What book are you currently reading?

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  1. Radagast

    Radagast Art House Member

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    I love them. It is a long series, with 10 books all near 1000 pages long, but the world Jordan created is superb and the characters all very interesting and diverse.
     
  2. Turin

    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    For now I am caught up in DragonLance. I should finish the chronicles this week. We need to get the DL forum going in here. :D
     
  3. Radagast

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    lol. Well I haven't read any Dragonlance books. Whats the first one in the series?
     
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    I bought a book in the Dragon Lance series. Haven't gotten a chance to read it yet. I noticed there is more than one author for the series. Am I right?
     
  5. Turin

    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    yes there are several authors, as far as I know the best ones are Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis. I'd start with the Chronicles if I were you.
     
  6. Eàmanë

    Eàmanë formally Nevaeh

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    I just finished two books: Speaking To Miranda and the other was The Pirate's Son. They were both excellent books.
     
  7. Radagast

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    Nevaeh: You seem to be one darn fast reader:) I wish I could finish books faster, I hate not having the time to read more.
     
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    I read fast too :), I can read in the summer a 400 page book a day, and hang with friends :)
    and about a 400 page book in two to three days in winter :)

    why can't you read alot Radagast?
     
  9. Radagast

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    Work and school gets in the way. The books I'm working on are all at least 800+, and it takes me about 3 weeks to finish them. I have been dedicating myself to school alot more than I did last year though.
     
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    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Same here. I don't have much time to read books that I want to during the school year. :( That's why I read like crazy during the summer. I got through War and Peace, the House of the Seven Gables, and a whole bunch of other long ones.
     
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    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    I am lucky to finish one a month
     
  12. Squall Leonhart

    Squall Leonhart Wielder of the Gunblade

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    Yeah yeah!! I am NOT reading a fantasy novel (sorry guys) I am reading Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy. Hurray for military fiction!! Yeah, that is what I am reading.
     
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    How is it? I've read Black Hawk Down Before and that was good
     
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    It is AWESOME!!! I really like it so far. A real heavyweight (weighing in at 740 pages) it can be boring in some parts, Clancy can do that, but I find it all interesting. And when the Rainbow teams (they are an anti-terrorism group) do missions, it is impossible to put it down. Plus, Clancy goes into GRAPHIC detail on the missions. If you want to know EXACTLY what happens when a high power sniper rifle shoots somebody in the face, this is the book for you.
     
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    Ive just finished reading Khighthood of the Dragon by Chris Bunch, its the second book of the Dragonmaster series. Excellent read if you like Dragons and warfare.
     
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    I just started Time of the Twins. Dragonlance Legends series.
     
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    i dont read much fantasy stuff i just finished can you keep a secret by sophie kinsella and im now reading shacked up ill finish it to night i might reaed a charmed i used to LOVE anything supernatural recently i juts cant. i used too love buffy too but i just cant enjoy them anymore
     
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    Started 'The Dragon Reborn' yesterday. First three chapters are pretty good. So far I like the direction the book is heading.
     
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    I just started Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand :D
     
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    mithrandir Gentleman Scholar

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    I just finished "A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson. A total hoot. It's like a history book about science and scientists. One of the funniest reads I've had in a while. You'd be amazed at what scientists will do to themselves and each other to credit for discovering something. My favorite was the father/son team who would take turns breathing carbon monoxide until they passed out while the other took notes on the effects.:eek: