What Are You Reading 2

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Postby Dotsie » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:35 pm

Read it last month on my hols :D
What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby RedOrangeGate » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:29 pm

1Q84 is a very good book by Haruki Murakami. However as you read it, it gets more and more disturbing. It's certainly the most unusual book I've read in a long time. Basically it's about a female assassin and a writer and a young woman who fled from a cult in Japan set in a world that's not quite the world we, or they recognise.
Murakami is an excellent writer, one of the sort of people who could write about someone preparing a cup of tea and make it fascinating. When creating such an imaginative story as this then you really get drawn in.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:40 am

Haven't had much luck with book choices lately. The last 3 I've tried have not held my attention, including an A. Lee Martinez one. I usually really enjoy his books but Emperor Mollusk and the Sinister Brain just didn't do it for me.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:37 am

Science of Discworld :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chris.ph » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:36 pm

three quaters of the way thru world war z after a gap of a couple of months reading the normal dross i get thru :lol: :lol: and its a fascinating read :ugeek:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chillicamper » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:02 pm

American Gods by Neil Gaiman.......Well re-reading it actually.....for the 3rd time. I think that after TP books, its my favourite book. 600 pages of brilliance.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:03 pm

chillicamper wrote:American Gods by Neil Gaiman.......Well re-reading it actually.....for the 3rd time. I think that after TP books, its my favourite book. 600 pages of brilliance.

I must get around to reading that again soon. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 31, 2012 1:46 am

Me too! I'm having a hard time remembering it.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby chillicamper » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:24 am

I'm actually sad enough to have a T shirt with the very long ' I Believe' speech from the book on it. :oops: :oops:

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The words on the T shirt are pretty small, so if people want to read it they have to get quite close........it's the only way I can get anyone to look at my body nowadays :lol: :lol:
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Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:26 am

That's a great shirt! I might have to put that on my xmas list. 8-)
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby pip » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:35 am

Would love the Graveyard book shirt on the site but its sold out :roll:
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:35 pm

Science of Discworld 2: The Globe :D
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:20 pm

I wonder when you bought that Sjoerd ;)

Reading Histories of Nations at the moment, a series of short essays on the history of a country written by a historian from that country, it's really interesting to read the different viewpoints
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Catch-up » Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm

Just started Dead Over Heels by Charlaine Harris. Not a Sookie book, an Aurora Teagarden one.
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Re: What Are You Reading 2

Postby Quatermass » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:38 am

Okay, bit of a catch-up. Amongst other things, I have read the latest Laundry book by Charles Stross, The Apocalypse Codex. And I read a book on micronations. :roll:
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