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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Asger » Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:06 pm

Blood Dancer wrote:Little Prince by Antoine Saint Exupery.


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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Hermit » Sat May 12, 2012 10:34 am

Not a lot of books on my list.

Books I have read:
The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Winterbirth by Brian Ruckley
The Rainmaker by John Grisham
The Brethren by John Grisham
The Seventh Commandment by Lawrence Sanders
Mortal Fear by Greg Iles
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Slow Twitch (author forgotten)
The Fan Club (author forgotten)
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Neanderthal by John Darton

Reading list
Bloodheir by Brian Ruckley
Fall of Thanes by Brian Ruckley
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
The Baccano! series by Ryohgo Narita
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Matapiojo » Mon May 14, 2012 9:10 am

Plenty worthy list, Hermit. Gaiman is a solid author.
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Hermit » Mon May 14, 2012 10:20 pm

I've been trying to save money to buy his books.
None of which can be found in the discount/second-hand bookstores.
You know any websites where I can download them?
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Matapiojo » Tue May 15, 2012 9:01 am

The big ones (B&N, Amazon, etc) have nearly all of his novels in eformat.
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Hermit » Tue May 15, 2012 12:29 pm

Sadly, I don't live in the US. More importantly, I don't have the money to buy even one book right now.
Still, thank you for the recommendations.

Timeline by Michael Crichton was also a good read.

If you have the patience to sort out the pearls from the rocks, there are some fanfiction out there that are better than the original.

Edit: Just finished reading:
Fall of Thanes by Brian Ruckley
The Softwire: Virus on Orbis 1 by P.J. Haarsma
Raven's Gate by Anthony Horowitz

Added to Reading list:
A Game of Groans by George R.R. Washington
The Softwire series by P.J. Haarsma
The Power of Five series by Anthony Horowitz
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Hermit » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:22 am

Just finished reading

Drugs and Dominoes by Ryohgo Narita
Children of Bottle by Ryohgo Narita
Dragons of Eden by Carl Sagan
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Matapiojo » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:45 am

How was Carl Sagan's?
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby Hermit » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:58 am

Eh, didn't understand it.
It was my father who got me reading.
Skimmed it mostly.
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Re: Reading Checklist

Postby HarbingerOfPastries » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:47 pm

Mata, if your into Star Wars (based on your having read The Bounty Hunter Wars (Which I enjoyed)) then anything by Timothy Zahn is a good read. Also, I reiterate the others' suggestions of Artemis Fowl.

On the topic of The Hunger Games: It was OK. Not great, not terrible. The plot is very predictable, and the dialogue is lacking in many places as well.

Books I've read:
Harry Potter
Artemis Fowl
The Dark Elf Trilogy
The Icewind Dale Trilogy
Legacy of The Drow Tetralogy
Paths of Darkness Trilogy
Sellswords Trilogy
Hunter's Blades Trilogy
Thrawn Trilogy
Survivor's Quest
Outbound Flight
A Series Of Unfortunate Events (surprisingly good for children's books)
The Hunger Games Trilogy
Jurassic Park
The Lost World
The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy series (I recommend these as well Mata, if you haven't already read them)
The Magician's Nephew
The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
and many, many others

Reading list:

The Transitions Trilogy
The Neverwinter Duology
The Chronicles of the Black Company
Malazan Book of the Fallen
Wheel of Time
Sword of Truth
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
The Belgariad series
The Dark Tower series
The Dexter series
Discworld series
Drenai series
Elminster series
Gormenghast series
Farseer series
Halo books
His Dark Materials series
The Malloreon series
The Septimus Heap series
The Shannara series
Legacy Of The Force series
Starlight and Shadows trilogy
The Tamuli trilogy
The Vampire Chronicles

In other words, a there's f**kton of books I want to read.
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