Official What Are You Reading Thread:

Discussion in 'Movies, Books, TV & Media' started by Chris, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. the.godfather

    the.godfather Mr. Flibble

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    Been re-reading 'Different Seasons' by Stephen King. Just an all-time classic.

    I'd never read the book up until last year actually but have now read it a couple of times since then.
     
  2. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    The Crystal Shard - R. A. Salvatore
    The History of British Magic After Crowley - Dave Evans
    The Magus of Freemasonry: The Mysterious Life of Elias Ashmole - Tobias Churton
     
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    xXxPriestessxXx One Among the Fence Contributor

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    Still reading Halo: Contact Harvest. Great story! Only a few more pages to go.

    EDIT: Finished it today.... Amazing book. Even if you've never played the games, it's an excellent sci-fi series of books.
     
  5. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    The Halfling's Gem - R. A. Salvatore
    The World of Shamanism - Roger Walsh, M.D., Ph.D.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    CooleyJr Banned

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    Its not a book.. but im reading the text in a chatroom on Camfrog called All_Guitars_United :D
     
  9. DelfinoPie

    DelfinoPie Whoopsie Daisy! Contributor

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    Reading a short story out of:

    Necronomicon (collection of stories) - H.P Lovecraft

    As well as:

    War and Peace - Tolstoy
     
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    Buzz762 Destroyer of Worlds Contributor

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    Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut
     
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    progmetaldan SS.org Regular

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    Well I just bought The 'Tamuli' Trilogy by David Eddings, so no doubt I'll be getting into that fairly soon... :D
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    The Golden Compass for a short while. Wanted to see what all the hullabulloo was about. Not that great of a story. Still giving it a chance because I'm only about 95 pages in. Also, Hawkes Harbor by S.E. Hinton. And a few of Edgar Allen Poe's wokrs here and there. Just for inspiration.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    progmetaldan SS.org Regular

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    Started reading 'Domes Of Fire' from 'The Tamuli' trilogy by David Eddings...
     
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    Uber Mega Try my fist! Contributor

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    Finally got around to reading "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip k. Dick. It's nothing like Bladerunner (one of my favorite films), only very loosely based on it and it's difficult to get the same imagery from the book and the film...the cyber-punk dystopian look of the film is brilliant. The story goes much deeper in the book than the film though, with many more moral questions raised and plenty of back story that can be called on when watching Bladerunner.

    Decent book, anyway.
     
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    Naren OldschoolGhettostyle

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    Right now I'm reading a Japanese novel called "Tunnel" by Tatsuya Yoshimura. So far, it's pretty interesting, but the first chapter had so many Japanese horror stereotypes in it, that I almost thought "Can't you try something a little more original?"

    I tend to read the Kadokawa Bunko Horror books because, even if they're long (for a Japanese book. Like 600-700 pages), I still find them very enjoyable to read and I find myself flying through them. The last one I read before this one was "Mizuchi" which had a lot of really difficult words and ancient writing patterns, excerpts from the kojiki (the oldest surviving book in Japan from around 650-700 AD). That book, however, was very very unique and different and was unlike any horror story I've ever read before.
     
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    Uber Mega Try my fist! Contributor

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    The Audacity of Hope - Barack Obama, and Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick.

    After I've finished these I start the daunting ideal of reading King's 'The Dark Tower', something i've never read...the 7 books are sat staring at me from the book case :ugh:
     
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    "Filth" by Irvine Welsh.

    Well going to be starting it today as I bought it yesterday and love everything I've read by him so far :yesway:
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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