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Old 08-21-2012, 08:26 PM   #2416
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sort of a prequel to the best fantasy series I have ever read
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:34 PM   #2417
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Reading Mockingjay, the third of The Hunger Games trilogy

DUDE !!!! I just finished reading the second one, now I'm also reading the third one!!! it's so good
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:25 PM   #2418
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DUDE !!!! I just finished reading the second one, now I'm also reading the third one!!! it's so good
I felt that the third one slowed down a lot. Pacing just wasn't as good as the first two
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:57 AM   #2419
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Rating: 6/10. It was enjoyable to read for the most part and well written. Nothing really special, IMO. Honestly, after reading the first 2 books I sincerely fail to see what everybody has been wetting their pants over about this series, King's 'magnum opus'. I will finish the series of course and I'm not making a judgement about the series as a whole after only reading 2 of the books; just saying that so far, I was expecting a lot more. I suspect that the genius of this series can only be appreciated after having read the entire series and only then will all of the links connect and the big picture be revealed, giving true appreciation.

I agree. I was being pushed by everone to read the Dark Tower. They said it's be right up my alley but... I just never could get into it like I could other books.

I recently picked up an interesting looking book that seems to be a series of books with similar themes so I'm curious to see if they are connected at all...

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If I had to bet right on the spot on whether or not that was a pen name I'd have put all my money on it being one. But it's not. James Lovegrove? That's too good a name man.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:11 AM   #2420
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Kind of reading a few books at the same time right now.

How To Be Good-Nick Hornby

The God Delusion-Richard Dawkins

then I'm reading back over some my western civ and anthropology book.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:35 AM   #2421
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Damn, didn't know there are Warcraft books!
I played a lot of RoC and TFT so guess I'll have more stuff to read when I finish ASOIAF

http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/2457425923

There is a post talking about the order of the books if you are interested! It's definitely worth it!

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Old 08-22-2012, 09:26 AM   #2422
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The Hobbit, its pretty darn good.
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:20 PM   #2423
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The Monkeys Raincoat - Robert Crais - 7/10


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Old 08-23-2012, 06:33 PM   #2424
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I'll tell you guys what I'm not reading: any of Nick Young's troll threads.
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:40 PM   #2425
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A magazine.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #2426
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Also recently read Franny and Zooey - Loved it
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:13 AM   #2427
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:24 AM   #2428
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:19 AM   #2429
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Stalking The Angel by Robert Crais - 8/10

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Old 08-25-2012, 12:33 PM   #2430
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hey zen, take some time and venture over to goodreads to illuminate me as to what makes lamb one of the great satires of the modern era like i've read countless times

and just to respark the conversation. you too ljj if you got through it, shit died within a day
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