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What Are You Reading? (February 2015)

Old 02-01-15, 06:16 AM
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Just finished, and thoroughly enjoyed. Fantastic job of carrying on the Sherlock legacy:



Might try the followup next, but I might have to go back and read about Reichenbach Falls again before I do:

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Finished
Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett



The Unteleported Man by Philip K Dick

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The Mystery of Angelia Frood by R Austin Freeman
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Just finished Golden Son (Great 2nd book to the Red Rising Trilogy)

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About 30 pages in and not feeling it yet
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Finished:
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No pic because laziness. 2001: A Space Odyssey
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Just finished:

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Next up: "The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology" by Ray Kurzweil
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Recently finished:

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Finished a few days ago:



It was my first historical fiction book and loved it. It was slow reading and there was a lot of archaic word usage so it took a while.

Now reading:



Over halfway in three days, really enjoying it and wishing I could spend more time on it daily.
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Just finished:

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What If? by Randall Munroe.



It's a book of essays that are only 3-4 pages long, which makes it great bedtime reading.
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Started last night:

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Finished:



Reading:

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Finished The Earthsea Trilogy a few days ago, started The Bridge by John Skipp & Craig Spector...


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Just finished:



Started on the 8th, finished on the 11th, which is very rare for me!


Currently reading:



Written by the same author who wrote As a Driven Leaf, which is the book I read before The Paris Architect.
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I decided it's to man up and read Tolstoy's War and Peace.

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No pic because laziness. 2001: A Space Odyssey
Are you going to continue the series, or stop at the first book? I enjoyed all of them, although I didn't really care for what the monoliths were ultimately revealed to be.


I finished the Song of Ice and Fire books, reading all of them released over the past 6 months or so. I liked them, am looking forward to the next ones, but am happy to take a break. It's weird to read a book by a different author, since I'm so used to how Martin writes.

Anyway, I just started:



Spoiler:
An alien pyramid has appeared on Earth, squatting in the middle of Chicago. It is growing, destroying the city as it does — and nothing seems able to stop it, not even the might of the US military. Somehow, the alien device is snatching people and — for unknown reasons — transporting them into worlds of mythology. Dr Lukacs is one of the victims. Granted, he's an expert on mythology. But myths are not something he'd thought to encounter personally. Or wanted to! Sure, he has a couple of tough paratroopers along with him, as well as a blonde Amazon biologist and a very capable maintenance mechanic. Unfortunately, modern weapons don't work, and the Greek gods are out to kill the heroes.

Well, yes, they've got Medea and Arachne and the Sphinx on their side (both Sphinxes, actually — the Greek version as well as the Egyptian). And at least some of the Egyptian gods seem friendly.

But that can be a very mixed blessing, to say the least. Oh, and whatever you do—don't mention dwarf-tossing.
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Finished and really enjoyed:



Reading:

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