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Tuesday April 28, 2009 7:34 AM
Currently reading "Stranger in a Strange Land".
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Wednesday April 29, 2009 7:25 AM
I liked that one. I'm not much of a Heinlein fan, but I remember liking SiaSL.
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Thursday April 30, 2009 3:25 PM
I'm currently reading The Full Annotated Version of Bram Stroker's Dracula.

It's good... Way better than that Twilight Crap everyone's into.
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Thursday April 30, 2009 9:36 PM
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QUOTED  Robin Hobb's The Farseer trilogy.

It's meh.


I've heard many people wax poetic about its virtues.

I just didn't like her Liveship Traders all that much.


It's not really the story. It's actually pretty good. But, for some reason it plods at times, and that annoys me sometimes.

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I'm not much of a Heinlein fan


Don't let my wife hear that. Hell, I love his work...but ummm, wow.
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Monday May 4, 2009 12:34 AM
QUOTED  I'm currently reading The Full Annotated Version of Bram Stroker's Dracula.

It's good... Way better than that Twilight Crap everyone's into.


Um... duh?

Dracula is for good reason the standard by which other vampire stories are measured.

Have started "The Knight". Nice blend of Faerie and Norse sagas. And like with Wolfe's work in general I have absolutely no idea where it's going. I doubt it will be as impressive as his "Book of the New/Long/Short Sun" series, but it's definitely promising.
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Sunday May 24, 2009 6:38 PM
QUOTED  I've heard many people wax poetic about its virtues.


That's because it's a stellar fantasy series for realistic characterization and world building?

Now reading The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by Gordon Dahlquist. Very interesting gaslamp romance so far - victorian intrigue endlessly entertains me.

[[Edited by Avenging_Angel on Sunday May 24, 2009 6:41 PM]]
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Monday May 25, 2009 12:59 PM
Just wrapped up John Grishams "The Pelican Brief." I cant read too much of his stuff close together though. They always end up being pretty much the exact same. Also finally finished Steven Kings "The Dark Tower." I was pretty disapointed with the series as a whole, found it to be overhyped and a little self indulgent for King. Although, I must say Ive never been a fan besides a few of his stories here and there.

Next on the dockett I think will be "The Golden Compass" series. Anyone read and had any thoughts on the series before I delve into it?
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TheShadowlord
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Tuesday May 26, 2009 3:35 AM
I've never been able to read spy fiction. Unless you count "The Jennifer Morgue" by Charles Stross, but that's full of Lovecraftian horrors and its tongue stuck firmly in cheek.

And yeah, King gets very repetitive and is overrated.

You're talking about "His dark materials", of which the first book is called "THe Northern Lights", inexplicably retitled to "The Golden Compass" for North America.
I read the first book and wasn't terribly impressed by it.
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Tuesday May 26, 2009 12:02 PM
Currently reading Black Cross by Greg Iles. Typical WW2 espionage/adventure/intrigue book.
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Friday May 29, 2009 9:06 AM
Nearly finished with "The Wizard", second book of Gene Wolfe's "THe Wizard-knight".
Arthurian with Norse flavoring. Form and content-wise it should be indistinguishable from scores of other 'hero journey' stories. It has all the right ingrediants but the story is uniquely Wolfe and stands as an example of how it should be done.
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