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Author Topic: Book Thread. What are you reading?  (Read 2854 times)

Charles Longboat Jr.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #40 on: April 07, 2015, 08:27:04 pm »
So I finished Shadow Puppets. It picked up slightly towards the end, but it doesn't change the fact that *Spoilers in white*: The antagonist could have been offed in the predecessor and the book would still have decent conflict, as a united Muslim nation is preparing to go to war with China. It's really boring, which is a shame since Card was able to make slower books like Speaker for the Dead really involving and gripping. I'm going with a high C-.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #41 on: May 20, 2015, 12:14:22 am »
Bumped. So I read Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card. I'm glad I stuck with the franchise, because this capper is a massive improvement over Shadow Puppets despite having flaws of its own. This one actually has stakes. I'm going with a B.

I'm reading 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke now. Pretty good so far, though I think I prefer the movie due to the latter's ambiguous nature and open symbolism.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #42 on: May 20, 2015, 12:16:05 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Everything is terrible.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #43 on: May 20, 2015, 12:20:15 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #44 on: May 20, 2015, 12:23:40 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?
We're watching the film after we're done with the book.
Everything is terrible.

Charles Longboat Jr.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #45 on: May 20, 2015, 12:24:33 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?
We're watching the film after we're done with the book.
Are you in high school?

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #46 on: May 20, 2015, 12:29:26 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?
We're watching the film after we're done with the book.
Are you in high school?
Ninth grade.
Everything is terrible.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #47 on: May 20, 2015, 02:10:16 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?
We're watching the film after we're done with the book.
Are you in high school?
Ninth grade.
Welp, sorry John, but I guess I gotta do my upper-classman duty and beat you up.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #48 on: May 20, 2015, 02:18:12 am »
Finished One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest recently. Amazing book.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #49 on: May 20, 2015, 06:43:38 am »
In my English class, I'm reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Really good book.
Are you planning on reading the follow up? Or seeing the movie?
We're watching the film after we're done with the book.

The movie is fantastic, probably in my top 25 of all time. Also, I'm still reading A Clash of Kings. It's really long.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2015, 07:46:29 am »
The Crossing- Cormac McCarthy

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2015, 08:48:42 am »
The Wasp Factory- Iain Banks

It's getting a little too **** up I'm thinking of taking a break and picking up The Disaster Artist.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2015, 02:12:15 pm »
I was elected to lead.  Not to read.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2015, 04:33:58 pm »
Braden's attitude to reading:


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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #54 on: May 23, 2015, 11:08:29 pm »
Well, I finally finished A Clash of Kings. Great book. It's probably up there among my favorites of all time.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #55 on: May 24, 2015, 11:02:17 am »
The Crossing- Cormac McCarthy
The Crossing- Cormac McCarthy

Had you read the first book already? All the Pretty Horses?

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #56 on: May 24, 2015, 11:33:44 am »
We're reading Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry in English.
Goodbye!

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #57 on: May 24, 2015, 11:43:33 am »
We're reading Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry in English.
I read that in school too!

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #58 on: May 24, 2015, 11:44:29 am »
Reading Sonic Fan fiction.  It's quite the story.

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Re: Book Thread. What are you reading?
« Reply #59 on: May 24, 2015, 11:45:47 am »
Reading Sonic Fan fiction.  It's quite the story.
It better not be shipping fanfiction...

 

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