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Offline Eclipse

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10425 on: May 18, 2017, 06:03:33 PM »
I think Americans are more touchy feely saps then us Brits  ;D
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10426 on: May 18, 2017, 10:41:37 PM »
Heard only good things for The Thief Who Pulled on Trouble's Braids by Michael McClung. Not like it won any major awards or anything. Might as well give it a shot while I have the free time.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10427 on: May 19, 2017, 01:00:24 AM »
Heard only good things for The Thief Who Pulled on Trouble's Braids by Michael McClung. Not like it won any major awards or anything. Might as well give it a shot while I have the free time.

Happy Welcome Back, Chilly, hope you will hang out with us for a while. Need you in Writing Contest again as well.  ;D
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10428 on: May 19, 2017, 02:38:37 AM »
I think I just got chills...

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10429 on: May 19, 2017, 03:01:03 AM »
Heard only good things for The Thief Who Pulled on Trouble's Braids by Michael McClung. Not like it won any major awards or anything. Might as well give it a shot while I have the free time.

I need to get around to that one at some point.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10430 on: May 19, 2017, 06:24:45 AM »
I found it average myself, welcome back!
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10431 on: May 19, 2017, 08:42:00 AM »
Chilly's back :D but... is he? Maybe we just imagined it...

As for me, I'm loving the way that all story lines are coming back together in Fool's quest, and it's still early days.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10432 on: May 19, 2017, 11:58:22 AM »
Chilly?
It's very warm here today.
Not sure about this chilly business appearing.  :P
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10433 on: May 19, 2017, 05:36:29 PM »
The Lies of Locke Lamora.

Loving it so far.

Offline Rostum

Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10434 on: May 19, 2017, 09:08:15 PM »
Finished Silent city by Mr. Mathews, Still reading The sea lord, Essex Serpent, Tom Swan and the head of St George, and The Seven. It's all a little confusing at the moment. I am normally a monogamist about such things.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10435 on: May 19, 2017, 10:48:33 PM »
Just finished Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. I held off on reading this one for a good while since it had a strong VR focus, and I wanted to finish my own novel involving VR before reading it. That way, I wouldn't feel obligated to pull out anything in my book that mirrored Cline's, since I could say I hadn't read his before writing mine.

Surprisingly, there was only one segment in the book very similar to my own (other than the general state of VR, which I think anyone who's a gamer could come up with) and since I wrote my book before reading his, I don't feel obligated to take it out of my WIP, which is good news. Ready Player One was about as fun as I was expecting, and while I have some crits and things I might have done differently, I was glad not to be disappointed.

It's a fun book and worth reading, for anyone who hasn't. Good stuff!
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10436 on: May 20, 2017, 12:35:02 AM »
Dune's turning out better than I'd expected. Heavy going, but it's starting to flow quite nicely now (1/3 of the way through) Hopefully the rest of the book, and the series, keeps up like this.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10437 on: May 20, 2017, 12:15:38 PM »
Finished Silent city by Mr. Mathews.

Yeah, sorry about that :)
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10438 on: May 20, 2017, 01:45:09 PM »
why are you sorry? I was sweet talked into putting it at the top of my Kindle TBR by your Dutch fan club.
I have bought nothing is ever simple so will read the second book in a while.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10439 on: May 20, 2017, 06:36:37 PM »
why are you sorry? I was sweet talked into putting it at the top of my Kindle TBR by your Dutch fan club.
I have bought nothing is ever simple so will read the second book in a while.

Just in time for the 3rd... and my Dutchland fan is a great salesperson :)
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