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August 2010, what are you reading

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Post by cw gortner » Thu August 26th, 2010, 4:51 pm

[quote=""Ariadne""]I'm 80pp into Ken Follett's Fall of Giants. Only 900 more pages to go...[/quote]

Uff! A tome. I'm curious to hear what you think.
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Post by emr » Thu August 26th, 2010, 5:02 pm

Finished Tyrant: Storm of Arrows by Christian Cameron even better than the first book. And my brain is still in that book so Godiva by Nerys Jones so far is only doing k for me.
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Post by kauldron26 » Fri August 27th, 2010, 10:48 am

Reading "Hawaii" by James Michener. The guy is a genius. seriously. I highly recommend folks read his "The Source" as well.

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Post by Russ Whitfield » Fri August 27th, 2010, 11:03 am

I'm re-reading Tony Riches "Wounds of Honour" and then moving onto "Arrows of Fury." I've also ordered Ben Kane's latest "Road to Rome."

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Post by Ariadne » Fri August 27th, 2010, 1:36 pm

[quote=""cw gortner""]Uff! A tome. I'm curious to hear what you think.[/quote]

It says something that I'm up to p.200 already. It reads very quickly. But it's still hard to hold upright when you're reading in bed.

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Post by Misfit » Fri August 27th, 2010, 2:39 pm

[quote=""kauldron26""]Reading "Hawaii" by James Michener. The guy is a genius. seriously. I highly recommend folks read his "The Source" as well.[/quote]

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Post by Ludmilla » Fri August 27th, 2010, 3:32 pm

I liked Hawaii... read it last year before we took a trip there.

Started Alan Furst's Night Soldiers this morning. Also have Henryk Sienkiewicz's The Knights of the Cross on the PC... thought I might try squeezing in a few chapters each day. I read a Fantasy novel recently where the Northern Crusades were in the background, and thought Sienkiewicz's book might make interesting supplementary reading material.

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Post by fljustice » Fri August 27th, 2010, 4:11 pm

Just finished The Lightning Thief - very Harry Potteresque, but fun. Will be starting Gilgamesh and Roma next.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri August 27th, 2010, 5:04 pm

[quote=""kauldron26""]Reading "Hawaii" by James Michener. The guy is a genius. seriously. I highly recommend folks read his "The Source" as well.[/quote]

I can only agree!!

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Post by Nefret » Sat August 28th, 2010, 3:02 am

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"


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