What book are you currently reading?

Discussion in 'General Books' started by Radagast, Aug 8, 2003.

  1. Emelie

    Emelie Queen of darkness

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    Im reading The Fall, by Guillermo del toro & Chuck hogan. Sorta slow book. Hope it picks up the pace in now in the second book.
     
  2. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    I'm just about to finish ADWD - just a few more pages and the epilogue! Still don't know what to read afterwards.
     
  3. Crouton

    Crouton New Member

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    Not fantasy related at all, but I'm currently reading 'Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a world that can't stop talking' by Susan Cain.
     
  4. Beldaran

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    Sounds interesting.. What's it about? My first reaction on the title would be that i'm wondering what the writer's definition of introvertion is..i thought introvertion doesn't necessarily meant being quiet (although it could be an aspect of it).

    Please forgive me if i'm taking this too literally.. I'm just curious about the content :).
     
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  5. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    Crouton, my mum is reading that. She said it's pretty interesting.

    Beldaran, in talking to her about it, she said that the book addresses the true definition of introvert. There's a little quiz at the beginning...similar to the Meyers-Briggs test in some aspects.

    I am reading The Magicians and Mrs Quent. It's a reread but I'm wanting to read the rest of the trilogy, so I figured I better start back at the beginning. :)
     
  6. Red XII

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    The Air War, Book 8 in the "Shadows of the Apt" series by Adrian Tchaikovsky. I always enjoy coming back to his fantasy insect like world.
     
  7. Crouton

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    I'm about halfway through it and I am enjoying it heaps. It's full of facts, information, scientific research and studies etc, but the author has added her own personal stories without so it doesn't feel like your just reading some boring medical journal or something. It really flows nicely and is quite interesting to read, and sometimes pretty funny as well. And Beldaran even though the title is 'Quiet' she never actually says that all introverts are quiet. It's a very fluid thing with lots of different definitions and she covers all of that.
     
  8. Beldaran

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    aahh i'm happy haha! it sounds great! sometimes such books aren't scientifically very good and i don't like the popularity of them.. but when she covers it all, it'll be good :). enjoy!
     
  9. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Just finished reading "The Traitor Queen" yesterday (started it on Saturday), which is the epic third book in the epic second trilogy of the epic stories by the epic Trudi Canavan. Her Magician's Guild books are just too awesome.

    Am now reading "Good Omens" by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
     
  10. jeremiah.l.burns

    jeremiah.l.burns Callo

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    Started A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin (of course) for my own enjoyment.

    Also reading Peter Pan in Scarlet to my 4 year-old. I forgot how good it was! I like to think Barrie would've approved.
     
  11. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I've started reading book one of 'The Circle of Sorcerers' by Brian Kittrell.
     
  12. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    The Heroes of Olympus book one 'The Lost Hero' by Rick Riordan
     
  13. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Hyperion - Dan Simmons
     
  14. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    The Diamond Throne by David Eddings.

    Liking it so far Emelie and Beldaran.
     
  15. Crouton

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    I just finished reading the first of the new Batwoman collected editions from the New 52.
     
  16. Beldaran

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    Good :)!
     
  17. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    I'm currently reading a book from the "The Dark Eye" series. I usually like this series, but the book I'm reading is incredibly boring. Only around 100 pages to go, then I'll start reading "Spellbound" by Margit Sandemo.
     
  18. Herald Of Woe

    Herald Of Woe Scourge of the seven seas

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    Burton and Swinburne in Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon by Mark Hodder. This series has been awesome.
     
  19. maxs

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    Now I'm reading The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.
    He's becoming my favorite author..
     
  20. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    Yeah... he's one of mine too though I found Way of Kings really slow to start. By the end I was firmly hooked though. I can't wait for the second book in the Stormlight Archive