What Are You Reading? 3

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:21 pm

Make sure Mad doesn't give spoilers, Mici! :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:36 pm

michelanCello wrote::roll: :lol:

Will take me some time before I get to read Long War, so won't be able to discuss it just yet :whistle:

I'm sure Mad may let you read his. ;) :whistle: :mrgreen:
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:33 am

pip wrote:
Bouncy Castle wrote:Anyone going to give Gaiman's Ocean at the end of the Lane a go?

I hear it makes one cry. :shock:

I have two copies ordered so I'm sure I'll read one of them :D


I'm intending to buy one too.

I've read quite a few books since I posted here last. I finally managed to finish Captain Vorpatril's Alliance, and enjoyed it. Unfortunately, the same couldn't be said about a novel I had high expectations of, Pontypool Changes Everything, which was well below what I thought it would be, or even most other books. I read Ruddy Gore by Kerry Greenwood, and Doctor Who: Zamper by Gareth Roberts, and while below average, they were still entertaining books.

What have I got on the to-read list? Plenty. I have the novelisations of the video game Alan Wake and the Star Trek film, a book called The End of Mr Y, and another called The Natural History of Dragons. And those are just the library books.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:43 am

I've read Mr Y, and it confuzzled the frak out of me.

Too much quantum whatsits that went right over my head.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:21 am

Don't read The Gone-Away World, then. Or The Raw Shark Texts.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:23 am

Noted!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:27 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:Noted!


They work on a similar theme, you see, about memes and conceptual things. And they're also bloody weird to boot. But they're still good books if you can stand a mind screw.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:39 am

I can't!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby janet » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:25 pm

Bring up the Bodies.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:14 pm

I'm reading Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut. I really like his books.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:46 pm

Just finished The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Very different than what I expected, but I really enjoyed it. Thought it ended perfectly!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:53 am

Started Iain Banks the Quarry. Very good so far. Main character is basically a British version of Sheldon Cooper
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:04 am

Bazinga.



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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:39 pm

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:00 pm

I'm about 10 chapters into The Long War and I'm really struggling with it.
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