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Reading Plain Murder by C.S. Forrester. It's a crime novel written during the Depression. A white collar worker commits murder to keep his job, and then decides that murder is a good tactic. It was too grim to be popular in the era of hero detectives like Hercule Poirot and Father Brown, but it reads very well today.

I read Payment Deferred, another murder novel by Forrester, a month ago, and liked that one too.
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Im currently reading Dean Koontz's Frankenstein book 2 City of Night.

also I went to the Barnes and Noble store when I was out of town yesterday and bought these books

Book 14 of Wheel of Time. the paperback that I bought from Barnes and Noble, holy cow the book is huge
Mistborn book 3
the still new 2018 trade paperback of Swamp Thing
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Finished the Dunk and Egg GRRM book. I want more of their stories! But, I'd rather have him finished Song of Ice and Fire first.

Started Dune (1st time!)
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Started Dune (1st time!)
I'm currently looking for a hardcover copy of that!

Finished The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. I read it decades ago (late '70s-early '80s) and really enjoyed it this time around! It was a nice diversion from the dryness of Foundation.

Not sure what's next. Might read some comic strip books for a few days.
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I'm currently looking for a hardcover copy of that!
Assuming that you do not mean to pick up a vintage edition, B&N has a nice looking edition that I've seen in their stores.
Price says $25, but you could obviously get it cheaper.

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dun...780425266540#/


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Assuming that you do not mean to pick up a vintage edition, B&N has a nice looking edition that I've seen in their stores.
Price says $25, but you could obviously get it cheaper.

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dun...780425266540#/

Thank you for that! I saw this on Ebay for $40 and passed. Bidding on another right now, but if it falls through I may grab this one!
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Finished:



While there's still clearly a lot of story remaining in the series (1 more 1000+ page monster already written and 7 more books planned ), this ended in a more satisfying way than the last book ... bringing together all of the major characters and wrapping up several main story arcs.
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Thank you for that! I saw this on Ebay for $40 and passed. Bidding on another right now, but if it falls through I may grab this one!
You're very welcome!
Note that the B&N Collectible Editions are currently B1G1 50% Off, in case there's another title that you're interested in.
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/col...Sale_Price%7C1
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I finished the rest of Star Wars Thrawn Alliances earlier today.

Now I just started reading Star Wars Rogue One: Rebel Rising.
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You're very welcome!
Note that the B&N Collectible Editions are currently B1G1 50% Off, in case there's another title that you're interested in.
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/col...Sale_Price%7C1
I'm checking those out - some interesting stuff there!

I won the Dune book on Ebay and received it today. Not as fancy as the B&N version, but still nice (with dustcover!).

Currently into Second Foundation; wanting to finish up this trilogy. So far it's a bit more engaging than the first two books.
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Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion



This is his first published novel. He has a D&D-like Vampire campaign that was published a few years ago and has been a game designer for 20 years (Wizard 101, Far Cry, Meet the Robinsons, Disney Infinity, Circus Maximus, Legends of Wrestling II, etc.). He and I went to undergrad together and kept in touch. Great guy... and Iím only 30 pages into it, but so far so good.

You should be able to get it anywhere.
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Iím also rereading Timediverís Dawn by L.E.Modesitt Jr.



I read it back in college. After rereading it, Iím going to read Timegods... which takes place before this one.
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I finished Star Wars Rebel Rising earlier today.

Now Im rereading Lords of the Sith
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