What are you reading?

Discussion in 'Non-WOT - Literature and Fiction' started by Taika Vinh, Jan 6, 2014.

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  1. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    I haven't read it yet, but Ty enjoyed it so much he said he'd be willing to wait another two years for Peace Talks if it meant getting the sequel to Aeronaut's Windlass
     
  2. Kelvin Sinclaer

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    I remember him saying that. I read another couple chapters last night and have to say, I think it will be on my list of books to recommend.
     
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    Aeronauts Windlass is very good, cant wait for the next book!

    Just finished the Order of the Sanguines series, good Vampire series if you like that genre.
     
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    I enjoyed Aeronauts Windlass. Rowl was my favorite character. :)

    Right now, I'm reading "Fire and Fury" :evil
     
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    Just finished The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht. The intersection of contemporary life and mythic folklore is wonderful in this book. You know when you read a book at exactly the right moment in your life, and it really resonates? That's how it was with this one, perfect timing.
     
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    Arevori, yes! I love when that happens. :D

    I just started Why Poetry by Matthew Zapruder. It's about why poetry...why read it, why have it, why try to enjoy it, and why anyone can read poetry and understand it and like it.
     
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    Rowl is shaping up to be my favorite as well.
     
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    Currently reading: Starting Strength. So far, so good. I think this is my first book which seems like a note book,which I am reading on my own :lol
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    Reading a new book called Dark Matter. It's a really awesome sci-fi thriller.
     
  10. Kelvin Sinclaer

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    Is the scyfy tv show based off that book Apollo?
     
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    Mark Rippetoe is well respected in powerlifting and weightlifting in general. I haven't read any of his books, but I've watched several of his YouTube videos.
     
  12. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    I was planning on jumping back and forth between the Mercy Thompson series and the Chronicles of Amber, and I'd started doing that, but my neighbor gave me the newest Valdemar short story collection, so I'm going to read that first and then go back...
     
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    I'm sure it is. It's by Blake Crouch.
     
  14. Ilverin Matriam

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    Yes, I have also watched videos, this is why I wanted to read this book, even though I learn better from the videos. I have to say though, there are some pretty funny sentences and examples + pictures. It doesn't seem like a super serious book, only the physics and mechanics are explained in a text-book kind of style.
     
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    I'm almost finished the Mage Storm trilogy, and I've got the Last Herald-Mage trilogy on the shelf to read next, but I'm wondering if I should try to read them in a more proper order? I'm not having trouble following so far, are the other Valdemar books enjoyable out of sequence?
     
  16. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Is Mage-Storm where you started?
     
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    Yes, the books came into my hands under unusual circumstances, so I began them out of order...oops!
     
  18. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Ah, that's why. Mage Storms is kind of in the middle of a story arc. It's a self contained section of the series, but there's some background that you get out of some of the other books that make it more enjoyable/understandable. Most people recommend starting with either the Arrows of the Queen Trilogy (the original one she wrote) or the Last Herald-Mage trilogy.
     
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    I started with Arrows of the Queen and worked my way forward, but I have been reading the Valdemar books since high school. I was wondering how long it would take you to find the "talking white horsey" books as Ghorum calls them, Roh!
     
  20. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    I've been meaning to read them for years, but never could purchase them. Then last January my neighbor told me she had them all and I started borrowing them and reading them.
     
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