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Old 03-11-2006, 09:37 PM  
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Ok for the high brow crowd what books you are reading

I'm reading The New American Revolution by tammy bruce. She is a great thinker and funny.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:14 PM   #2041
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Another I had forgotten, seems like a new book is overue, is EE Knight's Vampire Earth series.

Just looked it up, new one in April, 10th book in the series: http://www.amazon.com/Appalachian-Ov.../dp/0451414446

It's a post-apocalyptic series, set in the not-too-distant future after an alien race called the Kurians has taken over in the aftermath of a series of events (plagues, earthquakes, nuclear war - all orchestrated by them). They basically live on the life energy of other creatures, hence the Vampire part.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:15 PM   #2042
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Thanks for all of the recommendations, gents.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:15 AM   #2043
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:32 AM   #2044
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Good one. Not happy about the ending, but.....

Really? I thought it was the best ending for a King novel in forever.


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Another I had forgotten, seems like a new book is overue, is EE Knight's Vampire Earth series.

Is this a good series? I actually have a bunch of the books but haven't gotten around to reading them yet.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:25 PM   #2045
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Is this a good series? I actually have a bunch of the books but haven't gotten around to reading them yet.
I like it so far.

Just finished Cold Days. Really good, one of the best Dresden books so far I think.
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:40 AM   #2046
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:44 AM   #2047
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:16 AM   #2048
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This book is hilareous. Quotes like "I am not anti-social, I'm just not user-friendly."
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:24 AM   #2049
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I am about 1/3 of the way through "American Gods" but got bored so switched over to re-read "The Hobbit" after seeing the movie.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:29 AM   #2050
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Going to pick up Patient Zero.
I liked that one. Big zombie fan myself..
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:17 PM   #2052
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:25 PM   #2053
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I am about 1/3 of the way through "American Gods" but got bored so switched over to re-read "The Hobbit" after seeing the movie.
You are getting bored with "American Gods"?

Loved that book.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:31 PM   #2054
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You are getting bored with "American Gods"?

Loved that book.

Yeah. I'm surprised too as I loved Anansi Boys. I'm just having a hard time getting into this one.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:35 PM   #2055
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