Who's reading what? January 2006 Edition

Books and stuff? Those things you can't click to switch pages. And sorry kiddies, generally no pictures either.
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Who's reading what? January 2006 Edition

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Well, I just finished Replay by Ken Grimwood. Fantastic, wonderful, utterly incredible novel. This book had such incredibly drawn characters and emotions, it was simply golden goodness from beginning to end. Published in 1986, you can see how it has since become one of those "source" books that so many other works reference. I saw shades of movies, other novels, television shows and more in this work.

Prior to that, I completed Jack McDevitt's Seeker, which I found to be his strongest work to date. The pacing and writing were both solid, and the story has a hoot. Recommended for science fiction fans of any stripe.

Not quite sure at the moment what I'll move on to.
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im currently reading C.S. Lewis "The Screwtape Letters"

after probably the Abolition of Man and i think there is a new Dean Koontz and James Patterson out, but im cheap and i wait for either to come out on paperback or in the library
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Waiting for the next walking dead graphic novel to come in the mail.
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Call me lame, but I saw some author on The Daily Show talking about his book "Why We Fight". It's based around a speech that Eisenhower made about the military-industrial complex. It sounds interesting and I think I'm going to pick it up.

EDIT: it's a movie by the same name. I lose. I blame it on being sick and doped up on Dayquil.
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Started Digital Fortress.

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I just finished Dark Water. It is a collection of short japanese stories.

Now, I am moving on to LOOP. The third book in the Ring trilogy.
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Dr. Seuss: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. Air tight plot with edge-of-your-seat suspense. It's not hard for one to wonder why the character of "Red Fish" has become a protagonist for the ages. ****/4

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I'm tackling James Joyce's Ulysses again, but this time I'm not going to freak out when I get to weird parts that I don't understand. Just going to take my time and enjoy it. :)

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I just read what ever is on the internet.
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I just ordered Autumn: The City, The Walking Dead #2,3,4 , and Neuromancer.

Can't wait!

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Deathstryke wrote:I'm tackling James Joyce's Ulysses again, but this time I'm not going to freak out when I get to weird parts that I don't understand. Just going to take my time and enjoy it. :)


As in the old Greek story? I've always wanted to read that. We had to read parts of it in Jr High during Lit class, but I always wanted to read the whole giant thing.
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I'm waiting for the new Repairman Jack book to arrive on my doorstep. Until then, I comforted myself by reading Starship Troopers (again!), Dune (again!), and a book I've never read, Destiny's Road by Niven.
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