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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

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I guess congratulations are in order.
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Old 12-22-09, 02:32 AM
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Finished the 3rd book last week, so I finally get to start the next one as soon as the week calms down. I'm excited!

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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

After a brief detour with Skipping Christmas, I am back with Connelly and Bosch:

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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Originally Posted by superdeluxe
Its probably going to take you 9 months to read
Old 12-22-09, 03:53 PM
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Just finished "No Less Than Victory" by Jeff Shaara. Currently on "Counter Attack" by W.E.B. Griffin.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)



I'm a total knitting fangirl.

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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

The Cabinet of Curiosities - Preston and Child
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Finally reading Under the Dome by Stephen King. Only 30 pages in but enjoying it, moving at a good pace.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Working on Shutter Island.
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After seeing the film trailer yesterday, I decided to change plans and re-read....

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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Wow, two Michael Connelly misfires in a row. I've was less than impressed with Echo Park and The Overlook (The Overlook was particularly weak). I might take a break from Bosch now and start the following:



Anyone else read any of Pearlman's other books? They all sound interesting to me.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Finished The Lincoln Lawyer. It picked up in the latter half, but was still only fair.

Just started:

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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Just finished My Name Escapes Me by Alec Guinness. It's a collection of diary entries from January 1995 through 6 June 1996. A tad snobbish at times (and clearly no love for Star Wars or its fans and their "idiotic, if lucrative, hobby"). Under all that, though, some entertaining anecdotes and a host of book recommendations. Bonus: Guinness crushing on Wallace and Gromit. With a week remaining in 2009, I don't know if I'll start anything else or not right now. Probably.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Finished:
The Lightning Thief (Rick Riordan)

Starting:

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Porno - Irvine Welsh
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Originally Posted by rkndkn
Just started:

What did you think of it? I'm about halfway through. It was slow going for a while, but is finally starting to pick up steam.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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Finished:

The Road (Cormac McCarthy)

Solid book but I didn't enjoy it as much the 2nd time reading it as I did my 1st.
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Originally Posted by Geofferson
What did you think of it? I'm about halfway through. It was slow going for a while, but is finally starting to pick up steam.
Regarding The Lincoln Lawyer, it sure did start out slowly! It took at least 1/3 of the book before it engaged my attention. Overall, it was a fair book, nothing special.

I'm about 2/3 into The Dark Tide by Andrew Gross now. It moves very swiftly, though there's a bit of soap-opera-feel to the book and the writing is very "simple". (Certain authors have such an impressive way with words I will re-read passages, but not here.)
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

Originally Posted by rkndkn
Regarding The Lincoln Lawyer,

I'm about 2/3 into The Dark Tide by Andrew Gross now. It moves very swiftly, though there's a bit of soap-opera-feel to the book and the writing is very "simple". (Certain authors have such an impressive way with words I will re-read passages, but not here.)
What I remember about that book is how often the characters said the other character's names. It seemed like every sentence either started or ended with a name. Have you noticed that?
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

The Shining
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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)



Web of the Romulans by M.S. Murdock



Monster, Vol. 1 By Naoki Urasawa


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Re: What are you reading? (December 2009)

The Chronicles of Narnia: A Horse and His Boy

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