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Discussion in 'General' started by Weekly_Estimate, 7 Nov 2010.

  1. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Holiday next week, so lined up a few to get through;

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  2. perplekks45

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    They have arrived today but I think I will first finish Speaker of the Dead, book #2 of 4 of the Endersaga I have. Really enjoyed Ender's Game. Split between going for Jasper Fforde or book #3 after that....
     
  3. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I started reading the Blue Ant Trilogy today on the train. Already hooked.
     
  4. Weekly_Estimate

    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano
     
  5. Arboreal

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    Excellent, I read it last year and thought that they were brilliant. I hadn't read any WG for 20 years or do.

    Read Virtual Light recently, and didn't find it as easy going as the later trilogy. Need to try Idoru next
     
  6. perplekks45

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    Went with Jasper Fforde, well into book 6 of the Thursday Next series by now. With a short break with His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet... BRILLIANT!

    Also read a couple comics/graphic novels by Warren Ellis: Tree, Injection. And Outcast by Kirkman. And Wytches by Scott Snyder. And some Deadpool. And some Batman. And V for Vendetta.
     
  7. BentAnat

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    Recently read:
    The Martian
    Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children

    Currently reading:
    Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Pt.2)
     
  8. perplekks45

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    Have you seen the movie? If so, how does it compare to the book? Saw the movie a few weeks ago and enjoyed it enough to think about reading the book(s).
     
  9. BentAnat

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    I have (last night, in fact).
    Burton plays fast and loose with the source material there.
    The plot is somewhat different, and the books have stronger characters (although the age differences between the books and the film may be a bit confusing at first). The books are also "darker" if that makes sense.

    Also, important to note, the first book flows over into the second one seamlessly. They're very clearly a series of books. Can't judge the third book just yet.

    I quite liked the first one. It's much in the same tone as the film, but also quite a bit more interesting.
     
  10. freshsandwiches

    freshsandwiches Can I do science to it?

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    Just finished:

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    Which is the book club pick for October in /r/books
     
  11. perplekks45

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    ... and I'm sold. :thumb:
     
  12. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    The Peripheral. Good ol' Gibson back on form.
     
  13. SkiDave

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    Just finished Ready Player One. A very enjoyable read despite being a little young to get all the 80s references. Definitely worth a read.
     
  14. Jake123456

    Jake123456 Surprise!

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    Brent Weeks new book, The Blood Mirror might possibly be the best book I have ever read. Seriously guys, invest yourselves into the series. I'm losing more and more hours sleep due to it!
     
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    The Bitmap Brothers: Universe. Backed on Kickstarter a donkey's age ago and finally delivered this week.
     
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    Just started this. I do like Boyle's dark humour.

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    Predator Incursion - Book 1 of the Rage War trilogy
     
  18. Chairboy

    Chairboy I want something good to die for...

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    On book 13 of the Aubrey and Maturin series.
     
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    Me too. That's another one for the Amazon wishlist. Christmas is close...

    Finished His Bloody Project: absolutely great book if you want something different. And i just started American Gods by Neil Gaiman. Very entertaining read so far.
     

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