What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:36 am

I've read a couple of interesting books in the past little while (as noted on my thread), ranging from the first volumes of the strange manga Durarara!!, the bizarre Japanese novel Paprika, and Murder on the Orient Express. Currently chipping away at a Doctor Who novel called The Sands of Time...
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby storm » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:15 am

have just started on another of the 'Dresden Files' by Jim Butcher.

The series is about a wizard living in modern Chicago .
I wasn't too excited by the first one I read: Fool Moon, it's about werewolves
But thought I'd give the series another try.
This one is about Nightmare daemons.

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:16 pm

It's a good series gets better as it goes on, and the good news is he a G.O. H. at Eastercon next year in London. :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Dotsie » Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:02 pm

Well, I've just started Game of Thrones as well. Never seen it, don't know anything about it, and I could do with a good long read. So far, so interesting.

Just finished the Percy Jackson series, which was entertaining.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:12 pm

Finished the latest Dresden Files and it was just as expected. Fun and fast! I've started on Charlaine Harris' new book, Midnight Crossroads. Kind of slow to get into, it's the first of a new series, but enjoyable so far.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:08 pm

Iv'e had a look at that one Catch-up, post a review when you're finished reading it. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:20 pm

I'm reading a LOT of Pratchett at the moment just in case I end up having to cover in Strangely Fascinating. I'm on a book a day currently :roll:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:30 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:I'm reading a LOT of Pratchett at the moment just in case I end up having to cover in Strangely Fascinating. I'm on a book a day currently :roll:

:lol: I'm wandering the mean streets of Ankh-Morpork (the Compleat Guide) in my sleep atm - really channelling Vimes just now :P That and Turtle Recall although that's more use for the new Caroc deck I'm taking up with me for the Dicebox :roll:

MAD - don't get too manic although you could refine your research reading to guilds/societies and industries in A-M (or environs such as Holy Wood since Moving Pictures market was in A-M ;) ). I'm trying not to do too much on the railways though I daresay it'll creep into the equation as Pat and Chris are planning on doing a lot of ad libbing this time around... :shifty:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:57 pm

(The Mad Collector wrote:
I'm reading a LOT of Pratchett at the moment just in case I end up having to cover in Strangely Fascinating. I'm on a book a day currently ) that's Raising the standard a bit Mad. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:35 am

Amongst other things, I've started reading the graphic novel series The Invisibles, by Grant Morrison. Two volumes in, and, well, it's both repellent and strangely engrossing. Morrison's an extremely intelligent writer, but he's also a very morbid one...
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:02 am

I been reading dawn of the bunny suicides
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby storm » Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:52 pm

Finished the two Dresden files that I have and haven't tracked down any more yet.
Have just started a factual account of the battle of Pegasus bridge by Stephen Ambrose.

So far so good.

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:43 pm

You can get them on Kindle storm, or I seen them regulary in the Works book outlets three for a fiver, and in the charity shops. I have only three to read not got the latest one yet. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby hnorwood » Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:36 am

I am ashamed to admit that I have only just discovered Iain M Banks; picked up "Matter" from the Library. Almost can't put it down. I'm hooked!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby chris.ph » Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:48 pm

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