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Finished The Dragon Reborn re-read a few days ago and started The Shadow Rising. Have a little more time now to read so maybe this will go faster. I'm hoping to finish before the last book coms out. We'll see I guess.

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Wrapping up "The Likeness" by Tarna French. Man what an awesome detective thriller. She has such assured prose. All of the best aspects a thriller but very high literary quality as well.

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Reading Forge of Darkness which I'm finding to be really really good. Can't wait for Fall of Light. It's really putting an interesting spin on the whole Malazan series, and I love learning more about these characters who I loved, but were so mysterious in the main series.

 

Need to finish it up though cause I have 14 WoT books I have to plow through and a little over 2 months to do it. Jesus, January's right around the corner!

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I just finished my WOT re-read. Now, I am re-reading two at the moment. I am reading the Magic series by Ilona Andrews. A fun, new and interesting urban fantasy series written by a husband and wife team. And I am re-reading my Eddings. Just some light reading after the WOT!

 

I am in desperate need of new reading material. *begs* Any good recommendations? Doesn't have to be fantasy. I'll read most anything. (Well, almost. I felt my brain die a little when I read Twilight because all my sisters told me to.) Thanks all!

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I am in desperate need of new reading material. *begs* Any good recommendations? Doesn't have to be fantasy. I'll read most anything. (Well, almost. I felt my brain die a little when I read Twilight because all my sisters told me to.) Thanks all!

 

Have you read anything by Neil Gaimon? How about China Mieville? If not they're both awesome. In particualat I'd start with American Gods by Gaimon and Perdido Street Station by Mieville. Outside of sci fi and fantasy Aztec by Gary Jennings is one of the wildest rides you'll ever come across.

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I just finished The Half Orcs Omnibus, by David Galgish, last night. It was actually a fun little series. Not up to the caliber of Robert Jordan, Steven Ericson, or Goerge Martin, but he crafted a fun tale. I still have the Confessor trilogy and The Omen Machine from the Sword of Truth. So the goal is to read The Hobbit quickly, since the moviue is coming out, and then try to finish the Confessor trilogy before A Memory of Light is released. Then Omen Machine. Next, I am going to start the the Malazan Book of the Fallen series. So that is my next 3-5 months of Fantasy reading, since I probably won't get around to updating this thread regularly, its easier just to give the books and timeline.

 

That is on top of my own work and classes, so my schedule is not short of Fantasy.

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The Wise Man's Fear, Patrick Rothfuss. What an amazing story teller, I can't remember the last time I was so engrossed in a book.

 

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One of the finest young talents out right now. Can not wait to see how the deep undercurrents that have been hinted at play out.

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"Mind", by John Searle. Good intro to the philosophy of mind.

 

"The Twelve", by Justin Cronin. This is the sequel to "The Passage", his first in a post-apocalyptic trilogy. Reserving judgement, but having heavy doubts so far.

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II am in desperate need of new reading material. *begs* Any good recommendations? Doesn't have to be fantasy. I'll read most anything. (Well, almost. I felt my brain die a little when I read Twilight because all my sisters told me to.) Thanks all!

 

From the books I have read this year I would recommend the Blck Company books or Pillars of the Earth. The black Company being fantasy, and the other being historical fiction.

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"Path of Daggers" on who knows what number re-read.

"The Tao of Physics" - re-read, but it's just in my car for when I don't have another book with me and find myself with some time to kill.

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"The Dead Do Not Improve" by Jay Caspian Kang. New author's first book and really enjoying it so far. He has a solid voice...

 

Can't wait to start "Red Country" by Joe Abercrombie. A familiar figure supposedly makes his return!!!

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Started The Fires of Heaven after completeing The Shadow Rising. Find my self skimming portions that seem like filler. I've never done that. Mainly because I don't really mind filler if it adds depth and richness to the story. But I think maybe I am getting impatient. Usually I read every word. Not so much this time through.

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Trying to finish the Malazan Book of the Fallen series (on the 9th of the original 10 books). The most frustrating series I have ever had the pleasure to read. Could of rivaled WOT in my eyes if a decent editor would have been employed.

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Just finish a re read of dresden files by jim butcher before the new book cold days

currently reding stormlight archive book one by brandon sanderson

then hopefully read the lies of lock lamora by scott lynch

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"Who's In Charge: Free Will and the Science of the Brain" by Michael Gazzaniga. A leading nueroscientist weighing in on theories of consciousness and free will. Really interesting, but he's a better scientist than writer. The book is organized in a weird way.

 

"Martin Eden" by Jack London. Splendid story. Didn't know Jack London could write like this. I guess I had it in my head he only wrote stuff for younger readers. I can definitely see his influence on Hemingway from this novel.

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The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett: fantastic historical novel, great pacing and very suspenseful. The characters are awesome lol

 

You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense - Charles Bukowski

 

I think I'm going to reread Tolkien's The Children of Hurin when I get the chance

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The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett: fantastic historical novel, great pacing and very suspenseful. The characters are awesome lol

 

 

 

Oh, this book is excellent! I enjoyed it very much. 

 

I just started Mistborn. So far, so good: I'm hooked.

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The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett: fantastic historical novel, great pacing and very suspenseful. The characters are awesome lol

 

 

 

Oh, this book is excellent! I enjoyed it very much. 

 

I just started Mistborn. So far, so good: I'm hooked.

 

 

Seconded.  I read POtE quite a while back, but I remember liking it quite a bit.

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