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PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:22 pm 
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Please everyone read Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality ASAP ! No time to explain, follow mAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRGHhhhhhh...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:50 pm 
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Marks of Cain by Tom Knox

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 6:12 pm 
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Forge of Darkness by Steven Erikson

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:23 am 
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The Century Trilogy by Ken Follet.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:00 pm 
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So, I picked up this book. Fallen Masters by John Edwards. I guess when you are famous as a non-author, you don't need to know how to write to sell your books. :V

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:41 pm 
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"Applications of No-Limit Hold 'Em. A Guide to Understanding Theoretically Sound Poker" by Matthew Janda.

...ouf, this is going to be a heavy 400 pages...

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:47 am 
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Starman omnibus volume 6.
Edge of Eternity
Mage: The Awakening... rules book? I think it's the whole RPG there pretty much.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:20 am 
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Read through Peter F. Hamilton's The Void Trilogy. An excellent blend of sci-fi and fantasy.

Currently trying to attain interest in The Great Forgetting by James Renner. Some sort of conspiracy thriller, though I can't admit I have felt particularly thrilled so far.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:45 am 
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The Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh

I like that the fantasy elements sidestep the Tolkien Bottleneck. Very different tone from her sociologically hard novels.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:15 am 
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman. It's one of the best books I've ever read. It feels purely american...


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:24 am 
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I reread The Hobbit. I compare the book is better than the movie. I should meditate a bit more, but for sure it is one of my favorite books!


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:02 pm 
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Way Station by Clifford Simak. Heard it was a sci-fi classic and decided to give it a read. First 50 pages are promising.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:42 pm 
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Since I last checked in, like, a year ago, I've read (or, more accurately, I can remember having read; my brain is full of relatively benign holes):

> The Three-Body Problem trilogy, by Liu Cixin. Very good.
> The first three books of the Wheel of Time. Just playing catch up, you know.
> A lotta poetry from all over the place, which I would recommend doing

I also got a banjo which I'm learning to play but that's not books

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:51 am 
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I am reading Lolita right now, my brother said that he felt some sympathy for the protagonist and I've heard that people do but up to where I've read (the first couple chapters of part 2) I really don't.

Also I'm learning to play the violin which is a lot classier than the friggin banjo


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm 
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Specs and documents for construction stuff. It's really boring. Want to go play some 40k now.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:19 pm 
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Also I'm learning to play the violin which is a lot classier than the friggin banjo
i'm learning how to play the banjo from an instructional DVD that was made in 2002 and the video opens with a kindly man with misaligned teeth saying (verbatim, here) "I wish you luck and joy on your journey as you learn to play the American national instrument, the banjo"

the American national instrument! can you believe that

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:58 am 
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Yes.

I'm only joshing btw, I think learning an instrument is A Good Thing


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:32 am 
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Man I finished Lolita and even though I already knew what was gonna happen because I looked it up (sue me) it's still sad.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:58 pm 
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Read Borne by Jeff Vandermeer. Would probably recommend for anyone who likes post-apoc type stuff.

Currently working through the other stories part of Summa Elvetica: A Casuistry of the Elvish Controversy & Other Stories by Vox Day. I like the general content, though he seems to have a sort of issue that all of the protagonists of the stories seem to see the world in the same way. Like, I'm reading one about a Goblin right now and it feels the same as the MC from every other story, the only distinguishing things being the way they say things every so often really.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:59 pm 
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I just read Harry Harrison's Invasion: Earth. It was pretty good, a real page turner, if not impressive for many of its ideas. I really liked the short 3-5 page chapters that usually end on a big reveal. It's a little bit like reading a comic srip- there's an overarching story, but each section ends on a high note. Sadly, the last big twist was also pretty easy to see coming.

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