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Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2015, 11:07 AM
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Re: What are you reading?

The Stand by Stephen King
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Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2014, 11:26 AM
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Chuck is one of my favorites. Always good stuff...

Chuck is one of my favorites. Always good stuff :tu

I just finished rereading Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. It's so good, and so sad...
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Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2013, 02:38 PM
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Dust - The last book of the Silo series from Hugh Howey. Good stuff. I've really enjoyed the series.

American Psycho - I'm really not sure if I'm going to manage to finish this. It's weirding me...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2013, 03:00 PM
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Re: What are you reading?

Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi. It is the 4th in the Old Man's War series.

I've made it through 2 and 3 in the last week or so - the joy of audiobooks :banger
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Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 07:00 PM
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Old Man's War was fantastic. Ghost brigades is sitting in my kindle library waiting for me to start chugging along through.

But I had a gauntlet thrown down that has side tracked me. I was scoffed...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2012, 04:36 PM
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Re: What are you reading?

I've gotten into audio books. Been making good use of my 1 hour a day of commute to/from work.

I've already listened to Ender's Shadow (takes place at the same time as Ender's Game but from the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2012, 07:36 PM
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Re: What are you reading?

I finished Fellowship of the Ring last night. The funniest line was "So _____ and _____ continued on the final leg of the journey"

...there's still two books to go...is this really the "final...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2012, 07:26 AM
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That was a good, quick read. That same author...

That was a good, quick read. That same author (Hugh Howey) released a new short story called "The Plagiarist" about 3 months ago - it is worth a read as well. Be warned - I read it in about 2...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2012, 08:23 AM
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I read the whole series back about 10 years ago....

I read the whole series back about 10 years ago. I wanted to read something that WASN'T sci-fi to try to get me out of that genre for a little while. Gonna read The Hobbit then the whole trilogy.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2012, 07:18 AM
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Re: What are you reading?

The Hobbit by Tolkien.
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Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2012, 02:43 PM
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Re: What are you reading?

Fahrenheit 451

It saddens me that I can't find my paperback copy. I've read through it 4-5 times already...oh well. Picked up the kindle version (which it feels weird to pick up a Bradbury book on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2012, 11:49 AM
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You mentioning him made me remember. Looked him...

You mentioning him made me remember. Looked him up - sure enough he's published another short story called "The Plagiarist". Very cool book - interesting concept.

Wool was a great set to read....
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2012, 06:56 AM
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Another good resource is NPR's top 100 sci fi and...

Another good resource is NPR's top 100 sci fi and fantasy book list (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/11/139085843/your-picks-top-100-science-fiction-fantasy-books).

There's also an image version...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2012, 08:49 AM
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Yeah - I haven't seen any with an outright bad...

Yeah - I haven't seen any with an outright bad review. I've just gotten into reading in the last few months and the sci fi genre is fantastic to me. He and Isaac Asimov are the 2 that i see...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2012, 06:26 AM
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This one was a quick read, but very good! He...

This one was a quick read, but very good!

He states that he is very heavily influence by Robert Heinlein in the acknowledgement section. Gonna try to pick out one of his books and tackle it next...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2012, 06:29 AM
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Re: What are you reading?

I'm going to tackle Old Man's War by John Scalzi. I seem to have a thing going for intergalactic warfare.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2012, 08:04 PM
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Just finished it up. While it was complex and...

Just finished it up. While it was complex and confusing, it was still a great read.

There's several on my "to read" list. Not sure what I will tackle next.
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Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2012, 09:14 AM
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Forget it - down with the haters. Gonna continue...

Forget it - down with the haters. Gonna continue the series and move onto Children of the Mind! This series is fantastic so far.
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Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2012, 08:53 PM
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Aaaand finished up Xenocide (third book in the...

Aaaand finished up Xenocide (third book in the series). Moving on to Children of the Mind

EDIT: actually - the reviews are horrific...maybe I won't...i'm so torn. Seeing things like "the fourth...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2012, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Apoco
Yep! Going to tackle: Xenocide ...

Yep! Going to tackle:

Xenocide
Children of the Mind
Ender's Shadow

I've been amazed looking at Wikipedia regarding the Ender's Game series. He's written 13 full novels - only 5...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2012, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Apoco
Re: What are you reading?

Just finished up Speaker for the Dead (2nd book of the Ender's Game series). Awesome read!
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Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2012, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Apoco
Re: What are you reading?

Picked up Speaker for the Dead (2nd book of the Ender's Game series) again last night - I had petered out on reading it. Been really slacking on my reading lately :/. It took me years to start...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2012, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Apoco
Just some light reading :r Posted via Mobile...

Just some light reading :r
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Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2012, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Apoco
Re: What are you reading?

I started really reading Ender's game on Friday. I just finished it up - under 48 hours from start to finish :banger. It was a REALLY awesome book - I'm gonna start up Speaker for the Dead now


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Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2012, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Apoco
Finished up Wool. Went ahead and downloaded the...

Finished up Wool. Went ahead and downloaded the first book from the Ender's Game series. Gonna see how I like it.
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