The Book thread

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Re: The Book thread

Postby Ulfrinn » Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:25 pm

I'm very wary of King's newer works, I picked up Lisey's story a while back which was astounding. But indeed, not sure about buying his newer stuff.

Currently I'm considering rereading House of Leaves. As it is one of the most fantasmagorical books ever.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:38 am

Currently reading: Gael Baudino - Gossamer Axe

Bard tries to free her lover from the Sidhe with the power of music but gets nowhere. Then somebody takes her to an Yngwie J Malmsteen gig and she has a bit of an epiphany. I expect shredding to occur later down the line.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby Luke- » Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:20 pm

Big D wrote:Currently reading: Gael Baudino - Gossamer Axe

Bard tries to free her lover from the Sidhe with the power of music but gets nowhere. Then somebody takes her to an Yngwie J Malmsteen gig and she has a bit of an epiphany. I expect shredding to occur later down the line.


Haha. I have to read this.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby Finnvitka » Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:59 pm

I have a pile of massively interesting* books about the English Reformation to read




*massively interesting to someone who likes books about religion, I assume
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Re: The Book thread

Postby WorMzy » Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:47 am

Gonna re-read the Tiffany Aching storyline when I get a chance.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby madben_rocker15589 » Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:16 pm

JINGO xD is a awsome book i font it funny and well written but not to complecated so its easy to follow apart from the first page when its says the word confussing like over 10 times lol what ends up making that page confussing lol but all together i font its well worth picking up some time and just indulging yourself in

i am currently reading fith elephant and so fair so good xD :beer:

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Re: The Book thread

Postby WorMzy » Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:43 pm

Finished Wee Free Men. Starting A Hat Full Of Sky.
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:18 am

I'm about tthree chapters into: Scott Lynch - Red Seas Under Red Skies. Conman and his sidekick manage to walk into yet another nest of vipers.

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Re: The Book thread

Postby andeh » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:37 am

I'm going to muster up the courage to finally finish Stonehenge in a few days, and shall be giving historical novels a wide berth for a while, can anyone recommend a sci-fi/fantasy book with a decent enough twist to it, i.e. not just typically sci-fi/fantasy, preferably not 800 pages long and part of an epic 27 piece saga or something, preferably just a stand alone/trilogy?

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Re: The Book thread

Postby gumpy87 » Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:09 pm

after months of not reading books i have started reading the vampire hunter d books, very good but a bit short
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Re: The Book thread

Postby caleb » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:30 pm

andeh wrote:can anyone recommend a sci-fi/fantasy book with a decent enough twist to it, i.e. not just typically sci-fi/fantasy, preferably not 800 pages long and part of an epic 27 piece saga or something, preferably just a stand alone/trilogy?


Both are pretty long but at least not part of a series, and they are 2 of my favorite books of all time: Clive Barker - Weaveworld and Clive Barker - Imajica.

(At the moment myself am going through a bit of an Agatha Christie phase, which is worrying)

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Re: The Book thread

Postby WorMzy » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:40 pm

Just finished Wintersmith.

Will probably start reading The Cain Saga by Kaori Yuki now, now that I have them all. 8D
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Re: The Book thread

Postby AnnihiSlateR » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:45 pm

Recently finished The Way of Wyrd by Brian Bates.
I thaught id give it a read as its the story that Sabbat based the Dreamweaver album on.
Its a very good book in my opinion and id recomend it to anyone
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Re: The Book thread

Postby Big D » Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:16 pm

Just started: Toby Frost: God-Emperor of Didcot.


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Re: The Book thread

Postby lars_ulrichs_blister » Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:02 pm

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