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#81 shellsbut

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 02:57 PM

Just finished The Tommyknockers by Stephen King. I didn't enjoy it as much as the other King novels I've read. Best part was the IT reference (Pennywise lives! <_<).



He has sneeked that into quite a few novels which is cool. It kind os makes everything across the board happeneing in continuity.

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 03:15 PM

As for J0ke, I don't know how many times I've said that I don't read books without pictures. Ivan is the intellectual, I'm the fledgling dictator. I've already cut off six wive's heads and punched one (just ask Tarv).

Oh hush, Catch-22 and Slaughterhouse have pictures
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, and if you don't read Brave New World, your dictatorship is doomed to failure.

I also loved the way that James Joyce wrote. I should reread "Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man".

Ew. <-- My thoughts on that book. The only bearable part of the entire thing was the last 1/4 of the last chapter, and even then I'm not sure how much of my "enjoyment" was actually just me seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Posted 08 August 2011 - 05:30 AM

Reading George R.R Martin's "A Song of Fire and Ice". I'm almost done with the second novel in the series and it's quickly becoming one of the best fantasy series I've ever read.

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Posted 12 August 2011 - 12:50 AM

I don't care what anyone says. Jim Butcher has got us all on the edge of our seats now with Ghost Stories. It's freaking awesome. Harry Dresden, wizard has to solve his own murder. But then he has perfect access to his memories and I have to say I have a contender for the best villain I've seen. And the thing is freaking scary. I'll just say mix The Silence with a Wookie.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 09:44 AM

Currently reading Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Surprisingly good. I love how they tie in the actual historic events with the fictional Vampire Hunter life that Abraham led in the book. Just finished Star Wars: Deceived. Good book. I liked the Sith better when they were a large group threat and not hidden in the shadows duos. There was more treachery and in-fighting. Plus more Sith in general.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 01:14 PM

Game Of Thrones is an easy but fun read. I recommend that one.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 01:40 PM

The four Montmorency books are fecking awesome. That is all.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 01:46 PM

Interview with the Vampire.

Read it.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:54 AM

Cirque Du Freak and Chronicles of Vladimir Tod

Both are very good vampire book - series and the best part no EDWARD.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 09:00 AM

Cirque Du Freak and Chronicles of Vladimir Tod

Both are very good vampire book - series and the best part no EDWARD.

I hated both endings great until then though.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 01:10 PM

I hated both endings great until then though.


I liked Cirque Du Freak's ending. I found the first few books hard to fully get into actually, and in my opinion it only got better as it went on.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 02:05 PM

I hated both endings great until then though.

I haven't read the ending to Vladimir Tod yet i'm on the book just not on the ending chapter.

Cirque Du freak's ending was pretty good but I wouldn't say it was the best.

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Posted 06 October 2011 - 03:23 PM

The hunger games is fracking awesome! I can't put the book down!

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:33 PM

Streetcar Named Desire


Best play of all time.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 04:30 AM

Streetcar Named Desire


Best play of all time.

It is very good.

Othello disagrees with you though!

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 04:45 AM

Game Of Thrones is an easy but fun read. I recommend that one.


If you really find 4 volumes of a 7 part saga, each with thousands of pages and thousands of characters (not to mention a painfully slow "A Dance with Dragons") an "easy but fun read", I bow before your awesomeness.

P.S: Just realized you were only talking about the first book in the series and that I bowed before you for nothing. Noob.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 05:35 AM

If you're looking for a series to read, I can highly recommend Wilbur Smith's Egyptian Series. I can also highly recommend the Earth's Children series by Jean M. Auel.

If you prefer the fantasy genre, I can recommend the The Obsidian Trilogy by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory(the following trilogy in the same universe is recommendable as well). I can also recommend the Wheel of Time series, the Night Angel trilogy, or the Death Gate Cycle.

For Sci-Fi, I would recommend the Ender series by Orson Scott Card, or the Foundation stories by Isaac Asimov(starting with the Foundation Trilogy, followed by Foundation And Empire, and The Second Foundation.)

If you are looking for fast paced action, I recommend anything by Matthew Reilly(Contest, and Temple, especially are brilliant.)


I can also recommend pretty much anything by Jack L. Chalker(a brilliant Fantasy writer, his Soul Rider series still has a special place for me) or Dean Koontz.



I can probably come up with a ton of other recommendations once I actually look through my books, but these are the best off the top of my head(not including the obvious "must read" books, like Dune.)

And yes, I read a lot.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 07:07 AM

I recommend Once A Runner, if any of you guys out there want to read a book that you probably won't like or understand.

But the Inheritance Saga by Christopher Paolini is a good one.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 11:33 AM

I liked Cirque Du Freak's ending. I found the first few books hard to fully get into actually, and in my opinion it only got better as it went on.

**SPOILER ALERT**

It was good in an artistic way but seeing as he kind of wisped out of existence so none of it ever happened made me feel like I wasted my time.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 04:09 PM

It is very good.

Othello disagrees with you though!

Actually, I liked Hamlet a lot better, I thought it was... Smarter, for a lack of a better word. But still, Streetcar is so brilliant because nothing goes to waste. Every single line of every scene is important to the overall themes of the play.




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