Thread: what are you reading?

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    • 15 years 8 months ago
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    are you reading a good book that you just can't put down? or have you ever read a really good book? right now i'm reading two mystery books. in mystery books someone is always dead or murdered. one is about a girl drowning and she hasn't been found and the other is about a girl getting strangled in an empty cabin. good books!
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    Ive read quite a few that I couldn't put down. Laurie King wrote a couple about Sherlock Holmes that were excellent. And there was one about fuedal Japan called The Tokaido Road. That one still draws me back.
    Rose: They're called Longenhürden.
    Dorthey: (pauses) Whats called Longenhürden?
    Rose: The hat with the horns.
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    i read taiko by eiji yoshikawa, the unification of feudal japan and rise of toyotomi hideyoshi.
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    Tokaido is set during Tokugawa period and proposes that Lord Asano had a daughter and the story has her traveling from Kyoto to Edo(or vice versa) to take revenge on Lord Kira. Really good.
    Rose: They're called Longenhürden.
    Dorthey: (pauses) Whats called Longenhürden?
    Rose: The hat with the horns.
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    sounds good. who wrote it?
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    Lucia St. Clair Robson. I found it in a book sale at a hospital. When I went to buy another copy that I didn't want to damage I had to buy it through 3rd parties.
    Rose: They're called Longenhürden.
    Dorthey: (pauses) Whats called Longenhürden?
    Rose: The hat with the horns.
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    Dragons in our Midst

    Very Good book.

    and also Eragon, great books.
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    Saga of the seven sun's

    The legacy of the drow

    and all the narnia books
    The Bucket is Opened<<<<< Off shadowgate on the nes.
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    Memoirs of a Geisha..loved it

    Right now I'm reading a self help book
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    ...a self help book?
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    Quote by tha
    ...a self help book?


    yup..got a problem with that:
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    The only 2 books I'm reading right now is The Bible and My Utmost For His Highest (totally recommend)..... both great books!!!!!!!
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    Guns of the South - Harry Turtledove
    Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
    White Noise - Don DeLillo
    Brave New World - Aldous Huxley


    ...so many more.
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    Quote by SYSFan
    The only 2 books I'm reading right now is The Bible and My Utmost For His Highest (totally recommend)..... both great books!!!!!!!


    Yeah the Bible is a given for me.

    More than a Carpenter is another great book, and so is The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and the Simarilion, also all of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic books! I have them all, read them all, and I'm rereading them all too! Those are really great books!!!
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    Quote by Kray
    More than a Carpenter is another great book, and so is The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and the Simarilion, also all of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic books! I have them all, read them all, and I'm rereading them all too! Those are really great books!!!



    More than a Carpenter is a great book!!!!!! Very cool!!!!!
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    Quote by foxxietrini
    Quote by tha
    ...a self help book?


    yup..got a problem with that:



    are you okay? please, i mean is something wrong???
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    just read ch 21 of jermiah
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    Quote by Luke

    Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
    White Noise - Don DeLillo


    ...so many more.



    did you read "a scanner darkly" my pkd?new movie based on his book is coming out soon. LOTS of good actors : woody harrelson,wynona ryder,robert downey jr. and 1 bad one:keanu reeves!

    saw white noise- pretty good flick. i liked it.
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    Well last month it was The Iliad and The Odyssey.
    This month I'm reading all three LotR books.
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    I just finished reading three Star Wars books; Jedi Trial, Labryinth of Evil, & Jedi Sunrise (it's got Lightsabers, Darkest Knight, & Jedi Under Siege, #'s 4-6 of Young Jedi Knights), and they were all awesome. I absoluetely love Star Wars books, so those you'll usually catch me with. Two books I red within the last two months that I finished within three days were Blood Bowl and the sixth Harry Potter. I could not put those down for the life of me.

    Right now I'm reading Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which is turning out to be quite different from the movie However it's taken me about a week to get through the first fifty pages, so obviously something is up... it is interesting to understand so much more in detail, though, I love those effin' movies to death, and some things that weren't really explained in the movie (How Aragorn a.k.a. Strider knew Frodo and the others would be at the Prancing Pony in the first place) are starting to make sense to me.

    Next I'll want to read Hellboy: On Earth As It Is In Hell, Shadowmancer, or maybe even The Two Towers if I end up enjoying the Fellowship more than I am now after all
    Michaelangelo: Wise man say, "forgiveness is divine, but never pay full price for a late pizza".
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