YOU MUST TELL ME ... What else are you reading?

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« Reply #210 on: August 13, 2016, 02:23:52 pm »
Lol - this isn't even the target thread. It's proportionately more fallen behind than this thread, considering the passing of year and the infrequency that SR and I update the thread.

What have I been reading... not much because I'm going through TGO for errata and getting settled after a move.

Oh, well, Siddhartha's Brain and The Secret War - both very slowly though because SB is simply old information reorganized around a new narrative for me and TSW is as dense as its sibling All Hell Let Loose, which was really difficult reading emotionally.
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« Reply #211 on: August 14, 2016, 08:25:13 pm »
Just finished Half a War last night by Abercrombie. Great twist to the end of the book, usual JA fashion. I've been on my TSA reread for over a month, just digging in here and there, taking my time. I think I'll finish up this Shattered Sea Trilogy, since its really good and he's just so enjoyable to read, love his humor. Then, I'll try and give Tigana by Kavriel another go.

I read the Shattered Sea trilogy this summer and quite enjoyed it. It was my first exposure to Abercrombie. I also read Best Served Cold this summer and plan to read all the rest of it when I get a chance.

Right now, I'm reading Emperor of Thorns (finishing up another trilogy that I started this summer). As it happens, though, I am an educator and school is starting, so my reading time is rapidly drying up. It's a shame, because I still have an awful lot of books on my TBR pile, some of them physically sitting in my house, others taking up space on my iPod in the Kindle app.

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« Reply #212 on: August 16, 2016, 11:32:06 am »
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin should be arriving today.  I'm going to try to read it as quick as I can and let you guys know what I think.
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« Reply #213 on: August 16, 2016, 02:53:14 pm »
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin should be arriving today.  I'm going to try to read it as quick as I can and let you guys know what I think.
Going to buy on kindle right this moment if its possible. Loved the first book.

ETA:Got it. $9.99.
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« Reply #214 on: August 23, 2016, 07:59:55 pm »
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin should be arriving today.  I'm going to try to read it as quick as I can and let you guys know what I think.
Going to buy on kindle right this moment if its possible. Loved the first book.

ETA:Got it. $9.99.

Did you finish yet?  I did just yesterday.
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« Reply #215 on: August 23, 2016, 08:25:21 pm »
How was that book and the series. Good? You should make a new thread if you want to discuss it.
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« Reply #216 on: August 23, 2016, 08:58:39 pm »
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin should be arriving today.  I'm going to try to read it as quick as I can and let you guys know what I think.
Going to buy on kindle right this moment if its possible. Loved the first book.

ETA:Got it. $9.99.

Did you finish yet?  I did just yesterday.

Nope. I'm going to start it tonight. I was on a different book at that moment. Im so ready to dive in though.
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« Reply #217 on: August 23, 2016, 09:03:02 pm »
Nope. I'm going to start it tonight. I was on a different book at that moment. Im so ready to dive in though.

OK, made a thread here for the whole series with spoilers, so avoid it until you are done.
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« Reply #218 on: August 24, 2016, 01:00:12 am »
Nope. I'm going to start it tonight. I was on a different book at that moment. Im so ready to dive in though.

OK, made a thread here for the whole series with spoilers, so avoid it until you are done.

Lol. I read this then scrolled down a lil and seen the new thread and scrolled really, really hard. I will, it won't be long til we can discuss. Its a great story, with so many ways it could play out. Starting it in about T-35 mins.
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« Reply #219 on: October 11, 2016, 12:43:39 pm »
Just finished Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft, it was pretty good, worth the read for sure.

You can find Wert's Review here.
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« Reply #220 on: November 16, 2016, 07:36:43 pm »
I couldn't find the right fiction I really wanted to read, (i.e. TUC, haha) so time to switch gears and cleanse the pallet with non-fiction.  Starting with The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt, which is pretty good so far.
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« Reply #221 on: February 23, 2017, 07:50:18 pm »
I recently finished the Three Body trilogy by Cixin Liu. I'm wondering if anyone else is reading it. I found the books unusually interesting for SF.
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« Reply #222 on: March 08, 2017, 03:48:53 am »
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« Reply #223 on: April 29, 2017, 03:32:11 am »
The pain finally diminished enough that I felt comfortable to read a whole book - rather than pieces of - for the first time in a month. I needed something fiction to get the gears grinding good again so I picked up the copy of James S.A. Corey's Cibola Burn I'd bought last Christmas, a book I'd avoided reading for years because of a review at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist.

I regret avoiding it for so long. Read it in a little less than six hours over last night and tonight and it was great, just as the series has been so far - though I understand Pat's complaint about the narrative tightness now. Looking forward to picking up Nemesis Games and Abaddon's Gate when I have expendable income again.
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« Reply #224 on: May 03, 2017, 12:41:05 am »
I'm currently re-reading the Sandman Slim series by Richard Kadrey. They're marvelous.