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Old 09-19-2010, 07:53 PM   #3676
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Still reading Outlander, but needed a break, so I started HP and The Chamber of Secrets.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:52 PM   #3677
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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.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:20 PM   #3678
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I'm now reading Terry Pratchett's Carpet People.

Just finished Going Postal. Let's see how good this is.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:36 PM   #3679
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:27 PM   #3680
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I just started Ben Sherwood's The Survivors Club.
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Old 09-20-2010, 10:35 PM   #3681
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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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Old 09-21-2010, 08:49 AM   #3682
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Willa Cather's O, Pioneers! and loving it immensely.
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Old 09-21-2010, 07:47 PM   #3683
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:29 PM   #3684
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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.
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Old 09-23-2010, 08:10 PM   #3685
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Freedom by Jonathen Franzen
Common as Air by Lewis Hyde
Don't Know Much about History by Ken Davis (audio)

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Proofiness by Charles Seife
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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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Old 09-23-2010, 09:22 PM   #3687
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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.

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Old 09-23-2010, 10:09 PM   #3688
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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.)

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Old 09-23-2010, 10:34 PM   #3689
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:16 PM   #3690
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Old 09-24-2010, 06:34 PM   #3691
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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.
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Old 09-24-2010, 11:52 PM   #3692
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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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Old 09-26-2010, 12:52 PM   #3693
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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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Old 09-26-2010, 06:03 PM   #3694
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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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Old 09-27-2010, 05:39 PM   #3695
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:54 PM   #3696
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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.

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Old 09-28-2010, 06:05 AM   #3698
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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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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.
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