What are you reading 2.0

Discussion in 'Non-WOT - Literature and Fiction' started by Aduiavas Ida, Jan 27, 2018.

  1. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    Oh, I loooooved Cinder! I also loved that it had a lot of Sailor Moon references, along with the fairy tale elements. I need to reread it, and keep going with the series.
     
  2. Tallan Daar

    Tallan Daar Aes Sedai Historian

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    I'm reading Mystic and Rider by Sharon Shinn, first book in the Twelve Houses series. A good, solid, well-written fantasy that swept me along from the first page. I like this author. Her voice is very comfortable. I'm looking forward to seeing where this story will take me.
     
  3. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    That sounds interesting. How many books are in the series?
     
  4. Tallan Daar

    Tallan Daar Aes Sedai Historian

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  5. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    I'll have to look into that. It looks really interesting!
     
  6. Kallarn Lo'Vosh

    Kallarn Lo'Vosh

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    Finished reading The One by John Marrs (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33287119-the-one) very good book, cant remember if i read about it here or elsewhere.

    Now reading 'The Three Body Problem' by Cixin Lu. About 40% in and it's tough going, ill finish it but unless it drastically improves I wont be reading the rest of the series. Its interesting but not gripping.
     
  7. Polegnyn Nemeara

    Polegnyn Nemeara Aes Sedai

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    Already dropped my previous book.. now it's the abridged version of The Princess Bride by William Goldman ^^
     
  8. Kyla Sterling

    Kyla Sterling Evil Overlord / TVT Assistant Editor Aes Sedai TVT Editor

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  9. Verity Cyrania

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    Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner #1) by Lynn Flewelling
     
  10. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    I started re-reading Cinder last night, after a productive weekend! I'm not normally into sci-fi stuff, but it has enough fantasy and anime elements in it thatI'm okay with it. :) Still an awesome book.
     
  11. Adanys Wynterwulf

    Adanys Wynterwulf Sparkle Spren

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    I'm nearly done with Scarlet. I like the books :)
     
  12. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    From what I read of Scarlet, I liked it too. ^^ It's just been a few years. lol
     
  13. Kyla Sterling

    Kyla Sterling Evil Overlord / TVT Assistant Editor Aes Sedai TVT Editor

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    I'm still bitter about never getting my written Cress shipping conclusion. Like, sure we all know what's gonna happen, but I want to see the happily ever after. :look
     
  14. Cursor Wrathwind

    Cursor Wrathwind Gaidin

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    It doesn’t, though worth noting the other two don’t involve any of the same characters. Believe it or not, the consensus here in China is that it’s actually better in English translation than in the Chinese original. As you said, interesting, but not Hugo worthy
     
  15. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Words of Radiance, book 2 of the Stormlight Archives by Brandon Sanderson
     
  16. Polegnyn Nemeara

    Polegnyn Nemeara Aes Sedai

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    Gonna try occupying myself with The Silmarillion until a copy of Brandon Sanderson's The Final Empire is available.
     
  17. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    I've read a few pages of the Silmarillion...it's soooo dense. :blink I would have to take notes, like I'm studying for a class if I ever read it completely. lol
     
  18. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Aes Sedai

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    The Hate U Give and a book about jellyfish.
     
  19. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    I agree Leala, Silmarillion is quite dense. Very interesting, especially for someone like me, who are into history, but there are SO MANY people.... And way to many similar names :|
     
  20. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    My goal is usually to remember what happens and not necessarily all the names. I don't even remember all the names from WoT :) Up to page 67 and the only recognizable names so far are Sauron and Galadriel.