What Are You Reading? 3

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Postby raptornx01 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:19 pm

After i dunno how many months, and 2000 pages, finally finished Fallout: Equestria. Sad the journey is over, but it was one hell of a ride. Excellent story. Lots of action, fair amount of humor, some really emotional moments, and just overall well written narrative.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:43 pm

Wish You Were Here - Tom Holt.
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The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:43 pm

The boy who cold see demons, or something close to that. Can't put it down!
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:48 am

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Quatermass wrote:Finished reading Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. Bloody weird book, and a little thin on the ground, but perversely enjoyable all the same.

A brilliant book. Why thin on the ground? Anyone who enjoyed the film would love the book BTW :)


Because it was almost all about Grenouille's life's journey, and he wasn't really a complicated person. Hey, I'm not saying it wasn't a good book. I enjoyed it quite a bit, and immediately bought the $10 Penguin paperback after returning my library copy. I was just left wanting a bit more.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Sister Jennifer » Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:27 pm

Perfume was a good book. Haven't seen the film, didn't know it was one.

I'm re-reading Jennifer Government by Max Barry. I highly recommend it.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Quatermass » Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:35 am

Read it. One of his other books, Lexicon, is on the to-read list...
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Postby Quatermass » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:17 am

I've also just finished the first volume of the paper media version of Gunnerkrigg Court. Quite interesting and weird.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:26 am

I'm reading The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde. Enjoying it so far. :)
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:30 am

Tonyblack wrote:I'm reading The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde. Enjoying it so far. :)

Liked the book and its sequel but I have it up to here with Jasper FForde. The third parts release of this has been put back three times , The third Jack Spratt book promised in 2007 has disappeared, the sequel of Shades of Grey promised for last year has dissapeared with a prequel now promised for 2015 and hes still throwing out rubbish Thursday sequels when the series was so clearly ended in book 4.
someone has to kick him firmly up the arse
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby michelanCello » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:13 pm

pip wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:I'm reading The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde. Enjoying it so far. :)

Liked the book and its sequel but I have it up to here with Jasper FForde. The third parts release of this has been put back three times , The third Jack Spratt book promised in 2007 has disappeared, the sequel of Shades of Grey promised for last year has dissapeared with a prequel now promised for 2015 and hes still throwing out rubbish Thursday sequels when the series was so clearly ended in book 4.
someone has to kick him firmly up the arse

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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby pip » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:41 pm

So i'm not the only one then :lol: :lol:
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Postby michelanCello » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm

Definitely not.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:03 pm

Easy money for him as he knows people will still buy his books. He could take a lesson from Pterry.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:06 pm

Catch-up wrote:The boy who cold see demons, or something close to that. Can't put it down!


Finished this, The Boy Who Could See Demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke. It was really good! My only criticism is that she tipped her hand a little too early and obviously about the ending.

I agree with you guys on the Thursday Next books. I would much rather see another Shades of Grey book.
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Re: What Are You Reading? 3

Postby Catch-up » Fri Nov 22, 2013 1:14 pm

I'm a few chapters into The Gates by John Connolly and I love it so far! It's so funny. :D I'm sure I've read something by him before, but can't think what it was.
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