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Old 06-21-10, 05:42 AM
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Re: What are you reading? (June 2010)

James Blaylock's collection, "13 Phantasms".
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Just finished: The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro And Chuck Hogan

Working on: The Lost Symbol By Dan Brown
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Reading:



It's moving kinda slow though. I'm close to giving up on it.
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Re: What are you reading? (June 2010)

Really enjoyed "Patient Zero".

Now reading:

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Re: What are you reading? (June 2010)

Just finished Operation Mincemeat which was a very good history of WWII espionage.

Just started the Ultimate History of Video Games by Steven Kent and it is a surprisingly well researched and very well written book. The crappy Prima cover makes it look cheap, but Steven Kent did an excellent job.
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how was this book?
Sorry...didn't see this until now. It was good..not great but not awful either. A good, thorough history of the company and the author didn't seem to shy away from some of the bad things, either.
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I'm liking this one a lot!
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I love the Notebook!

This book is a true romantic and I'm sure you will enjoy it. Noah & Allie have a great love that no one can break nor can see. I love the movie also.
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I started The Supergirls by Mike Madrid on 16 June. I've got about a quarter of it to go. Fairly interesting for a comics reader like myself, but I've got some nitpicks. Firstly, I wish Madrid would have done a better job of naming the editors and creators responsible for the specific story elements he cites throughout. Secondly, I think he relied a bit too much on a working familiarity of comics continuity--or misjudged how much needed to be clear up front. He's referenced events affected by Crisis on Infinite Earths a few times, and I think it would have helped the average reader if he'd explained how that worked the first time he mentioned it instead of postponing it.



I checked this out from the library a week ago and just now took the time to read it. I prefer Jeff Smith's artwork for the Bone world, but Charles Vess's looks alright. It's chock full of spoilers, so I wouldn't advise new readers to start here--even though chronologically it precedes the series proper. And there's the rub; having already seen what happens and why, I wasn't as wowed by seeing the beginning of Smith's epic as I might otherwise have been.

It's akin to why fans who grew up with the Prequel Trilogy can never appreciate the significance of The Empire Strikes Back, and fans who grew up with the Original Trilogy find so little of interest in the prequels. I'm just glad this was 1) finally put back into print and 2) available from my local library because the original printing was outrageously expensive on the secondary market by the time I finally got myself to read Bone a couple years ago.
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I'm reading something called Numb3rs by Rachel Ward. I'm not too invested in it, though. I'm just getting through so I can figure out what next to read.
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Re: What are you reading? (June 2010)

I read these over the last couple of days:




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Just finished:



Pleasant enough but lacks substance and written more like a film adapation.

Next up:



I'm praying that this one is better than his last book which I couldn't finish at all.
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It's funny, I think this falls under the "sexy urban fantasy" genre but it's taken 2.5 books to get to an actual sex scene. I'm enjoying the series so far but I'll probably take a break around book 5 or so.
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It's funny, I think this falls under the "sexy urban fantasy" genre but it's taken 2.5 books to get to an actual sex scene. I'm enjoying the series so far but I'll probably take a break around book 5 or so.
I have read at least 3 or 4 of these books and have enjoyed them all. I didn't find them to have much sex at all. Nothing like the Anita Blake series.
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Re: What are you reading? (June 2010)

Still waiting on getting my e-reader back from my wife to get back into Greatest Trade Ever, but until then, I've been picking at some paperbacks that I've had kicking around forever. Next up:

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