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    Listening to the Voices In My Head Satori1977's Avatar
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    Still reading Outlander, but needed a break, so I started HP and The Chamber of Secrets.
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    I'm about to start The Immortals, the final Edge Chronicles book. I've been reading these books since I was ten years old, and they've aged very well- they're just as good now as they were when I was a kid. In fact, this series actually got me into reading- I read before that, but it was only after encountering these books that reading became more than just something to do. So, I'm really excited to read this.
    "Most plans are critically flawed by their own logic. A failure at any step will ruin everything. That's just basic cause and effect. It's easy for a good plan to fall apart. Therefore, a plan that has no attachment to logic can not be stopped." -Red Mage, 8-Bit Theater

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    I'm now reading Terry Pratchett's Carpet People.

    Just finished Going Postal. Let's see how good this is.
    "Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader's."
    - Stephen King

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    Just finished Philip Roth's Everyman, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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    Skulduggery and haberdashery Kyra Wright's Avatar
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    I just started Ben Sherwood's The Survivors Club.

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    I just finished Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher. Best Harry Dresden novel yet. I'm about to start White Night, the next in the series.
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    Willa Cather's O, Pioneers! and loving it immensely.
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    Just finished some girlie book called Mob Rules by AW's own GregB.

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    Nothing. I moved from Thailand to Vietnam a few weeks ago and all my stuff's still in Customs. I should be reading again this weekend, but until then either I write my own novel or edit somebody else's.
    Over 5000 years ago, we worshipped them as gods. Now we do not. The Last Titan

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin T.N. Tobias's Avatar
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    Freedom by Jonathen Franzen
    Common as Air by Lewis Hyde
    Don't Know Much about History by Ken Davis (audio)

    Next up:
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    Proofiness by Charles Seife
    Nights of Villjamur by Mark Charan Newton (audio)
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    I'm reading The Host by Stephanie Meyer. I know her Twilight saga has been relentlessly savaged on this site and I'll never read the series, mostly because I'm nowhere near their target audience, but The Host is pretty readable. A good story and relatively few adverbs.
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    I'm reviewing The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry for Workman Publishing. I started it last night and it's the cat's meow.

    I'll be hosting a giveaway for the book on my blog next month, stay tuned!

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    Philip Jenkins, Jesus Wars.

    Andrew Bacevich, Washington Rules (so far, I've had my Kindle reading it to me in its funky computer voice).

    Bart Ehrman, God's Problem.

    Isabel Wikerson, The Warmth of Other Suns (queued up on the Kindle; it is some 700 pages, and I need to be ready to stick with it).

    I'm dipping into several others on my Kindle. (Best thing since sliced bread, that Kindle.)

    Queued up in print edition, Sinclair Lewis's Kingsblood Royal. (Library book, so can't dawdle too long.)

    Finished The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and co-author Leonard Mlodinow yesterday. Probably should re-read much of that.

    --Ken

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    Quote Originally Posted by larocca View Post
    Nothing. I moved from Thailand to Vietnam a few weeks ago and all my stuff's still in Customs. I should be reading again this weekend, but until then either I write my own novel or edit somebody else's.
    It's good to be a writer sometimes. If we don't have a book to read it's just to write one.

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    Stranger With My Face - Lois Duncan
    Fantasy Fiction Author

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    Just finished "The fourth bear" by Jasper Fforde, which was a great laugh, and probably about to read "Waiting for the barbarians" by J.M. Coetzee, which I've been looking for for ages and finally found this morning.
    "You don't have to be blind to not know where you're going."
    José Saramago.

    Goodreads

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    I just finished the second Septimus Heap book and am going to start on the third.
    And also the second book in the Araminya Spookie searies, the second Dresden Files book and the first Percy Jackson book are on my to-be-read list.
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    I'm actually (slowly) reading Dune by Frank Herbert right now. Mainly picked it because my Ethics professor wants us to write a term paper on the morals in the novel. It'll be interesting, to say the least.

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    The Unwanted by John Saul. But I am going to stop. The storyline is just like the rest of his books and the writing itself, grates my nerves.

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    Darkness on the Edge of Town by Brian Keene.

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    Last night I finished reading the IKEA catalogue...oh, I mean The Girl Who Played with Fire.

    Now I'm reading The Death of Donna Whalen by Michael Winter. It's a true-crime, non-fiction novel type of thing. But it's a library Express read, so I'd better get cracking!!

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    Sinclair Lewis's Kingsblood Royal (1947 novel). Sizzling, scathing, incendiary satire/social commentary. And still relevant.

    --Ken

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    Free Agent Nation - Daniel Pink
    April Shadows - V C Andrews
    Faerie Wars - Herbie Brennan

    Listening to:

    The Hobbit
    Broken - Kelley Armstrong
    The Subtle Knife - Pullman

    Yes, I read more than one book at a time.
    Ready for a new addiction? Read my book!


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    Quote Originally Posted by roseangel View Post
    I just finished the second Septimus Heap book and am going to start on the third.
    And also the second book in the Araminya Spookie searies, the second Dresden Files book and the first Percy Jackson book are on my to-be-read list.
    I loved Bartimaeus.
    Ready for a new addiction? Read my book!


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    Finished Chamber of Secrets, and now starting Prisoner of Azkaban. Also rereading Misery by Stephen King. Read it as a kid, and it really freaked me out (had to skip over parts). Now that I am much older, I want to give it another try.
    Rejection isn't failure. Failure is giving up. Everybody gets rejected, it's how you handle it that determines where you will end up.

    Richard Castle


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