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PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I started reading Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan. Good so far.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I started reading Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan. Good so far.

I thought that was a great book. Very eye-opening and thought-provoking.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I the first 4 books of Game of Thrones for my Kindle from Robyn for Christmas!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"The Bookman" - Steampunk setting with alien invaders. Pretty good thus far, about 2/3 of the way through it.
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DEATHFORCE: There are certainly crazy things you can do with this game, you can generate a world that is 3 times the size of earth before it starts having errors, although I dont know how long it would take to generate a world that large anyways lol

TRASSIN: I'm guessing about 21 days? Assuming you take a break every 7th day or so.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished The Phantom Menace, starting Attack of the Clones.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished the first 3 books (hopefully more on the way) of "The Tales of the Ketty Jay". A very "Firefly"-esque series set in a somewhat steampunkish (without being that... hard to explain) setting.
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DEATHFORCE: There are certainly crazy things you can do with this game, you can generate a world that is 3 times the size of earth before it starts having errors, although I dont know how long it would take to generate a world that large anyways lol

TRASSIN: I'm guessing about 21 days? Assuming you take a break every 7th day or so.
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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 4:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As per usual, Moore's wit doesn't let you down. If you haven't read Lamb, please do...


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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 5:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished The Hunger Games series and Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem
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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Revenge of the Sith. My favorite of the three prequels. I like the author's writing style ("This is what it is to be Anakin Skywalker" and so on).
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"The Hero of Ages" by Brandon Sanderson. It's the final book in the Mistborn trilogy. Great books.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished the Iron Druid Chronicles series and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Newest book. Because if the leader of a nation wants to kill you for what you have written, you must be doing something right.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Finished book 14 of The Dresden Files series. I now have 3 different series that I'm waiting for the next book to come out for.

Also "Or possibly it was the look of a man who wondered how he was going to explain to the lunch lady that he HAD to give her daughter all that semen, because she was th only one around who could fit in the arm condom." Hahaha!

I'm currently reading Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buddy Lee wrote:
"The Hero of Ages" by Brandon Sanderson. It's the final book in the Mistborn trilogy. Great books.

Agreed! I finished those books not too long ago. He has another book that I kind of hope will be a series set in the same setting, but a couple or more hundred years in the future. "The Alloy of Law"... western style.
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DEATHFORCE: There are certainly crazy things you can do with this game, you can generate a world that is 3 times the size of earth before it starts having errors, although I dont know how long it would take to generate a world that large anyways lol

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Loved Alloy of Law. I don't see how he can leave that one alone.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, he DID have to finish up The Wheel of Time. And he has a supers book coming out called "Steelheart" September (that I'm looking forward to!), so he's been busy. But yes, he better not leave that second Mistborn series alone.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pattern recognition by william gibson.
Soon, a plethora of counter culture. Just ordered on the road (Kerouac), Hell's Angels (Thompson), and Naked Lunch (Burroghs). So, fun stuff.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trassin wrote:
I'm currently reading Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson


Finished it.

If you haven't already read it, or aren't currently reading it, then that is a serious problem that you really must fix.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pattern recognition was strange, in the effect it had on me. Like most of us, I was away from the world for half a year after 9/11, so when I got back, the world was already different, and well, that has never sat particularly well with me. I think I missed out on the whole 21st century american thing. Honestly, the whole thing has always seemed over hyped, and so mostly I just keep quiet about it... But this book, somehow, kind of made me see what it must have been like back in the world, that half of a year. Which is strange, as it is set in about 2003. and really has little to nothing to do with 9/11. So, yeah. You should read it. It was good.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blackjack Villain by Ben Bequer

Just finished "Playing for Keeps" by Mur Lafferty book about "Third Wave" supers who have powers like never being stolen from, never dropping things off of bar trays, smelling secrets and shooting shit out of their fists.
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