepler. Why does it have to take so long to translate this? I mean, Middle and Nunis, you guys could probably get that cracked out for me faster than July 2, right? :lol:

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#1806 Post by Mazer » 11 Aug 2013, 09:56

Anyone here reading Saga? All the reviews are awesome, but the plot description sounds a little meh to me. Interested to know if anyone here has checked it out, and what you thought.

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#1807 Post by spymeg » 15 Aug 2013, 19:44

just got "let me go" in the UPS today...obviously havent had the chance to read it yet, but it is goinng to be part ofmy hangover remdy todmoorow

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#1808 Post by spymeg » 15 Aug 2013, 19:45

let me go by chelsea cain, btw. awwesome quadrliogy...is that a word?

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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1809 Post by sldawgs » 16 Aug 2013, 06:28

spymeg wrote:let me go by chelsea cain, btw. awwesome quadrliogy...is that a word?
Yes, "that" is a word. :D
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#1810 Post by spymeg » 16 Aug 2013, 09:39

sldawgs wrote:
spymeg wrote:let me go by chelsea cain, btw. awwesome quadrliogy...is that a word?
Yes, "that" is a word. :D
Nice. Say, can ya tell me if smart ass is a word? :lol:

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#1811 Post by sldawgs » 16 Aug 2013, 10:49

spymeg wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
spymeg wrote:let me go by chelsea cain, btw. awwesome quadrliogy...is that a word?
Yes, "that" is a word. :D
Nice. Say, can ya tell me if smart ass is a word? :lol:
Yes, I can. 8)
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#1812 Post by alan smithee » 24 Aug 2013, 11:50

spymeg wrote:let me go by chelsea cain, btw. awwesome quadrliogy...is that a word?
I think "tetralogy" is more common ("tetra" comes from the Greek for "four", "quad*" comes from the Latin for "four"), but "quadrilogy" gets used (e.g., Alien). And, really, neither is that frequently used.
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#1813 Post by Mazer » 26 Aug 2013, 17:33

Just finished:
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Fabulous. Everyone here who loves Galaxy Quest should read this. It's so fun.

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#1814 Post by Middle » 28 Aug 2013, 00:45

Mazer wrote:Just finished:
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Fabulous. Everyone here who loves Galaxy Quest should read this. It's so fun.
Just ordered it. Looks fun!
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#1815 Post by Buckykatt » 30 Aug 2013, 05:51

About to start this, only $2.99 on Kindle.
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#1816 Post by » 30 Aug 2013, 06:19

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#1817 Post by Mazer » 04 Sep 2013, 19:50

Middle wrote:
Mazer wrote:Just finished:
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Fabulous. Everyone here who loves Galaxy Quest should read this. It's so fun.
Just ordered it. Looks fun!
Hurrah!

And hey, it just won the Hugo.

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#1818 Post by alan smithee » 04 Sep 2013, 22:35

A² wrote:ugh



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It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1819 Post by Dawson » 11 Jul 2014, 06:49

I have over an hour train journey to and from work now so I need some books to read.

I have recently re-read every Neil Gaiman book and even some Stephen Baxter books I had so if anyone has any ideas I'm listening!

(Might have to re-read the whole Dresden Files series and can't remember how far I got)
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#1820 Post by sldawgs » 11 Jul 2014, 06:57

I've been reading the original Ian Fleming Bond books. Nice easy reads.
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#1821 Post by F.N.G. » 12 Jul 2014, 11:30

I'm in the middle of Light (the last of the Gone books) - decent easy reads and pretty dark for teen stuff.
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#1822 Post by F.N.G. » 12 Jul 2014, 11:30

Also (plug) finished reading Heartman by MP Wright last week. If you like 60s detective thrillers I'd recommend it, but then it is by a friend of mine, so I would say that.
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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1823 Post by Steel Frog » 12 Jul 2014, 18:34

Currently on House of Hades, the ninth in the Percy Jackson saga. I think I actually like this one the best as Riordan is actually starting to tackle some more mature themes.

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#1824 Post by Mazer » 23 Aug 2014, 10:08

For any FWers who like sci-fi and/or short stories, I have really been enjoying The Time Traveler's Almanac.
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Some great stories, well-chosen. I'd recommend it highly.
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Re: The Book Thread (aka "what are you reading?")

#1825 Post by Steel Frog » 23 Aug 2014, 11:18

Mazer wrote:For any FWers who like sci-fi and/or short stories, I have really been enjoying The Time Traveler's Almanac.
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Some great stories, well-chosen. I'd recommend it highly.
Oh, like you're gonna pretend there's just one book you're reading.

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