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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Originally Posted by PAG
Just finished:

This book was a blast, what'd you think? Bazell's follow-up (Wild Thing) comes out this week.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Finished American Desert which was pretty good, although (no pun intended) felt a bit empty near the end. Still recommended.

I also finished this:



Willy Vlautin's Motel Life (2006) which I can best describe as being in the "loser drama" genre; the story revolves around two brothers from Reno who are down on their luck. What sets this apart from most books like this it's not depressing (continually), it's just very heartfelt. Highly recommended.

Looks like they are making a movie out of it.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Originally Posted by Geofferson
This book was a blast, what'd you think? Bazell's follow-up (Wild Thing) comes out this week.
I agree 100%. Fun book. I will be reading Wild Thing in the next month.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Originally Posted by PAG
Just finished:

I have this in my cue. I may just make this the next book I read.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

For a lot of these older / hard case / pulp books, where are you guys getting them? Are these being re-released, cheap on Kindle, or you get them at your local used bookstore / thrift center?

When Borders when out of business, they had a ton of Westerns like this selling for $3. I wanted to wait a week and come back when they were a $1 but I never did get back. Rats.
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Now reading Mark Fainaru-Wada's and Lance Williams' Game of Shadows</b? (2006).

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For a lot of these older / hard case / pulp books, where are you guys getting them? Are these being re-released, cheap on Kindle, or you get them at your local used bookstore / thrift center?
Library sales are a great place to get older books for cheap. Check your area. They seem to be quite frequent and are usually on Saturday mornings. Besides those, yeah I frequent a couple LBS'.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Rereading Prince of Tides
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Finished The Dragonlance Chronicles, started reading Roger Zelazny's To Die In Italbar:






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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Powered through the last third of this book last night and stayed up way too late.



Starting

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Finished:



Surprisingly better than I thought a book about the lives of people working at a newspaper would be. Highly recommended.


Reading:

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Finished:
Sisterhood of Dune by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson



Started:
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Just finished:
Lethal People by John Locke


Started:
Wild Thing by Josh Bazell
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Just read:


^(Kinda disappointed in this. Started out good but got weak toward the end. Liked the graphic novel better)


^Ridiculous plot and conclusion but very readable

Now Reading:

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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Just finished:



Just picked up from the library:



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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

I am reading Drive and Limitless (Dark Fields). Drive is a trip, because there is way more backstory to the characters than what was shown in the film.
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Re: What are you reading? (February 2012)

Finished:



I enjoyed it for the popcorn type of book it was - although I thought the ending was kind of ridiculous and it ended too abruptly.


Reading:

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Currently reading:

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