What book are you currently reading?

Discussion in 'Books' started by Anth, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. coyotehunter

    coyotehunter New Member

    Don't you just hate it when you pay full price for something, then you find it on sale later after its too late to take it back? Happens to me every time I buy something. Anyways, even though I hate forking out full price, this book 2700 MILES by Norbert Reichert was a good story and it was thick enough that I didn't feel ripped off at all. Save your money, the ebook is on sale on Amazon for a few days starting June 7th.

    Tom Clancy's without remorse is getting a re-read.
  2. Van Zandt

    Van Zandt Mr. High Kick

    Just finished "Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius.

    Starting on "Who Rules the World?" by Noam Chomsky.
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  3. Ben Gash CLF

    Ben Gash CLF Valued Member

    Been too busy to post. Finished the final volume of Tad Williams' Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, as good as I remembered.
    Read Night School by Lee Child, seriously lazy story.
    Revisited my childhood comic reading with Zenith phase one and two. Actually better than I remembered.
    Now reading A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
  4. Tom bayley

    Tom bayley Valued Member

    Just started reading the Dresden files currently on book six. Each book stands alone but with a few plot threads running cross the books. Lite and fun.

    Done in a film noir private investigator style. So there are femme fetals, organised crime, and cops , but the private investigator is also a wizard, so thier are also vampires, werewolves and very scary faeries.

    There was a tv series but it didn't do the books justice.

    The first book is called Storm front. worth picking up a copy of Abe.
  5. Ben Gash CLF

    Ben Gash CLF Valued Member

    I love The Dresden Files, it's a shame that he's lost momentum with the writing though.
  6. Ben Gash CLF

    Ben Gash CLF Valued Member

    Re-reading The Lies of Locke Lamora.
  7. aikiMac

    aikiMac boxing is fun Moderator Supporter

    That's in my pile of "to read" books. I'm working on "From Socrates to Sartre: the Philosophic Quest." I'm up to Kant. Very, very good book.
  8. Xanth

    Xanth Valued Member

    Reading Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo. I decided to read this to see if I can gain anymore insight into the movie/musical's characters. It certainly does that. It also goes into excrutiatingly detailed explenations of everything else. Hugo drones on for chapters at a time on stuff that, IMHO is only mildley related to the story. I get it, there are nuns and they have certain habits (pun intended)... but good god I don't need THAT much info. The description of the war of 1812 was very detailed as well, but only one little nugget of that saga actualy pertained to the story and a character in it. I'm still digging my way through...
  9. Dead_pool

    Dead_pool the merc with the mouth

    Ive just started reading Happy by derren brown, and he quotes extensively from Marcus A.
    I'll be reading meditations next!

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