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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Katblossom » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:03 pm

I'm reading The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain Banks. Excellent so far, I love how his stories developed throughout the Culture series. I always loved the Sci-Fi books the most as they were always the most surprising except for The Wasp Factory, which was the most unexpected of them all.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:54 pm

Katblossom wrote:Hmm, I was so looking forward to Eoin Colfer's version but I couldn't finish it, really annoyingly written. Shame.

I didn't really like it either. But hey, it is what it is.


Catch-up wrote:Looking forward to hearing what you guys think of it. I gave up on Stephen King a long time ago.


The Cell was, I think, the last book of his that I enjoyed and that was a few years ago. I read The Dome but skimmed a lot of it. Danny, the kid from The Shining is Dr Sleep. I think it would be worth a read.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:44 am

If you like it, I may give it a try.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Ghost » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:54 pm

Just finished Ouran high school host club including all the extra bits and even though for the first quarter the artwork was a bit shaky the sometimes ridiculous plot lines kept me hooked though out and I finished all 83+ chapters within 2 weeks
I've revisited Natsume Yuujinchou and this time I hope to complete at least 20 chapters by the end of next week
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:00 am

Reading Craig Ferguson's "Between the Bridge and the River" at the moment, which is laugh-out-loud funny at times, and very melancholic in places as well. Very good read so far.

And I've just finished Stephen King's "Joyland", in which nothing really happens. It isn't that creepy, there's virtually no horror, but I loved it all the same.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:29 pm

Barchester wrote:And I've just finished Stephen King's "Joyland", in which nothing really happens. It isn't that creepy, there's virtually no horror, but I loved it all the same.


That's cool, some of his best books aren't the horror ones. Misery, Dead Zone & The Green Mile to name a few. The Body is a particular favourite of mine.

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:41 am

I'm starting reading stuff again. I'm starting where I left off with Fullmetal Alchemist, and intend to read a lot of Stephen King (starting with Doctor Sleep), along with Lexicon by Max Barry and, when it comes out, Raising Steam.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:45 am

Le t me know if Doctor Sleep is any good. Might pick it up towards christmas
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:51 am

I was thinking of reading Doctor Sleep, too, but then I read that it's a sequel (or prequel) to The Shining, and I still haven't read that one (or seen the film, for that matter :oops: ), so I'll wait a bit.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:53 am

Its a sequel so probably best to read The Shining first
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:03 am

Yeah, that's what I figured. Well, it's not as if I don't have anything left to read anyway. The last Pratchett I read was The Last Continent, go figure.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:09 am

Nothing wrong with a big to be read pile. :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:11 am

It's too big and varied here. I buy more books than I read, although I'm sure I'm not the only one who does that :D
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:30 am

I tend to preorder books up to 6 months ahead so have a constant steam of new books. Its great to have the choices but can get a tad out of control.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Barchester » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:39 am

Yep, same problem here :)
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