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What are you reading? (September 2009)

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What are you reading? (September 2009)

Finished Child 44, which I thought was a fantastic book with a terrible conclusion. Next up:

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Enjoy Afraid -- I read it a few weeks ago and liked it.
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Originally Posted by movieking
Finished Child 44, which I thought was a fantastic book with a terrible conclusion.
Exactly.

Starting these:



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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

I'm just about finished with Truth about Geronimo.
I should be finished by tomorrow afternoon.

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Just about finished, & enjoying . . .

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Book 39:

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

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Geezus, that is an AWFUL cover.

I'm reading World War Z. I don't know why I didn't finish this when I started it a year or two ago. I loved what I read then. Life just got in the way, I suppose.
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)


"Red Riding Hood" by Naomi Kramer
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Replay by Ken Grimwood
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)


Born to Run


Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty


Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World


Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China

We'll see which of these I actually finish.
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

"Dead(ish)" by Naomi Kramer
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

First of all, Alex Cross's Trial was a horrible book, so skip it. I honestly think that James Patterson sold the rights to the name "Alex Cross" for use in the title, and had nothing else to do with the book. Alex Cross is in the book for two pages (which is the prologue I believe), and has nothing else to do with it. With another Alex Cross book coming out in a couple of months, this was no doubt just a cash grab.

I saw this at Costco and picked it up on a whim. I've read the first book in the series, but none of the others, so while I might miss some things, for the most part I don't think that it will matter.

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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Having read all of Jim Butcher's Dresden Files, I'm now working my way through the similar
Nightside
novels of Simon R. Green. I like them for the most part, especially the variety of unique magickal characters (unique as in there's only one of them in the Nightside universe). Only thing I don't like is that it seems like
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Taylor is a little overpowered. "We thought we were done for. Then I used my gift to see the thing that was keeping our enemies alive, and it was the easiest thing in the world to stop it so they all died or disappeared at once." He's like Superman to Dresden's Batman, imho. In the first couple books, the unnamed threat was enough risk, but now that I've read like six books and he's still alive, it's less of a threat.


Still, they're fun enough and fast enough, and there's enough other interesting stuff in the universe (the Lamentation, for example) that I can usually deal with that.
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

Just finished "A Long Way Gone" by Ismael Beah
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Re: What are you reading? (September 2009)

I checked out My Word Is My Bond: A Memoir by Roger Moore from the library, so that's next up for me. After that, I just found Sideways by Rex Pickett at Half Price Books, and I'm excited to finally get to read it.

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