What are you reading 2.0

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

  1. Juliya Karasu

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    That's awesome! I'm so glad you're reading it, can't recommend it enough to people.
     
  2. Enelya al'Morna

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    :D So glad you're enjoying it so much Stephen. Hope Winter does too!
     
  3. Jarl Lewin

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    I loved that book! It was like reading a Jane Austen fantasy novel.

    This turned out to be a very, very good book, and Scorsese did an amazing job adapting it, but there were things that just don't come across in the film the way they do in the book--which is often the case, so no surprise there really. It is about Jesuit missionaries in Japan in the 1600's. I highly recommend it!
     
  4. Juliya Karasu

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    Finished Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver ... I liked it but it wasn't as good as Uprooted, in my opinion. Still a good read. I'm thinking of trying her Temeraire series ...
     
  5. Tallan Daar

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    I started Spinning Silver yesterday! I haven't gotten far, but I like what I've read. It feels a lot like reading Uprooted, and I enjoyed that one a lot. I haven't read Temeraire either, the premise never really interested me.

    I'm also reading Brimstone Angels by Erin M. Evans for my book club, and I started a Sandman reread last night.
     
  6. Tazren Talamar

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    Reading the Iron Druid series, book three. Started out feeling better than Dresden Files, now I'm not so sure anymore. Feels like quite the R-rated power fantasy of a hormonal teenager.
     
  7. Stephen Lightheart

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    So pretty much exactly like Dresden, then? :p
     
  8. Alenya Al'Roran

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    I'm reading the Mistborn trilogy. Two down, one to go.
     
  9. Adanys Wynterwulf

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    I'm reading Thunderhead, the second book in the Scythe series by Neal Shusterman. I really like these books :)
     
  10. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    Started The Alloy of Law. I placed a hold for it, picked it up, and thought I’d check for the next two books in the series for grins. They were both there so I checked those out as well. Score! Now to see if I can get all three books read in the next three weeks. Hopefully no one places their own hold on them if I have to take more than that amount of time :look
     
  11. Alphons Alastern

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    I'm working on the Apprentice Adept Trilogy by Piers Anthony! On the second book, Blue Adept!
     
  12. Aduiavas Ida

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    Polegnyn, I suspect you will not need that long to read them. Like all Sanderson books, they suck you in. And that trilogy is widely accepted as some of his best work ^^
     
  13. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    65 pages (my quota for a 5-day read) has definitely flown!
     
  14. Onis O'Leia

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    Started The Novice by Trudi Canavan a while back, and am still reading it.
     
  15. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    Ended up moving onto The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. I loved the movie (and Atreyu :waggle) as a kid, and it still holds a special place in my heart even now. And the cover of the book itself in the movie is just :love. Never read the book the movie was adapted from in all that time.
     
  16. Jarl Lewin

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    I never read the novel, but I adored the film. :love

    Isn't it though? ^^
     
  17. Arazin Dramorgan

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    Just started Sanderson's Steelheart.
     
  18. Lenore Carvoe

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    That film was incredibly awful, and Michael Ende distanced himself explicitly from it. The book really is great, though. Will need to re-read it again. Oh, and the film covers just half the book.
     
  19. Bruce al'Kay

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    Aw. I didn't think the movie was that bad, although I haven't seen it in a good twenty years, so my memory could well be rose-colored.
     
  20. Stephen Lightheart

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    The film is bad. So are those miniseries. D: